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There are 6 ways to get from Surat Thani to Bangkok by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Don Muang  •  3h 56m

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

฿910 - ฿1950

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Train  •  10h

  1. Take the train from Surat Thani Train Station to Bang Sue Junction 40 Surat Thani Train Station - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...

฿210 - ฿1520

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Fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  3h 38m

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

฿1140 - ฿4155

Bus  •  10h 24m

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

฿850

Bus via Opposite Southern Bus Terminal  •  10h 29m

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

฿477 - ฿735

Drive  •  9h 14m

  1. Drive from Surat Thani to Bangkok 646.1 km

฿1700 - ฿2500

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The cheapest way to get from Surat Thani to Bangkok is to bus via Opposite Southern Bus Terminal which costs ฿470 - ฿750 and takes 10h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Surat Thani to Bangkok is to fly which costs ฿1100 - ฿4200 and takes 3h 38m.

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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 train which takes 10h and costs ฿210 - ฿1600.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m 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 56m and costs ฿900 - ฿2000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ฿210 - ฿1600 and takes 10h, you could also bus, which costs ฿850 and takes 10h 24m.

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The quickest flight from Surat Thani Airport to Don Muang Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Map of how to get from Surat Thani to Bangkok.
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  • Distance: 528.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 56m

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

Nok Air, Thai AirAsia and Thai Lion Mentari fly from Surat Thani to Bangkok every 2 hours. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Surat Thani Train Station to Bang Sue Junction hourly. Tickets cost ฿190 - ฿1500 and the journey takes 8h 40m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿3500
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿8000
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿4300
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿800 - ฿4100
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2000 - ฿17000
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
8h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
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
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
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
฿850
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

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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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Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Surat Thani Airport to Don Muang Airport.

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There are 12499+ 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 40 min and costs ฿100.

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