Due to the total shut down of all airports in Bangkok by the PAD group. No flights to and from Bangkok are operating until further notice.
Airline Passengers are advised to seek alternative transport out of Thailand and make onward flights from Singapore or Penang or KL airports.
SRT: Alternative rail services to and from Malaysia Via Hat Yai Junction.
All SRT trains start from Hualamphong station Rama 4 Road near chinatown. These listed trains from Bangkok will make stops at Bang Sue Junction and Salaya.
SRT train tickets can be booked at Bang Sue and Hualamphong upto 60 days in advance.
Rapid 171: Bangkok (Hualamphong) - Sungai Golok (Malaysian Border East Coast)
Depart Bangkok 13:00 Arrive Sungai Golok 10:45
Special Express 35: Bangkok (Hualamphong) - Butterworth (Mainland Penang)
Depart Bangkok 14.45 Arrive Butterworth 11:55
Special Express 37: Bangkok (Hualamphong) - Sungai Golok (Malaysian Border East Coast)
Depart Bangkok 15:10 Arrive Sungai Golok 11:25
Special Express 41 DMU: Bangkok (Hualamphong) - Hat Yai Junction (Transfer for Malaysia)
Depart Bangkok 22:50 Arrive Hat Yai 12:27
KTMB 953: Hat Yai Junction - KL Malaysia (KLIA airport)
Depart Hat Yai 14:50 - Arrive KL 06:10
Transport Company: Alternative Bus services To Malaysia/Southern Thailand.
Buses Depart form the New Southern Bus terminal on the western (Thonburi side) of Bangkok
Access to this terminal is via Bus routes 511, 40, 507, 515, 539. Or take a taxi for a couple of hundred Baht.
Bus services to Hat Yai. Ticket Prices: VIP 24 = 1151 VIP 32 = 863 2nd class 610 baht.
Bus departure times to Hat Yai (Transport Company buses)
VIP 24 seats depart Bangkok at 17.00 18.00 19.00 20.00.
VIP 32 seats depart Bangkok at 17.30.
2nd class 47 seats depart Bangkok at 05:30, 07:00 17.00 21.45.
Bus services to Sungai Kolok. Ticket Prices: VIP 24 = 1473 1st class = 947 2nd class 759 baht.
Bus departure times to Sungai Kolok (Transport Company buses)
VIP 24 seats depart Bangkok at 17.15.
1st class 40 seats depart Bangkok at 18.00.
2nd class 47 seats depart Bangkok at 21.00.
Bus departure times to Krabi. Prices start from 494 Baht.
VIP 24 seats depart Bangkok at 19:30, 19:00.
1st class 40 seats depart Bangkok at 18:30.
2nd class 47 seats depart Bangkok at 17.00, 20.00.
Bus departure times to Phuket. Prices start from 539 Baht.
VIP 24 seats depart Bangkok at 07:30, 17:30, 18:00, 18:30, 19:00.
VIP 32 seats depart Bangkok at 19:45.
1st class 40 seats depart Bangkok at 18:30.
2nd class 47 seats depart Bangkok at 06.00,15.00, 18.00, 05.00, 07.00, 09.30, 14.00,16.00,17.00, 20.00,21.30.
Please note all of these listed buses depart from New Southern Bus terminal in Thonburi.
Additional non “Transport Company” buses also service these routes at similar of higher frequency.
VIP buses (most comfortable) 1st class Buses (Ok comfort) 2nd class (not so good) are available to Hat Yai from Bangkok.
Bus Tickets are purchases from the main ticketing hall at SAI TAI MAI (southern bus terminal). The ticketing hall is located on the 2nd floor inside the main terminal building.
Onward connections at Sungai Kolok.
Passengers are advised to take a truck - bus to the immigration checkpoint 2 km south of the station and cross into Malaysia and take a local Bus or Share Taxi to Wakaf Bharu Station where a train to Singapore Departs at 20:28 arriving next day at 10:55 in Singapore's KMTB station.
Also departing from Wakaf Bharu Station is a train to KL leaves at 18:45 and Arrives in KL at 07:10.
Onward connections at Butterworth Station.
Passenegers have the option of taking an expressway Bus to KL from the bus terminal outside the station at Butterworth. Buses depart every 30 to 60 mins all day. Taking around 5 hours to reach KL.
Passengers can wait for a KTMB train to depart from Butterworth station at 21:13 and arriving in KL at 06:10. Note the Bangkok train arrives at Butterworth at about 12:55 Malaysian time.
Onward Connections at Hat Yai Junction.
Passengers may take the KTMB train departing Hat yai at 14:50 thai time and arriving in KL at 06:10 Malaysian time.
Take a bus to Malaysia from near the shopping centre within Hat Yai city about 500 meters walk from the SRT station. Travelling time is about 10 hours all up to KL bus departures subject to Passenger demand.
I hope this should take out some of the worry about travelling from Bangkok to Malaysia or Singapore to take flights.
