Trains to Phuket and Train Timetables

You can travel to Surat Thani by train

There are no trains running directly to Phuket. Passengers by train have to stop at the Surat Thani’s Phun Phin railway station. From there pre-arranged minibuses depart for Phuket, and take about two hours. Usually you can buy a combo ticket from travel agents on the Khao San Road and elsewhere in Bangkok costing about 1,000 baht.

It’s still popular among budget travellers to take trains to Phuket however, since they are far more comfortable than an overnight bus. They do take several hours longer for the trip, but it’s far more leisurely. Thailand’s rail network is in serious need of modernisation, but the sleeper services departing in the early evening from Bangkok’s Hua Lumpong station are comfortable enough and generally safe. Ultimately, you might want to consider that budget flights can cost as little as 1,500 baht and get you there in an hour!

Planning your own journeys can be tricky, as timings are never absolute in Thailand especially during the peak season. It’s a must to check up-to-date information as well as booking in advance. 12Go Asia is providing e-tickets for trains, buses, ferries and flights with the quality, safe, secure and efficient transportation services. 

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Trains from Bangkok to Surat Thani
Train Departure Arrival Fares
Upper Bed Lower Bed Room
Special Express 08.05 16.45 608
Rapid 13.00 00.22 658 728
Special Express 14.45 01.23 758 848
Special Express 15.10 02.00 738 808
Rapid 15.35 03.45 658 728
Express 17.05 04.24 698 768
Rapid 17.35 05.48 658 728
Rapid 18.3 06.23 658 728
Express 19.3 07.06 698 768
Special Express 22.5 08.05 608

 Bangkok’s Hualamphong Railway Station: +66 2 220 4334, 223 3762, 225 6964, 224 7788, 225 0300 Ext. 520003, Hotline 1690.

Trains from Surat Thani to Bangkok
Train Departure Arrival Fares
Upper Bed Lower Bed Room
Special Express 10.40 19.45 608
Rapid 16.47 05.10 658 728
Rapid 17.38 05.35 698 768
Express 18.37 06.30 698 768
Rapid 20.14 09.oo 658 728
Special Express 20.41 05.55 608
Express  21.04 08.35 1,139 1,339 1,839
Rapid 21.26 09.15 658 728
Special Express 23.28 10.10 1,179 1,379 1,879
Special Express 23.57 10.30 1,179 1,379 1,879

Phunpin (Surat Thani) Railway Station: +66 77 311 213Hotline 1690.

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