Bus from Bangkok to Chumphon is one of the favourite transportation option for Thai locals to go Chumphon. Besides, many foreigners also take bus from Bangkok to Chumphon before transferring ferry to Koh Tao. Hence, Chumphon is known as gateway town to Koh Tao.
Even with the strong competition from budget airline and train service, bus service remains the travellers’ top choice to travel from Bangkok to Chumphon because taking bus is cheaper and flexible than taking flight and train. Bus fare is almost 50% cheaper than the train and flight fare.
The duration required from Bangkok to Chumphon by bus is about 8 hours. The trick for this route is to take the overnight bus from Bangkok to Chumphon, therefore travellers could arrive at Chumphon just in time for the morning ferry services to Koh Tao. The bus generally would have a stopover for food and toilet break.
The road distance is 500 km from Bangkok to Chumphon.
Suwannatee Tour is a bus operator that provides bus service from Bangkok to Chumphon. There are 4 daily departures, from 09:00 am. to 9:00 pm.
The fare for bus from Bangkok to Chumphon is in the range of 358 baht to 418 baht depending on bus types. Generally, bus with higher fare is more spacious and comfortable.
The boarding point in Bangkok is located at Bangkok Sai Tai Mai Bus Terminal (Baromrajchonnee Road).
The arrival point in Chumphon is located at Suwanateekhonsong Office (Mueng Chum porn).
You can either visit the terminal and go the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you would rather not do that, you can visit www.busonlineticket.co.th and book your seat within 5 minutes.
You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Thailand by logging on to the official website of BusOnlineTicket which is https://www.busonlineticket.co.th/. The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.