- 1 Is Surat Thani worth visiting?
- 2 Is Surat Thani safe?
- 3 How do I get to Surat Thani?
- 4 What is Surat Thani known for?
- 5 How long is ferry from Koh Samui to Surat Thani?
- 6 How do I get from Surat Thani to Koh Samui?
- 7 How do I get from Surat Thani to Krabi?
- 8 How do I get from Surat Thani to Koh Tao?
- 9 How do I get from Surat Thani to Khao Sok?
- 10 How do you get from Bangkok to Koh Samui?
- 11 Is Thailand a state?
Is Surat Thani worth visiting?
The first reason why you should visit Surat Thani is its ideal location. It makes the city a popular jumping-off point to many of Thailand’s main attractions. Koh Phi Phi -4-hour train/boat combination leaving from Surat Thani Train Station.
Is Surat Thani safe?
Surat Thani is famous for it’s full-moon parties, and rightly so, in interest to safe guard the security of visiting tourists, the local officials and police take the right measures. Theoretically, Surat Thani is safe and it’s fame is only increasing.
How do I get to Surat Thani?
Travel by plane (direct flight) from Bangkok to Surat Thani takes about 1 hour. Travel by train from Bangkok to Surat Thani takes about 9-12 hours. Travel by bus from Bangkok to Surat Thani takes about 9-11 hours. Travel by private taxi from Bangkok to Surat Thani takes about 11 hours.
What is Surat Thani known for?
Surat Thani is near the mouth of the Tapi River on the Gulf of Thailand. The city offers no major tourist attractions in itself, and is mainly known to tourists as the jumping-off point to Ko Samui, Ko Tao, and Ko Pha Ngan.
How long is ferry from Koh Samui to Surat Thani?
The Suratthani Koh Samui ferry route connects Thailand with Koh Samui Island. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Lomprayah High Speed Ferries. The crossing operates up to 21 times each week with sailing durations from around 1 hour 45 minutes.
How do I get from Surat Thani to Koh Samui?
The journey from Surat Thani International Airport will take at least 1 hour and 30 minutes to Donsak Pier. From the pier customers will then have to board a ferry to Koh Samui. The bus journey will end at Donsak Pier. The ferry from Donsak to Koh Samui will take another 1 hour and 30 minutes.
How do I get from Surat Thani to Krabi?
From Surat Thani to Ao Nang you can travel by bus/van. Travel by bus/van from Surat Thani to Ao Nang in Krabi costs about $15/pp and it takes about 4.5 hours. There are some buses from Surat Thani town or Surat Thani train station, check and book tickets on 12go.asia.
How do I get from Surat Thani to Koh Tao?
The quickest way to get from Surat Thani to Koh Tao is to ferry which costs ฿850 – ฿1300 and takes 3h 43m.
How do I get from Surat Thani to Khao Sok?
Train: You can take an air-conditioned, 2nd class sleeper train, (approximately 800 Baht one-way) to Surat Thani train station. Then, from the train station in Surat Thani, you can take a bus to Khao Sok. When you have arrived at the train station, exit the front entrance and turn right.
How do you get from Bangkok to Koh Samui?
The most convenient way to get to Koh Samui is flying with Bangkok Airways either from Bangkok itself, or from Singapore, Phuket or Pattaya. There are over twenty flights a day from Bangkok alone. Alternatively, several ferries and catamarans run from Surat Thani or Don Sak on the Thai mainland.
Is Thailand a state?
Thailand (Thai: ประเทศไทย), known formerly as Siam and officially as the Kingdom of Thailand, is a country in Southeast Asia.