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Guide to Train Travel from Chumphon to Bangkok

There are 10 daily direct train services from Chumphon to Bangkok (Train #42 and Train #44 never run on the same day).

Train Timetable from Chumphon to Bangkok

Service Train No. Dept Arr
Rapid 172 00:44 09:15
Special Express 38 02:06 10:10
Special Express 32 02:34 10:30
Special Express 40 12:46 19:45
Rapid 174 19:36 05:10
Rapid 168 20:31 05:35
Express 86 21:22 06:30
Rapid 170 23:.23 09:00
Special Express 44 22:49 05:55
Special Express 42 22:49 05:55
Express 84 23:59 08:35
  • 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.

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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 17:16. By taking the Lomprayah ferry and bus service from Koh Tao you arrive in good time to catch every train service except for Train #40 which departs 15 minutes before the first connection from Koh Tao.

Guide to Online Train Ticket Prices from Cumphon 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
Benefits of Paying More to Book in Advance

View of Bangkok from the Sri Krung Hotel

View of Bangkok from the Sri Krung Hotel

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. 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 Train Station

Location of Bangkok Train Station

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