Bangkok to Surat Thani

Bangkok to Surat Thani

  Oct 31, 2021, 30 trips (฿246 – ฿9,395)
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14

Trains

11h First: 7:50 Last: 19:55

From ฿246
6

Buses

10h First: 16:00 Last: 19:00

From ฿537
9

Flights

1h 10m First: 6:35 Last: 16:20

From ฿715
1

Taxis

11h

From ฿8,405

Bangkok to Surat Thani Schedule

Bangkok to Surat Thani Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Glassflower Comfort Any time฿ 8,405
Thai Railways 2nd Class AC seats only 07:50 - 18:50฿ 858
Thai AirAsia Economy #FD323709:15 - 10:35฿ 1,559
Thai AirAsia Economy #FD323913:05 - 14:20฿ 1,559
Thai Lion Air Economy #SL74013:30 - 14:40฿ 981
Thai Airways Economy #TG225112:30 - 13:50฿ 1,710
Thai Vietjet Economy #VZ35613:35 - 14:50฿ 1,219
Thai Railway 1st Class Sleeper 14:53 - 02:40฿ 1,761
Sri Suthep Tour VIP 18:00 - 04:00฿ 646

Transportation from Bangkok to Surat Thani

Bangkok to Surat Thani Destination Reviews

GE
Bus VIP, Sri Suthep Tour (ศรีสุเทพทัวร์), Feb 7, 2020
The trip itself was okay, but unfortunately, the place we told we was getting dropped off at was miles away from where we actually stopped. Which meant that we couldn't get to our hotel (which we booked for opposite where we was supposed to be dropped off according to 12Go). So we lost out on a precious few hours sleep and 460 baht for the hotel and another 250 to get us near to where we had to be the following morning. If you book this journey, be cautious as to where you actually stop.
SL
Bus VIP 24, Krungsiam Tour (กรุงสยามทัวร์), Feb 19, 2018
Comfy seats, I slept nice 7 hours in the bus.
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How to get from Bangkok to Surat Thani

When you want to get from Bangkok to Surat Thani, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Van
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about THB 9,395. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as THB 246.

How far is Bangkok from Surat Thani?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Bangkok to Surat Thani. Your trip will be a total of 400 miles (643 km). The flying distance is 335 miles (539 km).

How long does it take to get from Bangkok to Surat Thani?

The travel time from Bangkok to Surat Thani can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 15 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Bangkok to Surat Thani?

The cost of the trip from Bangkok to Surat Thani varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Thai Railway (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย): travelling by train expect to pay as low as THB 246 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as THB 9,395.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Bangkok to Surat Thani:

  • Van price : THB 767 - THB 767;
  • Train tickets - THB 246 to THB 1,829;
  • Bus tickets - THB 537 to THB 876;
  • Plane tickets - THB 981 to THB 1,710;
  • flight+van price: THB 1,949 - THB 1,949. From Bangkok to Surat Thani starting from 08:05 Don Mueang Airport until 08:05 Don Mueang Airport
  • taxi+van price: THB 2,200 - THB 2,200. From Bangkok to Surat Thani starting from 05:00 Surat Thani Town Transfer until 05:00 Surat Thani Town Transfer

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from THB 8,405 to THB 9,395.

How many trips per day are there between Bangkok and Surat Thani?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Bangkok to Surat Thani depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • 1 by flight+van from Bangkok to Surat Thani starting from 08:05 Don Mueang Airport until 08:05 Don Mueang Airport
  • Buses start plying the route from 16:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 19:00. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • 1 by taxi+van from Bangkok to Surat Thani starting from 05:00 Surat Thani Town Transfer until 05:00 Surat Thani Town Transfer
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.
  • Vans from Bangkok to Surat Thani depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Bangkok to Surat Thani any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Bangkok to Surat Thani. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is THB 981.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Bangkok to Surat Thani
Thai AirAsia (แอร์เอเชีย), Thai Lion Air (ไทยไลอ้อนแอร์), Thai Smile (ไทยสมายล์), Thai Vietjet (ไทยเวียดเจ็ทแอร์)

Buses

Taking a bus from Bangkok to Surat Thani is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Bangkok to Surat Thani. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as THB 8,405.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

Vans

A shared van is another means of transport for traveling from Bangkok to Surat Thani. As far as travel time is concerned, it’s basically equal to a taxi ride, while price-wise it’s way more affordable. The majority of tourists book a van online in advance.

Sometimes, when trains or buses aren’t available, a van is your only way to get from Bangkok to Surat Thani.

Things to remember: while traveling by van, you might not have as much space for luggage as you would on a train or a plane. It’s a good idea to pack only the most useful things for a van trip and put them in a backpack that will be easy to carry around.

The most popular transport from Bangkok to Surat Thani

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Bangkok to Surat Thani? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 46% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 37% decided to go for a bus.
  • 12% users took a plane.
  • 2% chosen flight+van
  • 1% decided to catch a taxi.
  • 1% chosen taxi+van
  • 1% opted for a van.