How to get from KRABI to KOH SAMUI?

How to get from Krabi to Koh Samui
Koh Samui Island. How to travel from Krabi to Koh Samui? You can travel by bus+ferry or you can use a flight.

Bus + Ferry to Koh Samui
 Flight to Koh Samui
Taxi/Car to Koh Samui
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    • Koh Samui Island (or Ko Samui or Samui only) is located in the Gulf of Thailand. It stretches south of Bangkok, about 35 kilometers from the east coast of Thailand. An area of approximately 250 square kilometers ranks third in the size of the Thai islands. In the coastal lowlands, indigenous people grow fruit. The center of the island is mountainous, slopes are covered with virgin rainforest. Krabi is also a top tourist destination and lots of tourist travel from Krabi to Koh Samui. Krabi has also an international airport, so it is very easy to get there from various sites of Thailand. There are 3 ways how you can get to Koh Samui from Krabi – bus+ferry via Surat Thani, direct flights or private car + boat/ferry. From Koh Samui you can also travel by ferry to Koh Phangan or teoretically you can also take a boat to Koh Tao.
    • Book your tickets or flights from Krabi to Koh Samui online

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

    • Travel distance from Krabi to Koh Samui is about 250 km by land. The best and fastest option how to reach Koh Samui from Krabi is to travel by plane – direct flight. Direct flight from Krabi Airport to Koh Samui Airport takes about 1 hour and it costs about $100-130/pp. Another way how to travel from Krabi to Koh Samui is to take a bus + ferry via Surat Thani. Travel by bus+ferry takes about 5.5-7 hours and join ticket costs about $15-26/pp and it is the most cheapest way how to travel from Krabi to Koh Samui. You can depart from various sites in Krabi – Krabi town, Ao Nam Mao, Ao Nang or Noppharat Tara beach. These private transports are operated by various companies: Songserm, Lomprayah, Seatran or Phantip. You can also travel by private car/taxi + ferry, it is the most expensive option of transfer. Tra by private car + ferry from Krabi to Koh Samui takes about 4-6 hours and it costs about $230-240/car. You can take a taxi from Krabi town, Krabi Airport or Ao Nang to Koh Samui (with hotel transfer).

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How do I get from Krabi to Koh Samui?


1. BUS/VAN + FERRY from Krabi to Koh Samui


1. STEP – Travel from Krabi to Donsak Pier in Surat Thani by bus/minivan

    • travel by bus or minivan from Krabi to Donsak Pier takes about 4-5 hours
    • comfortable and modern bus and minivans
    • various bus companies: Lomprayah, Songserm, Phantip, Seatran…
    • Donsak Pier is about 100 km east from the city center of Surat Thani

2. STEP – Travel from Donsak Pier to Koh Samui by ferry/boat

    • travel by ferry/boat from Donsak Pier to Koh Samui takes about 1.5 hour
    • there are also some ferries and boats from Surat Thani town
    • comfortable and modern ferries and boats, inside and outside seating
    • various ferry companies: Lomprayah, Songserm, Phantip, Seatran…
    • total price of the bus/van+ferry ticket is only about $15-26/pp
    • Book and buy bus/van+ferry tickets from Krabi to Koh Samui on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square
    • read carefully all the instructions before you book tickets to Koh Samui
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Bus and ferry of Lomprayah company from Krabi to Koh Samui (photo: 12go.asia)


2. FLIGHT from Krabi to Koh Samui

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From Krabi to Koh Samui you can also travel by plane, there is a direct flight.


3. PRIVATE CAR + FERRY from Krabi to Koh Samui

    • from Krabi to Koh Samui you can also travel by private car/taxi + ferry
    • travel time by private car+ferry from Krabi to Koh Samui is about 4-6 hours
    • taxi company from Krabi to Koh Samui: Bangkok Taxi24
    • travel by private car+ferry from Krabi to Koh Samui costs about $230-240/car
    • you can depart from Krabi town, Ao Nang or Krabi Airport
    • Book private car or taxi from Krabi to Koh Samui online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
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From Krabi to Koh Samui you can also travel by private car/taxi + ferry or boat.

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Buddhist temple on the Koh Samui Island.
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Tourist boats in Koh Samui.
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Koh Samui in Thailand can offer some amazing views.
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Children play at the beach in Koh Samui.


