Travel from Koh Phangan to Samui Airport

Runway at Samui Airport
Runway at Samui Airport

You can either take a ferry from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui and then take an expensive private taxi to the airport, or you can book a joint ferry and minivan service direct from Koh Phangan to Samui Airport.

Travel times to Samui Airport


There are 3 direct services a day from Koh Phangan to Samui Airport which you can book online.

Koh PhanganSamui AirportTicket PriceCompany
08:0009:30฿ 400Seatran Discovery
10:3012:00฿ 400Seatran Discovery
16:3018:00฿ 400Seatran Discovery
  • Child fares are available for passengers aged from 3 up to 9 years old at the reduced rate of 320 THB. 

Buy Tickets to Samui Airport


Use the Search Box below to book your joint ferry and minivan transfer tickets from Koh Phangan to Samui Airport:

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  • After booking you will be sent a E-Ticket which you need to show to staff on a screen or printed copy when you check in for the service.

About travel to Samui Airport


Nearly all the ferry services from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui depart from one of the ferry piers in Thong Sala, in the south east of Koh Phangan. Seatran Discovery services direct to Samui Airport depart from the main pier in Thong Sala. Check in for the service 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time at their office in the ferry terminal building.

  • Location of Koh Phangan Ferry Pier

The sea crossing from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui with the Seatran Discovery company takes 30 minutes. The Seatran Discovery company uses fast modern ferries with a lower deck, which has an air-conditioned seating area, and an upper deck with outside seating. Seatran Discovery ferries also have toilets and a small shop on board.

  • Location of Bangrak Seatran Pier:

Seatran Discovery ferry services arrive in Koh Samui at Bangrak Seatran Pier, which is the closest of the ferry piers in Koh Samui to Samui Airport.

  • Location of Samui Airport:

After passengers leave the Seatran Discovery ferry at Bangrak Seatran Pier they need to walk to the car park in front of the pier where minivans will be waiting to take passengers to various destinations in Koh Samui, including Samui Airport. The distance by road from Bangrak Seatran Pier to Samui Airport is only 2.2 km which should take less than 10 minutes. The scheduled journey time for the service is 1 hour 30 minutes to allow for delays on route. Most times the journey actually takes less than 1 hour.

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