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There are 10 ways to get from Bangkok to Surat Thani (State) by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly Don Muang to Surat Thani

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Surat Thani (URT)

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Train

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Surat Thani Train Station

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani

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

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Koh Samui (USM)

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Krabi, taxi

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Krabi (KBV)
  2. Take a taxi from Krabi to Chai Buri

Fly Don Muang to Krabi, taxi

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Krabi (KBV)
  2. Take a taxi from Krabi to Chai Buri

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Surat Thani Bus Terminal

Bus via Don Sak

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Don Sak Rajah Ferry Pier
  2. Take the bus from Don Sak Rajah Ferry Pier to Suratthani

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Bangkok to Surat Thani

Drive

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Surat Thani
Bangkok → Surat Thani (State)
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  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Surat Thani (State) is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Surat Thani (State) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Surat Thani (State) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1422.

Last updated: 4 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Surat Thani (State) is to bus which costs ฿470 - ฿850 and takes 11h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Surat Thani (State) is to fly which costs ฿900 - ฿3000 and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangkok to Surat Thani (State). However, there are services departing from Democracy Monument and arriving at Surat Thani Bus Terminal via Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 27m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Surat Thani (State) is 510 km. The road distance is 644.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Surat Thani (State) without a car is to train which takes 11h 20m and costs ฿210 - ฿1600.

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It takes approximately 3h 24m to get from Bangkok to Surat Thani (State), including transfers.

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Bangkok to Surat Thani (State) bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Surat Thani (State) is to fly which takes 3h 24m and costs ฿850 - ฿2900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ฿210 - ฿1600 and takes 11h 20m, you could also bus, which costs ฿470 - ฿850 and takes 11h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Don Muang Airport to Surat Thani Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Bangkok to Surat Thani (State) bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Surat Thani Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Surat Thani (State).
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  • Distance: 510.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 24m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Surat Thani (State), Thailand?

Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia fly from Bangkok to Tha Kham every 4 hours. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Bang Sue Junction to Surat Thani Train Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost ฿190 - ฿1500 and the journey takes 10h 25m.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2200 - ฿9000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿5500
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿5500
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿3700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿4500
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿700 - ฿4700
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿3600
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿800 - ฿5000
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿800 - ฿3100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿700 - ฿4000
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿3200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿4800
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿4500
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Surat Thani Train Station
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿190 - ฿1500
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
฿190 - ฿280
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿410 - ฿600
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Bus operators
Sri Suthep Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Southern Bus Terminal to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿637
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Thai Sriram Tour
Phone
+66 (0) 86351 9290
Email
thaisriram@hotmail.com
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Don Sak Rajah Ferry Pier
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿734
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
bookaway.com
Raja Ferry
Phone
02 2768 211-2
Email
info@rajaferryport.com
Website
rajaferryport.com
Bus from Don Sak Rajah Ferry Pier to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿150
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Krabi to Chai Buri
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿950
Krabi Taxi
Phone
+66 99 492 7829
Website
krabitaxi.com
Krabi Cab
Phone
+66 089 289 6233
Website
krabicab.com
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Surat Thani (State) is 644 km. It takes approximately 9h 12m to drive from Bangkok to Surat Thani (State).

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Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Don Muang Airport to Surat Thani Airport.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Don Muang Airport is to bus which takes 54 min and costs ฿10 - ฿50.

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