Phuket to Koh Samui

Phuket to Koh Samui

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From Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Koh Samui by Bus and ferry

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07:30
Phuket Bus Terminal 2
10h journey in Bus+ferry. All connections guaranteed
17:30
Na Thon Koh Samui Pier 3
฿500 per adult
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08:00
Phuket Bus Terminal 2
6h 30m journey in Bus+ferry. All connections guaranteed
4
14:30
Lipa Noi Koh Samui
฿500 per adult

From Phuket Lomprayah to Koh Samui by Bus, ferry, and van

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06:30
Phuket Lomprayah
8h journey in Bus+ferry+van. All connections guaranteed
4.5
14:30
Na Thon hotel transfer, Koh Samui
฿1,400 per adult

From Phuket Lomprayah to Koh Samui by Bus and ferry

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06:30
Phuket Lomprayah
7h journey in Bus+ferry. All connections guaranteed
13:30
Na Thon Koh Samui
฿1,200 per adult

From Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Koh Samui by Bus, ferry, and Taxi

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07:30
Phuket Bus Terminal 2
11h journey in Bus+ferry+Taxi. All connections guaranteed
18:30
Koh Samui any hotel
฿650 per adult

Phuket to Koh Samui Schedule

Phuket to Koh Samui Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Phantip Standard AC 07:30 - 18:30฿ 650
Lomprayah Catamaran 06:30 - 14:30฿ 1,400

Transportation from Phuket to Koh Samui

How to get from Phuket to Koh Samui

Travelling between Phuket and Koh Samui is possible by Flight, bus, ferry, van and taxi. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus+ferry+taxi is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you THB 9,568 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus+ferry which will set you back mere THB 500.

How long does it take to get from Phuket to Koh Samui?

It can take you anywhere between 5 and 11 hours to travel between Phuket and Koh Samui depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Phuket and Koh Samui. Flight will bring you to your destination in 4h 10m. Bus+ferry+taxi does a much slower job and take about 11h to reach Koh Samui.

How much does it cost to get from Phuket to Koh Samui?

Travelling between Phuket and Koh Samui can be as cheap as THB 500 if you opt for a Phantip (บริษัท พันทิพย์ ทราเวล (1970)) bus+ferry and as expensive as THB 9,568 if you buy a Thai Airways 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 Phuket and Koh Samui ?

  • 3 by Bus+ferry from Phuket to Koh Samui starting from 06:30 Phuket Lomprayah until 08:00 Phuket Bus Terminal 2
  • 1 from Phuket to Koh Samui starting from 12:15 Phuket Airport until 12:15 Phuket Airport
  • 1 from Phuket to Koh Samui starting from 07:30 Phuket Bus Terminal 2 until 07:30 Phuket Bus Terminal 2
  • 1 by Bus+taxi from Phuket to Koh Samui starting from 07:30 Phuket Bus Terminal 2 until 07:30 Phuket Bus Terminal 2
  • 1 by Bus+taxi+ferry from Phuket to Koh Samui starting from 07:30 Phuket Bus Terminal 2 until 07:30 Phuket Bus Terminal 2
  • 1 by Bus+ferry+taxi from Phuket to Koh Samui starting from 07:30 Phuket Bus Terminal 2 until 07:30 Phuket Bus Terminal 2
  • 1 by Bus+ferry+van from Phuket to Koh Samui starting from 06:30 Phuket Lomprayah until 06:30 Phuket Lomprayah

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Phuket 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 Phuket to Koh Samui, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as THB 9,568.

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 Phuket and Koh Samui

Thai Airways

Bus

Travelling from Phuket 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 Phuket and Koh Samui

Phantip (บริษัท พันทิพย์ ทราเวล (1970))

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

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

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 50% chosen Bus+ferry
  • 46% chosen Bus+ferry+van
  • 1% opted for a bus
  • 1% chosen Bus+taxi
  • 1% chosen Bus+taxi+ferry
  • 1% chosen Bus+ferry+taxi