By train between it takes between 8 hours 40 minutes and 12 hours 13 minutes to travel 651.16 km from Bangkok to Chumphon depending upon which train you take.
Timetable from Bangkok to Chumphon
Click on the ‘Bangkok – Chumphon’ link below for more information and to buy tickets.
|Bangkok - Chumphon ฿ 242–1,710 6h 20m – 7h 30m
Bangkok Railway Station
Trains from Bangkok to Chumphon now depart from Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal..
Chumphon Railway Station
Chumphon Train Station is located at Tha Taphao, Mueang Chumphon District, Chumphon 86000.
Travel to Koh Tao
There are two day time ferry services operating from piers near Chumphon Railway Station to Koh Tao. To guarantee your transfers we recommend booking tickets from Chumphon Railway Station to Koh Tao in advance online. The better of the two ferry services is operated by the Lomprayah High Speed Ferry company whose services complete the sea crossing to Koh Tao in 1 hour 45 minutes. Joint services (including the bus transfer to the ferry and the Lomprayah High Speed Ferry) depart from Chumphon Railway Station at 06:00 and 12:00.
The other cheaper service from Chumphon to Koh Tao is operated by the Songerm ferry company. They use larger slower boats which take 2 hours 45 minutes to complete the sea crossing. Joint services with the Songersm ferry company (bus and ferry) depart from Chumphon Railway Station at 06:00.