How to get from KHAO SOK to KOH SAMUI?

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How to travel from Khao Sok National Park to Koh Samui? You can travel by bus/minivan, taxi + ferry or speedboat.

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    • Koh Samui (or Ko Samui) is one of the most visited islands in southern Thailand. The island of Koh Samui offers an azure sea with coral formations, picturesquely torn rocks, a virgin rainforest, coconuts, monkeys, elephants – simply the best for a holiday in Thailand. In addition, a rich and well-developed network of tourist facilities guarantees all comfort at very reasonable prices. Koh Samui will delight lovers of peace and nature just like the most demanding travelers. Koh Samui is currently the second most popular Thai island (after Phuket). Koh Samui is still an oasis of natural beauty with its white beaches, coral reefs, magical lagoons, picturesque waterfalls, coconut trees and crystal clear water. The administrative center of the island is the port of Nathon. The most popular beaches in Koh Sumai are Chaweng and Lamai. In their vicinity are the most luxurious hotels, guesthouses and wellness facilities. Throughout the island, but especially in the most visited places, there are shops and rental shops with diving equipment. Chaweng has a large number of diving centers with a large selection of diving trips, courses, or even multi-day programs. The island also has an airport and is easily accessible from the Surat Thani by ferry or boat. There are 3 options how you can get to Koh Samui from Khao Sok National Park – minivan/bus  +ferry, taxi/car + ferry or minivan + flight via Phuket.
    • Book tickets from Khao Sok to Koh Samui (via Surat Thani) online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square

From Khao Sok to Koh Samui you can travel by bus/van+ferry or bus+plane.

    • Travel distance from Khao Sok National Park to Koh Samui by land is about 220 km via Surat Thani (Donsak Pier). The most popular option how to reach Koh Samui from Khao Sok is to travel by minivan + ferry/boat via Surat Thani. It is the most cheapest option, bus + ferry ticket to Koh Samui costs about $15-30/pp and it is also a fast way. Travel time by bus + ferry via Surat Thani takes about 5-6 hours. Another comfortable way how to get to Koh Samui from Khao Sok is to travel by private car + ferry, also via Surat Thani. Travel by private car + ferry costs about $60-120/pp and this option takes totally about 4-6 hours. It is not possible to travel by train to Surat Thani from Khao Sok – there is no railway and there are no flights from Khao Sok to Koh Samui. But you can travel to Koh Samui by plane. You can travel by minivan or taxi from Khao Sok to Phuket Airport and from this airport you can take a direct flight to Koh Samui. This option via Phuket Airport takes about 6-7 hours and it is the most expensive way of transfer. From Koh Samui you can travel by ferry/boat to Koh Phangan. Book your tickets or flights from Khao Sok National Park to Koh Samui online in advance.

How do I get from Khao Sok to Koh Samui?


1. BUS/VAN + FERRY from Khao Sok to Koh Samui


A) Bus / Minivan from Khao Sok to Surat Thani

    • travel by bus or minivan from Khao Sok National Park to Surat Thani takes about 2.5 hours
    • travel by minivan from Khao Sok to Surat Thani costs about $6-11/pp
    • comfortable and modern private minivans
    • bus companies from Khao Sok to Surat Thani: Phantip 1970
    • the most cheapest option of transport to Surat Thani from Khao Sok National Park

B) Ferry / Speedboat from Surat Thani to Koh Samui

    • travel time by ferry/boat from Surat Thani (Donsak Pier) to Koh Samui is about 1.5 hour
    • comfortable and modern ferries or speedboats, inside and outside seating for tourists
    • ferry companies to Koh Samui: Raja Ferry Port, Songserm, Lomprayah, Phantip, Seatran Discovery
    • travel by ferry or speedboat from Surat Thani to Koh Samui costs about $8-18/pp
    • read this article: Surat Thani to Koh Samui – Ferry Schedule
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From Khao Sok National Park to Koh Samui you can travel by minivan/bus + ferry via Surat Thani (photo: Phantip 1970 + Raja Ferry, 12go.asia).


2. TAXI + FERRY from Khao Sok to Koh Samui (via Surat Thani)


A) Private Taxi/Car from Khao Sok to Surat Thani town

    • travel by taxi/car from Khao Sok National Park to Surat Thani takes about 2-2.5 hours
    • travel by taxi/car from Khao Sok National Park to Surat Thani costs about $50-100/vehicle
    • there are modern car and vehicles or private fast minivans
    • the fastest and most comfortable option of transfer to Surat Thani town from Khao Sok
    • Book private taxi/car from Khao Sok to Surat Thani town online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

B) Ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui

    • travel by ferry/speedboat from Surat Thani to Koh Samui takes about 1.5-2 hours
    • comfortable, modern ferries or speedboats, inside and outside seating for tourists
    • ferry companies to Koh Samui from Surat Thani: Raja Ferry Port, Songserm, Lomprayah, Phantip…
    • travel by ferry / speedboat from Surat Thani to Koh Samui costs about $8-18/pp
    • read this article: Surat Thani to Koh Samui – Ferry Schedule
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You can also take a taxi + ferry/boat from Khao Sok to Koh Samui (photo: Bangkok Taxi24 + Seatran Discovery, 12go.asia).


