Flights to Koh Samui were only introduced a few decades back – before that, visitors used to land in Bangkok and then take a long bus and ferry ride to Koh Samui. Although there only a few companies who offer flights to get to and from this island, there are various flights during the day.
Koh Samui has only has a few airlines that offer daily services – these include Bangkok Airways, Thai Airways and Firefly Airlines. Each of these offer daily flights from different destinations; such as Bangkok, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.
Cheap Direct Flights to Koh Samui, Thailand
Bangkok Airways offer daily flights; with a single flight taking approximately 45 minutes from Bangkok, but you can also catch a flight from Singapore if this is more centrally located for you.
You can also take older propeller style planes to reach Koh Samui. While jets take around 45 minutes, the propeller planes may take up to 1 hour and 30 minutes from Bangkok. If you are coming from Singapore, then you have another flight option from SilkAir. Since 2011, this airline is offering scheduled flights to Koh Samui three flights a week.
Recently, Thai Airways has also started offering flights to Koh Samui from Bangkok. You’ll be happy to know that there are now three flights each day to Koh Samui.
FireFly Airlines is also offering flights to different destinations. Recently, it has started offering daily return flights between Koh Samui and Kuala Lumpur.
If you are flying from either Perth, Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane in Australia, we recommend taking a flight to either Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur or Singapore and then connecting via one of the above airlines.
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