Bangkok to Surin Train Tickets

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Estimated Trip Duration is 6.4 hour(s)
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Train from Bangkok to Surin

Bangkok to Surin Train

Surin is a province in the Isaan region, known as the land of elephant. Being one of the cross-border provinces to Cambodia, one can go to Cambodia via the Chong Chom cross-border from Surin. Surin has a long history, ruled by empires of many civilizations. One of the prominent rulers of Surin is the Khmer empire. Until this day, visitors can still visit some of the Khmer ruins in Surin. Apart from the Khmer ruins, Surin is also popular for its annual Surin Elephant Round-up. The people in Surin, specifically the Kuy tribe, are known for their ability to tame the elephants since the medieval times. As the industry evolved, the people make use of this skill to hold a cultural festival and attract visitors to Surin. This festival receives interest and attention from not only the locals but also many tourists from all over the world.

SRT Train Tickets and Train Ticket Price

SRT train tickets in Thailand can be booked online at Ticket price depends on the type of train and the type of ticket you book. Generally, Special Express train is the fastest train, followed by the Express train and Rapid train. Below is the SRT train schedule for Bangkok to Surin train that are available for online booking at
TimeTrain NoTrain TypeTicket TypePrice (THB)
Est. Arrival: 12:09
21Special Express2nd Class AC Seat519
Est. Arrival: 15:07
135Rapid2nd Class Fan Seat309
3rd Class Fan Seat213
Est. Arrival: 17:08
71Express2nd Class AC Seat419
3rd Class Fan Seat253
Est. Arrival: 0:30
145Rapid2nd Class Fan Seat309
3rd Class Fan Seat213
Est. Arrival: 3:15
139Rapid2nd Class AC Sleeper659
2nd Class Fan Seat309
3rd Class Fan Seat213
Est. Arrival: 4:13
23Special Express1st Class AC Sleeper1,406
2nd Class AC Sleeper929
Est. Arrival: 5:08
67Express1st Class AC Sleeper1,176
2nd Class AC Sleeper699
3rd Class Fan Seat253
Est. Arrival: 7:26
141Rapid2nd Class Fan Seat309
3rd Class Fan Seat213
* Time and fares might change depending on the season, subject to the operator ** AC = Air Conditioned

Trip Distance & Duration

The distance between Bangkok and Surin is approximately 434 km away from each other. By train, the journey can take around 6 to 9 hours to reach its destination.

Departure Point – Bangkok Train Station Hua Lamphong

The departure point for Bangkok to Surin train is at the main Bangkok train station, Hua Lamphong Railway Station. Hua Lamphong Railway Station receives thousands of visitors every day because almost all of the train services in Thailand connect to Hua Lamphong Railway Station. Getting to the Hua Lamphong Railway Station by public transportation is easy. You can take the MRT and stops at the Hua Lamphong MRT Station. If you plan to take the BTS Skytrain, you can exchange to MRT and stops at the same station. Other ways to get to the Hua Lamphong Railway Station include taking the local BMTA buses or taxis. For more details, please visit our guide for Hua Lamphong Railway Station.

Arrival Point – Surin Railway Station

The arrival point for Bangkok to Surin train is at Surin Railway Station. The location of Surin Railway Station is at the Nai Mueang Sub Disrict of Surin. The railway station is a class 1 railway station and it has basic facilities available for the convenience of the passengers. The design of the railway station is simple so you can easily navigate your way in the railway station. In addition, there is a small library just beside the railway station. The library is unique because it is inside a train coach. Inside, there are bookshelves and seating area for the visitors to seat and enjoy their reading. A quick visit to the library would be a nice addition to your tour in Surin.


As any other SRT trains in Thailand, there are toilets on-board for the convenience of the passengers. Since the train journey can be quite long, passengers might get hungry while on the train. Express trains and Special Express trains usually would have a dining coach where passengers can buy food and drinks. Breakfast costs around 100 THB and dinner costs around 200 THB. Otherwise, you can get food from the local vendors that will get on the train during the stops at some train stations to sell food. Alternatively, you can always prepare food beforehand and bring them on-board. For passengers that booked the sleeper train ticket, the staffs will help to convert the seats to beds when the night approaches. They will also provide you with a clean pillow and blanket.