How To Book Train Tickets to Surat Thani

The State Railway of Thailand does not accept electronic vouchers and for this reason after purchasing a train ticket through Thailand Trains you will be issued with a ticket printed by the State Railway of Thailand. On purchase of your train ticket you will be given several options of how to receive your actual train ticket.


Buy Train Tickets to Surat Thani


Tickets for all trains from Bangkok to Surat Thani can be purchased on online in advance through the Seach Box below:

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  • Seat Options: You have the option of choosing the seat type and train which you wish to travel on.
  • Ticket Confirmation: On purchase of a ticket you will be issued with an electronic voucher for a train ticket.

Ticket Collection in Thailand


The cheapest way to collect your train ticket is to pick it up in Thailand before you travel. For journeys departing from Bangkok there is a collection point (open Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 20.00 and Saturday and Sunday from 11.00 to 19.00) 180 metres walk away from Bangkok train station. For more information see our Guide to Ticket Collection for more information and detailed directions and pictures of the office where you can collect your train ticket.

You can also book train tickets through this website for journeys starting from Surat Thani and Chiang Mai. There are ticket collection points in both Surat Thani train station and Chiang Mai train station.


Tickets Sent By Post


Alternatively you can choose to have the tickets sent to you by post either to your home address or an address in Thailand, such as a hotel. There is an additional charge for this service. At the point of booking the charge will quoted. the amount of the charge depends on where you would like your tickets sent to.


Which Train to Take?


Detailed information about each of the 10 daily train services from Bangkok to Surat Thani is given on this website:

  • Bangkok to Surat Thani: For more information see Guide to Trains From Bangkok to Surat Thani.
  • Surat Thani to Bangkok: For information about the return journey from Surat Thani to Bangkok and Surat Thani to other destinations on the Southern Railway line see our Guide to Trains from Surat Thani to Bangkok.

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