Bangkok to Suratthani @ train, ferry, bus, flight Dec 21, 2017

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From Hua Lamphong to Suratthani by train

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From Ratchadamnoen Avenue to Suratthani by bus

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From Southern Terminal to Suratthani by bus

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From Bangkok any hotel to Suratthani by taxi

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From Hua Lamphong to Suratthani by bus

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From Hua Lamphong to Suratthani by van

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From Khao San Jolly Travel to Suratthani by bus

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From Khao San Jolly Travel to Suratthani by van

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From Don Mueang Airport to Suratthani by flight

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From Suvarnabhumi Airport to Suratthani by flight

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Getting to Suratthani

How to get to Suratthani from Bangkok

What about

Very few tourists who pass through Suratthani on their way to the islands of the Gulf stay in the city even for one night. From the first glance, this busy transport hub does not have much to offer even to the most curious of the travellers. But what Suratthani can give you is the taste of real Thailand – from its spicy cuisine with obvious Muslin influence to narrow streets of the old market quarter. Suratthani is a good base for day trips all around the province which in fact hides a rarely visited mountainous part better explored by car or motorcycle. Suratthani is not by any means the destination to put high in your must-visit list, but if you happen in the area make your best not to miss this pleasant and not touristy place.

Getting to Suratthani

To get to Suratthani from Bangkok, you have an option of a bus or train journey. Travelling by train requires more time (up to 12 hours), while a bus can bring you to your destination in 8 or 9 hours. Travelling by night bus or train is a great way to save your daytime and some extra baht as you do not need to pay for your hotel room. With a variety of choices in price and level of comfort the both means of transportation offer, the long journey from Bangkok to Suratthani is not as tiring as it sounds.

From Bangkok to Suratthani by bus

Buses from Bangkok to Suratthani leave from the Southern bus Terminal in Bangkok, called Sai Tai Mai. The route is served with a number of operators, including Sri Suthep Tour, Bus Express and Bangkok Busline. All of them offer both express and VIP coaches and very similar service, which also includes a meal (served on board or during a pit-stop on the route). The cheapest option is a Sri Suthep Tour express at THB 517, but for some extra baht you can buy a VIP ticket with Bangkok Busline, which is a step further in the sense of comfort. There are only two morning buses at 7.20am, but in the evening the choice is much wider with a number of buses departing hourly from 5pm till 8pm.

Which bus station?

In Suratthani buses from Bangkok arrive to the ‘new’ bus station which lies approximately 7km south of town on Route 41 (Asian Highway 2). To get to the city from there, catch any of the fan cooled orange buses between Surat and the train station at Phun Phin with departures every 10 minutes.

Suratthani has great bus connections with the main cities of the south with buses leaving from the two city bus stations: Talat Kaset 1 and Talat Kaset 2. The former serves local buses around Suratthani Province, while the latter receives traffic from many southern cities of Thailand.

From Bangkok to Suratthani by train

Trains from Bangkok to Suratthani leave from Hua Lamphong Station. There is a morning 2nd class AC seats only which is also the fastest one covering the distance between Bangkok and Suratthani in 9 hours (and for THB 808). The rest of the batch are slower (up to 12 hours) and depart in the afternoon and in the evening at 1pm, 2.45pm, 3.10pm, 3.35pm, 5.05pm, 5.35pm. 6.30pm, 7.30pm and 10.50pm. Even if slower than buses, trains offer the most comfortable ride, depending on which ticket you book. The top choice is an AC 1st class sleeper (the most convenient of which is #85 at 7.30pm; there are also #35 at 2.45pm and #83 at 5.05pm) which lets you travel like a king for your THB 1539. Second class sleepers are also air-conditioned and provide beds that fold out of your seating upon request or in the evening. These tickets cost from THB 968 to THB 1008, and while they may not be as private as 1st class, they are still very comfortable. There are ladies’ only carriages introduced recently, and for solo female travellers it is a really good option at THB 1008. The fan sleeper carriage works pretty much the same as a normal sleeper but excludes air conditioning and gives you an arguable opportunity to take in countryside smells along the trip. Fan sleepers cost 708 THB per person.

Suratthani train station is located in the town of Phun Phin, some 15 km south of the provincial capital. Local buses travel between the city and the train station every 10 minutes throughout the day.

