There are 9 ways to get from Surat Thani to Cha-am by train, bus, bus and ferry, taxi, car or plane

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

Train via Hua Hin  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Hin 40 Suratthani - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...

$17 - $68

Cheapest option

Train  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Ban Chaam 170 Yala - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper AC / ...

$10 - $40

7 alternative options

Bus, Minivan  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Suratthani to Prachuap Khirikhan 780
  2. Take the Minivan from Prachuap Khiri Khan to Hua Hin

$20 - $26

Bus and ferry  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon 393 Rayong
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Hua Hin 393 Samui

$30 - $59

Taxi  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Surat Thani to Cha-am 301.4 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Surat Thani to Cha-am 301.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Surat Thani to Suvarnabhumi, train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Surat Thani (URT) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) URT - BKK
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Ban Chaam

$44 - $202

Fly Surat Thani to Don Muang, train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Surat Thani (URT) to Don Muang (DMK) URT - DMK
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Ban Chaam

$39 - $175

Minivan to Krabi, fly to Suvarnabhumi, train  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Surat Thani to Krabi
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) KBV - BKK
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue to Ban Chaam

$59 - $205

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Surat Thani to Cha-am is to bus and Minivan which costs ฿650 - ฿900 and takes 8 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Surat Thani to Cha-am is to taxi which costs ฿4300 - ฿5500 and takes 6 h 57 min.

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The distance between Surat Thani and Cha-am is 413 km. The road distance is 482.3 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to get from Surat Thani to Cha-am, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Surat Thani to Cha-am. However, there are services departing from Suratthani and arriving at Cha-am Intersection via Prachuap Khiri Khan and Hua Hin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 49 min.

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What companies run services between Surat Thani, Thailand and Cha-am, Thailand?

State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Surat Thani to Cha-am every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Surat Thani to Cha-am via Prachuap Khirikhan, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Hua Hin, and Hua Hin in around 8 h 49 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $180
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $15
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $40
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Ban Chaam
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $15
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $40
Train from Bang Sue to Ban Chaam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Suratthani to Prachuap Khirikhan
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Malee Van
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Prachuap Khiri Khan to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
12go.asia
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Phantip Travel
Other operators
Taxi from Surat Thani to Cha-am
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Koh Samui Taxi
Website
kohsamuitaxi.com

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