Surat Thani is well connected by Rail, Road, Air and Waterways. Depending upon your budget and time limitations you can choose an option to enter an exit the city.
Direct flights from major Indian cities are available to Surat Thani. Tickets escalate in price in December/January. Make sure to book well in advance and avoid the Christmas, New Year rush.
Visa policy for Indians in Surat Thani is the same as other cities in Thailand. Indian tourists are eligible for visa on arrival. All information related to visa policy is available on the official embassy website.
The Surat Thani International Airport is located in the Phun Phin district. Direct flights to and from Bangkok, Chiang Mai and other cities are available.
|Starting city||Return price (approx)|
|Mumbai||₹ 24,203||View Details|
|New Delhi||₹ 32,774||View Details|
|Bengaluru||₹ 17,632||View Details|
|Chennai||₹ 13,175||View Details|
|Hyderabad||₹ 21,528||View Details|
Although car is not a popular mode of transport to reach Surat Thani as more convenient options are available but if you enjoy driving then multiple car rental services are available. Do not drive at night and take care when crossing intersections when in the area.
The Surat Thani train station has trains coming in from Bangkok everyday which is the most convenient way to travel in terms of cost and time efficiency. The train station is only 20 minutes away from the city center which makes it easy for people arriving at the city late in the night.
There are three bus stations in the city and motorcycle rentals are abundant. All major tourist places are within walking distance from the city centre but if you prefer comfort over expense then a taxi might be a good option for you. Mind you, getting around in a taxi can take hours due to the traffic situation.