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From Surat Thani Kaset 2 Market to Khao Sok by van

11:30
Surat Thani Kaset 2 Market
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Khao Sok van station
2h 30m
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Surat Thani Kaset 2 Market
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2h 30m
15:30
Surat Thani Kaset 2 Market
18:00
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2h 30m

From Surat Thani Town hotels to Khao Sok by taxi+van joint ticket

08:30
Surat Thani Town hotels
11:00
Khao Sok van station
2h 30m
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From Surat Thani to Khao Sok by bus

05:00
Surat Thani
09:30
Khao Sok van station
4h 30m
05:30
Surat Thani
09:30
Khao Sok van station
4h
06:00
Surat Thani
09:30
Khao Sok van station
3h 30m

From Surat Thani Train Station to Khao Sok by bus

07:30
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09:30
Khao Sok van station
2h
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10:30
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From Surat Thani to Khao Sok by taxi

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Khao Sok Hotel Transfer
2h
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2h
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From Surat Thani Airport to Khao Sok by taxi

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Surat Thani Airport
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2h 50m
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1h 45m
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2h 50m
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1h 45m
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From Surat Thani train station to Khao Sok by taxi

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Surat Thani train station
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Khao Sok Hotel Transfer
2h 30m
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Surat Thani train station
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2h 30m
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1h 45m
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Surat Thani train station
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1h 45m
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From Surat Thani to Khao Sok by bus

08:30
Surat Thani
11:00
Khao Sok
2h 30m
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From Surat Thani Airport to Khao Sok by bus

09:15
Surat Thani Airport
11:30
Khao Sok van station
2h 15m
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Surat Thani Airport
12:30
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2h 15m
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Surat Thani Airport
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Surat Thani Airport
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From Surat Thani Town to Khao Sok by van

08:30
Surat Thani Town
11:00
Khao Sok van station
2h 30m
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12:00
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2h 30m
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16:00
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Surat Thani Town
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Surat Thani Town
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16:30
Surat Thani Town
19:00
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From Surat Thani Town to Khao Sok by bus

10:30
Surat Thani Town
14:00
Khao Sok van station
3h 30m
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Surat Thani Town
16:00
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Surat Thani to Khao Sok Schedule

Surat Thani to Khao Sok Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Andaman Taxis Van 9pax 00:00 – 02:00฿ 2,300
Phantip Charter Comfort 00:00 – 02:00฿ 2,800
Phuket Transfer Travel Andaman Economy 00:00 – 02:00฿ 2,500
Phantip 1970 Minivan 08:30 – 11:00฿ 350
Phantip 1970 Minivan 10:30 – 13:00฿ 350
Phantip 1970 Minivan 12:30 – 15:00฿ 350
Phantip 1970 Minivan 14:30 – 17:00฿ 350
Phantip 1970 Minivan 16:15 – 18:30฿ 350

