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.
If You Travel With Kids
If you travel with babies choose the direct flight. There is airport in Krabi and the flight to Koh Samui is just 50 minutes. The van plus ferry itinerary might be too much for a baby or toddler.
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 from Krabi. Bangkok Airways built Samui International Airport in 1989 and today is considered one of the most beautiful airports in the World!. More than one million passengers arrive to Koh Samui by plane every year. Everyday flights from Krabi Airport with departures typically at 13:45hrs.
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
Seatran(arrives at Bang Rak Pier).
Lomprayah(arrives to Nathon Pier & Maenam Pier and sell tickets that include shuttle van to your hotel).
Raja Ferry (arrives at Lipa Noi Pier).
Songserm(arrives at Nathon Pier and may include a shuttle van to popular locations in Koh Samui).
Where Do You Stay in Koh Samui?
Try to get to the closest arrival point to your destination in Koh Samui. It will save you time and money!
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