Travel from Khao Sok to Surat Thani Railway Station

If you want to travel from Khao Sok National Park to Bangkok, then a good option is to travel by road to Surat Thani Railway Station and from there to take an overnight sleeper train to Bangkok.

Bus Times to Surat Thani Station


There are 10 services a day from Khao Sok National Park to Surat Thani Railway Station which you can book online.

Khao SokRailway StationCompanyCost
07:0009:00Phantip Travel250 THB
08:0010:00Phantip Travel250 THB
09:0011:00Phantip Travel250 THB
10:0012:00Phantip Travel250 THB
11:0013:00Phantip Travel250 THB
12:0014:00Phantip Travel250 THB
13:0015:00Phantip Travel250 THB
14:0016:00Phantip Travel250 THB
15:0017:00Phantip Travel250 THB
16:0018:00Phantip Travel250 THB
  • The journey with Phantip Travel from Khao Sok National Park to Surat Thani Railway Station is scheduled to take 2 hours 00 minutes.

Buy Tickets to Surat Thani Railway Station


Use the Search box below to buy your tickets from Khao Sok to Surat Thani Railway Station.

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Departure from Khao Sok


Bus services to Surat Thani Railway Station depart from a minivan station near to Headquarters of the Khao Sok National Park.

Google Map of Phantip Khao Sok minivan station

Location of Surat Thani Station


Bus services from Khao Sok to Surat Thani Railway Station terminate in front of the ticket hall on platform 1, which is the platform from which trains to Bangkok depart.

Google Map of Surat Thani Railway Station

About the Journey to Surat Thani Station


This service departs from near to the western entrance to Khao Sok National Park, near to the National Park Headquarters. The western entrance to the park is near to a variety of trekking routes and waterfalls. The eastern entrance to the Khao Sok National Park is the pier near Ratchaprapha Dam, from where you can take boat trips on Cheow Lan Lake and travel to the floating bungalows within the park. If you are returning from boat trip on Cheow Lan Lake, or a stay at one of the floating bungalows on the lake, then rather than book this particular trip instead you need to book a transfer from Ratchaprapha Dam to Surat Thani Railway Station.

Phantip Travel minivan service
Phantip Travel minivan service

The transfer service from the western entrance to Khao Sok National Park to Surat Thani Train Station is operated by Phantip Travel. Phantip Travel, which has been in business since 1970, is the largest operator of bus and minivan services in Surat Thani Province. Phantip Travel is one of Southern Thailand’s most professional tour operators, with a focus on value for money and efficiency. This is not a luxury service, passengers travel by minivan, however it is quick, safe and punctual. Rather than outsourcing bus and minivan services, Phantip Travel has its own fleet of vehicles and drivers.

Surat Thani Railway Station
Surat Thani Railway Station

By road the distance from the Phantip Travel minivan station near Khao Sok National Park to Surat Thani Railway Station is 103 km, which is scheduled to take 2 hours. The exact travelling time may vary either way by around 20 minutes, so do not plan onward connections which require that you arrive exactly on time. Most of the train services from Surat Thani to Bangkok depart well after the last Phantip Travel service of the day has arrived to Surat Thani Railway Station so for most travellers a short delay is unlikely to create any problems in terms of being on time for the train they booked seats on.

Train Timetable to Bangkok


There are 10 train services every day from Surat Thani to Bangkok. Most, but not all, of these services have sleeper seats available. If you want to travel overnight make sure you choose a train with sleeper seats and make sure that you book in advance. 

Sleeper SeatsSurat ThaniBangkokTrain
No10:4019:4540
Yes16:4705:10174
Yes17:3805:35168
Yes18:3706:3086
Yes20:1409:00170
No20:4105:5542/44
Yes21:0408:3584
Yes21:2609:15172
Yes23:2810:1038
Yes23:5710:3032

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