By train the journey from Sungai Kolok to Surat Thani is scheduled to take from 8 to 9 hours depending upon which train you take.
Trains Times from Sungai Kolok to Surat Thani
There are 2 direct trains per day from Sungai Kolok to Surat Thani.
- The fastest direct train from Sungai Kolok to Surat Thani is Train #38 departing at 14:15 and arriving in Surat Thani at 22:47, 8 hours and 32 minutes after departing from Sungai Kolok.
- The slowest train is Train #172 departing at 12:10 and scheduled to arrive 8 hours 42 minutes later at 20:52.
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Ticket Prices from Sungai Kolok to Surat Thani
|2nd Class A/C Sleeper
|780 to 868 THB
|679 to 759 THB
|2nd Class Fan Sleeper
|2nd Class Fan Seat
|373 to 461 THB
|309 to 389 THB
|3rd Class Fan Seat
|238 to 326 THB
|196 to 276 THB
Train tickets purchased online are 29 to 109 THB more expensive than train tickets purchased at a train station in Thailand. The additional fee is worth paying if you want to secure the better seat types, particularly the A/C Sleeper seats.
Sungai Kolok Train Station
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Surat Thani Train Station
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About Travel from Surat Thani to Koh Phangan and Koh Samui
Surat Thani City is not a popular tourist destination in its own right. Most foreign visitors who come to Surat Thani do so on route to the popular tourist islands of Koh Samui and Koh Phangan.
Ferry Services from Surat Thani
To get from Surat Thani to Koh Samui or Koh Phangan you need to a take a ferry, and there are lots of different ferry services you can use. All but two of these ferry services depart from Donsak district, which is over 75 km away from Surat Thani Railway Station. The two services which depart from Surat Thani city are the Night Boat and the Lomprayah High Speed Ferry. The Night Boat services to Koh Phangan and Koh Samui both depart at 23:00 from a pier on the Tapee River in the centre of Surat Thani city. The Night Boat is the only service you can take on the same day as departing from Sungai Kolok, although bear in mind it is still a 14.2 km journey by road from Surat Thani Railway Station to the Nigh Boat Pier so if the Train #172 is delayed you may not make it. The other ferry service which departs from Surat Thani city is the Lomprayah High Speed Ferry service, whose last service of the day departs long before any of the trains from Sungai Kolok arrive in Surat Thani.
Travel into Surat Thani City
If you are travelling from Sungai Kolok by train to Surat Thani on route to Koh Samui or Koh Phangan then after alighting from the train your best option is to take a taxi from outside Surat Thani Railway Station into Surat Thani City Centre. The price is fixed and displayed on a sign above the taxi drivers’s shelter. The price is currently 160 THB. There are direct joint bus and ferry services from Surat Thani Railway Station to Koh Phangan and Koh Samui departing from around 07.45, however, the hotels near the train station are not very good. There are much better places to stay, eat and drink in Surat Thani City. From Surat Thani City Centre there are plenty of joint bus and ferry services to both Koh Phangan and Koh Samui.
Ferry times to Koh Phangan and Koh Samui
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