Travel from Koh Lanta to Surat Thani Railway Station

If you want to travel from Koh Lanta to Bangkok by train, the nearest major railway station to Koh Lanta is in Surat Thani. The easiest way to get from Koh Lanta to Surat Thani Railway Station is take a direct joint minivan and ferry service which drops passengers in front of the train station.

Travel Times to Surat Thani Station


There is a daily direct service from Koh Lanta to Surat Thani Railway Station. Make sure you book advance to ensure there are seats available on the day you want to travel.

Koh LantaRailway StationCompanyCost
08:2016:00Phantip Travel750 THB
12:2020:00Phantip Travel750 THB
  • The journey with Phantip Travel from Koh Lanta to Surat Thani Railway Station is scheduled to take 7 hours 40 minutes to 8 hours 00 minutes.

Buy Tickets to Surat Thani Railway Station


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Departure from Koh Lanta


The car ferry to the mainland departs from Khlong Mak Pier.

Google Map of Khlong Mak Pier

Location of Surat Thani Station


The Phantip Travel service from Koh Lanta terminates in front of the ticket hall at Surat Thani Railway Station.

Google Map of Surat Thani Railway Station

Travel from Koh Lanta to Surat Thani


The Phantip Travel service from Koh Lanta to Surat Thani Railway Station starts with a hotel pick up which is included in the price. Hotel pick ups are available for all areas in Koh Lanta except for Kantiang Beach and Koh Lanta Old Town. Phantip Travel requests that passengers wait at the agreed pick up point at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time.

Car ferry from Koh Lanta
Car ferry from Koh Lanta

After being picked up at their hotel in Koh Lanta, Phantip Travel passengers then go by minivan to Khlong Mak Pier on Koh Lanta Noi to take a car ferry to the mainland. The journey by car ferry takes around 10 minutes.

Phantip Travel minivan service
Phantip Travel minivan service

The ferry docks at Hua Hin Pier on the mainland. From there it is a 235 km journey by road to Surat Thani Railway Station, via Krabi where some passengers will alight and other passengers join the service. Some passengers will also be dropped off near the Khao Sok National Park which is on the way to Surat Thani Railway Station.

Train Times to Bangkok


The Phantip Travel service from Koh Lanta is scheduled to arrive at Surat Thani Railway Station at 16:00, which is in time to catch 9 out of the 10 daily train services from Surat Thani to Bangkok. We recommend that you avoid booking the 16:47 departure to Bangkok in case of delays on the journey from Koh Lanta. 

Surat ThaniBangkokSleeper SeatsTrain
10:4019:45No40
16:4705:10Yes174
17:3805:35Yes168
18:3706:30Yes86
20:1409:00Yes170
20:4105:55No42/44
21:0408:35Yes84
21:2609:15Yes172
23:2810:10Yes38
23:5710:30Yes32

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