Trains from Ban Krut to Surat Thani

By train the journey from Ban Krut to Surat Thani is scheduled to take around 4 hours.

Trains Times from Ban Krut to Surat Thani


There are currently 5 train services a day from Ban Krut to Surat Thani.

TrainBan KrutSurat ThaniService Type
16702:3607:16Rapid
39/4103:5707:50Special Express
4312:2516:20Special Express
17120:5001:11Rapid
16923:4004:06Rapid
  • The fastest train from Ban Krut to Surat Thani is Train #39/41 departing from Ban Krut at 03:57 and arriving 3 hours 53 minutes later in Surat Thani at 07:50.
  • The slowest train is Train #169 departing from Ban Krut at 23:40 and arriving in Surat Thani at 04:06, a scheduled journey time of 4 hours 26 minutes.

Buy Tickets from Ban Krut to Surat Thani


Use the Search Box below to buy your train tickets from Ban Krut to Surat Thani.

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There are several train stations in Surat Thani Province, the main one nearest Surat Thani City is referred to as ‘Surat Thani Train Station’.

Ticket Prices from Ban Krut to Surat Thani


It costs from 50 to 100 THB more to buy a train ticket from Ban Krut to Surat Thani online through the Search Box above than it does to buy the same ticket from a train station in Thailand.

Seat TypeOnline PriceStation Price
2nd Class A/C Sleeper599 THB499 THB
2nd Class A/C Seat419 THB349 THB
2nd Class Fan Seat219 THB169 THB
3rd Class Fan Seat152 THB102 THB

If you plan to travel in an air-conditioned seat or sleeper berth we recommend booking in advance on online. Tickets for these seat types are not always available on the day of travel particularly during the high season on the Gulf of Thailand or Thai public holidays.

Ban Krut Train Station


  • Ban Krut Railway Station is 2.2 km by road from Ban Krut Beach.

Google Map of Ban Krut Railway Station

Surat Thani Railway Station


Google Map of Surat Thani Railway Station

About Travel to Surat Thani


Surat Thani Railway Station is inconveniently located 16 km away from Surat Thani City in Phunphin.

Travel into Surat Thani City Centre

There are two ways to travel from the railway station into the city centre:

  • Taxi: Near to the entrance of the ticket hall to Surat Thani Railway Station is a taxi rank with fares printed on a large sign. The 2021 price for a taxi from Surat Thani Railway Station into the city centre is 140 THB. Make sure you confirm the price with the driver before setting off.
  • Bus: A regular bus service departs during daylight hours from the car park in front of Platform 1. This orange coloured bus is slow, taking 50 minutes to get to Surat Thani city centre, but it is very cheap costing 18 THB per person which you pay on the bus.
Riverside in Surat Thani City
Riverside in Surat Thani City

Surat Thani City itself does not have much of interest for most foreign visitors. Surat Thani has good hotels and some interesting night markets but no major tourist attractions.

Travel to Koh Samui and Koh Phangan

The main reason most tourists come to Surat Thani is to take a ferry to Koh Samui or Koh Phangan. If this is your reason for travelling to Surat Thani then we recommend that you avoid going into Surat Thani City altogether and instead go for the much quicker option of taking a direct service from the railway station to either Koh Samui to Koh Phangan. Follow the links below for travel times and to book tickets:

  • Read more about travel from Surat Thani Railway Station to Koh Samui
  • Read more about travel from Surat Thani Railway Station to Koh Phangan

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