By train it takes from 13 to 15 hours to travel 778.1 km from Hat Yai to Phetchaburi. This is busy route as the train goes through popular destinations such as Surat Thani (where ferries from Koh Samui and Koh Phangan arrive), Chumphon (where ferries from Koh Tao arrive), and Hua Hin before arriving at Phetchaburi after which trains carry onto Bangkok.
Train Times from Hat Yai to Phetchaburi
There are currently 4 direct trains per day from Hat Yai to Phetchaburi.
- The fastest train from Hat Yai to Phetchaburi is Train #32 (departing at 17:45) which is scheduled to complete the journey in 13 hours 24 minutes.
- The slowest train from Hat Yai to Phetchaburi is Train #172 (departing at 15:50) which is scheduled to complete the journey in 14 hours 54 minutes.
Buy Tickets from Hat Yai to Phetchaburi
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All the trains on this route have sleeper berths available. The two best train services in terms of facilities are Train #32 and Train #38/46, which have both 1st and 2nd AC Sleeper berths available. Tickets on Train #170 and Train #172 are, however, less expensive.
Ticket Prices from Hat Yai to Phetchaburi
Booking online in advance cost 250 THB more than buying your ticket at a train station in advance.
|Seat Type||Online Price||Station Price|
|1st Class A/C Sleeper||1,922 THB||1,672 THB|
Paying more to book in advance online is a good idea if you unable to go in person to a train station to buy your ticket a week or two before you plan to travel. Train tickets, particularly for sleeper seats, often sell out before the day of travel and it unwise to assume that you will be able to buy a ticket at the train station shortly before you plan to travel.
Location of Hat Yai Train Station
Read more about Hat Yai Railway Station.
Location of Phetchaburi Train Station
About Travel to Phetchaburi
Phetchaburi is a small town which is very popular with Thai tourists, but generally overlooked as destination by foreign visitors in favour of the better known towns of Hua Hin, Cha-Am and Pattaya. The reason Phetchaburi is popular with Thai visitors is because of the historic temples and palaces in the town, the food which is made there, and the nearby beaches of Chao Samran and Puek Tian Beach.
The main attraction is Phetchaburi is the Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park, known locally simply as Khao Wang, which is in the centre of the town. Khao Wang is a hill top palace complex with a museum. Great buildings and great views make a visit to Khao Wang a rewarding experience. Two temples in Phetchaburi, Wat Mahathat Worawihan and Wat Kamphaeng Laeng are also well worth visiting. Phetchaburi is also popular with Thai visitors because of the food associated with the town, in particular khanom wan (Thai desserts), noodle soups and mon cuisine.