From Chiang Mai Airport to Koh Samui by Flights
From Chiang Mai Airport to Koh Samui by Flights+Buses+Ferries+Taxis
Passenger reviews out of total 345 passengers who traveled with us on this route.
At 12Go our operators offer three types of service:
Cheap, Fast, Good - but you can usually pick only two of them!
Cheap & Fast won’t be Good. (e.g. buses from/to Khao San Road, local buses or 3rd class trains)
Cheap & Good won’t be Fast. (e.g. VIP trains in Thailand)
Fast & Good won’t be Cheap. (e.g. private limousine services, or VIP24 buses vs Express buses)
Make your choice! Please remember that while we are closely monitoring the services, we are still an agency marketplace. That means we focus on ticketing services and route availability & coverage rather than on the factual seat reclining angle you will get on the bus today.
How to get from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui
Travelling between Chiang Mai and Koh Samui is possible by flight, bus, ferry and taxi. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight+bus+ferry+taxi is the slowest option.
The most expensive ticket will cost you THB 11,659 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a flight+bus+ferry+taxi which will set you back mere THB 3,407.
How long does it take to get from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui?
It can take you anywhere between 2 and 7 hours to travel between Chiang Mai and Koh Samui depending on the means of transport you choose.
Flight is the fastest way to travel between Chiang Mai and Koh Samui. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 45m. Flight+bus+ferry+taxi does a much slower job and take about 6h 10m to reach Koh Samui.
How much does it cost to get from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui?
Travelling between Chiang Mai and Koh Samui can be as cheap as THB 3,407 if you opt for a Raja Ferry (ราชา เฟอร์รี่), Thai AirAsia (แอร์เอเชีย) flight+bus+ferry+taxi and as expensive as THB 11,659 if you buy a Bangkok Air (บางกอกแอร์เวย์) flight ticket.
Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.
How many trips per day are there between Chiang Mai and Koh Samui ?
- 2 from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui starting from 08:20 Chiang Mai Airport until 12:50 Chiang Mai Airport
- 2 by avia+bus+ferry+charter from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui starting from 11:10 Chiang Mai Airport until 11:10 Chiang Mai Airport
Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui.
What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?
Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as THB 8,383.
Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.
If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.
In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.
Airlines flying between Chiang Mai and Koh Samui
Bangkok Air (บางกอกแอร์เวย์)
What is the most popular transport to get from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui?
There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with avia+bus+ferry+charter remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.
Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route
- 931 chosen avia+bus+ferry+charter
- 69 decided to fly