3 Day Trip: How to Get from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui

By | March 10, 2017

3 Day Trip: How to Get from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui….Life is too short to live it the same way. Change your mind, start thinking out of the box and travel as much as you can, learn as many things as possible and discover as much as you are able. The best way to feel the rhythm of life is traveling. Let your next destination be Thailand.

Check out our guide to 3 days trip to Koh Samui from Chiang Mai. This is for the travelers who have decided to spend their vocation first of all in Chiang Mai and then on Koh Samui.

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How to Get to Koh Samui

While the direct flight to Koh Samui seems expensive, you can take the train to Surat Thani (through Bangkok) or an Air Asia flight to Bangkok and another flight to Surat Thani. Traveling by train is interesting but flying is more convenient and effortless. Although flying is a little more costly than taking the trains but if you want to save time during your 3 days trip then you’d better opt for flying options. As for the train from Chang Mai to BKK and BKK to Surat they are both night trains, which means that it’s going to be a long trip for you.

One hour can be enough between flights but it’s better to call the airline and make it clearer because a lot depends on whether they transfer your luggage for you. According to the latest researches there’s one daily flight direct from Koh Samui to Chiang Mai. It that takes just under 2 hours and the cost is from 6,000 THB to 8,000 THB. If you prefer bus services then keep in mind that they run from Koh Samui to Chiang Mai every day via Bangkok. The journey takes approximately 22 hours and both VIP and standard travel is available.

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Koh Samui villas for rent

The first and the most popular way to find and rent a villa on Koh Samui is doing some research on the internet. Social networks can help you find out the best travel agencies and real estate agents that help tourists and foreigners rent luxury or affordable villas on the Koh Samui Island. You can ask a lot of questions online regarding the facilities, conditions, prices, and similar necessary things about the villa you want to rent.

Single travelers, or couples without children with some level of the English language may settle in any hostel or guest house for a couple of days just after their arrival. Once you arrive you are welcome to rent a car and look for ads «RENT» or tablet with phone numbers, which offer affordable prices. Those looking for luxury villas can book the desired villa with private pool and special facilities just by two or three clicks on the matching websites.

Everything is well-organized, as Thai travel agencies work per the modern European standards not only for their VIP visitors but for anyone who has chosen Koh Samui as their next vacation destination. That’s one of the main reasons why so many people love Koh Samui and decide to return there once again in their life.