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There are 7 ways to get from Padang Besar to Bangkok by train, plane, bus or car

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Train, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) HDY - BKK

฿698 - ฿4242

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Train  •  15h 10m

  1. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  2. Take the train from Hat Yai to Bang Sue Junction 42 Yala - Hua Lamphong - Class III AC / ...

฿308 - ฿2727

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Train, fly to Don Muang  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Don Muang (DMK) HDY - DMK

฿668 - ฿4937

Minivan, bus  •  16h 20m

  1. Take the minivan from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

฿700 - ฿1150

Minivan, bus via Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal  •  16h 49m

  1. Take the minivan from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal

฿810 - ฿985

Train via Hua Lamphong  •  19h 20m

  1. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  2. Take the train from Hat Yai to Hua Lamphong 172 Sungai Kolok - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper Fan / ...

฿308 - ฿2727

Drive  •  14h 6m

  1. Drive from Padang Besar to Bangkok 974.8 km

฿2500 - ฿3800

Padang Besar to Bangkok by train

The train journey time between Padang Besar and Bangkok is around 18h 42m and covers a distance of around 986 km. The fastest train normally takes 16h 45m. Operated by State Railway of Thailand, the Padang Besar to Bangkok train service departs from Padang Besar and arrives in Bang Sue Junction. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Padang Besar to Bangkok train schedules

Padang Besar → Bangkok
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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Padang Besar to Bangkok is to minivan and bus which costs ฿700 - ฿1200 and takes 16h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Padang Besar to Bangkok is to train and fly which costs ฿700 - ฿4300 and takes 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Padang Besar to Bangkok. However, there are services departing from Padang Besar and arriving at Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal via Hat Yai Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Padang Besar to Bangkok. However, there are services departing from Padang Besar and arriving at Bang Sue Junction via Hat Yai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 10m.

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The distance between Padang Besar and Bangkok is 788 km. The road distance is 974.8 km.

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The best way to get from Padang Besar to Bangkok without a car is to train which takes 15h 10m and costs ฿300 - ฿2800.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Padang Besar to Bangkok, including transfers.

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Padang Besar to Bangkok bus services, operated by , depart from Padang Besar station.

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Padang Besar to Bangkok train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, depart from Padang Besar station.

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The best way to get from Padang Besar to Bangkok is to train which takes 15h 10m and costs ฿300 - ฿2800. Alternatively, you can minivan and bus, which costs ฿700 - ฿1200 and takes 16h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Padang Besar to Bangkok.
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  • Distance: 787.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 2m

What companies run services between Padang Besar, Thailand and Bangkok, Thailand?

You can take a train from Padang Besar to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal via Hat Yai in around 15h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Padang Besar to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal via Hat Yai Bus Terminal in around 16h 20m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿600 - ฿4900
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿6500
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿3200
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿6500
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿600 - ฿6000
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿4800
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿14000
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿45 - ฿950
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)
฿45 - ฿160
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿750
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿240 - ฿340
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
Train from Hat Yai to Bang Sue Junction
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿260 - ฿1800
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)
฿260 - ฿340
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿750 - ฿1100
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿490 - ฿700
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1300 - ฿1800
Train from Hat Yai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿260 - ฿1800
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)
฿260 - ฿340
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿750 - ฿1100
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿500 - ฿700
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1300 - ฿1800
Bus operators
minivan
Bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿50
Siam Lane Tour (Siam Dernrod)
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿892
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Piya
Phone
0-2894-6330-2
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿764
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia

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The quickest flight from Hat Yai Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Padang Besar to Bangkok bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal station.

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Padang Besar to Bangkok train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Bang Sue Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Padang Besar to Bangkok is 975 km. It takes approximately 14h 6m to drive from Padang Besar to Bangkok.

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Bangkok Airways, Thai AirAsia, Thai Smile and Thai Vietjet Air offer flights from Hat Yai Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

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There are 11913+ hotels available in Bangkok. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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