The cheapest times to fly from USM to UTP are

  • January 8th to May 6th
  • July 30th to December 9th (except the weeks of August 6th, August 13th, and October 15th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from USM to UTP is early October. Prices can be as high as $320 for Monday flights during early January, or as low as $280 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Pattaya City

Flying from Koh Samui (USM) to Utapao (UTP) will usually cost between $280 to $294 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $280. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $307. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $27 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $287 can be considered a good price for a round-trip USM to UTP flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the USM to UTP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

USM to UTP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the USM to UTP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Ko Samui. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.79, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1 (0%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $285. Return trip prices are from the UTP to USM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from USM to UTP can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 23 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from USM to UTP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) in Bangkok

  • 71 miles (114 km) away from UTP
  • Usually 13.41% less expensive than UTP
  • Nonstop flights available

See USM to BKK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from USM to UTP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Bangkok Airways, Emirates, Qantas, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from U-Tapao Pattaya International Airport to Samui Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 226 miles or 364 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from USM to UTP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop USM to UTP flight is about 1 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Koh Samui and Utapao?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from USM to UTP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeUSM
Origination airport nameSamui Airport
CityKoh Samui

Return Airport

Destination codeUTP
Destination airport nameU-Tapao Pattaya International Airport


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