18.30 Train from Bangkok to Surat Thani

Train 167 departing from Bangkok at 18.30 is one of the two most popular trains to Surat Thani for foreign visitors. Booking in advance is essential at busy times of the year if you want a sleeper seat, particularly an air-conditioned sleeper seat. 


Train Information


The reason for the popularity of this train is its convenient arrival and departure times. It departs just after sunset allowing passengers to leave their luggage at Bangkok Train Station, explore nearby China Town, and board the train as it gets dark in time for an evening meal.

Train: Service: Depart: Arrive: Journey:
167 Rapid 18.30 06.23 11 hrs 53 min
Stops: Inc Meals: Sleeper: Dining Car: Freight Car:
29 No Yes Yes Yes

The arrival time is equally convenient:


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Prices for the 18.30 Train


Seat Type Online Price
2nd Class AC Seat 998 THB
2nd Class Fan Seat 758 THB

Seat Types on Train #167


There are four seats types on this train, the best and most expensive seats of Train #167 are the 2nd Class Sleeper seats:

  • 2nd Class AC Sleeper
  • 2nd Class Fan Sleeper
  • 2nd Class Fan Seat
  • 3rd Class Fan Seat

Pictures of the 18.30 Train


Train 167 on Arrival at Surat Thani

Train #167 on Arrival at Surat Thani

2nd Class Air Conditioned Sleeper Carriage on the 18.30 Train to Surat Thani

2nd Class AC Sleeper Carriage on the 18.30 Train to Surat Thani

Train 167 being prepared for the journey to Surat Thani

Train #167 being prepared for the journey to Surat Thani


Timetable to Surat Thani


Bangkok Sam Sen Bang Sue Junction Bang Bamru Taling Chan Junction
18.30 18.43 18.52 19.10 19.14
Sala Ya Nakhon Pathom Ban Pong Ratchaburi Phetchaburi
19.28 19.56 20.17 20.49 21.35
Cha-am Hua Hin Wang Phong Kui Buri Prachuap Khiri Khan
22.07 22.31 22.53 23.25 23.55
Thap Sakae Ban Krut Bang Saphan Yai Map Ammarit Pathiu
00.36 00.53 01.10 01.27 02.26
Chumphon Sawi Pak Tako Lang Suan Lamae
03.18 04.00 04.15 04.33 04.55
Tha Chana Chaiya Tha Chang Surat Thani
05.20 05.20 05.57 06.23

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