Surat Thani can be most conveniently reached by car from Bangkok by taking
Highway No.4 to Chumphon Province via Phetchaburi and Prachuap Khiri Khan
Provinces and then taking Highway No. 41 and Highway No. 401 directly to
Surat Thani City
Air-conditioned buses depart from Bangkok's Southern Bus Terminal to Surat
Thani Province everyday. Call the Southern Bus Terminal tel: 0 2434 5557-8
or visit South Bus Timetables
Trains leave Bangkok's Hua Lamphong Railway Station 10 times daily from
12.00 pm. - 10.50 pm. The trip takes approximately 12-13 hours. Ask
for the train from Bangkok
to Phun Phin, the closest station to Surat Thani.
For further details, please call 1690, 0 2223 7010, 0 2223 7020 or visit
Surat Thani Railway Station is 12
town. A bus service between the station and the town is available
Thai Airways International has 2 daily flights connecting Bangkok with Surat
Thani. The flight time is approximately 70 minutes. For more information,
contact their Bangkok office at tel. 1566, 0 2280 0060, 0 2628 2000 or get
your on-line e-ticket at www.thaiairways.com
Air Asia offer flights Bangkok-Surat Thani. For more information please
visit www.airasia.com or call 0 2515 9999
The Pier is located at Kula Cape, approximately 6 kilometers from the District
Administrative Office. This big pier provides ferry services for visitors
to Koh Samui.
- Seatran (0 7727 5060, 136 Na Meuang Road) operates
a bus/boat combination to Koh Samui.
- Raja Ferry (0 7731 4523, 0 7737
1151 or 0 7737 1206) who offers bus/boat combinations to the islands.
Apart from the local orange bus, songthaews are another option to get
around the city. Samlors, the orange bus departs from
the Phun Phin train station to the city every 10 minutes from 06.00 am. -
08.00 pm. The same ride by taxi.
Air-conditioned vans connecting the airport and town. Tickets can be purchased at travel agencies or THAI office
(0 7727 2610).