3. BUS + FLIGHT from Khao Sok to Koh Samui (via Phuket)


Ther
e is no direct flight from Khao Sok National Park to Koh Samui, but it is possible to travel by minivan + flight via Phuket Airport. Phuket Airport is about 140 km south of Khao Sok National Park and on this route you can also visit Khao Lak. From Phuket International Airport you can take a direct flight to Koh Samui.

A) Minivan or Taxi from Khao Sok to Phuket Airport

    • the only way how to reach Phuket Airport from Khao Sok
    • travel time by minivan or taxi from Khao Sok to Phuket Airport is about 3.5 hours
    • transport companies to Phuket Airport: Call Me Taxi, Andaman Taxis, Bangkok Taxi 24, Ramon Transport…
    • travel by minivan from Khao Sok to Phuket Airport costs about $25-28/pp
    • travel by private car from Khao Sok to Phuket Airport costs about $100-120/vehicle
    • Book tickets or private car from Khao Sok to Phuket Airport on 12go.asia icon-external-link-squar

B) Flight from Phuket Airport to Koh Samui

    • the fastest option how to travel from Phuket to Koh Samui
    • direct flight from Phuket to Koh Samui takes about 1 hour
    • airlines to Koh Samui from Phuket Airport: Bangkok Airways
    • one-way direct flight from Phuket to Koh Samui costs about $80-140/pp
    • direct flights from Phuket International Airport
    • read this article: How you can travel from Phuket to Koh Samui?
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You can also travel by minivan/taxi + flight from Khao Sok to Koh Samui via Phuket Airport.


icon-info-circle FAQ + TIPS – Travel route from Khao Sok to Koh Samui:

How to book tickets + flights from Khao Sok to Koh Samui?

    • Book tickets or flights from Khao Sok to Koh Samui online on 12go.asia or Baolau.
    • You can also search another tickets, Khao Sok > Surat Thani, Koh Samui > Koh Phangan…

How long does it take to get from Khao Sok to Koh Samui?

    • Travel by minibus + ferry from Khao Sok to Koh Samui (via Surat Thani) takes about 5-6 hours.
    • Travel by taxi + ferry from Khao Sok to Koh Samui (via Surat Thani) takes about 4-6 hours.
    • Travel by van/taxi + plane from Khao Sok to Koh Samui (via Phuket) takes about 6-7 hours.

What is the travel distance from Khao Sok to Koh Samui?

How much does it cost to get from Khao Sok to Koh Samui?

    • Travel by minibus + ferry from Khao Sok to Koh Samui (via Surat Thani) costs about $15-30/pp.
    • Travel by taxi + ferry from Khao Sok to Koh Samui (via Surat Thani) costs about $60-120/pp.
    • Travel by van/taxi + plane from Khao Sok to Koh Samui (via Phuket) costs about $100-250/pp.

What is the cheapest option of transfer to Koh Samui from Khao Sok?

    • The cheapest way of transport how to reach Koh Samui from Khao Sok is to travel by van + ferry via Surat Thani (Don Sak Pier). The most cheapest option of van+ferry to Koh Samui should cost about $15/pp.

Is it possible to travel by train from Khao Sok to Surat Thani?

    • No, from Khao Sok National Park to Surat Thani is not possible to travel by train, there is no railway.

What is the best way of transport from Khao Sok to Koh Samui?

    • The best way how to get to Koh Samui from Khao Sok is to travel by minivan to Surat Thani and from Surat Thani you can take a ferry or speedboat. There are various ferries and speedboats to Koh Samui from Surat Thani.

Is there a flight to Koh Samui from Khao Sok National Park?

    • No, there is no direct flight from Khao Sok National Park to Koh Samui. But you can take a direct flight from Phuket Airport, this airport is about 140 km from Khao Sok and you can get there by minivan or private car. From Phuket you can travel by plane to Koh Samui.

Where you can travel by ferry from Koh Samui?

    • From Koh Samui you can travel by ferry or boat to Koh Tao or Koh Phangan. These islands belong to the most popular islands in the Gulf of Thailand and they are easily accessible from Koh Samui by various boats or ferries. If you are already in Koh Samui, you should definitely visit these islands.

Where to stay in Koh Samui? Resort or hotel?

    • There are various beach hotels or private luxury resorts almost everywhere around the island.
    • Search hotel or resort in Koh Samui > Book hotel or resort in Koh Samui.
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The huge laughing Buddha in Wat Plai Laem temple complex in Koh Samui.
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Koh Samui has various nice beaches for tourists.
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Wat Plai Laem, sometimes also called the Lady Monk Temple, is located in the northern part of the island.
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Tourists can also stay in some remote beaches in Koh Samui, but mostly all of the beaches are visited by tourists.


icon-arrow-circle-right Book bus / minivan tickets + ferry from Khao Sok to Koh Samui + Schedule:

(You can change another travel route, e.g. Khao Sok > Phuket, Phuket > Koh Samui…)

Phuket > Khao SokKhao Lak > Khao SokPhuket > Khao LakBangkok > Khao LakPattaya > Udon ThaniPattaya > Chiang MaiKrabi > Pattaya

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