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There are 8 ways to get from Surat Thani to Bangkok by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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Fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  3h 33m

  1. Fly from Surat Thani (URT) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) URT - BKK

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Train  •  12h

  1. Take the train from Surat Thani Train Station to Bang Sue Junction 38 Sungai Kolok - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper AC / ...

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Fly to Don Muang  •  4h 6m

  1. Fly from Surat Thani (URT) to Don Muang (DMK) URT - DMK

Bus  •  10h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Surat Thani Bus Station to Ratchadamnoen Avenue

Bus via Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal  •  10h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Surat Thani Bus Terminal to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal

Train via Hua Lamphong  •  14h 43m

  1. Take the train from Surat Thani Train Station to Hua Lamphong 32 Hat Yai - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper AC / ...

Taxi  •  9h 14m

  1. Take a taxi from Surat Thani to Bangkok 646.1 km

Drive  •  9h 14m

  1. Drive from Surat Thani to Bangkok 646.1 km

Surat Thani (URT) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) flights

The flight time between Surat Thani (URT) and Suvarnabhumi (BKK) is around 1h 15m and covers a distance of around 537 km. Services are operated by Thai Vietjet Air and Thai Smile. Typically 28 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

28 Weekly Planes
1h 15m Average Duration
฿836 Cheapest Price
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Surat Thani → Bangkok
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The cheapest way to get from Surat Thani to Bangkok is to bus via Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal which costs ฿470 - ฿750 and takes 10h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Surat Thani to Bangkok is to fly which costs ฿900 - ฿3200 and takes 3h 33m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Surat Thani Bus Station station and arriving at Ratchadamnoen Avenue. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 24m.

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The distance between Surat Thani and Bangkok is 529 km. The road distance is 646.1 km.

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The best way to get from Surat Thani to Bangkok without a car is to bus which takes 10h 24m and costs ฿1011.

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It takes approximately 3h 33m to get from Surat Thani to Bangkok, including transfers.

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Surat Thani to Bangkok bus services, operated by Krungsiam Tour, depart from Surat Thani Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Surat Thani to Bangkok is to fly which takes 3h 33m and costs ฿900 - ฿3200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿1011 and takes 10h 24m, you could also train, which costs ฿210 - ฿1600 and takes 12h.

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The quickest flight from Surat Thani Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Surat Thani to Bangkok bus services, operated by Krungsiam Tour, arrive at Ratchadamnoen Avenue station.

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  • Distance: 528.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 33m

What companies run services between Surat Thani, Thailand and Bangkok, Thailand?

Thai Vietjet Air and Thai Smile fly from Surat Thani to Bangkok 4 times a day. Alternatively, Krungsiam Tour operates a bus from Surat Thani Bus Station to Ratchadamnoen Avenue 3 times a day. Tickets cost ฿1011 and the journey takes 10h 24m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿3600
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿800 - ฿3800
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿950 - ฿4900
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿3800
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿4200
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Surat Thani Train Station to Bang Sue Junction
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿190 - ฿1500
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
฿190 - ฿280
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿410 - ฿600
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Train from Surat Thani Train Station to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
13h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿190 - ฿1500
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
฿190 - ฿280
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿410 - ฿600
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Bus operators
Krungsiam Tour
Phone
0863036540
Email
krungsiamairbus@gmail.com
Website
krungsiamtour.com
Bus from Surat Thani Bus Station to Ratchadamnoen Avenue
Ave. Duration
10h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿1011
Schedules at
12go.asia
Sri Suthep Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Surat Thani to Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿637
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Surat Thani to Bangkok
Ave. Duration
9h 14m
Estimated price
฿4600 - ฿5500
Taxi Surat Thani Group
Phone
+66 61 623 8333
Taxi Muang Surat Thani
Phone
+66 62 073 5090
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Surat Thani to Bangkok is 646 km. It takes approximately 9h 14m to drive from Surat Thani to Bangkok.

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Thai Smile and Thai Vietjet Air offer flights from Surat Thani Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

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There are 1827+ hotels available in Bangkok. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Surat Thani to Surat Thani Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs ฿100.

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