From Suratthani to the islands of the Gulf

For many travellers Suratthani is just a starting point for their journey to the islands of the Gulf. A number of operators offer a joint ticket (bus+ferry) from Suratthani Town, the train station or the airport. You can as well buy just a ferry ticket with Lomprayah or Seatran: both of them bring you to Samui in 2–2½ hrs, Koh Phangan in about 3 hours and to Koh Tao in 5–6 hours. To be on the safe side, book your tickets to Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao from Suratthani in advance.

**Tip: If your are prone to seasickness, get the necessary medicine at hand.

Why make a stop-over in Suratthani?

Suratthani makes a good base for exploring the nearby areas which are rarely visited by tourist and can give you a taste of real Thailand. Visit Ban Phum Riang fishing village where Muslim women weave wonderful red, yellow and black silk cloths or make a romantic evening cruise along Tapi River, partly overgrown with mangrove forests. There is a monkey training centre 13km from Suratthani in Kanchanadit district; and if you have enough time and arrange your own transport you can go exploring the interior of the vast province. Suratthani is a true gem as far as the street food is concerned; its cuisine showcasing a great variety of Southern dishes and traditional Muslim curries.

Want to see an Amazon rain forest in Thailand? Welcome to Khao Sok!

Khao Sok National Park is definitely one of the wonders of Suratthani province. Khao Sok is arguably the wettest region of the country with annual rainfall reaching 3500 mm. Thanks to its unique geographic location and relative remoteness the park boasts incredible biodiversity, which easily surpasses the one of the famous Amazon rain forests. Khao Sok shelters over 5% of the world’s wildlife species and an abundance of plants, i.e. a beautiful Rafflesia.

There is plenty of activities on offer in Khao Sok including jungle trekking, elephant encounters, canoeing, cruising Cheow Larn Lake or bird watching. Well, even sitting on your guesthouse terrace and taking in amazing views is already greatly rewarding! The park offers package multiday tours, but you can as well come all by yourself and tailor-make your vacation in Khao Sok right on the spot.

It takes about two hours to get to Khao Sok National park from Suratthani or Suratthani Airport with chartered vans of Phantip Charter. They offer a 9-seat Toyota Commuter at THB3,150 any time of the day on your request. The price includes pickup from your hotel (or location specified). Recommended.

Passenger reviews out of total 38,873 passengers traveled with us on this route

At 12Go our operators offer three types of service:

Cheap, Fast, Good - but you can usually pick only two of them!
Cheap & Fast won’t be Good. (e.g. buses from/to Khao San Road, local buses or 3rd class trains)
Cheap & Good won’t be Fast. (e.g. VIP trains in Thailand)
Fast & Good won’t be Cheap. (e.g. private limousine services, or VIP24 buses vs Express buses)

Make your choice! Please remember that though we are closely monitoring services, we are still an agency marketplace - meaning we focus on ticketing service and route availability / coverage rather than on factual seat recline angle you got today ^_^

