By public bus it takes between 7 to 10 hours to travel 658 km from Bangkok to Chumphon. You can also fly from Don Mueang Airport in Bangkok to Chumphon Airport with low cost airlines Nok Air and Thai AirAsia or take a train direct from Bangkok to Chumphon.
Bus Timetable from Bangkok to Chumphon
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|Bangkok - Chumphon ฿ 403–890 6h 30m – 9h 20m|
Bus Station in Bangkok
Bus services to Chumphon depart from Bangkok’s Southern Bus Terminal, 8 Borommaratchachonnani Rd, Khwaeng Chim Phli, Khet Taling Chan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10170.
Arrival in Chumphon
Bus services from Bangkok terminate at Chumphon Bus Station.
Most foreign visitors travel to Chumphon either on their way to Koh Tao or on their way from Koh Tao to Bangkok. The two major ferry providers for services to and from Koh Tao both uses piers near to Chumphon City. The best ferry service to and from Koh Tao is the Lomprayah High Speed Ferry Company which operates out of Tung Makham pier 27.5 km from Chumphon city centre. The other major ferry operator, Songserm, operates ferry from Matapon Pier which is 17.7 km from Chumphon city centre.
The most interesting activity in Chumphon city is a visit to the night market on the Krumluang Road which runs east from Chumphon Railway Station. If you stay overnight in Chumphon (we recommend staying at the Euro Boutique Hotel) then you should head to the Krumluang Road to eat. Southern Thailand has its own very unique cuisine which you tend not to find in many restaurants even in the South of Thailand and very rarely in restaurants in Bangkok. We recommend the night market on the Kumluang Road as one of the best places in Thailand to try this type of food. Most of the stalls allow you to bring your own beer or other alcoholic drinks because they don’t sell it and most of the dishes cost less than 50 THB a portion. You can sit street side and try a very wide range of different Southern Thai dishes at a very low price.