Chiang Mai to Koh Samui

Chiang Mai to Koh Samui

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09:20
CNX Chiang Mai Airport
4h 50m Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in BKK (2h 5m)
14:10
USM Koh Samui Airport
฿3,715 per adult
11:40
CNX Chiang Mai Airport
5h 55m Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in BKK (3h 35m)
17:35
USM Koh Samui Airport
฿3,354 per adult
17:55
CNX Chiang Mai Airport
23h 40m Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in BKK (21h 20m)
17:35
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USM Koh Samui Airport
฿3,715 per adult

Transportation from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui

Chiang Mai to Koh Samui destination reviews

GF
flight Economy, Bangkok Air (บางกอกแอร์เวย์ส), Feb 21, 2020
The plane was on time,very clean and comfortable. Cabin crew were very efficient and professional.
AM
flight Economy, Bangkok Air (บางกอกแอร์เวย์ส), Dec 11, 2019
Flight was on time and food was decent.
BH
flight Economy, Bangkok Air (บางกอกแอร์เวย์ส), Nov 23, 2019
Great service from Bangkok Airlines, online and offline!
NV
flight Economy, Bangkok Air (บางกอกแอร์เวย์ส), Nov 15, 2019
Veel good service
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How to get from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui

Travelling between Chiang Mai and Koh Samui is possible by Flight and bus. Bus guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you THB 5,175 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere THB 6.

How long does it take to get from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui?

It can take you anywhere between 6 and 24 hours to travel between Chiang Mai and Koh Samui depending on the means of transport you choose.

Bus is the fastest way to travel between Chiang Mai and Koh Samui. Bus will bring you to your destination in 5h 35m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 23h 35m to reach Koh Samui.

How much does it cost to get from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui?

Travelling between Chiang Mai and Koh Samui can be as cheap as THB 6 if you opt for a GreenBus (กรีนบัส (รถเขียว)) bus and as expensive as THB 5,175 if you buy a Thai Vietjet (ไทยเวียดเจ็ทแอร์) flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Chiang Mai and Koh Samui ?

  • 1 from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui starting from 08:00 Koh Samui Airport until 17:55 Koh Samui Airport
  • 1 from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui starting from 08:00 Koh Samui Greenbus until 22:30 Koh Samui Greenbus

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as THB 3,743.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Chiang Mai and Koh Samui

Thai Vietjet (ไทยเวียดเจ็ทแอร์)

Bus

Travelling from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Chiang Mai and Koh Samui

GreenBus (กรีนบัส (รถเขียว))

What is the most popular transport to get from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% opted for a bus