Travel from Surat Thani Railway Station to Ao Nang

Instead of flying from Bangkok to Krabi, or taking a bus from Bangkok to Ao Nang, a more relaxed option is to take a overnight train to Surat Thani, and then take a bus from Surat Thani direct to your hotel in Ao Nang.

Bus Times from Surat Thani to Ao Nang

There are currently 12 services a day from Surat Thani to Ao Nang available to book online.

Surat ThaniAo NangTicketCompany
08:0013:30฿ 69012Go Transport
09:0013:00฿ 480Phantip
09:0013:00฿ 580Phangan Tour 2000
09:0013:00฿ 55012Go Transport
10:3014:30฿ 480Phantip
10:3014:30฿ 580Phangan Tour 2000
10:3014:30฿ 55012Go Transport
11:0017:30฿ 69012Go Transport
12:0016:00฿ 480Phantip
12:0016:00฿ 55012Go Transport
13:3017:30฿ 480Phantip
13:3017:30฿ 55012Go Transport

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Location of the Surat Thani Phantip Travel Office

Phantip services to Ao Nang depart from outside their office in Surat Thani City.

Google Map of Phantip Travel office in Surat Thani City

Arrival in Ao Nang

Phantip Travel services to Ao Nang include a free transfer to any hotel in Ao Nang Town.

Google Map of Ao Nang Beach

About Travel to Ao Nang

Both the Phantip Travel and Phangan Tour 2000 services depart from the Talad Mai Road in Surat Thani City, 16 km to the east of Surat Thani Railway Station. The two companies have offices fairly near each other.

Train arriving at Surat Thani Railway Station
Train arriving at Surat Thani Railway Station

There are two ways to travel from Surat Thani Railway Station to Surat Thani City:

  • Bus: Local orange coloured buses depart from outside the railway station and travel all the way to a bus station on the Talad Mai Road in Surat Thani City Centre.
  • Taxi: Outside the train station there is a taxi rank. The fare for the journey into Surat Thani City is 160 to 180 THB.
Ao Nang Beach
Ao Nang Beach

There are then two parts to the journey from Surat Thani to Ao Nang:

  • The first part of the journey is on a large bus to Krabi Town. This is a journey of 158 km which is scheduled to take 2 hours 15 minutes.
  • At Krabi Town passengers disembark from the large bus and board a minivan which drops passengers off at their hotel in Ao Nang. It’s just over 17 km from Krabi Town to Ao Nang, which takes around 25 minutes. Exactly the time you arrive at your hotel depends on how many drop off the minivan does more it reaches your final destination. The likelihood is that you will arrive in Ao Nang earlier than the scheduled time.

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