There are 11 ways to get from Bangkok to Khao Lak by plane, bus, taxi, 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 Suvarnabhumi to Phuket  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Phuket (HKT) BKK - HKT

$97 - $206

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Suratthani Train Station 43 Hua Lamphong - Suratthani - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus from Surat Thani station to Phang Nga

$30 - $66

9 alternative options

Line 503 bus to Don Muang, fly to Phuket  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 503 bus from Wat Ratcha Natda Ram to Opposite Tmb Headquarter Bank
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Phuket (HKT) DMK - HKT

$84 - $177

Line 503 bus to Don Muang, fly to Surat Thani  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 503 bus from Wat Ratcha Natda Ram to Opposite Tmb Headquarter Bank
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Surat Thani (URT) DMK - URT

$193 - $288

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Surat Thani (URT) BKK - URT

$203 - $337

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Krabi, bus, taxi  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Krabi (KBV) BKK - KBV
  2. Take the bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga
  3. Take a taxi from Phang Nga to Khao Lak

$77 - $209

Line 503 bus to Don Muang, fly to Krabi, bus, taxi  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 503 bus from Wat Ratcha Natda Ram to Opposite Tmb Headquarter Bank
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Krabi (KBV) DMK - KBV
  3. Take the bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga
  4. Take a taxi from Phang Nga to Khao Lak

$66 - $170

Bus Tara Tour and Travel  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Khao Lak

$33 - $36

Train, Minivan, bus  •  14 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
  2. Take the Minivan from Chumphon to Khao Sok
  3. Take the bus from Khao Sok to Khao Lak

$46 - $78

Bus Paradive Travel  •  16 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Hua Lamphong station to Khao Lak

$43 - $45

Drive  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Khao Lak 485.2 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Khao Lak is to bus which costs ฿1050 - ฿1200 and takes 13 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Khao Lak is to fly which costs ฿3100 - ฿7000 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Bangkok and Khao Lak is 623 km. The road distance is 776.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Khao Lak without a car is to train and bus which takes 12 h 20 min and costs ฿950 - ฿2200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Bangkok to Khao Lak, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Khao Lak is to fly which takes 4 h 53 min and costs ฿3100 - ฿7000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿1050 - ฿1200 and takes 13 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 19 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Khao Lak is 776 km. It takes approximately 11 h 25 min to drive from Bangkok to Khao Lak.

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Thai Smile, Thai Vietjet Air, Bangkok Airways and Thai Airways International offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Phuket Airport.

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There are 174+ hotels available in Khao Lak. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs ฿40 - ฿55.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Khao Lak.
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  • Distance: 389.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Khao Lak, Phangnga, Thailand?

Thai Airways International, Thai Smile and two other airlines fly from Bangkok to Khao Lak hourly. Alternatively, Tara Tour and Travel operates a bus from Bangkok to Khao Lak once daily. Tickets cost $25 and the journey takes 13 h.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
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 Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $75
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
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 Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
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 Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surat Thani station to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tara Tour and Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Khao Lak
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Fame Tour
Website
chumphon-kohtao.com
Bus from Chumphon to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
chumphon-kohtao.com
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Khao Sok to Khao Lak
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Paradive Travel
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus from Hua Lamphong station to Khao Lak
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Phang Nga to Khao Lak
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Krabi Taxi
Website
krabitaxi.com

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