★★★★★ Dec 15, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper Fan, Thai Railways) :
Excellent service
★★★★★ Dec 15, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Dec 14, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Dec 13, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Very strong AC, otherwise comfy and smooth!
★★★★★ Dec 13, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
nice and comfortable trip :)
★★★★☆ Dec 12, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Dec 11, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
The same as most. Train is OK. Toilet better than you would think, staff very good. I bought food on the train as I feel it is important to support the restaurant car or loose it. Loads of food, dinner for 2 plus loads of drinks 600 baht. If you arrive early and are too exhausted to explore the area, if you are first class, then there is a V I P room for you to lie in (with sofa tv and aircon). Just by the platforms. 12go asia are 5 stars. The booking is good and all instructions are clear. Picking up the tickets easy but crossing the road scary so get dropped off at the station and let the main booking person cross the roads without luggage.
★★☆☆☆ Dec 11, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Dear, We have been travelling for many years in Thailand and very often by sleeper train. We have always liked the trips. Today’s trip was really not nice at all so we wanted to inform you of the events. We left Bangkok yesterday at 19:30 to Surat Thani in car 12, seats 4,5,6. We are travelling with two kids of 1and3 year and had to wait until 21:30 before the beds were made. We had to show our tickets 3 times and ask more then 5 times before the person wanted to prepare beds. Many people were still waiting for their beds to be made and started sleeping without sheets. During the night I had for the first time ever, cockroaches in bed! It seems they left the doors to the bathroom area open during the night so there were several cockroaches in the sleeping area. In the morning, 50km before Surat Thani, the mister insisted to start preparing the bed where our son was sleeping. Our boy was exhausted as he only went to bed at 22:00. We were really very shocked by this mister his way of working. He wanted to take a selfie with my daughter of 1 year (who is blond) and took her into the sleeping compartment without asking me. I was luckily looking and took her away. Very unfriendly man and we are very sad about this trip. We hope something will be done so that this will not happen to other visitors. Kind regards,
★★★★☆ Dec 10, 2017 (train #83 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
We travelled first class, and that was good. Enough privacy and a good way to travel.
★★★☆☆ Dec 9, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
The service was great. Unfortunately I had bugs in my bed and that wasn’t pleasant to sleep in.
★★★★★ Dec 9, 2017 (bus Express, Sri Suthep Tour)
★★★★★ Dec 8, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Dec 8, 2017 (train #43 Class II AC, Thai Railways) :
Very good customer service, thank you very much!
★★★★★ Dec 8, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Dec 8, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways)
★★☆☆☆ Dec 7, 2017 (train #43 Class II AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Dec 6, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Train was clean and staff friendly. The train arrived late so we had to wait fro our bus and ferry to koh samui, but it was an enjoyable trip
★★★★★ Dec 5, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Good ride, was able to sleep through the night. We got our own food instead of the food they had, there was places at the train station to get food. Gross toilets on the train but worth it for the price and being overnight not missing out on day time
★★★★★ Dec 3, 2017 (avia Economy, Thai Lion Air) :
Quick and speedy.
★★★☆☆ Dec 3, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Dec 3, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Dec 2, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Dec 2, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Really good train and bus service. Boat stopped in the middle of trip and we had to be towed. But very good guidance to get to each transition.
★★★☆☆ Dec 1, 2017 (avia Economy, Thai Lion Air) :
The airport was nice but we had to wait in line for check in for 1.5 hours.
★★★★★ Dec 1, 2017 (avia Economy, Nok Air) :
All was good????.liked it
★★★☆☆ Dec 1, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
12GO Asia were incredibly efficient in booking the tickets and providing information. Train is very slow and noisy but the bed linen was very clean and the bunks comfortable. Compartment is very small but does have a useful washbasin. Just don't expect to get a good night's sleep! Breakfast service to the 1st class compartment was very good and cheap. We took our own food in from street stalls outside the station for dinner Toilet was regularly cleaned. So worth 3 stars, but 12GO Asia are worth 5!
★★★★☆ Dec 1, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Dec 1, 2017 (avia Economy, Thai AirAsia) :
12go.asia helped us despite the challenges with delay and SeaTran with severe weather
★★★★★ Dec 1, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Backpacker tip: Book a lower bed in the 2 class with AC, good price/quality and some comfort!
★★★☆☆ Nov 29, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
Die Reise war ok aber ich finde dass man genauso gut zweite klasse fahren kann. Man hat zwar einen abschließbaren Raum aber muss ihn sich trotzdem mit einer zweiten Person teilen. Wir sind in Bangkok ca. 45 min später losgefahren aber sind trotzdem pünktlich in Surat Thani angekommen.
★★★★☆ Nov 28, 2017 (train #83 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
