Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui / Samui Island

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Flight information Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui / Samui Island

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Average flight time, total distance 755 kilometres

1h 40min

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Bangkok Airways

Koh Samui / Samui Island

1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Koh Samui / Samui Island: Koh Samui / Samui Island.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui / Samui Island is RM710. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
1h 40min is the average flight time from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui / Samui Island.
There are 2 airlines who fly direct from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui / Samui Island.
As of October, there are 7 flights per week flying from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui / Samui Island.

Flying from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui

Koh Samui is an island in Thailand known for its beautiful array of beaches. There are daily Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui flights and the flight time from KL to Koh Samui takes around 1 hour and 40 minutes. Because Koh Samui is a popular tourist destination, you can easily book cheap flights from KL to Koh Samui. 

Airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) to Samui International Airport (USM)

Two airlines that offer direct flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) to Samui International Airport (USM) are Bangkok Airways and Malaysia Airlines. Both airlines offer cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui departing from Kuala Lumpur International Airport - Terminal 1 and arriving at Samui International Airport - International Terminal.

Airlines that fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Samui Airport (USM)

Currently, there are no airlines with direct flights from Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB) to Koh Samui Airport (USM). 

Departure from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) to Koh Samui

To get to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) fast, you could take the KLIA express train for around RM55, and it would take around 30 minutes from the city. The Skybus costs around RM12 but it takes a much longer time (1 hour and 30 minutes). For convenience, take a taxi for about RM65 - RM100 or book a private or shared airport transfer.

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) Information

There are two terminals operating in Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The main terminal is KLIA – serving both domestic and international flights. The second terminal is KLIA2 which operates mainly for AirAsia flights but also serves other budget airlines like Scoot. There are shuttle buses located nearby for safe travelling to and from either terminal. 

Kuala Lumpur International Airport is the largest airport in Malaysia offering services and facilities that are more than enough for its passengers. Amenities include rest zones, TV & movie lounges, and Malaysia’s famous capsule hotel for passengers who need the beauty rest they deserve. Free WiFi, stores and restaurants are also available.

Arrival at Samui International Airport (USM)

Upon arrival from your KL to Koh Samui flight, you will have to do immigration formalities at Samui International Airport. You will arrive at the international terminal and it is specifically designed for the efficient flow of arriving passengers. Friendly and helpful staff will also help you with check-ins.

The cheapest way to get to the city would be to book a shared minivan. If you’re looking for a fast and more convenient way of getting to the city centre, you may rent a car or book a private car taxi for THB400 (RM55). 

Samui International Airport (USM) Information

Owned by Bangkok Airways, Samui International Airport is a unique airport with an open-air design. It is made to create a summer, beach look, perfect for tourists looking for a tropical vacation, from the gardens and food to the island souvenirs! Enjoy snacks, refreshments and free WiFi too. The airport is filled with vibrant colours, and nature is its best friend. Travelling with children? There’s a play area made available for them too!

Koh Samui trip recommendations 

The second largest island in Thailand, Koh Samui is full of captivating beaches with beautiful blue waters, palm trees, resorts and spas. This is truly a vacation you need to bring your camera on. With its natural beauty and tropical vibe, there is no wonder many Malaysian travellers book Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui flights.

When you’re in the island, try out their unique but simple street food because you’ve got plenty to choose from. Have a taste of their barbeques, soups, and curries. Top it all off with their sticky rice. Visit their restaurants as well if you’re looking for fine dining. You’d never want to miss one of Asia’s best beach destinations!

What is the time difference between Kuala Lumpur and Koh Samui? 

Kuala Lumpur (GMT+8) is one hour ahead of Koh Samui (GMT+7).

What is the weather like in Koh Samui?

The climate in Koh Samui is warm and humid all year round with an average temperature of 28°C. 

What is the currency and exchange rate for Koh Samui?

Koh Samui, Thailand uses the Thai Baht (THB).

RM1 = THB7.44 (As of 5 July 2019)

What is the average cost of a hotel room in Koh Samui

The average hotel room rate in Koh Samui, Thailand is RM235 - RM1050.

Koh Samui visa requirements for Malaysians 

A visa is not necessary for Malaysians travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui for stays less than 30 days. Malaysians just need to make sure their passport is valid for at least 6 months upon entering Koh Samui. Return air tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui might also be inspected upon arrival.

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Information is accurate as of 5 July 2019.

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