All ferries and piers (the pier) on Koh Samui

Паром на Самуи, Самуи Ferry to Samui

The most inexpensive way to get to Koh Samui is the use of the ferry, because flights on the plane, though much more convenient, but is disproportionately expensive. Just note that in order to take the ferry, you do not have to read all that and further to understand all the routes and schedules, because most carriers in Thailand to Koh Samui organized by the United already offer transfer, including steam (the so-called Joint tickets). It is only important to choose the most convenient arrival of the ferry to the island (right pier). Similarly, the departure from the island: in most cases you don't even need to know which pier to go, and enough to buy a combined Shuttle service and will pick you up directly from your hotel entrance to the right of the pier and almost by the hand put on steam.

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The schedule of buses and ferries to Koh Samui

If you still want to use their own ferries, we have collected on this page information about all the ferries and piers on Koh Samui. About all the other ways how to get to Samui read here.

Ferries to Samui

Important! Ferry schedules change depending on season. Be sure to check it on the official websites of the carriers before planning the route
  • Seatran Ferries

    Паром Seatran, Самуи
    Routes: Donsak pier (Suratthani) to Nathon pier (Samui)
    Cost:130 baht for adults/ 65 - children's
    Schedule:departures from 06:00 to 19:00 every hour, in 1 hour 30 minutes. The current schedule on the website -

    This large, comfortable passenger ferries carrying including transportation to and from Pira Donsak in Surat Thani to Nathon pier. Which is convenient, enclosed is also a free Shuttle bus to ferry everyone from the company office in the centre of Surat Thani, as well as a comprehensive transfer service from the airport in Surat Thani in this schedule -

  • Ferries Songserm Express

    Паромы Songserm Express, Самуи
    Routes: Surat Thani (city center, airport, railway station), Bangkok (Khaosan Road), Hua hin, Phuket, Krabi, Lanta O., O. PI PI – Nathon pier (Samui)
    Cost: from 250 baht
    Schedule: Depart from Don Sak - 09:00, 14:00 / uprvlenie with Nahton - 8:00, 13:00. Cost and schedule on the website

    It is the most inexpensive ferries with a highly developed network. The company offers a huge number of component transfers across the South, including travelling on buses and trains. Tickets for transfers to and from this company are offered in all hotels and travel agencies on Koh Samui.

  • The Lomprayah Catamaran

    Катамараны Lomprayah, Самуи
    Routes: Bangkok(Khaosan Road) , Hua hin (office center), O. Tao, Koh Phangan (Thong Sala pier) - pier Lomprayah (Maenam, Koh Samui), Surat Thani (city center, airport, railway station), Phuket, Krabi, pee Pee,. Lanta, Koh Phangan island, Tao Nathon pier (Samui)
    Cost: Surat Thani - 600 baht/ Koh Phangan - 300 baht / O. Tao – 700 baht
    Schedule: the schedule is quite complicated, look at the office.the website Moreover, not all services on the website are reflected in the schedule, it is best to watch them through the Ticket booking.

    This is the fastest and most convenient way to get to Koh Samui across the water, but also the most expensive. What is good company on its website offers a very wide route network with comprehensive transfers throughout the South, including Phuket, Krabi Islands in the Andaman sea and more. But that's not all, on Lomprayah to get to Bangkok and Hua hin. This is one of the most popular ways to get from the backpacker district of Khaosan Road in Bangkok to Koh Samui.

    Lompraya pier Nathon uses for the routes in Surat Thani and the South, and your own pier on Mae Nam beach for routes to Koh Phangan, Koh Tao, Bangkok and Hua hin.

  • Ferries Raja Ferry

    Паромы Raja Ferry, Самуи
    Routes: Donsak pier (Surat Thani) - Raja Ferry pier (to Samui)
    Cost: 130 baht / child – 65
    Schedule: run c 5:00 to 19:00 hourly. Travel time – half an hour

    This large ferries carrying passengers and vehicles from the pier in Don Sak in Surat Thani. Use your pier Raja Ferry at Lipa Noi beach. Current cost, schedule, and booking online on the website

  • Seatran Discovery Ferries

    Лодка Setran Discovery
    Routes: Donsak pier (Suratthani), Koh Phangan (Thong Sala pier), O. Tao, Bang Rak pier (Koh Samui)
    Cost: Donsak - 350 baht Koh Phangan - 300 baht / O. Tao – 600 baht

    The main specialization of the company – ferries to the Islands of Phangan, Tao and the pier Don Sak on the mainland with its pier, Bang Rak. But on the website and on the pier offers a wide route network of the joint transfers across the South, including Phuket, Krabi, Lanta O., O. PI PI, etc.