For the duration of the airport closure I will be posting seat availability updates as regularly as possible to help with bookings for passengers.
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Thai Mass Transport Topics List
- Welcome to the Thai Mass Transport Systems Blog
- The Buses of Rama 2 road
- The Buses of Wong Wian Yai
- SRT Mahachai Train runs with the doors wide open.
- A Trip from Wong Wian Yai to Bang Bon on the SRT Mahachai line.
- A Ride on Route 147 (Kanchana Phisek rd)
- A Ride on Route 146 (Kanchana Phisek rd)
- The New Southern Bus Terminal + Intercity buses.
- The Mass Transport Vehicles of Mahachai City.
- SRT: The Maeklong line and Maeklong railway market
- The Maeklong Bus Terminal
- The Modern Rail Based Mass Transit of Thailand
- The Modern Bus Based Mass Transport of Bangkok.
- The Mass Transport Boats of Bangkok (Chao Phraya Express)
- The Mass Transport Boats of Bangkok (Dao Khanong Klong Boat)
- The Mass Transport Boats of Bangkok (Klong Saen Saep Boat service)
- The Mass Transport Boats of Bangkok (Phra Khanong Klong Boat Service)
- SRT: The Mahachai line a trip from Bang Bon to Mahachai.
- SRT: The Mahachai Rail Yard.
- SRT: The Eastern Line and the construction of the Airport Rail Link.
- SRT: The Main System (Hualamphong Station and rail yard).
- SRT: A trip on the Ayutthaya Commuter Line (Main North line).
- The Buses of Suvarnabhumi Airport and Suvarnabhumi Bus Terminal.
- SRT: Prachuap Khiri Khan railway station and night shots.
- The Mass Transport of Prachuap Khiri Khan.
- A Summary Bus Guide to Bangkok’s Mass transport bus system.
- SRT: Thonburi Rail Yard + Thai Steam Engine Fleet.
- The Buses of Nakhon Pathom and Bus Route 402.
- SRT: The Thonburi to Nakhon Pathom Commuter Line.
- The Mega Mochit 2 Bus Terminal.
- Mochit 2: The Metro Bus Terminal.
- SRT: Bang Sue Junction and Station.
- The Main South line: Bang Sue to Taling Chan link.
- The Mass Transport of Samut Chedi and The Temple in the Sea.
- The Mass Transport of Kheha Thonburi + Vans of Rama 2.
- The Buses and Trucks of Paknam City
- The Mass Transport of Phra Pradaeng.
- Free BMTA Bus and SRT rail travel.
- SRT: The Queensland railways SX commuter carriages.
- A little extra BTS and SRT.
- The Bangkok BRT (Bus Rapid Transit System) and Buses of Thaphra.
- SRT Cargo Trains and Chachoengsao Junction (Eastern Line).
- SRT: Kaeng Khoi Junction night shots and movies.
- SRT: Hin Lap Station and Curve + Dong Phraya Yen Pass.
- Alternative Travel arrangements for Bangkok Airport Passengers.
- The Mega Victory Monument Metro Bus Terminal.
- The Eastern Bus Terminal.
- SRT: Cab Ride Mahachai Line: Bang Bon – Wong Wian Yai.
- The Buses of Rangsit.
- The Rangsit Metro Bus Terminal and Bus Depot.
- The Buses of Pathum Thani.
- SRT Northern Line: Paknam Pho Station and Yard.
- SRT: Kaeng Khoi Junction in the Daylight.
- SRT: Bua Yai Line and Chong Samran.
- The Buses of Saphan Taksin.
- The Buses of Sanam Luang and Tha Chang.
- The Buses of Nonthaburi.
- Chao Phraya Express Boats – The New Pak Kret Service.
- The Southern Line: Hat Yai Junction Station and Yard.
- The new BTS Extension to Wong Wian Yai.
- The Tha Din Daeng cross river ferry + Route 20 terminus.
- The Buses of Chinatown.
- The Eastern Line: Kabinburi and Prachantakam.
- SRT: Khok Salung and Pasak Chonlasit Dam.
- SRT: Southern line the second attempt.
- The state of the Mahachai Line and Bang Bon "Track Lake".
- The Mass Transit of Vientiane Laos.
- Udon Thani's Mass Transit System.
- Thai VIP Intercity Buses + Thai - Lao International Buses.
- The Mass Transit of Mukdahan.
- SRT: Hualamphong Station by Night + Overnight Trains.
- SRT Northern Line: Thailand's Highest and Longest – Khun Tan.
- The Bangkok Airport Rail Link: The fastest train in Thailand.
- SRT: Maeklong Line – Ban Bo Station.
- Bangkok BRT System: Chong Nonsi BTS (Sathorn) to Ratchapruek.
- SRT: Mahachai Line + Buses of Wong Wian Yai during morning peak.
- The new BTS extension from On Nut to Bearing.
- SRT Northern line: Steam Locomotives at Bang Pa In.