How far is Koh Samet from Bangkok?

How do you get 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.

How much is a taxi from Bangkok to Koh Samet?

Top rated Bangkok to Koh Samet taxi service (and all of Rayong)

To/from Koh Samet Deluxe sedan VIP Van
Central Bangkok – Koh Samet 2,650 3,350
Pattaya – Koh Samet 1,500 2,000
Koh Samet further afield From central Bangkok to:
Central Bangkok – Rayong town center 2,650 3,250

Can I drive 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.

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.

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How do you get around Koh Samet?

Taxi/Songthaew on Koh Samet

Songthaew on Koh Samet is an easy and great way to get around. The island is small, however, and there are not of them so if you have bad luck you can have to wait a little while before someone comes through that you can wave to stay.

What is the best area to stay in Thailand?

Where to Stay in Thailand: 13 Incredible Places

  • Bangkok.
  • Phuket.
  • Chiang Rai.
  • Chiang Mai.
  • Hua Hin.
  • Koh Chang.
  • Pai.
  • Khao Yai National Park.

Is Phuket or Pattaya better?

While Phuket offers a more rejuvenating and peaceful experience, Pattaya is a rather loud destination with a constant, frenzied party atmosphere. While Phuket is best suited for families, kids and couples, Pattaya is for the adventure freaks, adrenaline junkies and the spoiled part of the population.

What is Koh Samet known for?

Koh Samet boasts a number of fine white sandy beaches. The famous Samet beaches are Hat Sai Kaew, Ao Noi Na, Ao Luk Yon, Ao Phai, Ao Putsa, Ao Tubtim, Ao Lung Dum, Ao Cho, Ao Tawan, Ao Wong Duean, Ao Thian, Ao Wai, Ao Kiu, Ao Pakarang, Ao Karang and Ao Phrao. … – Koh Samet has no freshwater source.

How do I get from Kottaya to Koh Samet?

There is no direct connection from Pattaya to Ko Samet. However, you can take the bus to Rayong Bus Terminal, take the Songtaew to Ban Phe, take the walk to Ban Phe Pier, then take the Fast Ferry to Ko Samet Na Dan Pier.

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