How to Get from Surat Thani to Phang Nga

There are two departure points for direct bus services from Surat Thani to Phang Nga:

  • Surat Thani Train Station.
  • Surat Thani City.

This a fairly short bus journey of 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours. Bus services terminate at Phang Nga Coach Station which is 2 km to the North of Phang Nga Town.


Travel Times to Phang Nga


Departure Point Surat Thani Phang Nga Cost
Surat Thani City 07.00 09.50 ฿ 220
Surat Thani Train Station 07.45 10.15 ฿ 200
Surat Thani City 09.00 11.50 ฿ 220
Surat Thani Train Station 09.45 12.15 ฿ 200
Surat Thani City 11.00 13.50 ฿ 220

All five services are provided by the efficient Phantip Travel Company. The Phantip Travel Company has been in operation since 1970 providing travel services to and from Surat Thani. The Phantip Travel Company provides an efficient but basic service and is generally reliable. Phantip Travel services are sometimes late but they have a good reputation to making sure that every customer reaches their destination even if slightly later than scheduled.



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Option 1: City to Phang Nga


There are 3 direct connections per day from Surat Thani City to Phang Nga. The service is by bus which departs from outside the Phantip Travel Office on the Talad Mai Road in the centre of Surat Thani City. Check in at the desk inside the Phantip Travel Office before boarding the bus.

  • Service: Bus from Surat Thani city centre to Phang Nga Coach Station
  • Company: Phantip Travel
  • Journey Time: 2 hours 50 minutes
  • Cost: 220 THB
  • Travel Times from Surat Thani Town to Phanga:
Surat Thani Phang Nga
07.00 09.50
09.00 11.50
11.00 13.50
  • Location of the Phantip Travel Office: bus services to Phang Nga depart from in front of the Phantip Travel office.


Option 2: Train Station to Phang Nga


There are two direct connections per day from Surat Thani Train Station to Phang Nga. The car park to the left side of the main station building as exit the train station is also used as bus stop for a wide range of travel services, including the bus services to Phang Nga. For further information about travel from the station see Thailand Train’s guide to Surat Thani train station.

  • Service: Bus from Surat Thani Train Station to Phang Nga Coach Station
  • Company: Phantip Travel
  • Journey Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Cost: 200 THB
  • Travel Times from Surat Thani Train Station to Phang Nga:
Surat Thani Phang Nga
07.45 10.15
09.45 12.15
  • Location of Surat Thani Train Station


About Travel To Phang Nga


Bus services from Surat Thani to Phang Nga now terminate at the new Coach Station, positioned just over 2 km North of Phang Nga Town. The cheapest way to get from Phang Nga Coach Station to Phang Nga Town is the blue shared taxi songthaew service which runs along the main road southwards into the town centre. For destinations further afield (such as Krabi or Phuket) you can catch a bus direct from Phang Nga Coach Station. To reach Khao Lak by public transport you need to first take a bus heading towards Phuket, and change buses on route at Khok Kloi bus station. From Khok Kloi bus station there are regular departures to Khao Lak.


Phang Nga Coach Station



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