The fastest and easiest way to travel from Koh Samui to Chumphon Airport is to take a joint ferry and bus service which takes passengers all the way from the ferry pier in Koh Samui to the terminal building at Chumphon Airport.
Ferry & Bus Times from Koh Samui to Chumphon Airport
There is current 1 direct service a day from Koh Samui to Chumphon Airport available to book online.
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- This is a point to point service with the same transport operator carrying passengers on their own boat for the sea crossing and their own bus for the overland section of the journey.
Buy Tickets from Koh Samui to Chumphon Airport
Use the Search Box below to buy your joint ferry and bus tickets from Koh Samui to Chumphon Airport.
- Child fares are available at 850 THB for children aged between 2 and 12.
About Travel from Koh Samui to Chumphon Airport
Direct services from Koh Phangan to Chumphon Airport current depart from a Maenam Lomprayah Ferry Pier on the North Coast of Koh Samui. The normal service using the Lomprayah High Speed Ferry Company’s fleet of large catamaran ferries has been temporarily suspended due to a drop a passenger numbers during the covid-19 pandemic. Passengers are currently being transported in large shared speed boats. These shared speed boats have seating for passengers in the rear, a toilet in centre of the boat, and a luggage area in the front. Luggage is placed on the speed boat by Lomprayah staff who also help passengers into the rear of the speed boat.
- Location of Maenam Lomprayah Ferry Pier:
The journey from Koh Samui to Chumphon has two stages. The first stage, by speed boat, takes 3 hours 45 hours. The speed boat travels via three islands on route to Chumphon: Koh Phangan, Koh Nang Yuan and Koh Tao. The speed boat stops at each island for around 10 minutes to allow passengers to disembark and new passenger board the boat. A lot of the passengers travelling from Koh Samui will be going no further than Koh Phangan and Koh Tao, so if the boat seems crowded at the time you leave Koh Samui it will empty out after Koh Tao making the second half of the sea crossing a lot more comfortable.
- Location of Thung Makham Noi Ferry Pier:
The second stage of the journey from Koh Samui to Chumphon Airport is by road from the arrival point on the mainland, Thung Makham Noi Ferry Pier, to the final destination of Chumphon Airport. By road the distance from Thung Makham Noi Ferry Pier to Chumphon Airport is 60.5 km which takes slightly under 1 hour. Before passengers board the bus to Chumphon Airport they will have some time to relax after the long speed boat journey. Thung Makham Noi Ferry Pier is one of the most beautiful ferry piers in Thailand with a small beach and excellent facilities including clean toilets, restaurant, cafe and a small supermarket. The food at Thung Makham Noi Ferry Pier is more reasonably priced than at Chumphon Airport so you might want to consider having lunch there before travelling by bus to the airport.
- Location of Chumphon Airport: