Phuket to Koh Samui
Best ways to get from Phuket to Koh Samui
On a tight budget
If cost is an important factor planning your trip, the cost taking a flight from Phuket to Koh Samui is going to sting. Flight to Samui can be expensive… Take a bus and a ferry and you will pay a fraction of the price. Think where you stay in Koh Samui. A taxi from Nathon Pier to Chaweng can cost 800 Baht. From Bangrak Pier just 300 Baht
Tired of island hopping
If you are on the last leg of your trip and tired of ferries, buses and minivans, consider a comfortable itinerary. Many visitors, let the islands in the Gulf of Thailand for the end of their holiday to recover from the extensive travelling. A longer itinaryr from Phuket to Koh Samui may be a hustle of are tired of island hopping.
DIRECT FLIGHT FROM PHUKET TO KOH SAMUI
The only Phuket to Koh Samui flights we recommend are direct. Bangkok Airways built Samui International Airport in 1989 and today is considered one of the most beautiful airports in the World!. Being a privately owned airport, fees are set up for profit and that reflects on ticket prices. More than one million passengers arrive to Koh Samui by plane. Flights from Phuket International Airport HKT.
Around 55 minutes direct flight.
No stops, direct flight.
Average price ranges from ฿3500 to ฿4500 for one way tickets per person
Flying to Koh Samui is the fastest way to get to the island from Phuket.
It is a direct route with no hassle.
It is the most confortable option.
Expensive. Samui International Airport is a privately own by Bangkok Airways, and it operates for profit. Airport fees makes flying to Koh Samui costly.
Limited luggage on standard flights.
High carbon footprit.
BUS TO DONSAK + FERRY TO KOH SAMUI
TIP: You can’t go wrong with Lomprayah. They can even provide transportation door to door. From your resort in Phuket to your resort in Koh Samui. They have shuttle vans waiting a the Samui piers. Pricing is much more affordable than a direct flight.
7 to 8 hours trip.
2 Changes including Bus and Ferry. (3 counting the van that takes you to your hotel if you are booking Phuket to Koh Samui door to door)
1 Stop at Donsak pier before getting to Koh Samui
From ฿480 for one way trips. Average of ฿800 for return tickets.
Longer than taking a flight. Some operators are more comfortable than others. You can’t go wrong with Lomprayah who can additionally provide transportation to your resort from the Koh Samui piers.
PHUKET TO KOH SAMUI SUMARY
WHERE DO YOU STAY IN KOH SAMUI?
Consider the closest arrival point to your destination in Koh Samui. It will save you time and money!
Choose an itinerary that gets you to your resort faster and cheaper.
Koh Samui taxi services can be expensive. It can take you up to an hour to get to your hotel!