There are 9 ways to get from Bangkok to Chaiya by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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

Fly Don Muang to Ranong, taxi  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Ranong (UNN) DMK - UNN
  2. Take a taxi from Ranong to Chaiya

$85 - $241

Cheapest option

Train  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chaiya 167 Hua Lamphong - Kantang - Class II Sleeper AC / ...

$12 - $45

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Fly Don Muang to Surat Thani, bus, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Surat Thani (URT) DMK - URT
  2. Take the bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Surat Thani station
  3. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Chaiya

$31 - $143

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani, bus, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Surat Thani (URT) BKK - URT
  2. Take the bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Surat Thani station
  3. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Chaiya

$42 - $194

Fly Don Muang to Chumphon, train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Chumphon (CJM) DMK - CJM
  2. Take the train from Pathio to Chaiya

$55 - $221

Fly Don Muang to Nakhon Si Thammarat, train  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Nakhon Si Thammarat (NST) DMK - NST
  2. Take the train from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Chaiya

$32 - $154

Bus  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Prachuap Khirikhan
  2. Take the bus from ประจวบคีรีขันธ์ Prachuap Khirikhan to ไชยา Chai ya 872

$19 - $25

Bus, train  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Chumphon
  2. Take the train from Chumphon to Chaiya 167 Hua Lamphong - Kantang - Class II Sleeper AC / ...

$18 - $50

Drive  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Chaiya 371.1 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Chaiya is to bus which costs ฿600 - ฿850 and takes 9 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Chaiya is to fly and taxi which costs ฿2800 - ฿8500 and takes 6 h.

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The distance between Bangkok and Chaiya is 506 km. The road distance is 593.7 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Bangkok to Chaiya, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hua Lamphong and arriving at Chaiya. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Chaiya, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Bangkok to Chaiya via Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal, Prachuap Khirikhan, ประจวบคีรีขันธ์ Prachuap Khirikhan, and ไชยา Chai ya in around 9 h 11 min. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Bangkok to Chaiya hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $45 and the journey takes 11 h 15 min.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Ranong
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $180
Flights from Don Muang to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Don Muang to Nakhon Si Thammarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $190
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Ranong
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Don Muang to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Don Muang to Nakhon Si Thammarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Flights from Don Muang to Nakhon Si Thammarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $180
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Chaiya
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
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)
$16 - $22
1st Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
Train from Pathio to Chaiya
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
Train from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Chaiya
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chaiya
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Train from Chumphon to Chaiya
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $30
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$23 - $30
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Surat Thani station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Bang Saphan Tour
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Prachuap Khirikhan
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from ประจวบคีรีขันธ์ Prachuap Khirikhan to ไชยา Chai ya
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ranong to Chaiya
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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