Although Koh Samui does have its own private airport, there are several equally convenient (and much less expensive) Fly’n’Ferry services from Bangkok that will have you there in no time.
NokAir, one of Thailand’s best low-cost airlines, offers up to seven Fly’n’Ferry packages daily, originating from Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport and arriving in either Surat Thani or Nakhon Si Thammarat, depending on the flight time. Both of these Southern airports are equidistant to the Don Sak Pier, which is where the Lomprayah Hi-speed Catamaran whisks passengers across the Gulf of Thailand to Koh Samui’s NaThon Pier (located on the Western side of the island).
While on board your NokAir flight—to or from Bangkok—you’ll enjoy friendly service, including a snack meal and tea or coffee service, before touching down approximately one hour later at your end destination. For an additional B300 passengers can request a Nok Premium Seat, which puts you in the front few rows in a long-leg seat. And, for those travelling with lots of holiday gear, if you pre-book your extra baggage allowance online you can increase your baggage allowance by 5kg, 10kg, 15kg, 20kg, and even 25kg (see website for details).
For those arriving in Nakhon Si Tammarat, a VIP transport awaits you at the airport. For small groups expect a luxury 8-seat Toyota premium van, while larger groups will be driven to Don Sak pier in a comfortable coach bus. It’s just over an hour’s ride, following pleasant, well-paved country roads, and it’s timed perfectly to make sure you arrive at the ferry dock right on time.
The roomy Lomprayah Hi-speed Catamaran—the fastest sea crossing in the Gulf of Thailand—then departs and arrives at the NaThon Pier on Koh Samui approximately 40 minutes later, allowing you time to enjoy the ocean breezes, have a snack on board, or perhaps change into your beachwear before stepping off the vessel. As a final consideration, NokAir allows you to pre-book your transfer to/from the Koh Samui ferry pier—from B200 one way per person—which provides a smooth connection to/from your place of stay on the island.
Getting back is just as speedy and convenient, and NokAir representatives are present all transfer points to make sure your journey is smooth and hassle-free.
Book online at: www.nokair.com