- 1 How long does it take from Bangkok to Koh Samet?
- 2 Can I take my car to Koh Samet?
- 3 Are there taxis on Koh Samet?
- 4 Is Koh Samet expensive?
- 5 Is Koh Samet worth visiting?
- 6 What is the closest island to Bangkok?
- 7 How do I get from Bangkok airport to Koh Samet?
- 8 What is the closest beach to Bangkok?
- 9 Can I travel to Koh Samet now?
- 10 How do you get from Rayong to Koh Samet?
- 11 How do I get from Pattaya to Koh Samet?
- 12 How do I get from Pattaya to Koh Samui?
How long does it take from Bangkok to Koh Samet?
How to Get to Koh Samet. You can easily make your own way to the island by taking a public bus, minibus, or private taxi southeast from Bangkok to the Nuan Thip Pier in Ban Phe, just outside of Rayong. The drive takes between 3 – 4 hours, depending on how stupendous Bangkok’s traffic is on that particular day.
Can I take my car to Koh Samet?
You are not allowed to take your own vehicle to Koh Samet, but you can drive to Ban Phe and leave your vehicle in secure parking areas across from the Koh Samet ferry terminals for a cost of approximately 100 baht per day.
Are there taxis on Koh Samet?
There is one main road stretched from the north to the south on Koh Samet. Transportation on the island is by taxi(songtaew), motobike, ATV, boat, well and certainly by foot.
Is Koh Samet expensive?
Why go to Koh Samet For Thai residents the entrance fee is reasonable THB40, but the standard entry price for tourists is THB200 for adults and THB100 for children – neither Thai driving licence nor Thai work permits entitle you to get the Thai price.
Is Koh Samet worth visiting?
Koh Samet is a paradise island that you can reach just within a few hours from Bangkok. White sandy beaches, amazing sunsets and vibrant night-life make it a perfect destination for a quick escape from the city.
What is the closest island to Bangkok?
Koh Si Chang, or Sichang, is the nearest island to Bangkok.
How do I get from Bangkok airport to Koh Samet?
The distance between Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Ko Samet is 147 km. How do I travel from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samet without a car? The best way to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Ko Samet without a car is to bus and ferry via Bangkok Khao San Road which takes 6h 15m and costs ฿650 – ฿800.
What is the closest beach to Bangkok?
Under two hours away from Bangkok, Pattaya is the closest large beach to the Thai capital and a popular destination for both locals and tourists. Pattaya has undergone a major beach restoration process to stop erosion from eating away at the 2.7-kilometer-long stretch of sand.
Can I travel to Koh Samet now?
Covid19 Update: In line with the government’s policy of re-opening National Parks in Thailand, Koh Samet re-opened to tourists from 1 July 2020. The island offers all the ingredients that tourists require. There are fine white sand beaches, clear blue seas, water sports, good nightlife and a wide range of restaurants.
How do you get from Rayong to Koh Samet?
There is no direct connection from Rayong to Ko Samet. However, you can take the Songtaew to Ban Phe, take the walk to Ban Phe Pier, then take the Fast Ferry to Ko Samet Na Dan Pier. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Rayong to Ko Samet via Ban Phe and Nuanthip Pier in around 1h 49m.
How do I get from Pattaya to Koh Samet?
There are 2 ways to get from Pattaya to Ko Samet by bus or ferry
- Take the bus from Pattaya to Rayong 138.
- Take the Songtaew from Rayong Bus Terminal to Ban Phe.
- Take the Fast Ferry from Ban Phe Pier to Ko Samet Na Dan Pier.
How do I get from Pattaya to Koh Samui?
There are two ways to get from Pattaya to Koh Samui island: by bus with changing to ferry or by plane. You can also rent a car without a driver. The trip by bus and ferry costs $54.4, the total trip duration is 15.5 hours. Flights take 1 hour 10 minutes, the ticket price is $113.