By train the journey from Sungai Kolok to Bangkok is scheduled to take from 22 to 23 hours depending upon which train you take.
Trains Times from Sungai Kolok to Bangkok
There are two direct trains per day from Sungai Kolok to Bangkok.
|Train No.||Sungai Kolok||Bangkok||Service|
- The fastest train is Train #38 departing at 14:20 and scheduled to arrive 21 hours 45 minutes later at 12:05.
- The slowest direct train from Sungai Kolok to Bangkok is Train #172 departing at 12:00 and arriving in Bangkok at 10:30, 22 hours and 30 minutes after departing from Sungai Kolok.
Train Tickets from Sungai Kolok to Bangkok
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Sleeper seats are available to book online as well as the cheaper seat only options. After booking your tickets will be sent to you by e-mail. Of the two to trains to choose from for this journey, the best choice is Train #38 departing at 14:20. Not only is this train quicker it also uses newer train carriages with 1st and 2nd class air-conditioned sleeper seats as well as 2nd and 3rd class fan cooled seats.
Ticket Prices from Sungai Kolok to Bangkok
|Seat Type||Online Price||Station Price|
|1st Class A/C Sleeper||2,003 THB||1,753 THB|
|2nd Class A/C Sleeper||1,147 to 1,227 THB||897 to 977 THB|
|2nd Class Fan Sleeper||927 THB||677 THB|
This is a long journey so definitely opt for a sleeper seat. If you are on a tight budget then a 2nd class fan cooled sleeper seat on Train #172 might be the best option, as it is 300 THB cheaper than a 2nd class sleeper seat on Train #38.
About Travel from Sungai Kolok to Bangkok
The Sungai Kolok to Bangkok route is popular with foreign visitors returning from a visit to the Thai Embassy in Kota Bharu or a visit to the Perhentian Islands, a popular place to go diving.
To reach Sungai Kolok Train Station by public transport from either the Perhentian Islands or Kota Bharu you need to catch a bus from Jalan Pendek bus station in the centre of Kota Bharu. Public bus number 29 goes as far as Rantau Panjang bus station, which is a 240 metre walk from the immigration building on the Malaysian side. The cost of the journey from Kota Bharu is 5 MYR and the journey takes around 1 hour 20 minutes. Alternatively you can take a taxi from Kota Bharu to the border which costs 50 MYR to 60 MYR and around 40 minutes. Once over the border its a 1.4 km journey to Sungai Kolok Train Station which we advise you travel with one of motorbike taxis waiting outside Thailand Immigration, a journey which will cost you 50 THB. It is safer to travel one person per motorbike taxi and please wear the helmet provided.
Sungai Kolok Train Station
- See more information about Sungai Kolok Train Station
Bangkok Train Station
- From the 19th January 2023 the main railway station in Bangkok is Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal (also known as Bang Sue Grand Station).