Surat Thani to Bangkok

Surat Thani to Bangkok

Surat Thani to Bangkok Schedule

Surat Thani to Bangkok Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Mr Toon Van 9pax Any time฿ 13,750
Bangkok Busline VIP 07:30 - 16:30฿ 721
Thai Vietjet Economy #VZ35508:30 - 09:45฿ 913
Thai Railway Class II AC 10:25 - 20:45฿ 704
Thai AirAsia Economy #FD324012:55 - 14:10฿ 1,611
Thai Lion Air Economy #SL74115:55 - 17:05฿ 1,936
Thai Railway Class II Sleeper AC 17:08 - 07:35฿ 828
Montanatip Express 19:00 - 05:00฿ 715
Thai Railway Class II AC 21:05 - 08:48฿ 704
Thai Railway VIP Sleeper 23:14 - 12:45฿ 1,479

Surat Thani to Bangkok Destination Reviews

super clean, super smooth, we went right to sleep and woke up refreshed. def bring your own dinner and snacks.
Train #84 1st Class Sleeper, Thai Railway (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), Mar 29, 2022
Very pleasant travel, slightly late at Bangkok
Train #86 1st Class Sleeper, Thai Railway (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), Oct 26, 2021
Great train service with very comfty linen, blanket and pillow. Love trains!
Train #168 2nd Class Sleeper AC, Thai Railways (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), Oct 17, 2019
8 customer reviews

How to get from Surat Thani to Bangkok

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

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Ferry
  • 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 USD 363.17. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a ferry+bus as a ferry+bus ticket costs as low as USD 0.95.

How far is Surat Thani from Bangkok?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Surat Thani to Bangkok. Your trip will be a total of 437 miles (702 km). The flying distance is 617 miles (992 km).

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

The travel time from Surat Thani to Bangkok 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 Surat Thani to Bangkok?

The cost of the trip from Surat Thani to Bangkok varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Songserm (ส่งเสริม): travelling by ferry+bus expect to pay as low as USD 0.95 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 USD 363.17.

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

  • Ferry+Bus price: USD 0.95. From Surat Thani to Bangkok starting from 15:00 Mae Haad Koh Tao until 15:00 Mae Haad Koh Tao
  • taxi+Van price: USD 1.88. From Surat Thani to Bangkok starting from 08:30 Suvarnabhumi Airport until 08:30 Suvarnabhumi Airport
  • Train tickets - USD 7.03 to USD 49.36;
  • Bus tickets - USD 16.06 to USD 26.41;
  • Plane tickets - USD 26.39 to USD 54.94;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 221.99 to USD 363.17.

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

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

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 41 trains per day.
  • Flights from Surat Thani to Bangkok depart during the day - there are approximately 13 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 07:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 19:40. There are 8 available bus trips every day.
  • Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Surat Thani to Bangkok any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Surat Thani to Bangkok. 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 USD 26.39.

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 Surat Thani to Bangkok
Nok Air (นกแอร์), Thai AirAsia (แอร์เอเชีย), Thai Airways, Thai Lion Air (ไทยไลอ้อนแอร์), Thai Smile (ไทยสมายล์), Thai Vietjet (ไทยเวียดเจ็ทแอร์)


Taking a bus from Surat Thani to Bangkok 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.


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Surat Thani to Bangkok. 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 USD 221.99.

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


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.

The most popular transport from Surat Thani to Bangkok

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Surat Thani to Bangkok? 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:

  • 80% users took a plane.
  • 17% decided to go for a bus.
  • 1% Other