Krabi to Koh Samui
Find out how to get from Krabi to Samui.
Everything you need to know to match your travel plan and budget
How to get from Krabi to Koh Samui
Depending on the itinerary, it can take from 60 minutes to 6 hours.
It can cost from 600 Baht per person to 5000 Baht per person.
On a Tight Budget
If you are on a budget for your trip, chose the bus + ferry option to get from Krabi to Koh Samui. Bear in mind you will invest half a day traveling. Book the trip either the earliest possible or the latest so you can use half a day either in Krabi or in Koh Samui
Too Much Hopping?
If you are on the last leg of your trip and tired of ferries, buses and minivans, consider the comfortable itinerary taking a flight.
Many visitors, let the islands in the Gulf of Thailand for the end of their holiday to recover from the extensive travelling in the north and the Andaman side.
Flight from Krabi Airport to Koh Samui
Total Travel Time: 50 minute flight
Comfort: Best option
Average Price: From ฿3500 (one way ticket)
Pros: Fastest route - Direct flight
Cons: Expensive - Limited luggage
Operators: Bangkok Airways from Krabi Airport (direct flight)
Flying from Krabi Airport to Koh Samui is the fastest, most comfortable way to get to the island
Bus to Donsak + Ferry to Koh Samui
Total Travel Time: 5 to 6 hours
Changes/Stops: 1. Bus and Ferry
Average Price: From ฿600 (Krabi to Koh Samui pier)
Pros: good value
Cons: half day trip
Raja Ferry (arrives at Lipa Noi Pier).
Where Do You Stay in Koh Samui?
Samui International Airport:
Koh Samui Airport is a great arrival point in the North, North East or East of Koh Samui island. Chaweng, Chaweng Noi, Bophut, Bangrak, Plai Laem or Choeng Mon
Nathon Pier - For: Donsak, Chumphon, Koh Phangan, Koh Tao
Operators: Lomprayah, Seatran Ferry, Songserm, Phantip
Best to get to: Nathon, Thong Krut, Lipa Noi, Maenam, Bophut
Lipa Noi Pier - For: Donsak, Koh Phangan
Operators: Raja Ferry
Best to get to: Lipa Noi, Nathon, Thong Krut
Bangrak Pier - For: Donsak, Koh Phangan, Koh Tao
Operators: Seatran Discovery
Best to get to: Bangrak, Bophut, Maenam, Plai Laem, Choeng Mon, Chaweng, Chaweng Noi
Maenam Pier - For: Donsak, Chumphon, Koh Phangan, Koh Tao
Best to get to: Maenam, Bophut, Chaweng, Chaweng Noi
3 Tips to get from Krabi to Koh Samui
Krabi to Koh Samui flight time is 50 minutes. If money is not an issue take a direct flight from Krabi Airport and save yourself half a day to lay on the beach
Consider the bus plus ferry option is you travel early in the morning or later in the evening. The trip will take half a day so try to avoid a trip that cut your day
Take a bus plus ferry to save.
The difference in price between a direct flight from Krabi to Koh Samui and the bus plus ferry option can pay for few nice dinners!
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