By train the journey from Sungai Kolok to Chumphon is scheduled to take from 11 to 12 hours depending upon which train you take.
Trains Times from Sungai Kolok to Chumphon
There are 2 direct trains per day from Sungai Kolok to Chumphon.
|Train No.||Sungai Kolok||Chumphon||Service|
- The fastest train is Train #38 departing at 14:20 and scheduled to arrive 11 hours 12 minutes later at 01:32.
- The slowest direct train from Sungai Kolok to Surat Thani is Train #172 departing at 12:00 and arriving in Chumphon at 00:04, 12 hours and 04 minutes after departing from Sungai Kolok.
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Ticket Prices from Sungai Kolok to Chumphon
Train tickets from Sungai Kolok to Chumphon purchased online are 50 to 100 THB more expensive than train tickets purchased at a train station in Thailand.
|Seat Type||Online Price||Station Price|
|1st Class A/C Sleeper||1,494 THB||1,394 THB|
|2nd Class A/C Sleeper||834 to 914 THB||734 to 814 THB|
|2nd Class Fan Sleeper||614 THB||514 THB|
|2nd Class Fan Seat||438 to 534 THB||364 to 444 THB|
|3rd Class Fan Seat||270 to 361 THB||220 to 300 THB|
The additional fee for booking train tickets online is worth paying if you want to secure the better seat types, particularly A/C Sleeper seats, as these tend to sell out in advance of the day of travel.
Sungai Kolok Train Station
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Chumphon Train Station
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About Travel to Chumphon
Chumphon is best the connection point between the Thai railway network and ferry services to Koh Tao, which is well known for its beaches and scuba diving sites. If you are travelling from Sungai Kolok to Chumphon in order to travel to Koh Tao then you will need a spend a night in Chumphon before travelling onto Koh Tao the next morning. We recommend staying at hotel near the railway station, such as the reliable Euro Boutique Hotel on the Krumluang Chumphon Road, which is the road facing the approach road to the train station.
The excellent Lomprayah High Speed Ferry Company operates a twice daily combined bus and ferry service departing from the car park in front of Chumphon Railway Station which takes passengers all the way to the main ferry pier in Koh Tao in 2 hours 45 minutes, which is considerably faster than any of the other services from Chumphon to Koh Tao. All the ferry piers for services to Koh Tao are some distance from Chumphon city centre so if you want to make your own way to the ferry pier, rather than use a combine bus and ferry service, then you will need to book a taxi.
Bus & ferry times from Chumphon Railway Station to Koh Tao
|Train Station||Koh Tao||Ticket||Company|
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