There are 7 ways to get from Alor Setar to Surat Thani by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus, Minivan  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
  2. Take the bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  3. Take the Minivan from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station

Cheapest option

Train, Mini Van  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  3. Take the Mini Van from Songkhla to Suratthani

$14 - $37

5 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Suratthani Train Station

$19 - $68

Drive  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Alor Setar to Surat Thani 263.3 miles

$19 - $29

Train to Hat Yai, fly to Surat Thani  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Surat Thani (URT) HDY - URT

$83 - $173

Fly Alor Setar to Phuket, Mini Van  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Phuket (HKT) AOR - HKT
  2. Take the Mini Van from Khao Sok to Surathani Talad Kaset Station

$133 - $289

Train to Hat Yai, fly to Phuket, Mini Van  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Phuket (HKT) HDY - HKT
  3. Take the Mini Van from Khao Sok to Surathani Talad Kaset Station

$142 - $222

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alor Setar to Surat Thani is to drive which costs RM 75 - RM 120 and takes 5 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alor Setar to Surat Thani is to drive which takes 5 h 58 min and costs RM 75 - RM 120.

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The distance between Alor Setar and Surat Thani is 354 km. The road distance is 421 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 18 min to get from Alor Setar to Surat Thani, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Alor Setar, Malaysia and Surat Thani, Thailand?

You can take a train from Alor Setar to Surat Thani via Padang Besar, Hat Yai, Suratthani Train Station, and Surat Thani Railway Station in around 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $350
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Don Muang, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $350
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Khon Kaen, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $370
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Udon Thani, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $200
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur Subang, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur Subang, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$3 - $5
Platinum
$4 - $6
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
Train from Hat Yai to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $35
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Minivan
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Mini Van
Bus from Songkhla to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Khao Sok to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia

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