Trains from Phetchaburi to Surat Thani

Phetchaburi is located on Thailand’s Southern Railway Line which runs from Bangkok, via Phetchaburi and Surat Thani, to Sungai Kolok in the far south of Thailand. Surat Thani is the closest railway station to the ferry ports for Koh Samui and Koh Phangan making train travel from Phetchaburi to Surat Thani a popular option for people travelling to these islands. Inexpensive sleeper berths are available on most of the trains from Phetchaburi to Surat Thani allowing passengers to arrive in the morning in time to catch direct bus services from Surat Thani railway station to one of the ports in Donsak for ferries to Koh Samui and Koh Phangan.

Train Times from Phetchaburi to Surat Thani


There 9 direct train services a day from Phetchaburi to Surat Thani.

TrainPhetchaburiSurat ThaniService
39/4101:1907:50Special Express
4309:4616:20Special Express
17117:5501:11Rapid
37/4518:5601:49Special Express
3119:3102:20Special Express
16920:2504:06Rapid
8321:3704:58Express
8522:4606:23Express
16723:2407:16Rapid
  • The fastest train service from Phetchaburi to Surat Thani is Train #39/41 departing from Phetchaburi at 01:19 and scheduled to arrive in Surat Thani 6 hours 31 minutes later.
  • The slowest service is Train #167 departing at 23:24 scheduled to complete the journey between Phetchaburi and Surat Thani in 7 hours 52 minutes.

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The best train service to take from Phetchaburi to Surat Thani is Train #85 departing at 22:46. The scheduled arrival time of 06:23 is convenient because even if the train is slightly delayed you arrival in time to catch one of the direct bus and ferry services running from the train station to Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, Krabi, Koh Phi Phi and Koh Lanta. The fast day time train (Train #43) arrives too late at Surat Thani to take any ferry, except for the uncomfortable Night Boat, to the islands on the same day.

Ticket Prices from Phetchaburi to Surat Thani


Booking online costs 50 to 100 THB more than buying a ticket at the station, however, during busy periods it is often not possible to buy a ticket for a sleeper berth on the day of travel so paying extra to book online makes sense if you have a fixed travel schedule.

Seat TypeOnline PriceStation Price
2nd Class A/C Sleeper1,020 THB920 THB
2nd Class A/C Seat517 THB430 THB
2nd Class Fan Seat408 THB340 THB
3rd Class Fan Seat282 THB232 THB

Location of Phetchaburi Railway Station


Google Map of Phetchaburi Railway Station

Location of Surat Thani Railway Station


Google Map of Surat Thani Railway Station

Travel from Surat Thani


Surat Thani Train Station is located in the district of Phunphin, which is 16 km away from Surat Thani City.

Travel to Surat Thani City

There are two ways to travel from Surat Thani train station to Surat Thani town: 1. By Taxi, which costs 160 THB if you take a taxi from the rank in front of the station. 2. By public bus, which also departs from in front of the train station and costs 18 THB per person to get into Surat Thani city.

Bus at Surat Thani Train Station
Bus at Surat Thani Train Station
Travel to the Islands and the West Coast

Because of the relatively long distance from the train station to the city centre bus station, Surat Thani train station has become a travel hub in its own right with lots of direct services running form the car park to the left hand side of the station building as you leave the train to popular beach destinations across Southern Thailand. If you are arriving in Surat Thani by train we recommend that you simply travel direct from the train station to your final destination rather than first going into Surat Thani city and travelling onward from there. For more information see the travel guides below:

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