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

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Minivan, Mini Bus, bus

  1. Take the minivan from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the Mini Bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Pattani Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Pattani Bus Station to Narathiwat Bus Station

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Train

  1. Take the train from Surat Thani Train Station to Sungai Padi

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Drive

  1. Drive from Surat Thani to Tak Bai

Fly Surat Thani to Narathiwat, taxi

  1. Fly from Surat Thani (URT) to Narathiwat (NAW)
  2. Take a taxi from Narathiwat to Tak Bai

Minivan to Krabi, fly to Sultan Ismail Petra

  1. Take the minivan from Surat Thani to Krabi
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR)

Bus to Phuket, fly to Sultan Ismail Petra

  1. Take the bus from Surat Thani Phantip Station to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR)

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The cheapest way to get from Surat Thani to Tak Bai is to minivan and Mini Bus and bus which costs ฿800 - ฿1000 and takes 11h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Surat Thani to Tak Bai is to fly and taxi which costs ฿3600 - ฿13000 and takes 6h 33m.

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It is 439 km from Surat Thani to Tak Bai. It is approximately 540.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Surat Thani to Tak Bai without a car is to minivan and Mini Bus and bus which takes 11h 6m and costs ฿800 - ฿1000.

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It takes approximately 11h 6m to get from Surat Thani to Tak Bai, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Surat Thani to Tak Bai is to minivan and Mini Bus and bus which takes 11h 6m and costs ฿800 - ฿1000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ฿750 - ฿2200 and takes 11h 32m.

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There is no direct flight from Surat Thani Airport to Narathiwat Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 5m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Surat Thani to Tak Bai is 541 km. It takes approximately 7h 51m to drive from Surat Thani to Tak Bai.

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Nok Air, Thai AirAsia, Thai Vietjet Air and Thai Smile offer flights from Surat Thani Airport to Narathiwat Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Tak Bai. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Surat Thani to Tak Bai.
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  • Distance: 438.8 km
  • Duration: 11h 6m

What companies run services between Surat Thani, Thailand and Tak Bai, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Surat Thani to Tak Bai via Hat Yai Bus Terminal, Hat Yai Bus Station, Pattani Bus Station, and Narathiwat Bus Station in around 11h 6m. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Surat Thani Train Station to Sungai Padi twice daily. Tickets cost ฿150 - ฿1400 and the journey takes 9h 5m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Krabi to Sultan Ismail Petra via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
฿2200 - ฿7000
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Ismail Petra via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4000 - ฿16000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Narathiwat via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3000 - ฿12000
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Narathiwat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4000 - ฿14000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Ismail Petra via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿4700 - ฿20000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Ismail Petra via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿6000 - ฿33000
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 Sungai Padi
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿150 - ฿1400
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)
฿150 - ฿250
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿370 - ฿550
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Bus operators
minivan
Bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿250
Local bus
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Pattani Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿100
Bus from Pattani Bus Station to Narathiwat Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿60
Phantip Travel
Phone
+66 (0)77 272230
Email
info@phantiptravel.com
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surat Thani to Krabi
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿250
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12go.asia
Bus from Surat Thani Phantip Station to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿250
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Phone
0-5326-6480
Email
servicecenter@greenbusthailand.com
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿250 - ฿360
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Narathiwat to Tak Bai
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿700

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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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