Surat Thani to Khao Sok destination reviews

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293 customer reviews
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52%
4
23%
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13%
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88% of 293 travelers were presumably happy with this destination
IV
5
charter Van 9pax, Andaman Taxis, Aug 10, 2019
Driver ready at the airport. He was very friendly, helpful and thoughtful.
CB
4
bus Minivan, Phantip 1970, Aug 9, 2019
Prima goedkoop vervoersmiddel. De airco is 's avonds fris, daar hadden we al rekening mee gehouden. Een lange broek en t- shirt met lange mouwen was aangenaam. Ook hebben ze dekens. Ik heb onderin met mijn dochter van 5 jaar gelegen. Dit was voor ons goed te doen.
MP
5
charter Van 9pax, Andaman Taxis, Aug 8, 2019
Perfect transfer. Quiet, patient and polite driver. Did not make a fuss about our 5 quarters delay because of the train
JL
2
bus Minivan, Phantip 1970, Aug 5, 2019
Driver was 45 minutes late. The day before we took the bus from the airport because we needed to go to the bus station where our hotel was. The people near the airport said that we must take the bus for 100bht per person. The bus driver never went to the station but to the Center of Surat Thani even further from the station. After we had to get out, within 2 seconds there was a tuktuk driver who charged us way too much and already knew from the gut who set us up that we needed to get to the station. So... we haven’t got very good experiences with Phantip 1970 or whatever!
RV
5
charter Van 9pax, Andaman Taxis, Jul 31, 2019
The driver waited for more than one hour gecasseerd the train was late. Very nice!
VL
2
bus Minivan, Phantip 1970, Jul 30, 2019
Chaotic organisation. Not clear when we could leave.
AD
5
charter Comfort, Andaman Taxis, Jul 30, 2019
Friendly driver, helpfull. Quick pick up and we arrived a little bit earlier than expected. Very good!
JD
4
bus Minivan, Phantip 1970, Jul 29, 2019
The trip was quick and efficient. Good driver. The bus was rather full with all the luggage, but it was ok. When we arrived in Khao Sok, we passed our hotel, but the driver did not stop, although he knew that we were staying there. He dropped us at the meeting point and if we paid extra, he would bring us to our hotel. I would have liked if he had dropped us before, since I travelled with kids.
SB
5
charter Comfort, Andaman Taxis, Jul 29, 2019
Car was super comfy and driver excellent ????????????
HS
5
charter Van 9pax, Andaman Taxis, Jul 27, 2019
Nice driver, aware of the fact we might be thirsty and hungry, so offering to stop at a 7-11. Big luxureous car, felt like a king
JS
5
charter Van 9pax, Andaman Taxis, Jul 24, 2019
it was perfect. when we arriverd the driver stand with our name in his hand . we used the backdoor from the airport. with manny thanks.
MS
5
bus Minivan, Phantip 1970, Jul 18, 2019
After a train delay I missed my scheduled van and the lovely staff let me hop on the next one without extra charge.
AH
2
bus Minivan, Phantip 1970, Jul 18, 2019
Our trein was to late more than 1,5 hour. We called the touristoffice that we not arrivé on time. When we arrived their was for us no mini van. Other toerists from the train stepped in special toerist bus and mini van en we stayed behind. We were the last ones and after more than 1,5 hour the mini van arrived. We payed for 4 persons and their was place for 3. They taked locals in the bus also. At last we can sit al four of us
AF
4
bus Minivan, Phantip 1970, Jul 18, 2019
Everything organised bus in time at the airport, but waiting after 30mn at meeting point. Good driver, safe. Arrival not in the place located on the map. More 200 bath to arrive at the enter of the parc !
IF
5
charter Van 9pax, Andaman Taxis, Jul 9, 2019
Very ncr driver, good big van. Driver was waiting for us by the gate. Very well organized
SV
3
bus Minivan, Phantip 1970, Apr 20, 2019
Too much people and luggage in the van. Felt claustrophobic.
DH
5
charter Van 9pax, Andaman Taxis, Apr 9, 2019
Driver was waiting with a sign showing our name. He was safe and courteous. Great service.
MH
4
bus Minivan, Phantip 1970, Mar 21, 2019
Van was 40 min late. Everything else went fine. The driver offered transfer directly to the hotel.
AT
5
bus Minivan, Phantip 1970, Feb 18, 2019
Prompt departure. Van comfortable and air conditioned. Great trip
RV
3
bus Minivan, Phantip 1970, Feb 10, 2019
Was relatively cheap, but you get what you pay for. We were picked up at the airport and dropped at a meeting point 5 minutes later. Half an hour later the minibus arrived. There were 8 people initially (who could fit easily with luggage). But the driver picked up some locals who paid 40baht each for the same trip. And took a lot more space. While they got dropped off where needed, we were dropped at a central point. Not a fair system. Driver was good though and got us there safely.

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How to get from Surat Thani to Khao Sok

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

  • Bus
  • Van
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Taxi 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 3,300. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a van as a van ticket costs as low as THB 200.

How far is Surat Thani from Khao Sok?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Surat Thani to Khao Sok. Your trip will be a total of 89 miles (142 km). The flying distance is 59 miles (94 km).

How long does it take to get from Surat Thani to Khao Sok?

The travel time from Surat Thani to Khao Sok can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 3 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Surat Thani to Khao Sok?

The cost of the trip from Surat Thani to Khao Sok varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Phantip 1970 (พันทิพย์ 1970): travelling by van expect to pay as low as THB 200 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 3,300.

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

  • Van price : THB 200 - THB 200;
  • Bus tickets - THB 250 to THB 350;
  • charter+van price: THB 350 - THB 350. From Surat Thani to Khao Sok starting from 08:30 Surat Thani Town hotels until 14:30 Surat Thani Town hotels

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from THB 2,000 to THB 3,300.

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

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 07:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 16:15. There are 11 available bus trips every day.
  • Vans from Surat Thani to Khao Sok depart during the day - there are approximately 9 departures a day.
  • 4 by charter+van from Surat Thani to Khao Sok starting from 08:30 Surat Thani Town hotels until 14:30 Surat Thani Town hotels

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

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Surat Thani to Khao Sok 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 Surat Thani to Khao Sok. 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 2,000.

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

Vans

A shared van is another means of transport for travelling from Surat Thani to Khao Sok. 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 Surat Thani to Khao Sok.

Things to remember: while travelling 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 Surat Thani to Khao Sok

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

  • 998 chosen charter+van
  • 1 decided to catch a taxi.
  • 1 opted for a van.
  • decided to go for a bus.