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    Guide to Train Travel from Chumphon to Bangkok

    The train is good option for travel from Chumphon to Bangkok. From Koh Tao you can take the Lomprayah ferry and bus service direct to Chumphon Train Station arriving at either 13:00 or 17:15. Inexpensive sleeper berths are available on overnight trains saving you the expense of paying for a night in a hotel room.


    Train Times to Bangkok


    There are 10 daily direct train services from Chumphon to Bangkok (Trains #38 and 46, and trains #42 and #44, join together into a single service before they reach Chumphon).

    Train Chumphon Bangkok Service
    172 00:44 09:15 Rapid
    38/46 02:06 10:10 Special Express
    32 02:34 10:30 Special Express
    40 12:46 19:45 Special Express
    174 19:36 05:10 Rapid
    168 20:31 05:35 Rapid
    86 21:22 06:30 Express
    170 23:23 09:00 Rapid
    42/44 22:49 05:55 Special Express
    84 23:59 08:35 Express
    • The fastest service is Train #40, departing at 12.46, scheduled to complete the journey to Bangkok in 6 hours 59 minutes.
    • The slowest service is Train #170, departing at 23.23, which is scheduled to reach Bangkok 9 hours 37 minutes after departing from Chumphon.
    • If you plan to travel on one of the overnight trains book a 1st or 2nd class air-conditioned sleeper berth.
    • The most comfortable train is Train #32 departing from Chumphon at 02.34 which is a new service introduced in December 2016. Train #32 uses the new rolling stock of modern carriages the State Railways of Thailand has recently purchased.

    Buy Tickets to Bangkok


    Use the Search Box below to buy your train tickets from Chumphon to Bangkok.

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    • Sleeper seats are available to book online as well as the cheaper seat only options.
    • After booking either collect your train tickets at the Parcels Office at Chumphon Train Station or request that they are sent by post to your home address.

    Ticket Prices to Bangkok


     Seat Type  Online Price  Station Price
     1st Class A/C Sleeper  1,444 THB  1,194 THB
     2nd Class A/C Sleeper  920 to 980 THB  650 to 690 THB
     2nd Class A/C Seat  730 to 760 THB  510 THB
     2nd Class Fan Sleeper  700 THB  450 THB

    Booking in Advance


    Booking online is more expensive than buying your ticket at the train station in Thailand, however, on busy days 1st and 2nd Class AC Sleeper Seats will all have been booked out a few days or weeks in advance of the day of travel.

    View of Bangkok from the Sri Krung Hotel

    View of Bangkok from the Sri Krung Hotel

    If you want to travel in a sleeper berth overnight on a train in Thailand we recommend that you book in advance online or in person at a train station in Thailand at least 14 days before your the day you plan to travel.


    Location of Chumphon Station



    Location of Bangkok Station


    Next read about How to Get from Koh Tao to Chumphon Railway Station