There are 6 ways to get from Butterworth to Surat Thani by train, car ferry, 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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Car ferry, Mini Van, Minivan  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the Mini Van from Penang to Hat Yai
  3. Take the Minivan from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station

$21 - $23

Car ferry, Mini Van  •  16 h 33 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the Mini Van from Penang to Khao Sok
  3. Take the Mini Van from Khao Sok to Surathani Talad Kaset Station

$37 - $39

Drive  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Butterworth to Surat Thani 319.8 miles

$23 - $35

KTM Komuter to Hat Yai, fly to Surat Thani  •  8 h 22 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

Car ferry to Penang, fly to Phuket, bus  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  2. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Phuket (HKT) PEN - HKT
  3. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani

$60 - $188

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Butterworth to Surat Thani is to car ferry and Mini Van and Minivan which costs RM 85 - RM 95 and takes 12 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Butterworth to Surat Thani is to drive which costs RM 95 - RM 150 and takes 6 h 51 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 RM 60 - RM 190.

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

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There is no direct flight from Hat Yai Airport to Surat Thani Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Surat Thani is 1 h behind Butterworth. It is currently 12:12 PM in Butterworth and 11:12 AM 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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Thai Smile, Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Hat Yai Airport to Surat Thani Airport.

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There are 126+ hotels available in Surat Thani. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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Map of how to get 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.

Airlines
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Udon Thani, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Don Muang, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $350
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
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Penang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
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
Book at
12go.asia
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)
$29 - $40
Bus operators
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
Mini Van
Bus from Penang to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Khao Sok to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2

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