Ferry & bus times – Koh Lipe to Hat Yai Train Station

There are between one and nine daily direct services (depending on the time of year) from Koh Lipe to Hat Yai Train Station which can be booked in advance online. Use the Search Box below to check which services are running on the day you plan to travel and to book tickets.

Travel Times to Hat Yai


The journey from Koh Lipe to Hat Yai train station is takes 4 hours 30 minutes to 6 hours depending upon which service you take.

Koh LipeTrain StationCompanyTicket
09:0013:30Sukhothai Tour650 THB
09:3013:30Jolly Travel650 THB
09:3013:30S.P.S.B.C900 THB
09:3014:00Smart En Plus750 THB
11:0015:30Sukhothai Tour650 THB
11:3015:30Jolly Travel650 THB
11:3016:00Smart En Plus750 THB
13:3017:30S.P.S.B.C900 THB
13:0017:30Sukhothai Tour650 THB
13:3018:00Smart En Plus750 THB

The first part of the journey is a sea crossing by speedboat which takes 1 hour 30 minutes and arrives at Pakbara Pier on the mainland. From there passengers transfer to a bus for journey by road to Hat Yai train station.

Buy Tickets to Hat Yai


Use the Search Box to book your tickets from Koh Lipe to Hat Yai Railway Station online in advance.

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Connecting Trains to Bangkok


Below is a list of the trains you can take from Hat Yai to Bangkok.

Hat YaiBangkokServiceTrain
14:4509:00Rapid170
15:3909:15Rapid172
16:2305:55Special Express42
18:1010:10Special Express38
18:4510:30Special Express32

Train 32 uses the newest of Thailand’s train carriages, brought into service in November 2016.

Train Tickets to Bangkok


There are five direct trains a day from Hat Yai to Bangkok. All departures are scheduled for the mid to late afternoon and it is possible to connect with all 5 train services from Hat Yai to Bangkok the same day by taking a direct service from Koh Lipe to Hat Yai train station.

The journey by train from Hat Yai to Bangkok takes between 13 and 18 hours, depending on which train you take, and we therefore recommend booking a ticket for a 2nd or 1st Class sleeper seat in advance. If plan to travel in a 3rd Class then generally there is no need to book in advance except during major public holidays, such as Songkran, when large numbers of Thai people use the train to travel back home to spend the holidays with their family.

Hat Yai Train Station is located in a busy city centre location
Hat Yai Train Station is located in a busy city centre location
  • Fastest Train: Train #42 is the fastest train from Hat Yai to Bangkok and is scheduled to complete the journey in 13 hours 32 minutes.
  • Slowest Train: Train #170 is the slowest train scheduled to complete the journey in 18 hours 15 minutes.

Location of Koh Lipe Pier


The Sukhothai Tour service from Koh Lipe to Hat Yai train station departs from Koh Lipe Pier.

Google Map of Koh Lipe Pier

Bus Route to Hat Yai Station


  • Distance from Pakbara ferry pier to Hat Yai Train Station: 125 kilometres
  • Estimated travel time from Pakbara ferry pier to Hat Yai Train Station: 1 hour 59 min

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