Cabin was clean, aircon could not be adjusted and cabins were soundproof as my toddler was screaming through the night yet noone heard (maybe they were being nice HAHA).
★★★★☆ Nov 28, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
I enjoy the trip, it was an adventure for my daughter and me. Just afraid because I saw 2 bugs.. but nothing else.
★★★☆☆ Nov 26, 2017 (train #173 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Good, on time and cheap but is a little dirty, would avoid if you are a germaphobe
★★★★★ Nov 26, 2017 (bus VIP, Bangkok Busline) :
Very couzy bus,nice personal,and depurty time were suprisly accurate.Ill recommend too all
★★★★★ Nov 25, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Very good service, easy ticket pick up,train departure and arrival on time. Clean sheets and pillows. Nice breakfast. Would book for sure again.
★★★★★ Nov 24, 2017 (avia Economy, Thai Lion Air)
★★★☆☆ Nov 24, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Nov 21, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Nov 20, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
Train was delayed but other than that was great
★★★★☆ Nov 20, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Good and fast service from 12go team. Train is awesome. Whole process from buying ticket to boarding train went smoothly. One thing though, the restaurant on board was kind of dishonest. They handed out orange juice when we got settled down and most of us thought it was free, and they came back half hour later to collect 60 baht from everyone.
★★★★★ Nov 19, 2017 (bus Express, Sri Suthep Tour)
★★★☆☆ Nov 17, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper Fan, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Nov 16, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
Great fun had 2 rooms together with doors open - food not all that but was comfortable enough. 12go were perfect
★★★★★ Nov 14, 2017 (avia Economy, Nok Air)
★★★★★ Nov 13, 2017 (train #43 Class II AC, Thai Railways) :
Collected tickets 2 days before from office as instructed, really efficient yet again. Train arrived 1 1/2 hours late in Surat Thani. Comfortable seats, very cold AC.
★★★★☆ Nov 13, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
2nd class Bed was comfortable and I managed to sleep a full 8 hours. Would have liked complementary food and water like they do on the buses.
★★★★☆ Nov 11, 2017 (avia Economy, Thai AirAsia) :
Not much leg room on the plane. Smooth transfer. Efficient staff.
★★★★★ Nov 11, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
Cannot believe how simple it was to book from the U.K.Everything ran to plan even the bus connection was waiting for us...Very efficient
★★★★☆ Nov 11, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Nov 10, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Excellent service! They made sure we were sat together and were very helpful in explaining what train we needed to catch and where.
★★★★☆ Nov 8, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
CONfo mais de grave... fermez l’air clim
★★★☆☆ Nov 8, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Its a great and cheap Way to travel. But beds are hard, toilets are not very nice and they leave the lights on all night. And maybe the staff should stop screaming XD
★★★★☆ Nov 8, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Nov 7, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Nov 6, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Nice trip and ok sleep on the train.
★★★★☆ Nov 6, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
speedy service and staff was friendly. 12go made the bookings super easy. be warned that you have to pay for everything they offer you on the train, even though they don’t tell you that until the end of the trip. the first class train carriage itself was pretty gross, like it was never actually cleaned. spent half an hour wiping down the compartment with germ wipes.
★★★★★ Nov 3, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways)
★★★☆☆ Nov 3, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
We have not got any food to eat.
★★★★☆ Nov 2, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper Fan, Thai Railways) :
Everything was perfecrly fine - except one hour delay when arriving at Surat Thani
★★★★★ Nov 2, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Great train. Very comfortable sleep. Chose the lower berch, more sleeping room. Provided blanket and pillow. Would do again.
★★★★★ Nov 1, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
nice nice ???? love it :P train let on time but get late to Suratthani. Anyway bus was waiting for us :P easy use. Don't get to station before 18,00. Whole thing was better then flying:P Love Royal Thai Railway P
★★★★★ Oct 31, 2017 (bus Express, Krungsiam Tour)
★★★★☆ Oct 30, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Clean and well run, evening meal and breakfast suprisongly good. The service stops a lot though and so it's noisy and they leave the very bright lights on in 2nd class so it's hard to sleep...dim the lights and it would be great
★★★★☆ Oct 27, 2017 (bus VIP24, Krung Siam Tour)
★★★★★ Oct 26, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Oct 25, 2017 (avia Economy, Thai Lion Air) :
No stress......
★★★★★ Oct 22, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★☆☆ Oct 22, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
First the good - very efficient - got us to Suranthani 15 mins early! The first class coupes are very cute and compact; bed linen very clean and comfortable. But the train is not particularly clean and the loos are quite icky. The attendant efficient enough in making up the bed and once done - not particularly interested in anything else. The catering guy was quite efficient though. Food was expensive (260 bht) but it was a lot - soup chicken, rice, curry, muffin and a fruit. We had 2 meals between 4 of us (2 adults and 2 kids). 12go asia ticket booking was fab; ticket pick up was very easy.
