By Plan:
Flights to Koh Samui you can book directly with many airlines. The airport code for Koh Samui is "USM" One must not necessarily fly via Bangkok to Koh Samui. There is also the possibility e.g. to fly with Malaysian Airlines via Kuala Lumpur or Singapore Airlines via Singapore to Koh Samui.  Prices range depending on the travel time on a similar level. It is worthwhile to compare the prices of the three airlines for the planned flight anyway. Also favorable are the flights with Emirates Airlines and Etihad Airways via Dubai or Abu Dhabi. This offer flights to Koh Samui. Direct flights from Bangkok to Koh Samui with Bangkok Airways reservation via website:

By Train:
There are trains from Hua Lamphong Station in Bangkok to Surat Thani. From there you can take the bus to Don Sak pier and climb a ferry to the islands. Railway Station Hotline 1690 Hua Lamphong Railway Station Tel 0066 (0) 2220 4334, Surat Thani Railway Station Tel 0066 (0) 7731 1213. Website:

By Bus:
From Bangkok's Southern Bus Terminal (Borommaratchonnani Road, Bangkok Noi) 3 times daily buses go to Ko Samui. The total journey time is approximately 14 hours. Bangkok's Southern Bus Terminal Tel 0066 (0) 2435 1199 or Surat Thani Bus Terminal Tel 0066 (0) 7720 0032 Website:

By Ship:

To Ko Samui:
Both passenger and car ferries leave from Don Sak pier. The ferries run daily between 6.00 und 19.00 clock clock and it takes about 1-2 hours. Prices from 84 baht to 220 baht. Some vendors include a ticket for an air-conditioned bus. Additionally operates a night ferry: Departure and arrival 5.00 23.00 clock clock.

To Ko Pha-ngan:
There are 3 ways to catch a ferry to Ko Pha-ngan to get Don Sak pier (Surat Thani), Na Thon (Samui)

To Ko Tao:
There are ferry connections from Ko Pha-ngan, Ko Samui, Tha Yang Pier (Chumphon Province). Prices from 400 baht to 500 baht. Favorable the night ferry for 200 baht. Departure and arrival 6.00 0.00 clock clock.
Raja Ferry (Don Sak, Ko Samui, Ko Pha-ngan) Tel 0066 (0) 7747 115-1 to -3 (Don Sak) or 0066 (0) 7741 523-0 to -3 (Koh Samui)
Seatran Ferry (Don Sak, Ko Samui, Ko Pha-ngan) Tel 0066 (0) 7727 5060
Ban Don Pier (overnight ferry to Ko Samui and Ko Pha-ngan)
Tel 0066 (0) 7728 4928
Tha Yang Sea Port (night ferry to Ko Tao) Tel 0066 (0) 7750 305-2 to -4