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

How to book tickets or flights from Krabi to Koh Samui?

    • You can book bus+ferry tickets or flights from Krabi to Koh Samui on 12go.asia or Baolau.

How long does it take to travel from Krabi to Koh Samui?

    • Travel by bus+ferry from Krabi to Koh Samui (over Surat Thani) takes about 6-8 hours.
    • Travel by plane (direct flight) from Krabi to Koh Samui takes about 1 hour.
    • Travel by private car + ferry from Krabi to Koh Samui takes about 4-6 hours.

What is the travel distance from Krabi to Koh Samui?

    • Travel distance from Krabi to Koh Samui is about 270 km by land.

How much does it cost to travel from Krabi to Koh Samui?

    • Travel by bus+ferry from Krabi to Koh Samui (over Surat Thani) costs about $15-26/pp.
    • Travel by plane (direct flight) from Krabi to Koh Samui costs about $100-130/pp.
    • Travel by private car + ferry from Krabi to Koh Samui costs about $230-240/car.

From which places in Krabi buses depart to ferry transfer?

    • Buses depart from various bus stations and places, it depends on the company, check 12go.asia.

Is there also a private transfer/private taxi from Krabi?

    • Yes, you can use your private transfer/taxi from Krabi to ferry transfer, book your private transfer on 12go.asia.

Is it possible to travel by train from Krabi to Surat Thani?

    • No, it is not possible to travel by train from Krabi to Surat Thani because there is no railway between these cities. The only way how to get to Surat Thani from Krabi is to travel by bus/van or private taxi.

What is the best way of getting from Krabi to Koh Samui?

    • The best and fastest way of getting from Krabi to Koh Samui is to travel by plane. There are direct flights from Krabi to Koh Samui, but these flights are limited.

What are the ways of transport from Koh Samui to Surat Thani?

    • There are various boats and ferries from Koh Samui to Surat Thani, travel by boat or ferry is the only way how to travel between these sites.

Is it possible to get from Krabi Airport to Koh Samui?

    • Yes, you can travel directly from Krabi Airport to Koh Samui. There are some private companies (e.g. Seatran Discovery) and you can book join ticket (bus+ferry ticket) from Krabi Airport to Koh Samui on 12go.asia.

Where you can travel from Koh Samui?

    • From Koh Samui you can travel to nearby islands in this area: Koh Tao or Koh Phangan. There are various boats and high speed ferries between these islands in Chumphon Archipelago. You can book ferry/boat tickets from Koh Samui to Koh Tao or Koh Phangan online on 12go.asia or Baolau.

Bus + Ferry Schedule / Timetable – Krabi to Koh Samui + Tickets:

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Bus + Ferry Schedule - Krabi to Koh Samui

Departs in Krabi

Arrival in Koh Samui

Bus + Ferry Ticket

Seatran Discovery (High Speed Ferry)

08:00

12:30

From $24.00

Seatran Discovery (High Speed Ferry)

11:00

16:00

From $24.00

Lomprayah (Catamaran)

07:00

10:55

From $17.00

Lomprayah (Catamaran)

09:00

13:15

From $17.00

Lomprayah (Catamaran)

12:30

17:15

From $17.00

Songserm (High Speed Ferry)

06:00

11:20

From $16.00

Songserm (High Speed Ferry)

11:00

17:20

From $16.00

Songserm (High Speed Ferry)

07:00

11:20

From $16.00

Songserm (High Speed Ferry)

12:30

17:45

From $16.00

Raja Ferry

11:30

17:45

From $16-23

Phantip 1970

11:30

16:30

From $14.00

Phantip 1970

10:30

16:30

From $19.00

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By Beach Resort in Koh Samui (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap hotels and guesthouses in Koh Samui.
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Behind The Scene Hotel Club @ Samui (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap backpackers hostels in Koh Samui.
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Hansar Samui Resort in Koh Samui (photo: Agoda). 15 best luxury hotels and resorts in Koh Samui.


icon-arrow-circle-right Book and buy bus+ferry tickets or flights from Krabi to Koh Samui + Schedule:

(You can change another travel route, e.g. Krabi to Surat Thani, Surat Thani to Koh Samui…)

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