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About Flights to Koh Samui

Summary info about Koh Samui flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£351

Best Return Price

£574

Fastest flight time

17h 50m

Operated By

3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Koh Samui from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £351 (London Gatwick to Ko Samui).
The best return flight price to Koh Samui from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £574 (London Heathrow to Ko Samui).
The fastest flight to Koh Samui from United Kingdom takes 17h 50m (London Stansted to Ko Samui).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Koh Samui, including EVA Air, Etihad Airways and Gulf Air.

Cheapest flights to Koh Samui airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Koh Samui airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport
Koh Samui

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Koh Samui

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Koh Samui (USM)

Typically, flights to Koh Samui from London are cheaper when flying from London Gatwick to Ko Samui, which has an average price of £710

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO KOH SAMUI FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTNovember13% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Koh Samui costs on average just £650 in November
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO KOH SAMUI FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember30% more expensiveIt costs about £975 for flights to Koh Samui from London Heathrow Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO KOH SAMUI FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTApril536% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Koh Samui from London Heathrow Airport in April than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Koh Samui?

There are various cities in the UK that you can depart from to reach Ko Samui in Thailand. You can get flights to Ko Samui, Thailand, from the UK in as little as 14 hours and 50 minutes if you are departing from London. If you are leaving from the Midlands, you can touch down from Birmingham in around 16 and a half hours, while flights from Manchester to Ko Samui Airport also take approximately 16 and a half hours to land after take-off.

Unfortunately there are no direct flights that can be taken from the UK to Ko Samui. However, there are plenty of indirect routes that are convenient and frequent. You can fly from London Heathrow Airport, which will require a change at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. You can also get indirect Ko Samui flight deals from Birmingham Airport, London Gatwick Airport, Manchester Airport and Edinburgh Airport. All of these require two changes. Firstly, you’ll be required to change at the hub of the airline you’re flying with, followed by a second change in Bangkok.

Users booking trips to Koh Samui from Bangkok found flights 78% cheaper than the average price of flights to Koh Samui. To find the cheapest price to Koh Samui from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The month of November is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Koh Samui from United Kingdom, with most prices found around £649. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of November, then book flights to Koh Samui from United Kingdom during September instead. Flights to Koh Samui in September, while not as cheap as those in November, still average around £662.

In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Koh Samui is about 60 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are £719. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though, because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as £574.

Our data shows that Sunday is the least expensive day to fly to Koh Samui. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as £765. When flying out on a Saturday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United Kingdom to Koh Samui for around £811.

Our data shows that the cheapest United Kingdom to Koh Samui flights are usually those with departure times in the afternoon. Our users have found flights to Koh Samui in the afternoon for as low as £647. Try not to purchase tickets in the morning because they tend to be around £830. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

Users planning a flight to Koh Samui during the months of January, May, or October should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in Koh Samui even when it's raining, though. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out Fishermans Village.

The month of February, March, or April is often the best time to visit Koh Samui to go to the beach due to the weather. Chaweng Beach is the most often visited beach in the area. Consider visiting Lamai Beach during your Koh Samui visit as well.

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Koh Samui is possible. If you are planning a flight to Koh Samui, consider booking flights to Surat Thani Airport (67 mi from Koh Samui city centre), Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport (73 mi from Koh Samui city centre) or Chumphon Airport (95 mi from Koh Samui city centre).

Prices vary based on where travellers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Koh Samui is Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport where the average price is £67pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.



Koh Samui flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Koh Samui found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
15 Sep
LHR06:00London Heathrow
28h 30m
2 stops
USM10:30Ko Samui
30 Sep
USM08:00Ko Samui
24h 55m
3 stops
LHR08:55London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
15 Sep
LHR06:00London Heathrow
26h 40m
2 stops
USM08:40Ko Samui
30 Sep
USM06:05Ko Samui
26h 50m
2 stops
LHR08:55London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
20 Sep
LHR06:00London Heathrow
28h 30m
3 stops
USM10:30Ko Samui
24 Oct
USM04:00Ko Samui
28h 55m
2 stops
LHR08:55London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
15 Sep
LHR06:00London Heathrow
22h 45m
2 stops
USM04:45Ko Samui
30 Sep
USM05:30Ko Samui
35h 50m
4 stops
LHR17:20London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
13 Sep
LHR06:00London Heathrow
28h 30m
3 stops
USM10:30Ko Samui
30 Sep
USM05:30Ko Samui
27h 25m
4 stops
LHR08:55London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
21 Nov
MAN08:00Manchester
22h 55m
2 stops
USM06:55Ko Samui
8 May
USM15:25Ko Samui
46h 50m
2 stops
MAN14:15Manchester

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Koh Samui

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Koh Samui, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
18 Sep
LGW15:30London Gatwick
37h 15m
3 stops
USM04:45Ko Samui
Multiple Airlines
24 Sep
STN02:30London Stansted
45h 55m
3 stops
USM00:25Ko Samui
Multiple Airlines
17 Sep
STN04:45London Stansted
20h 20m
2 stops
USM01:05Ko Samui

Which airlines fly to Koh Samui?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Koh Samui

Which airlines fly to Koh Samui?

