By Royal Thai Railways from Bangkok
From Central Train Station Bangkok by train to the south several times daily. This is also the route for the famous luxury Eastern and Oriental train, which starts in Chiang Mai and ends in Singapore. In Suratthani you leave the train and you continue your trip by bus and ferry to Ko Samui. There is a direct connection to the bus two times per day, at 7am and 12 (noon)
By Bus from Bangkok
The buses start in the morning about 7 am and evening 7pm from the Southern Bus Terminal in Bangkok. About 12 hours later they arrive Nathon/Ko Samui after a 1,5 h ferrytrip from Don Sak to Nathon .
Take a taxi or a “Thongseaw”, which is some kind of pickup, at the ferry pier to reach Aree Beach Resort. Pick up by us is difficult due tho the uncertainty of the arrival time.