Travel from Surat Thani Railway Station to Khao Sok

From Surat Thani there are regular shared minivan services to Khao Sok National Park. The journey is scheduled to take 2 hours 30 minutes.

Bus Times from Surat Thani to Khao Sok National Park


There are currently 6 services a day from Surat Thani to Khao Sok National Park available to book online.

Surat ThaniKhao SokCostCompany
09:0011:30250 THBPhantip Travel
10:3013:00250 THBPhantip Travel
12:0014:30250 THBPhantip Travel
13:3016:00250 THBPhantip Travel
15:0017:30250 THBPhantip Travel
17:0019:30250 THBPhantip Travel

Buy Tickets from Surat Thani to Khao Sok National Park


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  • You can also buy train tickets from Bangkok to Surat Thani by changing the start point for the journey to “Bangkok” and the destination to “Surat Thani”.

Location of Surat Thani Train Station


Google Map of Phantip Travel Office

Arrival in Khao Sok


Services from Surat Thani to Khao Sok National Park terminate at a minivan station near to Headquarters of the Khao Sok National Park.

Google Map of Phantip Khao Sok minivan station

About Khao Sok National Park


The Phantip Travel service from Surat Thani Railway Station takes passengers to the Western entrance to Khao Sok National Park near to the National Park Headquarters. There are lots of hotels and restaurants near to the Western entrance to the park. The Western entrance to Khao Sok National Park is the one to use to go hiking in the national park and to visit the park’s many waterfalls. For boat trips and access to the floating bungalows you need to go to the Eastern entrance to Khao Sok National Park near to the Ratchaprapha Dam. For information about travel to the Eastern entrance to the park see our article about travel from Surat Thani Railway Station to Ratchaprapha Dam.

Khao Sok National Park in Surat Thani Province
Khao Sok National Park in Surat Thani Province

Khao Sok National Park covers an area of 739 square kilometres, of which 165 square kilometres is taken up the man made Cheow Lan Lake. Khao Sok National Park has a rich diversity of plants, tree, animals, insects, fish and birds. There are wild tigers in the park as well as leopards, monkeys and elephants amongst other animals. The park is part of a bigger forest complex which covers over 5,000 square kilometres which gives ample room for the larger mammals to roam. The hiking options are almost limitless, with steep sided limestone hills creating spectacular views. Navigation in dense forests like these is difficult so making use of a guide or joining a tour is recommended.

Train Times from Bangkok to Surat Thani


There are 10 train services a day from Surat Thani to Bangkok, 8 of which have sleeper berths available.

  • Please Note: Services shaded in grey are not currently operating.
SleeperBangkokSurat ThaniTrain
No08:0516:4543
Yes13:0000:22171
Yes14:4501:2331
Yes15:1002:0037/45
Yes15:3503:45169
Yes17:0504:2483
Yes17:35 05:48173
Yes18:3006:23167
Yes19:3007:0685
No22:5008:0539/41

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