  • Ferries from the Big Buddha pier to Koh Phangan

    Routes: Koh Phangan (Haad Rin pier) – a pier, the Big Buddha (Koh Samui)
    Cost: 200 baht
    Schedule: Samui to Phangan boats depart at 10:30, 13:00, 16:00, 18:30, back 09:30, 11:40, 14:30, 17:30

    This is the cheapest way to get to Koh Phangan from Samui. These boats depart from a small pier Big Biddha North of the island on the beach of Bang Rak (Big Buddha)

  • Night Ferry

    Routes: pier, Bandon (the centre of Suratthani) to Nathon pier (Samui).
    Cost: 100 baht
    Schedule: Bandon 22:00 – Nathon 04:00; Nathon 22:00 – Bayndung 04:00

    A slow night ferry passenger walk once a day between Ban Don pier in downtown Surat Thani (see map) and the pier of Nathon. This is the only night ferry from the mainland to Samui, so if you come later, it's the only way to go, not to stay the night in Surat Thani.

Piers Samui

  • Nathon Pier

    Пирс Натон, Самуи

    This is the main and the busiest Marina on the island are located in the main town of the island is Nathon, on the West Bank. Rather, the marinas here are just three, and they are all close to each other. In most cases, this is the most convenient place to arrive on the island, so most tourists use this pier. On arrival here you can rent a motorbike to find the hotel through the Agency, tours, taxi, buy tickets for the return ferry, train, plane and generally anything. The Agency is situated across the road from the Marina.

    Here ferries from the mainland city of Suratthani, the Islands of Koh Phangan and Koh Tao. Working several companies: Discovery Seatran, Songserm, Lamprayah. They are a little different comfort, speed of movement and places of dispatch. However, as we mentioned above, it has not fundamentally values to know where they go because all these companies offer Shuttle service from the bus and train stations from Surat Thani airport from the city centre and so on. All the information about the schedule can be found on their official websites to book the ticket from anywhere.

    Directions: Surat Thani (Don Sak pier); Koh Phangan; O. Tao; combined transfer to the Islands and beaches of the Andaman sea (Phuket, Krabi, AO Nang, Reilly, O. Lanta island, Phi Phi, etc.); the combined transfers to the North (Hua hin, Bangkok)

    Location: located in the city of Samui, Nathon pier on Koh Samui map

    How to get, transportation: Here of well developed transport and on arrival can be most efficiently get to the desired beach/area on Koh Samui. Each arriving ferry meets a lot of taxi drivers and drivers of taxi (songteo), so there is always a select. Moreover, prices drop sharply, it is only a little bit away from the Marina. So, immediately when you disembark from the ferry you will be offered a trip on songthaews to Chaweng beach for 200 baht, but it is worth to walk 100 meters as the price tag is halved. The price is right from April 2014 – 100 baht per trip to any beach on the ring road (it is the beaches of Lamai, Chaweng, Chaweng Noi, Bophut, Maenam). Also right here you can rent a motorbike for the duration of your stay on the island (the rental is on the pier and agencies across the street from it).

  • Pier Raja Ferry

    Пристань Raja Ferry, Самуи

    Marina also called Raja Ferry, Lipa Noi Pier, as it is in the area and on the beach Lipa Noi. It is the only international pier on Samui.

    Here come large cargo ferries from the mainland from Don Sak pier. They can cross the passengers to carry and transport any cargo. But the inconvenience for passengers is that the Marina is away from the popular beaches of Samui and the transportation here is, alas, not very strongly developed.

    Ferries Raja Ferry runs from 5:00 to 19:00 hourly. Travel time – half an hour. Cost 130 baht per passenger, for children less than 110 cm - 65. All other rates and the current schedule can find on the site

    Directions: Surat Thani (Don sak pier)

    Location: Raja Ferry pier is on the Western shore on the beach of Lipa Noi, Raja Ferry pier on the map Koh Samui

    How to get, transportation: Upon arrival of the island ferry passengers waiting minivans and taxis. The taxi trip to the popular beaches of Lamai and Chaweng will cost 200 baht.

  • Pier Lomprayah

    Пирс Lomprayah, Самуи

    The company Lomprayah in addition to the pier Nathon uses its own pier in Mae Nam beach for routes to the Islands of Koh Phangan and Koh Tao, and a complex route from Bangkok to Hua hin and on Koh Samui.

    Directions: Koh Phangan island, Tao, Hua hin, Bangkok, Chumpon (Chumphon)

    Location: located on the North of Koh Samui on the Western end of Mae Nam beach, pier Lomprayah on Koh Samui map

    How to get there: the company Lomprayah when purchasing tickets offers a Shuttle service from/to hotels in Koh Samui. But if you really want to get yourself, the ring road, where taxis run to all the popular beaches, is a 15-minute walk (1 kilometer).

  • Pier, Bang Rak Pier

    Пирс Lomprayah, Самуи

    This pier is also sometimes called Big Buddha Pier. This signature pier Seatran Dsicovery. Basically jetty is used in order to get to the Islands of Koh Phangan and Koh Tao, but the company is also a comprehensive transfer to the mainland and to the resorts in the Andaman sea.

    Directions: Koh Phangan; O. Tao; combined transfer to Suratthani (airport/railway station); United Shuttle service to the Islands and beaches of the Andaman sea (Phuket, Krabi, AO Nang, Reilly, O. Lanta island, Phi Phi etc.)

    Location: located on the North of the island on the beach of Bang Rak near big Buddha, Bang Rak pier on Koh Samui map

    How to get there: ring road near the pier passes, and can be reached only by taxi.

