There are 10 ways to get from Surat Thani to Ipoh 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.

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Train via Hat Yai  •  12 h 4 min

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

$25 - $82

Cheapest option

Mini Van, bus  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Suratthani to Songkhla
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai to Terminal Amanjaya

$15 - $16

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Train  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Padang Besar 45 Hua Lamphong - Padang Besar - Class II Sleeper AC
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Ipoh

$17 - $53

Minivan, Mini Van, bus  •  15 h 48 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the Mini Van from Hat Yai to Penang
  3. Take the bus from Sungai Nibong to Terminal Amanjaya

$24 - $42

Drive  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Surat Thani to Ipoh 406 miles

$55 - $85

Minivan to Krabi, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Surat Thani to Krabi
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) KBV - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
  4. Take the train from KL Sentral to Ipoh

$58 - $202

Minivan to Krabi, fly to Ipoh  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Surat Thani to Krabi
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Ipoh (IPH) KBV - IPH

$174 - $406

Bus to Phuket, fly to Penang, car ferry, train  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Penang (PEN) HKT - PEN
  3. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the train from Butterworth to Ipoh

$68 - $196

Bus to Phuket, fly to Hat Yai, train  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Hat Yai (HDY) HKT - HDY
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Ipoh

$66 - $154

Bus to Phuket, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) HKT - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
  4. Take the train from KL Sentral to Ipoh

$56 - $221

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Surat Thani to Ipoh is to Mini Van and bus which costs ฿490 - ฿530 and takes 13 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Surat Thani to Ipoh is to drive which costs ฿1800 - ฿2700 and takes 8 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Surat Thani to Ipoh. However, there are services departing from Suratthani and arriving at Terminal Amanjaya via Songkhla and Hat Yai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 20 min.

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The distance between Surat Thani and Ipoh is 541 km. The road distance is 649.6 km.

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The best way to get from Surat Thani to Ipoh without a car is to train which takes 12 h 4 min and costs ฿800 - ฿2700.

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It takes approximately 12 h 4 min to get from Surat Thani to Ipoh, including transfers.

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Surat Thani to Ipoh bus services, operated by , depart from Suratthani station.

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The best way to get from Surat Thani to Ipoh is to train which takes 12 h 4 min and costs ฿800 - ฿2700. Alternatively, you can Mini Van and bus, which costs ฿490 - ฿530 and takes 13 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Krabi Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Surat Thani to Ipoh bus services, operated by Sri Theven Express, arrive at Terminal Amanjaya station.

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Map of how to get from Surat Thani to Ipoh.
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  • Distance: 338 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Surat Thani to Ipoh via Surat Thani station, Suratthani Train Station, Hat Yai, and Padang Besar in around 12 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Surat Thani to Ipoh via Songkhla, Hat Yai, and Hat Yai in around 13 h 20 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Krabi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Phuket to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Krabi to Ipoh via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Krabi to Ipoh via Don Muang, Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Phuket to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Krabi to Ipoh via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Krabi to Ipoh via Don Muang, Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Phuket to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Krabi to Ipoh via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Krabi to Ipoh via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Krabi to Ipoh via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $40
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$28 - $40
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Padang Besar to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$7 - $9
Gold
$11 - $13
Platinum
$15 - $17
Train from KL Sentral to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $9
Platinum
$9 - $11
Train from Butterworth to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $8
Platinum
$8 - $10
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Mini Van
Bus from Suratthani to Songkhla
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Sri Theven Express
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Hat Yai to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com
Minivan
Bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
New Asian Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai to Penang
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Jolly Travel
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Bus from Hat Yai to Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
jollytravel.in.th
Book at
12go.asia
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Sungai Nibong to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Perak Transit
Website
peraktransit.com.my
Bus from Sungai Nibong to Terminal Amanjaya Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
peraktransit.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Phantip Travel
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim 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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