There are 7 ways to get from Butterworth to Surat Thani by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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

KTM Komuter, train  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Suratthani Train Station

$21 - $75

Cheapest option

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

$16 - $39

5 alternative options

Bus, Minivan  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Butterworth to Bukit Kayu Hitam
  2. Take the bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  3. Take the Minivan from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station

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

$85 - $174

Car ferry, line 101 bus to Penang, fly to Phuket, Mini Van  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the line 101 bus from Weld Quay to Teluk Bahang
  3. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Phuket (HKT) PEN - HKT
  4. Take the Mini Van from Khao Sok to Surathani Talad Kaset Station

KTM Komuter to Hat Yai, fly to Phuket, Mini Van  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Phuket (HKT) HDY - HKT
  3. Take the Mini Van from Khao Sok to Surathani Talad Kaset Station

$144 - $223

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Butterworth to Surat Thani is to drive which costs RM 95 - RM 140 and takes 6 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Butterworth to Surat Thani is to drive which takes 6 h 51 min and costs RM 95 - RM 140.

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The distance between Butterworth and Surat Thani is 431 km. The road distance is 512 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 56 min to get from Butterworth to Surat Thani, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Butterworth to Surat Thani via Padang Besar, Hat Yai, Suratthani Train Station, and Surat Thani Railway Station in around 9 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Butterworth to Surat Thani via Bukit Kayu Hitam, Padang Besar, and Hat Yai Bus Terminal in around 9 h 56 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Khon Kaen, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $370
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Khon Kaen, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 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
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
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
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Penang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Penang to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
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 - $6
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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)
$21 - $29
Train from Hat Yai to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Bukit Kayu Hitam
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Songkhla to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Rapid Penang
Phone
+6042381212
Email
rapidcare@prasarana.com.my
Website
rapidpg.com.my
Bus from Weld Quay to Teluk Bahang
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
rapidpg.com.my
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
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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