Neighbouring island Koh Samui has regular domestic flights
from Bangkok, Trat (Koh Chang), Chiang Mai, Pattaya
(U-Tapao), Krabi and Phuket. There are also international
direct flights available from Singapore, Hong Kong and
Kuala Lumpur (Subang).
Airways covers all the above routes.
The southern rail link, departing from Hualumpong Station
BANGKOK (Hualumpong Station)
.Prachuap Kiri Khan
.Chumphon (for Koh Tao)
.Surat Thani (for Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, Krabi,
THUNG SON JUNCTION
.Nakhon Si Thammarat
HAT YAI JUNCTION (for Butterworth/Penang,
There is no direct rail link to Phuket or Krabi. If
coming from Bangkok you will need to catch a connecting
bus to/from Surat Thani.
From Bangkok, all southern bus routes depart from the
Southern Bus Terminal ("Sai Dai Mai") and
have direct routes to all major destinations.