There are 2 ways to get from Surat Thani to Pulau Perhentian by train, bus, ferry 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, bus, ferry  •  21 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Sungai Kolok
  2. Take the bus from Rantau Panjang to Kuala Terengganu
  3. Take the bus from Kuala Terengganu to Jerteh
  4. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian

$37 - $73

1 alternative option

Bus, fly, ferry  •  17 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Surat Thani to Phang Nga
  2. Take the bus from Phang Nga to Krabi Bus Station
  3. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Kuala Trengganu (TGG) KBV - TGG
  4. Take the bus from Kuala Terengganu to Jerteh
  5. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian

$86 - $330

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

There is no direct connection from Surat Thani to Pulau Perhentian. However, you can take the bus to Surat Thani station, take the walk to Suratthani Train Station, take the train to Sungai Kolok, take the walk to Rantau Panjang, take the bus to Kuala Terengganu, take the bus to Jerteh, take the taxi to Kuala Besut, take the ferry to Pulau Perhentian, then take the walk to Pulau Perhentian. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Phang Nga, take the bus to Krabi Bus Station, take the walk to Krabi, take the bus to Krabi Airport, take the walk to Krabi airport, fly to Kuala Trengganu, take the taxi to Kuala Terengganu, take the bus to Jerteh, take the taxi to Kuala Besut, take the ferry to Pulau Perhentian, then take the walk to Pulau Perhentian.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Krabi to Kuala Trengganu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Krabi to Kuala Trengganu via Suvarnabhumi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Sungai Kolok
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Rantau Panjang to Kuala Terengganu
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Ekspres Perdana
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Rantau Panjang to Kuala Terengganu
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Kuala Terengganu to Jerteh
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
bus
Bus from Surat Thani to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surat Thani to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Phang Nga to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Ferry operators
Barracuda Holiday Sdn Bhd
Ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Ain Holidays
Email
enquiry@ain-holidays.com
Website
ain-holidays.com
Ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ain-holidays.com
Book at
easybook.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Surat Thani and Pulau Perhentian is 521 km.

The cheapest way to get from Surat Thani to Pulau Perhentian is to train and bus and ferry which costs ฿1100 - ฿2400 and takes 21 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Surat Thani to Pulau Perhentian is to bus and fly and ferry which takes 17 h 29 min and costs ฿2700 - ฿11000.

It takes approximately 21 h 33 min to get from Surat Thani to Pulau Perhentian, including transfers.