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There are 6 ways to get from Bangkok to Surin by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Surin

฿300 - ฿550

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Train  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Surin 139 Hua Lamphong - Ubon Ratchathani - Class II Sleeper Fan / ...

฿130 - ฿1300

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Drive  •  6h 5m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Surin 436.8 km

฿1100 - ฿1700

Fly Don Muang to Buri Ram, taxi  •  3h 43m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Buri Ram (BFV) DMK - BFV
  2. Take a taxi from Buri Ram to Surin

฿2000 - ฿2850

Fly Don Muang to Ubon, train  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Ubon (UBP) DMK - UBP
  2. Take the train from Ubon Ratchathani to Surin

฿990 - ฿2600

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Ubon, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Ubon (UBP) BKK - UBP
  2. Take the train from Ubon Ratchathani to Surin

฿880 - ฿2702

Bangkok → Surin
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Surin is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Surin is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Surin is 1 metre.

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

Last updated: 10 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Surin is to bus which costs ฿300 - ฿550 and takes 5h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Surin is to fly and taxi which costs ฿2000 - ฿2900 and takes 3h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and arriving at Surin. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bang Sue Junction and arriving at Surin. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h.

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The distance between Bangkok and Surin is 346 km. The road distance is 436.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Surin without a car is to bus which takes 5h 30m and costs ฿300 - ฿550.

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The bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Surin takes 5h 30m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Bangkok to Surin bus services, operated by Sawadee Surin, depart from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal station.

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Bangkok to Surin train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, depart from Bang Sue Junction station.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Surin is to bus which takes 5h 30m and costs ฿300 - ฿550. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ฿130 - ฿1300 and takes 8h.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Surin.
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  • Distance: 345.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 30m

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

Sawadee Surin operates a bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Surin every 4 hours. Tickets cost ฿434 and the journey takes 5h 30m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Bang Sue Junction to Surin hourly. Tickets cost ฿130 - ฿1300 and the journey takes 8h.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Buri Ram
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿3200
Flights from Don Muang to Ubon
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿2700
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Buri Ram
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿1700
Flights from Don Muang to Ubon
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿2900
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Ubon
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿2200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Ubon
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿2600
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Ubon
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿1900
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Surin
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿130 - ฿1300
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿130 - ฿230
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿340 - ฿480
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1300
Train from Ubon Ratchathani to Surin
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿70 - ฿1100
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿70 - ฿180
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿270 - ฿380
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿800 - ฿1100
Bus operators
Sawadee Surin
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Surin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿434
Schedules at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Surin
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿320 - ฿550
Schedules at
sombattour.com
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sombattour.com
Star
฿327
Super
฿389
Supreme
฿511
Sawasdee Surin
Phone
085 637 7707
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Surin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿428
Schedules at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Buri Ram to Surin
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿1100

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The quickest flight from Don Muang Airport to Buri Ram Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Bangkok to Surin bus services, operated by Sawadee Surin, arrive at Surin station.

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Bangkok to Surin train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Surin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Surin is 437 km. It takes approximately 6h 5m to drive from Bangkok to Surin.

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Thai AirAsia and Nok Air offer flights from Don Muang Airport to Buri Ram Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Surin. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Don Muang Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs ฿150.

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