Travel from Krabi to to Surat Thani Railway Station

There are direct bus and minivan services from Krabi town, Ao Nang and Ao Nam Mao Pier (for Railay) to Surat Thani Railway Station which you can book online. Surat Thani Railway Station is the closest major train station to Krabi Province.

Travel times to Surat Thani Station


There are 3 bus services a day from Krabi Bus Terminal to Surat Thani Railway Station available to reserve online.

Krabi Bus StationSurat Thani StationCostCompany
08:3013:30250 THBPhantip Travel
11:3016:30250 THBPhantip Travel
13:0018:00250 THBPhantip Travel

  • The journey with Phantip Travel from Krabi to Surat Thani Railway Station is scheduled to take 5 hours 00 minutes.

Buy Tickets to Surat Thani


Use the Search Box below to buy your tickets from Krabi to to Surat Thani Railway Station.

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  • After booking you be sent an electronic booking voucher which you need to show to the transport operator before starting your journey.

Location of Krabi Bus Terminal


Direct services to Surat Thani Railway Station depart from Krabi Bus Terminal, Pak Nam, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81000.

Google Map of Krabi Bus Terminal

Location of Surat Thani Station


Surat Thani Railway Station is located 16 km to the west of Surat Thani city centre.

Google Map of Surat Thani Railway Station

Travel to Surat Thani Station


Bus services to Surat Thani Railway Station depart from Krabi Bus Terminal. Krabi Bus Terminal is located 5 km by road from Krabi Town centre. From Krabi town there are shared taxis and motorbike taxis which can take to Krabi Bus Terminal. Expect to pay 50 to 100 THB per person for the journey. If you are staying in Ao Nang, or Railay Beach, an alternative option is to take a minivan service from either Ao Nang or Ao Mae Nam Pier (the main boat pier for Railay) direct to Surat Thani Railway Station. For more information check using the Search Box above. 

Krabi Bus Terminal
Krabi Bus Terminal

The distance from Krabi Bus Terminal to Surat Thani Railway is 155 km and the journey would take around 2 hours 30 if you were to travel direct without a break.

Phantip Travel Bus to Surat Thani
Phantip Travel Bus to Surat Thani

The Phantip Travel bus service from Krabi to Surat Thani Railway Station is scheduled to take 5 hours. This is partly because there is a rest break halfway through the journey to Surat Thani city centre. Once you arrive in Surat Thani city centre you transfer to a minivan for the 20 minute journey from the city centre to the railway station. There may be some waiting time in Surat Thani city centre before the minivan to Surat Thani Railway Station departs. 

Train Times Surat Thani to Bangkok


All but one of the 10 daily trains from Surat Thani to Bangkok departs in the late afternoon or evening, and travels overnight to Bangkok.

Surat ThaniBangkokSleeper SeatsTrain No.
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

Next read about Train travel from Bangkok to Krabi

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