By train the journey from Nakhon Pathom to Hat Yai is scheduled to take from 15 to 16 hours depending upon which train you take.
Train Times from Nakhon Pathom to Hat Yai
There are currently 2 direct train services a day from Nakhon Pathom to Hat Yai.
|Train||Nakhon Pathom||Hat Yai||Service|
- The fastest train service from Nakhon Pathom to Hat Yai is Train #31 departing from Nakhon Pathom at 15:53 and scheduled to arrive in Hat Yai 15 hours 32 minutes later.
- The slowest service from Nakhon Pathom to Hat Yai is Train #171 departing at 14:11 scheduled to complete the journey between Nakhon Pathom and Hat Yai in 16 hours 23 minutes.
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Sleeper berths are available on both Train #171 and #31 from Nakhon Pathom to Hat Yai. Of the two trains, Train #31 has the best quality passenger carriages all of which are modern 2nd and 1st Class A/C carriages.
Ticket Prices from Nakhon Pathom to Hat Yai
Train tickets from Nakhon Pathom to Hat Yai purchased online are 50 to 262 THB more expensive than train tickets purchased at a railway station in Thailand.
|Seat Type||Online Price||Station Price|
|1st Class A/C Sleeper||2,011 THB||1,749 THB|
|2nd Class A/C Sleeper||926 to 1,248 THB||805 to 1,085 THB|
|2nd Class Fan Sleeper||673 THB||585 THB|
|2nd Class Fan Seat||500 THB||435 THB|
|3rd Class Fan Seat||300 THB||250 THB|
1st and 2nd Class A/C seats and sleeper berths on train services from Nakhon Pathom to Hat Yai normally sell out before the day of travel. Trains from Nakhon Pathom to Hat Yai originate in Bangkok and travel to popular destinations such as Hua Hin, Chumphon and Surat Thani before reaching Hat Yai which means they are often fully booked well in advance of the day of travel.
Location of Nakhon Pathom Railway Station
Location of Hat Yai Railway Station
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About Travel to Hat Yai
Hat Yai is the largest town in Southern Thailand, with over 160,000 permanent residents in the city centre. Hat Yai is also a relatively new town which developed into a city during the early part of the 20th Century as a consequence of the construction of a railway station on the newly extended Southern Railway Line. Hat Yai has very few old buildings and the city has little of interest to visitors in terms of historical or cultural attractions. Nonetheless, Hat Yai attracts a large number of visitors. Most of these visitors are tourists from Malaysia or Singapore on short breaks to Hat Yai to take advantage of the shopping opportunities, to eat the local cuisine, and to enjoy the colourful nightlife. Foreign visitors from other countries, particularly Europeans and North Americans, tend to come to Hat Yai on their way to somewhere else.
Hat Yai is a major transport hub for travel across Southern Thailand. As well as a major train station, Hat Yai has a large bus station and an international airport, along with lots of bus and tour companies based in the city centre. The interesting and tourist friendly town of Songkhla is close to Hat Yai, as are several crossing points into Malaysia. Hat Yai is also the main hub for travel to popular destinations on the lower part of the West Coast of Thailand, particularly Koh Lipe.
For more information about onward travel by bus and ferry from Hat Yai please follow the links below for departure times and tickets: