How to get from Koh Samui to Surat Thani Railway Station

There are three companies which will take you directly from Koh Samui to Surat Thani train station, which is located a 20 minute drive outside of Surat Thani city in Phunphin.

Ferry and Bus Times from Koh Samui to Surat Thani Train Station


There are currently 11 direct services a day from Koh Samui to Surat Thani Train Station available to book online.

Koh SamuiSurat Thani StationCostCompany
05:0009:45338 THBRaja Ferry
08:0011:30300 THBPhantip
09:0012:45338 THBRaja Ferry
09:0012:30300 THBPhantip
10:0013:30300 THBPhantip
11:0015:45338 THBRaja Ferry
11:4514:00750 THBLomprayah
12:0015:30300 THBPhantip
14:0017:30300 THBPhantip
15:0018:45338 THBRaja Ferry
17:0021:45338 THBRaja Ferry

  • The fastest service is provided by the Lomprayah High Speed Ferry Company.

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Option 1: Lomprayah Ferry


This service departs from Nathon, the administrative capital of Koh Samui. Nathon can easily be reached from anyway on Koh Samui by taxi or shared pick up truck taxi (songthaew). The first part of the journey is a 45 minute high speed ferry journey from Nathon’s Lomprayah pier to the mainland of Thailand, and then a 30 minute bus journey to the train station from the new Lomprayah ferry pier on the Tapee river.

  • Adult Fare: 750 THB
  • Child Fare: 375 THB
  • Journey Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Lomprayah Travel Times from Koh Samui to Surat Thani Train Station
Koh SamuiTrain Station
11:4514:00
Location of Nathon Lomprayah Pier

Google Map of Nathon Lomprayah Pier

Option 2: Phantip Travel


This service commences with a sea croosing on the Seatran Car ferry. On arrival at the mainland ferry pier in the Donsak District of Surat Thani Province passengers transfer to a bus for the journey by road to Surat Thani Railway Station.

  • Adult/Child Fare: 300 THB
  • Journey Time: 3 hours 30 minutes
Phantip Travel Times from Koh Samui to Surat Thani Train Station
Koh SamuiTrain Station
08:0011:30
09:0012:30
10:0013:30
12:0015:30
14:0017:30

Option 3: Raja Ferry


The service is almost identical to the service provided by the Phantip Travel company except that the Raja Ferry company uses its own ferries which depart from Lipa Noi Pier, whilst the Phantip Travel company uses Seatran car ferries which depart from Na Thon.

  • Adult/Child Fare: 338 THB
  • Journey Time: 3 hours 45 minutes to 4 hours 45 minutes
Raja Ferry Travel Times from Koh Samui to Surat Thani Train Station
Koh SamuiTrain Station
05:0009:45
09:0012:45
11:0015:45
15:0018:45
17:0021:45

Location of Lipa Noi Raja Ferry Pier

Google Map of Lipa Noi Raja Ferry Pier

Option 4: Songserm


  • Please Note: This service is not currently operating.

This service departs from Nathon pier, the ferry departs from the same pier as the Lomprayah ferry although the terminal building for this service is on the opposite side of the road leading to the pier from the terminal building for the Lomprayah service. The arrival point for the ferry is at a pier in Donsak which is a 1 hour 30 minute journey by road from the train station.

Songserm Ferry to Surat Thani
Songserm Ferry to Surat Thani
  • Adult Fare: 300 THB
  • Journey Time: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Songserm Travel Times from Koh Samui to Surat Thani train station:
Koh SamuiTrain Station
07:3012:00
09:3014:00
13:3018:40

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