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GETTING TO KOH SAMUI

Direct Flights to/from Koh Samui

  • Domestic Air-travel directly Bangkok - Koh Samui
  • Domestic Air-travel to Surat Thani followed by bus/ferry transfer to Koh Samui.
Suvarnabhumi  Airport:

Suvarnabhumi Airport Meaning a " Golden Land ". Covers an area of some 20,000 rais (8,000 acres). The new international airport is located about 15 km of on the east-bound Bangna-Trat Highway in Bang Phli District, Samut Prakan Province and is about 25 km. from downtown Bangkok. It is accessible via five routes.

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Direct flight to Samui:
Fare is the most expensive but obviously the fastest, ideal for the persons who have only a little time. The direct flights from Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport) to Samui are by Bangkok Airways and 2 flights daily by Thai Airways.


Flight to Surat Thani - transfer to Samui:
Or you can fly to Suratthani (Thai Airways or One To Go). From the airport there are minibuses which shuttle up to Donsak's port, the ferry boats place of departure

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Make Sure not go by evening flights because you won't be able to catch a ferry boat to Samui and you have to spend a night in Suratthani. **


 
Advice
    All travellers arriving at Koh Samui Airport should use the pick-up service of their hotel

(which is the most convenient way) or the transfer service provided through sawadee.com

 

Important note:
This only applies to passangers which did not "check-through" their baggage at their departing airport
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Take care of your baggage in Bangkok or you will arrive at Samui without any!
Your baggage will not be redirected automatically at Bangkok Airport, so you have to pick it up, move to domestic terminal and check-in your baggage again.

If you did "check-through" your baggage it will be redirected to Samui automatically.
Currently the following 27 carriers are participating in the "check-through" agreement:

Air China (CA)
Air France (AF)
All Nippon Airways (NH)
Austrian Airlines (OS)
Asiana Airlines (OZ)
Cathay Pacific (CX)
China Airlines (CI)
Emirates (EK)
Etihad Airways (EY)EVA Airways (BR)Finnair (AY)
Gulf Air (GF)
Japan Airlines (JL)
Jet Airways (9W)
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL)Korean Air (KE)
Lao Aviation (QV)
LTU International Airway(LT/AB)Lufthansa (LH)
Malaysia Airline (MH)
Qatar Airways Q.C.S.A. (QR)
Royal Jordanian (RJ)
SAS Scandinavian Airline(SK)Siem Reap International (FT)
Swiss International Airlines(LX)Thai Airways (TG)
Vietnam Airlines (VN

Please check with your carrier at your departing airport about the check-through arrangements.

To avoid any confusion when arriving at Bangkok Int. Airport, read our details. After arriving at Surat Thani Airport (about 1 hour), you can take an air-conditioned bus to Koh Samui. Tickets are also available at Bangkok Airport.

:: Direct flights to/from Koh Samui :: :: Flights to/from Surat Thani ::
  
 

:: How to getting to Samui other ways ::
By Boat By Bus By Train