Bangkok to Chumphon

Bangkok to Chumphon

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Bangkok to Chumphon Schedule

Bangkok to Chumphon Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
BangkokTaxi24 Comfort Any time฿ 6,050
Thai AirAsia Economy #FD314807:25 - 08:35฿ 3,104
Nok Air Economy #DD60208:10 - 09:10฿ 1,579
Nok Air Economy #DD60210:20 - 11:15฿ 1,379
Thai Railway Class III Fan 13:03 - 22:33฿ 242
Thai Railway VIP Sleeper 14:53 - 23:50฿ 1,520
Thai Railway VIP Sleeper 17:25 - 02:55฿ 1,290
Thai Railways Class II Sleeper AC 19:30 - 04:15$ 29.53
Thai Railway Class II AC 22:26 - 07:02฿ 609

Transportation from Bangkok to Chumphon

Bangkok to Chumphon Destination Reviews

CH
Toilets were disgusting basically a hole in the ground. I was a top bunk and no way of getting up except standing on the bed below! Was very wobbly so hard to sleep and bed sheet provided was scratchy! Our train was delayed 2 hours which we only knew by tracking where it was on a map!
Train #85 2nd Class Sleeper AC, Thai Railway (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), Jun 27, 2022
JA
Travelling the 1st class train was comfy, not noisy temperature absolutely fine, light can be shut down. Everything good, calm night. Punctual start of the trip but then delayed with 2 hours longer than expected on its path.
Train #85 1st Class Sleeper, Thai Railways (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), Jun 25, 2022
MP
We booked online and gave our Thai number. They called us couple of hours later to check if we take the connection and send us an email to confirm once more. Once everything was confirmed, we picked up the ticket at the ticket office of 12go.asia 1 hour before the departure. Just make sure that it takes couple of hours and try to book in advance.
Train #85 2nd Class Sleeper AC, Thai Railways (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), May 31, 2022
IE
Very comfortable bed and helpful staff.
Train #85 2nd Class Sleeper AC, Thai Railway (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), May 4, 2022
R
Very good Service.
Bus Express, Suwannatee (สุวรรณนทีขนส่ง), Apr 19, 2022
ML
It was a good experience and food on board was quite good ! But more than 8 hours seem very long … especially if you are a smoker !
Train #43 2nd Class AC seats only, Thai Railway (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), Apr 17, 2022
CD
I paid 1900 baht for a first class sleeper with AC. I understand that I was booking for only 1 person which meant I would have to share with a stranger. But person I had to share with was sick. And not just a little sick, but sniffling, sneezing, snotty, and congested. So I was basically locked inside this little AC first class sleeper with a huge contagious germ. I’ve used this service before, and didn’t have this experience. But it just goes to show you never know who you’re going to end up bunking with. Had I known, I would have just purchased two tickets or chosen a second class sleeper; for my own sanity. Then the train arriving to Chumphon was 1.5 hours late. We would have been closer to on time if the train had not stopped for an hour, 1 hour before arriving at Chumphon. So if you’re booking a connecting ferry, make sure to allow time for the train to be VERY late. We were supposed to arrive at 6am. My ferry was to leave at 8am. We arrived at 7:30 and I just barely made my ferry.
Train #85 1st Class Sleeper, Thai Railway (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), Apr 13, 2022
KO
The driver arrived well in advance, but was very clear that we did not have to stress.
taxi SUV 4pax, BangkokTaxi24, Dec 18, 2021
F
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 #167 2nd Class Sleeper AC, Thai Railways (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), Jun 1, 2021
GC
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.
Train #83 1st Class Sleeper, Thai Railways (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), Dec 8, 2020
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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 USD 305.40 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere USD 6.88.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 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 10m. 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 USD 6.88 if you opt for a Thai Railway (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย) train and as expensive as USD 305.40 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 ?

  • 35 from Bangkok to Chumphon starting from 08:11 Bang Sue Junction until 22:26 Bang Sue Junction
  • 3 from Bangkok to Chumphon starting from 12:00 Southern Terminal until 19:00 Southern Terminal
  • 1 from Bangkok to Chumphon starting from 07:25 Don Mueang Airport until 07:25 Don Mueang Airport

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

Flights

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 USD 45.80.

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

Thai AirAsia (แอร์เอเชีย)

Bus

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

Montanatip, Suwannatee (สุวรรณนทีขนส่ง)

Taxi

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

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

  • 58% took a train
  • 40% opted for a bus
  • 1% Other