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Best way to get to Phuket from Samui

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Best way to get to Phuket from Samui

I guess I would like the most interesting and hope it is also the fastest. Thanx

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1. Re: Best way to get to Phuket from Samui

Flying will be the best option. Have look on Bangkok Airways web site for flights and prices. If it is before 1 September 2018 then check also on Thai Air.

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2. Re: Best way to get to Phuket from Samui

Fastest is flying non-stop with Bangkok Airways. Nominally one hour but more like 3 hours with check-in deadlines and wait for baggage. You might see something if you get a window seat.

You see a bit more of Thailand for much less money in 7 hours if you take the Lomprayah https://www.lomprayah.com ferry and bus combo.

Let's not go into the rat hole of how you could make the trip even more interesting than that.

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3. Re: Best way to get to Phuket from Samui

Flight is fastest or as above ferry+bus route

Only airline with flights between Samui and Phuket is Bangkok Airways

Edited: 12 June 2018, 08:21
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4. Re: Best way to get to Phuket from Samui

I agree Lomprayah ferry and bus, is a good way, there is some nice scenery along parts of the route. It's not that expensive either. You can also arrange pick up from your hotel on Samui.

You can book online (at least two days in advance).

https://www.lomprayah.com/

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5. Re: Best way to get to Phuket from Samui

I you fly and if the plane lands east to west in Phuket you a lovely view of Phang nga Bay! Its a quick 45min trip, and worth it.

Whilst a trip on the ferry / bus might be interesting after a couple of hours I could be boring. Its slower but much cheaper.

Interesting and best are very very subjective.

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"I guess I would like the most interesting and hope it is also the fastest"

Fastest = flying

Interesting = the trips where everything goes wrong. Sucks at the time, but makes for a great travel story when you get home.

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7. Re: Best way to get to Phuket from Samui

I would fly

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8. Re: Best way to get to Phuket from Samui

Second the notion of flying.

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9. Re: Best way to get to Phuket from Samui

thanx all

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