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    Travel from Khao Sok to Surat Thani Railway Station

    If you want to travel from Khao Sok National Park to Bangkok, then a good option is to travel by road to Surat Thani Railway Station and from there to take an overnight sleeper train to Bangkok.


    Bus Times to Surat Thani Station


    There are 10 services a day from Khao Sok National Park to Surat Thani Railway Station which you can book online.

    Khao SokRailway StationCompanyCost
    07:0009:00Phantip Travel250 THB
    08:0010:00Phantip Travel250 THB
    09:0011:00Phantip Travel250 THB
    10:0012:00Phantip Travel250 THB
    11:0013:00Phantip Travel250 THB
    12:0014:00Phantip Travel250 THB
    13:0015:00Phantip Travel250 THB
    14:0016:00Phantip Travel250 THB
    15:0017:00Phantip Travel250 THB
    16:0018:00Phantip Travel250 THB
    • The journey with Phantip Travel from Khao Sok National Park to Surat Thani Railway Station is scheduled to take 2 hours 00 minutes.

    Buy Tickets to Surat Thani Railway Station


    Use the Search box below to buy your tickets from Khao Sok to Surat Thani Railway Station.

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    Departure from Khao Sok


    Bus services to Surat Thani Railway Station depart from a minivan station near to Headquarters of the Khao Sok National Park.


    Location of Surat Thani Station


    Bus services from Khao Sok to Surat Thani Railway Station terminate in front of the ticket hall on platform 1, which is the platform from which trains to Bangkok depart.


    About the Journey to Surat Thani Station


    This service departs from near to the western entrance to Khao Sok National Park, near to the National Park Headquarters. The western entrance to the park is near to a variety of trekking routes and waterfalls. The eastern entrance to the Khao Sok National Park is the pier near Ratchaprapha Dam, from where you can take boat trips on Cheow Lan Lake and travel to the floating bungalows within the park. If you are returning from boat trip on Cheow Lan Lake, or a stay at one of the floating bungalows on the lake, then rather than book this particular trip instead you need to book a transfer from Ratchaprapha Dam to Surat Thani Railway Station.

    Phantip Travel minivan service

    Phantip Travel minivan service

    The transfer service from the western entrance to Khao Sok National Park to Surat Thani Train Station is operated by Phantip Travel. Phantip Travel, which has been in business since 1970, is the largest operator of bus and minivan services in Surat Thani Province. Phantip Travel is one of Southern Thailand’s most professional tour operators, with a focus on value for money and efficiency. This is not a luxury service, passengers travel by minivan, however it is quick, safe and punctual. Rather than outsourcing bus and minivan services, Phantip Travel has its own fleet of vehicles and drivers.

    Surat Thani Railway Station

    Surat Thani Railway Station

    By road the distance from the Phantip Travel minivan station near Khao Sok National Park to Surat Thani Railway Station is 103 km, which is scheduled to take 2 hours. The exact travelling time may vary either way by around 20 minutes, so do not plan onward connections which require that you arrive exactly on time. Most of the train services from Surat Thani to Bangkok depart well after the last Phantip Travel service of the day has arrived to Surat Thani Railway Station so for most travellers a short delay is unlikely to create any problems in terms of being on time for the train they booked seats on.


    Train Timetable to Bangkok


    There are 10 train services every day from Surat Thani to Bangkok. Most, but not all, of these services have sleeper seats available. If you want to travel overnight make sure you choose a train with sleeper seats and make sure that you book in advance. 

    Sleeper SeatsSurat ThaniBangkokTrain
    No10:4019:4540
    Yes16:4705:10174
    Yes17:3805:35168
    Yes18:3706:3086
    Yes20:1409:00170
    No20:4105:5542/44
    Yes21:0408:3584
    Yes21:2609:15172
    Yes23:2810:1038
    Yes23:5710:3032

    Next see Bus times from Krabi to Khao Sok