Bangkok to Chumphon

Bangkok to Chumphon

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Transportation from Bangkok to Chumphon

Bangkok to Chumphon Destination Reviews

taxi SUV 4pax, BangkokTaxi24, Dec 18, 2021
The driver arrived well in advance, but was very clear that we did not have to stress.
Train #167 2nd Class Sleeper AC, Thai Railways (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), Jun 1, 2021
We really enjoyed our trip in the 2nd class sleeper carriage. We could sleep very well. We just did not understand why the train was standing for over 1 hour outside Bangkok. And as we had to catch a ferry, it was very tight when we arrived in Chumphon. Luckily the ferry provider who picked us up at the train station accepted to wait until 7:30 am. The train was 2,5hrs. late.
Train #83 1st Class Sleeper, Thai Railways (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), Dec 8, 2020
The staff are friendly and helpful. But the train is very old and noisy. After leaving like 30+ minutes late, it took an hour to get like 10 miles from the station. Literally this whole train was waiting at traffic lights. No signal prioritization or grade separation or anything. Then we seemed to stop every 20 minutes or so for the first part of the trip to pick up or drop off people. Honestly, this train could be like 2+ hours quicker if they ran express and got prioritization at road crossings. Our room was fine. But it wasn’t entirely clean and it definitely hadn’t been updated in forever. There was no food car so you’re on your own to pack food. I’m glad it had air conditioning but we couldn’t control it in our room so we froze. Better than the alternative I guess. Plus, man was it loud and bumpy! Bring earplugs or sleep may elude you. The train was fun and nostalgic but unless they update the entire system, it’s going to remain a novelty for most people rather than a viable transportation option.
Bus Express, Transport Co (บริษัท ขนส่ง จำกัด), Sep 8, 2020
Train #85 2nd Class Sleeper AC, Thai Railways (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), Mar 27, 2020
Must say that overrall, it was more than a pleasant experience. The attendant that was looking after the carriage i was in was pretty helpful as in he ensured that i was awake some half-hour before the train arrived at Chumphon(i asked him to). Only one hiccup and that it would have been better if the reading light was working.
Bus Express, Suwannatee (สุวรรณนทีขนส่ง), Mar 16, 2020
Smelly toilet in the bus
Train #167 2nd Class Sleeper AC, Thai Railways (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), Mar 11, 2020
Perfetto trip. Very comfortably and clean
Train #43 2nd Class AC seats only, Thai Railways (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), Mar 5, 2020
Comfortable seats, meals are included. Only the time schule did not work out. We arrived 2.5 hours later.
Train #167.2 2nd Class Sleeper Fan, Thai Railways (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), Feb 23, 2020
Great experiance !
Train #85 2nd Class Sleeper AC, Thai Railways (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), Feb 19, 2020
Great staff. Don’t expect western standards, but for Asia clean and comfy. Go for lower berth
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How to get from Bangkok to Chumphon

Travelling between Bangkok and Chumphon is possible by Flight, bus, train and taxi. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Train is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you THB 10,699 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere THB 218.

How long does it take to get from Bangkok to Chumphon?

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 11 hours to travel between Bangkok and Chumphon depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Bangkok and Chumphon. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h. Train does a much slower job and take about 10h 26m to reach Chumphon.

How much does it cost to get from Bangkok to Chumphon?

Travelling between Bangkok and Chumphon can be as cheap as THB 218 if you opt for a Thai Railway (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย) train and as expensive as THB 10,699 if you buy a Glassflower taxi ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Bangkok and Chumphon ?

  • 37 from Bangkok to Chumphon starting from 07:30 Thon Buri until 22:50 Hua Lamphong
  • 1 from Bangkok to Chumphon starting from 07:50 Don Mueang Airport until 15:00 Don Mueang Airport
  • 1 from Bangkok to Chumphon starting from 12:00 Southern Terminal until 19:30 Southern Terminal

53 from Bangkok to Chumphon starting from 00:00 Bangkok Hotel Transfer until 00:00 Bangkok Hotel Transfer

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Bangkok to Chumphon.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Bangkok to Chumphon, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as THB 1,583.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Bangkok and Chumphon

Nok Air (นกแอร์)


Travelling from Bangkok to Chumphon overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Bangkok and Chumphon

Suwannatee (สุวรรณนทีขนส่ง)


Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Bangkok and Chumphon

BangkokTaxi24, Fame Tour (เฟมทัวร์), Glassflower, Kim Transfers Thailand (Thailand Taxi Airport &Travel), MCC VAN (เอ็มซีซี แวน), Thailand Limo by Datum (บริษัท เดทัมกรุ๊ป จำกัด)


Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Bangkok to Chumphon?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 60% took a train
  • 38% opted for a bus
  • 1% decided to fly
  • 1% bought a taxi ride