Cheap flights to Koh Samui

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Flights to Koh Samui in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price$1,793Average for return flights in January 2022
Return from$1,702From Auckland Intl to Koh Samui
One-way from$642One-way flight from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Koh Samui (USM)

Koh Samui 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Koh Samui found for this year
21 Mar - 12 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

USM

Koh Samui

2 stops

23h 20m
USM

Koh Samui

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

33h 45m
$1,702

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 27.1.22

22 Mar - 12 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

USM

Koh Samui

3 stops

34h 00m
USM

Koh Samui

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

25h 35m
$1,748

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 27.1.22

10 Mar - 24 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

USM

Koh Samui

2 stops

52h 00m
USM

Koh Samui

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

17h 10m
$1,857

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25.1.22

Can I fly to Koh Samui from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Koh Samui

Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Koh Samui.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Koh Samui.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Koh Samui.

Documents
Thailand Pass - The Thailand Pass is a web-based system for Thai and foreign travelers to fill in their travel and health information and upload the related documents before travelling. This system is operational and will replace the COE system on 1 November, 2021. However, the COE will continue to be used for certain groups of travelers.

MorChana App - Alert application and contact tracing app to be used while in Thailand. Download via Apple Store or Google Play Store.


Can I fly back to New Zealand from Koh Samui?

Returning to New Zealand from Koh Samui

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Koh Samui are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

When is the best time to fly to Koh Samui?

Average Koh Samui flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

AKL - USM

Price

$1,027 - $2,244

USM

Temperature

27 - 29 °C

USM

Precipitation

58 - 490 mm

Which day is cheapest to fly to Koh Samui?

Monday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Koh Samui. Flying on Thursday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Koh Samui?

At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your Koh Samui trip. A flight in the afternoon will more often than not be of higher cost.

How long is the flight to Koh Samui?

You can get flights to Koh Samui, Thailand, that take varying lengths of time, depending on which city in New Zealand you leave from. For instance, those that depart from the north of the island, in Auckland, can expect the flight time to be about 17h 35m total, whereas those flying from further south in the country, such as from Wellington or Christchurch, can expect the take-off to touchdown time to be around 18h 25m and 14h 35m respectively. The reason the times vary so much is due to the requirement to make transfers along the way.

Are there direct flights to Koh Samui?

Unfortunately, you are not able to get direct flights from New Zealand to Koh Samui Airport (USM), Koh Samui, but there are still lots of suitable Koh Samui flight deals for you to choose from. For example, if you were to fly from Christchurch Airport (CHC), then you would be required to make just one transfer on your trip. This is most likely to be at Singapore Changi Airport (SIN). For those that are departing from Auckland International Airport (AKL), you will be required to make at least two changes, most commonly at Christchurch and Singapore Airport. If you are leaving from Wellington Airport (WLG), then you will also need to make two changes during your flight. These are most likely to be at Sydney Airport (SYD) and Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK).

How do you get from Koh Samui Airport to the city centre?

One of the most popular areas in Koh Samui is Nathon Town, which is easy to reach from Koh Samui Airport. You can opt to get a taxi from the taxi rank at the front of the airport, which is likely to take around 30min in total. You can also use the local rideshare app, Navigo, to arrange a pick up form the terminal building too. Or, should you want to be in charge of your journey, you can hire a car from one of the many agencies in the arrivals hall. The Transit Samui Public Bus is also a good option from the airport, as it will take you directly to Koh Samui Nathon Pier.

What are some things to do in Koh Samui?

Koh Samui is one of Thailand’s larger islands, so there is loads to do when you visit. Begin your trip by checking out Lamai Beach, which boasts turquoise waters and is a great place to swim. Then head over to meet some local wildlife, up close and personal; Paradise Park Farm gives you the opportunity to interact with various species. If this isn’t enough for you, take a visit to Samui Elephant Sanctuary, where elephants are being looked after having previously been mistreated. Visit Secret Buddha Garden, which will enchant you and provide you with a great viewing point. Finish off your holiday at Na Muang Waterfall, where you can soak up even more impressive vistas.

Do I need a passport or visa to visit Koh Samui?

New Zealand citizens need to have a valid passport to visit Thailand. They will also be given a visa-free entry, which is valid for 30 days.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Koh Samui?

If you book a flight to Koh Samui, you will be flying into Ko Samui, which is the city’s only airport. Koh Samui (USM) is located 3.3 km from the centre of Koh Samui.

Other local departures to Koh Samui from New Zealand