$37 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Ko Samui. This flight is from Bangkok and is 85% cheaper than most flights to Ko Samui. To find the cheapest price to Ko Samui from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
In general, November is the cheapest month to fly from United States to Ko Samui. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $836. If you’re not able to fly to Ko Samui in November, then December is your next best option. Flight prices from United States to Ko Samui during December average around $888.
In general, most travelers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Ko Samui is about 45 days prior to their departure date when tickets on average are $1,092. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Ko Samui outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from United States to Ko Samui for $778.
According to our data, Sunday is the cheapest day to fly to Ko Samui from United States. The lowest ticket price found for a Sunday departure recently was $984. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. When flying out on a Tuesday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United States to Ko Samui for around $1,139.
Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Ko Samui is at noon. Flights from United States to Ko Samui during this time can be as low as $818. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Ko Samui is in the morning when prices are around $1,274.
Visitors planning their vacations to Ko Samui should book their flights for February, March, or April if they are planning on visiting Chaweng Beach. Consider visiting Lamai Beach during your Ko Samui visit as well.
Those flying to Ko Samui could potentially find better pricing at Surat Thani Airport (67 mi from Ko Samui city center), Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport (73 mi from Ko Samui city center) or Chumphon Airport (95 mi from Ko Samui city center) depending on the month and departure airport.
Chumphon Airport has an average price of $176 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Ko Samui. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.
Currently, Thailand travel restrictions include travel to Ko Samui. Thailand has restricted the entry of foreign nationals except permanent residents, parents, spouses and children of Thai nationals and residents, students, airline crew with a scheduled return flight, and those with a work permit until at least August 31. Emergency landings, humanitarian aid flights, medical or relief flights, repatriation and cargo flights, state or military aircraft, and technical landings without disembarkation may still enter the country. To enter Thailand, all travelers must have a fit-to-fly health certificate, a medical certificate indicating that they have tested negative for COVID-19 (RT-PCR test) within 72 hours before departure, either (a) a certificate from their parent agency/authority confirming that it will cover all medical expenses OR (b) proof of health insurance covering all medical expenditure, including for COVID-19, up to USD $100,000 minimum, and a Certificate of Entry issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Travelers suspected of carrying COVID-19 may be denied entry into the country. In addition to the above, permanent residents or work permit holders and their family members, students, and those seeking medical treatment must have a Certificate of Entry issued by the Royal Thai Embassy or the Royal Thai Consulate-General in their country of departure to enter Thailand. Travelers with an urgent need to travel to Thailand should contact the Thai embassy or consulate in their country of departure at least 10 working days before their proposed date of travel to explain their circumstances. They will also need to provide a copy of their confirmed booking at an ASQ hotel, and either a copy of their work permit (if it is already expired, the employer should contact the Ministry of Labour to issue a WP3), a copy of letter of permission to work in Thailand from a Thai government agency (such as the Ministry of Labour, the Ministry of Education, BOI) or a copy of the Certificate of Residence. All travelers to Thailand are required to complete 14 days quarantine at a State Quarantine or Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) facility. The validity of all temporary visas has been extended until September 26, 2020. If you are planning to travel to Ko Samui at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.