★★★★★ Oct 22, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Oct 22, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Oct 22, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Clean and comfortable. There was only a delay of about 30 minutes because one of the wagons was broken. Clearly the engineers are on top of it
★★★★★ Oct 20, 2017 (avia Economy, Nok Air) :
Good service,!
★★★★★ Oct 19, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
This time we traveled again with joint tickets to Koh Samui. Service by 12go.asia, at Hualamphong and Lompraya was excellent.
★★★★★ Oct 18, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Súper cumplidos, no hay que esperar, excelente servicio
★★★★☆ Oct 16, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Pleasant trip, and confortable sleeping.
★★★★☆ Oct 15, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
Very comfortable. On time. Good service. Only no Wi-Fi and 1 outlet for charging.????
★★★★★ Oct 11, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Oct 10, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Oct 8, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★☆☆ Oct 5, 2017 (avia Economy, Thai AirAsia) :
The flight was fine, however we departed 50min late, therefore missing our scheduled bus & ferry.
★★★★☆ Oct 3, 2017 (avia Economy, Nok Air) :
What you expect gets you there on time, minimal plane features.
★★★★☆ Oct 3, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
very good food is offered on-board and linen given
★★★★☆ Sep 30, 2017 (train #37 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
The bed is comfortable enough to sleep while moving. Bed sheets, bed cover, pillow cover and curtains are fresh and clean. Operators often check the cars for security. And they are friendly. And oh the restaurant is such a great experience. Please eat there instead of eating in your seats. It's worth it. And food is good. Could be an interesting date with your significant half.
★★★★☆ Sep 30, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways)
★★☆☆☆ Sep 29, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
The train food turned out to be very expensive - nothing is included even if you are first class. 2x orange juice, some weird fruit, 1x vegetarian dinner, 2x breakfast with coffee = 970 baht. The food was dreadful and all veggie meals tasted the same. Morning egg made us sick. We never paid this much for very simple and few foods elsewhere in Thailand - beware of this scam. The 1st class was not 1st classy at all - broken arm handle and the table, uncomfortable beds and very loud carriage. Eyemask and earplugs are a must. The train left and arrived on time.
★★★☆☆ Sep 28, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
1st class sleeper was basic but clean. Beer salesman is a scammer. Dinner was OK, avoid breakfast. Nice adventure.
★★★★★ Sep 27, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Sep 26, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
12go.asia did the best job possible. We booked at 1am a trip for the same day and not only we that no problem but they also arranged to get 1st class tickets as specified in the comments. The 1st class is good with nice service, lockable doors and fairly comfortable beds.
★★★★★ Sep 25, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Nice trip, been prepared for cold, so it was nice. Stuff is friendly.
★★★★★ Sep 25, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Sep 25, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Sep 24, 2017 (bus VIP, Krung Siam Tour) :
The Steward on board is nice and really accommodating.
★★★★☆ Sep 22, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
Smooth crossing. Straight forward journey, no problems.
★★★☆☆ Sep 21, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
The experience made this a great adventure. The 1st class sleepers definitely need a refurb - the bathroom facilities leave a lot to be desired. We found them to be dirty and smellie and the teenagers preferred to hold on rather than use them! The food on board was tasty but expensive. You could bring your own but you could also buy from the industrious locals who board the train at various stations within Bangkok to sell you food. Whilst the food was tasty I wouldn't recommend the restaurant car - it was a long way from first class. Please can you give the carriages a good clean and paint and do some maintenance. The bed linen was great, fresh and clean and a lovely cotton blanket although we were cold as the aircon cannot be changed and it was cold.
★★★★☆ Sep 21, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★☆☆ Sep 15, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
If your expecting, English first class, lower your expectations now! Take your own food and drink on, check out your window before you unlock your door, sometimes locals jump on the train and try and sell you their food or drink!! Ear plugs would be useful, the space is small but after the beds were made up and we settled in for the night, you get to watch the world go by, I loved it, my husband was not so convinced!! It was an experience and adventure.
★★★★★ Sep 15, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Well organised!
★★★★★ Sep 13, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Very clean. We read that the airconditioning was set to cold, but if you close the curtans it warms up in no time.
★★★★☆ Sep 12, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Really good fun with our twin boys (6). The organisation and help from 12Go made it very easy. We travelled second class. Not luxurious but about what we expected and the food was OK too. There was a 2hr delay ( but these things happen) but we were still able to catch the next ferry to Koh Phangan so even this did not cause too much of a problem.
★★★★☆ Sep 11, 2017 (train #43 Class II AC, Thai Railways) :
We didn't know they served coffee and lunch.

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