Bangkok to Surat Thani by bus, train, flight, taxi from THB 502
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How to get from Bangkok to Surat Thani
Travelling between Bangkok and Surat Thani is possible by Flight, bus, train and taxi. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.
The most expensive ticket will cost you THB 11,119 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere THB 502.
How long does it take to get from Bangkok to Surat Thani?
It can take you anywhere between 2 and 13 hours to travel between Bangkok and Surat Thani depending on the means of transport you choose.
Flight is the fastest way to travel between Bangkok and Surat Thani. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 10m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 12h 50m to reach Surat Thani.
How much does it cost to get from Bangkok to Surat Thani?
Travelling between Bangkok and Surat Thani can be as cheap as THB 502 if you opt for a Transport Co (บริษัท ขนส่ง จำกัด) bus and as expensive as THB 11,119 if you buy a Glassflower (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 Surat Thani ?
- 33 from Bangkok to Surat Thani starting from 06:50 Morchit until 23:00 Morchit
- 20 from Bangkok to Surat Thani starting from 06:05 Don Mueang Airport until 21:40 Don Mueang Airport
- 15 from Bangkok to Surat Thani starting from 08:05 Hua Lamphong until 22:50 Hua Lamphong
1 from Bangkok to Surat Thani 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 Surat Thani.
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 Surat Thani, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as THB 1,599.
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 Surat Thani
Nok Air (นกแอร์), Thai AirAsia (แอร์เอเชีย), Thai Airways, Thai Lion Air, Thai Smile (ไทยสมายล์)
Travelling from Bangkok to Surat Thani 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 Surat Thani
Bangkok Busline (บางกอกบัสไลน์), ChokeAnan Tour (บริษัท โชคอนันต์ชุมพร จำกัด), Krung Siam Tour (กรุงสยามทัวร์), Krungsiam Tour (กรุงสยามทัวร์), Nakhon Si Racha (นครศรีราชาทัวร์), Sombat Tour (บริษัท เทพสมบัติ จำกัด), Sri Suthep Tour (ศรีสุเทพทัวร์), Transport Co (บริษัท ขนส่ง จำกัด)
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 Surat Thani
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 Surat Thani?
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
- 1000 took a train