There are 5 ways to get from Butterworth to Surat Thani by train, bus, car or plane

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KTM Komuter, train  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar Butterworth
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Suratthani Train Station 46 Padang Besar - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper AC

$15 - $46

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KTM Komuter, train, Mini Van  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  3. Take the Mini Van from Songkhla to Suratthani

$18 - $41

Mini Van, Minivan  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Penang to Hat Yai
  2. Take the Minivan from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station

$19

Drive  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Butterworth to Surat Thani 319.8 miles

$23 - $35

KTM Komuter, fly  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Surat Thani (URT) HDY - URT

$86 - $175

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Butterworth to Surat Thani station. However, there are services departing from Chai Leng Park - Caltex and arriving at Surathani Talad Kaset Station via Penang and Hat Yai Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 58 min.

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The distance between Butterworth and Surat Thani is 431 km. The road distance is 511.6 km.

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The best way to get from Butterworth to Surat Thani without a car is to KTM Komuter and train which takes 10 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 19 min to get from Butterworth to Surat Thani, including transfers.

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Butterworth to Surat Thani bus services, operated by New Asian Travel, depart from Penang station.

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The best way to get from Butterworth to Surat Thani is to KTM Komuter and train which takes 10 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can Mini Van and Minivan, which costs and takes 11 h 58 min.

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There is no direct flight from Hat Yai Airport to Surat Thani Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Butterworth to Surat Thani bus services, operated by , arrive at Surathani Talad Kaset Station.

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Surat Thani is 1 h behind Butterworth. It is currently 9:50 PM in Butterworth and 8:50 PM in Surat Thani.

Yes, the driving distance between Butterworth to Surat Thani is 512 km. It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to drive from Butterworth to Surat Thani.

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  • Distance: 269.5 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Butterworth to Surat Thani via Padang Besar, Padang Besar, Suratthani Train Station, and Surat Thani station in around 10 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Butterworth to Surat Thani via Penang Komtar, Penang, Hat Yai, and Hat Yai Bus Terminal in around 11 h 58 min.

Airlines
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Khon Kaen, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
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
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Butterworth to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
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State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$28 - $40
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $29
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)
$22 - $29
Bus operators
Mini Van
Bus from Songkhla to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
New Asian Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Penang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Minivan
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8

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Thai Smile, Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Hat Yai Airport to Surat Thani Airport.

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