By train the journey from Trang to Surat Thani is scheduled to take from 3 to 4 hours depending upon which train you take.
Train Times from Trang to Surat Thani
There are two direct trains per day from Trang to Surat Thani.
- Please note: The services shaded in grey are not currently operating.
|Train No.||Trang||Surat Thani||Service|
- The fastest train is Train #84 departing from Trang at 17:00 and scheduled to arrive 3 hours 11 minutes later in Surat Thani at 20:11.
- The slowest direct train from Trang to Surat Thani is Train #168 departing at 13:19 and arriving in Surat Thani at 17:38, 4 hours and 19 minutes after departing from Trang.
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Ticket Prices from Trang to Surat Thani
Train tickets from Trang to Surat Thani purchased online are 28 to 114 THB more expensive than the same tickets purchased at a train station in Thailand.
|Seat Type||Online Price||Station Price|
|1st Class A/C Sleeper||1,068 THB||954 THB|
|2nd Class A/C Sleeper||637 THB||609 THB|
The advantage of buying train tickets from Trang to Surat Thani in advance online is that you can secure the seat type of your choice on the train that is most convenient for you. Even if you are already in Thailand the additional cost of booking online is likely to be less than the cost of local transport to a train station to buy your tickets.
Location of Trang Railway Station
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Location of Surat Thani Railway Station
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About travel to Surat Thani
Surat Thani is the administrative capital of Surat Thani Province, within which the popular tourist islands of Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao are located. Surat Thani is busy city with a population of over 130,000 permanent residents. The most distinctive feature of the city is the Tapi River which runs through the city centre. Evening markets are held every weekend on the banks of the Tapi River. Surat Thani is, however, a modern city with little of interest to most foreign visitors. The city does though have good facilities in terms of hotels, restaurants and shops and it is a comfortable to place to stay for the large number of people who travel through Surat Thani City on the way to and from Koh Samui and Koh Phangan. For travel to and from Koh Tao most visitors choose to travel via Chumphon because of the shorter sea crossing.
All but one of the ferry services from Surat Thani to Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao departs from Donsak District, which is around 65 km from Surat Thani City. The ferry companies which use ports in Donsak all provide bus or minivan services connecting Donsak with Surat Thani City, as well as Surat Thani Train Station and Surat Thani Airport. The only ferry company which uses a pier in Surat Thani City itself is the Lomprayah High Speed Ferry Company which has a port conveniently located on the Tapi River just a short distance to the north of Surat Thani City Centre. For more information about travel from Surat Thani Railway Station to the islands please follow the links below:
- Surat Thani Railway Station to Koh Samui
- Surat Thani Railway Station to Koh Phangan
- Surat Thani Railway Station to Koh Tao