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Surat Thani Train Station

Transportation

Surat Thani Train Station Information

Transportation

Located in the town of Phun Phin. Surat Thani Train Station is a big transportation hub for every Surat Thani visitor. Getting to the station can be done by taking an Orange local bus that departs from Talad Kaset 1 Station, the bus will take you directly to the station and the cost is only 15 baht. Also, you can take the buses along the way as they move west on Talad Mai Road. The same buses also can be picked up from in front of the station. There are train rides coming in from various places in the beautiful land of Thailand, like Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, Bangkok and Phetchaburi along with Trang. It is advised to check with the train station ahead of the desired time by one day, just to be up to date with the departure schedules and make sure to get the lowest fare or you can get ticket from a trusted travel agent. You can get to Surat Thani by train from Singapore and Malaysia as well, although an international connection like this could be difficult to book.

Surat Thani Train Station Information

Surat Thani’s Train Station is the main central rail on the Southern line of Thai Railways and its exact location is on Tapi River’s East Bank at Phun Phin district in Thakham City. Trains usually pass every 20 minutes, the station’s name was changed from its original name since 1915 when it first opened which is Phun Phin Station to Surat Thani Railway Station.

Surat Thani acts as a transportation hub or a middleman to get to many amazing islands that are nearby and that is due to the lack of tourist attractions on the Island. Here are some astounding surrounding islands!

Surat Thani Train Station Highlights

Surat Thani Train Station Koh Samui

Koh Samui
Long ago in the 1970s, some travelers used to backpack to Southeast Asia when Koh Samui was first discovered, the epitome of luxury was an exotic hut with basic electricity and some running water but, now it all changed completely with nightclubs and fancy bars alongside some of the biggest luxurious resorts in Thailand. Koh Samui also has an international airport and coconut plantations that have superseded the island’s fishing industry. A fun fact about the island is that no building can be taller than the nearest coconut palm which is an enforceable law within the island.

Surat Thani Train Station Khao Sok National Park

Khao Sok National Park
Aside from the beaches and the exotic islands, Khao Sok National Park is a great way to mix it up with your itinerary, as it is one of Asia’s main natural wonders. It is over 646 km2 and it is a part of an area that has many national parks and sanctuaries, like Khlong Saen and Khlong Nakha wildlife sanctuaries, along with Phang Nga and Kaen Krung national parks. The park still remains untouched by people and has over 180 species of birds in addition to wildlife, such as monkeys, snakes, wild elephants, and leopards.

Surat Thani Train Station Koh Phangan

Koh Phangan
The land of the infamous Full Moon Party. Koh Phangan is the best place for party animals as it is the host of many parties such as the Full Moon Party which is a wild party thrown every month in celebration of the amazing full moon phenomena. Other parties include the Half Moon Party held twice a month and the Black Moon party held monthly. Aside from the parties, Koh Phangan has amazing beaches and delicious food along with many exotic and luxurious resorts plus some budget accommodation.

Surat Thani Train Station Koh Tao

Koh Tao
A diving haven. Koh Tao is known to be the most popular island in Thailand for learning how to dive, for all the aspiring divers out there. The island has one of the most picturesque views and amazing activities like rock climbing for people trying to get in shape or even challenge themselves even further and live jam sessions where both tourists and locals show off their talents. The island also hosts beach barbecues complemented by trapeze flying classes and fire shows.

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