From Bangkok to Rayong
Follow Sukhumvit Road (Highway No. 3) from Bangkok through Bangpu District, Chonburi town, Bangsaen, Sri Racha District, Pattaya, Hat Jomtien, Sattahip District, Ban Chang District before finally arriving in the center of Rayong Province. The total distance is 220 kilometers.
The most popular route starts from Bangna-Trat Road (Highway No.34) via Bang Phli and Bang Bo District (Samut Prakan Province) and Highway No.3 at km. 70. The total distance is 220.
Drive along Sukhumvit Road (Highway No. 3) to Bang Lamung, then turn off of Highway No.3 at Km.140 and continue on Highway No. 36 to Rayong. The total distance is 210 kilometers.
Take Highway No. 344 (Ban Bung-Klaeng) at Chonburi town, passing through Ban Bung, Nong Yai, Wang Chan to Klaeng District, Rayong Province. The total distance is 100 kilometers. (Bangkok-Chonburi is 80 kilometers) – This route is suitable for those who like to go sightseeing in Klaeng District and Khao Chamao-Khao Wong National Park or pass through Chanthaburi Province.
Use the Motorway, starting from Phatthanakarn Road, Prawet District, Bangkok and drive all the way to Pattaya (120 kilometers), then switch to use Highway No.36 and proceed for another 50 kilometers to Rayong.
There are many regular bus services connecting Rayong, Bangkok and other province. Depart regularly from Ekkamai eastern bus terminal. for more information contact http://www.busticket.in.th
By Mini van
Mini van are popular because you can choose destination, which it has to be in the same direction of the rough. The Mini van terminal locate at Victory Monument.
Bangkok Airways operates flights from Phuket and Koh Samui to Rayong (Landing at Utapao-Rayong-Pataya International Airport (UTP)) approximately 30 km. to Rayong. For more information contact Bangkok Airways (www.bangkokair.com)
TRANSPORTATION TO SAMET ISLAND
Ban Phe away from the city approximately 19 km.
Samet island away from Ban Phe about 6 km. ferry boat are depart every 1 hour and took 45 minute to the island. for speed boat took 15 minute and you can choose destination. the last ferry boat depart from Ban Phe at 7.00 p.m. speed boat are available 24 hour, require booking in advance.
When you arrived to the island there has Songtaew (Pick up truck with 2 line of seats) and motorcycle for rent available around the island.