When flying to Koh Samui from United Kingdom, momondo travellers will most often fly with one of these popular airlines: Thai Airways, EVA Air, KLM or Singapore Airlines. Depending on what airport in United Kingdom you fly from, you may be able to find flights with any of these popular airlines.

Bangkok Airways Flights to Koh Samui

Bangkok Airways will jet to Koh Samui around 85 times in an average week. Where you fly from will dictate what kind of deals you can get for Bangkok Airways, but prices as low as £104 have been found from London Heathrow to Koh Samui. Bangkok Airways has scored 8.7/10 in momondo user reviews.

Emirates Flights to Koh Samui

£647 is the best return Emirates deal to Koh Samui found on momondo in the last few days. The deal departed from Birmingham. Emirates has 68 flights to Koh Samui most weeks, with prices varying by availability. 122 momondo users have reviewed Emirates, scoring the airline a 8.6/10 on average.


Airports near Koh Samui

Below you will find all the airports in Koh Samui along with their distance from the city centre

How do you get to the city centre from Ko Samui airport?

It takes under one hour to get from the airport to the city centre by car. An easy and convenient way to travel is by getting a taxi from the front of the airport. These are cheap and will get you to the centre in around 45 minutes, depending on how much traffic there is. You can also get a songthaew, which is essentially a pick-up truck with two benches fitted in the back. These do not run on a schedule though, so you just have hail one down when you see one. There are no buses on Ko Samui island, but there are some local ride-sharing apps, which you can download and book a journey through. These are cheap and take a similar time to reach the city.


Popular routes to Koh Samui

Most frequently searched flights to Koh Samui along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
London to Koh Samui Flights
Fastest flight time14h 35m
Cheapest price£574
Manchester to Koh Samui Flights
Fastest flight time19h 15m
Cheapest price£652
Bangkok to Koh Samui Flights
Fastest flight time1h 30m
Cheapest price£179
Birmingham to Koh Samui Flights
Fastest flight time24h 50m
Cheapest price£885
Glasgow to Koh Samui Flights
Fastest flight time26h 35m
Cheapest price£910
Newcastle upon Tyne to Koh Samui Flights
Fastest flight time30h 35m
Cheapest price£925
Grimsby to Koh Samui Flights
Fastest flight time25h 20m
Cheapest price£1,130
Edinburgh to Koh Samui Flights
Fastest flight time19h 10m
Cheapest price£794
Cardiff to Koh Samui Flights
Fastest flight time45h 50m
Cheapest price£1,540
Leeds to Koh Samui Flights
Fastest flight time26h 45m
Cheapest price£1,135

Visa requirements for visiting Koh Samui

You can enter Thailand as a British citizen for up to 30 days without the need to apply for a visa. However, if you’re staying longer than this, you will need to apply through the Thai Embassy. Your passport will also need to have six month validity on it from your arrival date for you to be granted entry.


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Best things to do and see in Koh Samui

Start your trip to Ko Sumui with a visit to Lamai beach, where you can enjoy the turquoise waters and top up your tan. Next, take a trip to the Secret Buddha Garden, a hidden garden amongst the rainforest. Not only well worth the trip once you're there, but the walk will provide you with some great viewpoints too. Brighten up your day at Paradise Park Farm, an animal sanctuary with various colourful species as well as an infinity pool in which you can take a dip. Afterwards, head over to Samui Elephant Sanctuary, where you can interact with elephants that were previously exploited, but are now enjoying peace and tranquillity. Finish off your trip with a visit to the Na Muang Waterfall, a 30 minute hike that will reward you with spectacular views.


Why use momondo?

Finding the right flight to Koh Samui is quick and easy when you have a range of options in front of you, from reputable agents and recognisable airlines. These options can then be filtered down to find the best fit. That is what momondo does. We make finding flights to Koh Samui quick and easy, saving you time and money.

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