  • Pier Petcherat Marina

    Пирс Petcherat Marina, Самуи

    This Marina is also located on the beach of Bang Rak (Big Buddha). Its main purpose, not the public transportation of passengers by ferry, and offers yacht and boat rentals, mooring of private yachts, etc. But also ordinary tourists here can go on a tour to the marine Park Ang Thong, speedboat company Lomlahkkhirin to the Islands of Koh Phangan and Koh Tao. The price is high: Phangan one-way, 900 baht return 1600бат.

    Some information is on their modest website

    Directions: the island of Phangan, Tao; cruise to the marine Park Ang Thong

    Location: located on the North of the island on the beach of Bang Rak pier Petcherat Marina on the map Koh Samui

    How to get there: ring road near the pier passes, and can be reached only by taxi.

  • Pier Of Big Buddha

    Пирс Big Buddha, Самуи

    This is another pier on the beach of Bang Rak. It is the most simple and modest, but the prices here are the cheapest only 200 baht to Koh Phangan. Boats depart four times a day 10:30, 13:00, 16:00, 18:30

    Directions: Koh Phangan

    Location: located on the North of the island on the beach of Bang Rak near big Buddha, Big Buddha pier on Koh Samui map

    How to get there: ring road near the pier passes, and can be reached only by taxi.

  • Pier Bo Phut

    Пристань Bo Phut, Самуи

    This is a pier on the beach of Bo Phut (pier of Bo Phut on the map Koh Samui), which offers a small private and excursion boats to the Islands of Koh Phangan and Koh Tao, to walk around the island. Schedules and regular ferries, according to our information, is not here.

🕒 October 16, 2018

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admin 10 February, 2016
Can not find badly searched. We have on every page "How to get" the ticket search form is there and the schedule. Here is what you need to change the date on the one you want and book. The place of departure is specified, Khao San is sent. ...
atenal April 30, 2016
I was priyatno want prices on Samui. ...
AnyChek 27 August, 2017
Hi! Just got back from Samui, August 2017, when in all of Thailand the rainy season. It there is absolutely not there! For two weeks the rain was twice in the late afternoon, when the sun set. Have levolo as follows - the next day heat! The prices in this period, we were pleased!) ...
Alkor55 3 April, 2018
The rainy season in Thailand is nonsense.All the different provinces. For Koh Samui in July ,August and until mid September is the best time of rest. And this time, not the rainy season. There is a month can go 3-4 rain for 15 minutes. And this is the peak season. In Italy from August 1 to September 1 all the holiday( in Spain too) and at this time the island crowded with Italians(but not the Spaniards,there are a few). 10 times vacationing with his wife on Koh Samui this summer for a month each time. Russian tour guides(friends) we were told that winter here is worse.A few years ago I went to Koh Samui in winter from 20 January to 15 February. Really did not like.Every three days the storm in the sea grass, boards, logs and other debris. And weather is normal, you can relax. But it is not a rule, sometimes worse, but sometimes better.Therefore, from 1 November the best place to relax on Koh Chang until March, then worse.But the ball there is a zero. So everybody is looking for what suits him. Someone like Phuket, some don't, also the winter vacation is good there, but for us in winter, Koh Chang better.I will add that to Chang the wild tides and need to get serious about the choice of hotel. ...
admin April 4, 2018
All true, and nobody on this website never claimed that in Thailand the rainy season is one for the whole country, and on this account even sickly seasons sign is - But you draw conclusions about the weather on several trips at one time, and one trip to another - not objectively. Still the best season in Samui is in January-April. And the fact that you were not so lucky... well, weather is unpredictable because almost... ...
Alkor55 4 April, 2018
Read the post above. This answer for AnyChek. And what about January-April , I live here told friends, operating guides. It is friends, just guides I'm not going to listen. Been there, done that. And about the spring floods you forget about autumn I will not say, you do know about them and during them happening. And that weather is unpredictable, you're right... But for our 10 year old travel to Samui had no problems with the weather. ...
Nadine Mahler May 16, 2018
Samui is a wonderful island! We flew from Moscow with a stopover in Bangkok, the tour was in early March. The weather was great, and just in the last day the sun hid, and we learned what a tropical rain. :lol: we stayed in the wonderful hotel briza resort. The hotel consists of many small two-storey houses, each house a maximum of 4 rooms. The whole hotel look like the garden of Eden, is buried in verdure. the Island is very interesting because on one side you can only see the dawn, and on the other the decline. We lived in Chaweng, there are only sunrises, so we decided one evening to go to the other end of the island to watch the sunset, and absolutely do not regret it, it is very beautiful! ...
nausla May 16, 2018
The puzzles are beautiful. ...
of Satanta 17 September, 2018
Going to Thailand for a month. Plans 5 days in Koh Samui! The main question is, what dostoprimechatelnosti better to take the tour and where you can go on their own ...
admin 17 September, 2018
I have a strong opinion that trips to a guide which tells about the sights, only needed for historical sites. And considering that there are places on Samui not, then excursions are not necessary, if you are able to reach on their own. If you drive a motorbike, take it in rent and go, all you will see. ...

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