By train the journey from Bang Saphan Yai to Hat Yai is scheduled to take from 10 to 11 hours depending upon which train you take.
Train Times from Bang Saphan Yai to Hat Yai
There are currently 3 direct train services a day from Bang Saphan Yai to Hat Yai.
|Train||Bang Saphan Yai||Hat Yai||Service|
- The fastest service from Bang Saphan Yai to Hat Yai is the 23:42 departure on Train #169 which is scheduled to complete the journey in 10 hours 10 minutes.
- The slowest service is the 20:00 departure on Train #171 which is scheduled to complete the journey in 10 hours 34 minutes.
Buy Tickets from Bang Saphan Yai to Hat Yai
Use the Search Box below to buy your train tickets from Bang Saphan Yai to Hat Yai.
After booking you will be sent your train tickets by e-mail. You can either print out your train tickets or show your tickets to the conductor on a mobile phone screen. We recommend printing out your tickets just in case your phone runs out of power or you lose internet connection at the time when the tickets are checked.
Ticket Prices from Bang Saphan Yai to Hat Yai
Tickets from Bang Saphan Yai to Hat Yai purchased in advance online are 41 THB to 219 THB more expensive than train tickets purchased at a train station in Thailand.
|Seat Type||Online Price||Station Price|
|1st Class A/C Sleeper||1,524 THB||1,305 THB|
|2nd Class A/C Sleeper||805 to 895 THB||694 to 774 THB|
|2nd Class Fan Seats||391 to 480 THB||324 to 404 THB|
|3rd Class Fan Seats||243 to 328 THB||202 to 282 THB|
Booking in advance is recommended particularly if you want to travel in 1st or 2nd Class A/C Sleeper as these ticket types normally sell out in advance of the day of travel.
Location of Bang Saphan Yai Railway Station
Hat Yai Railway Station
See more information about Hat Yai Train Station.
About Travel to Hat Yai
Hat Yai’s main railway station is conveniently located in the busiest part of Hat Yai city which is also the part of the city where the majority of visitors choose to stay. Hat Yai, with a city centre population of nearly 160,000 permanent residents, is the largest city in Southern Thailand and a travel hub between Malaysia and the rest of Thailand.
History of Hat Yai
Hat Yai is a relatively new city with its origins in the establishment of a railway worker’s camp at the end of the 19th Century. Hat Yai grew slowly into a city in its own right and most of the buildings in the city centre are no older than about 30 years and are functional, rather than beautiful, constructed out of concrete. Hat Yai doesn’t have many tourist attractions in terms of old buildings, or other historical sites, but it does have parks, markets, shopping centres and one noteworthy temple with what is claimed to be the world’s third largest reclining Buddha statue.
Reasons to Visit Hat Yai
Hat Yai is most popular as a tourist destination with visitors from Malaysia and Singapore, partly on account of its convenient location near the border with Malaysia. Malaysian tourists come to the city largely for shopping and eating out, which also has great hotels and bars and a more liberal atmosphere than is in the norm for Malaysia. Western visitors tend to come to Hat Yai only on their way to somewhere else. Hat Yai is a transit point for popular islands off the West Coast of Thailand, particularly Koh Lipe, as well the connection point on the Thai railway network for bus and minivan services to the more popular tourist town of Songkhla.