"Getting to Surat Thani from Kuala Lumpur" Ko Phangan Transportation Tip by laramie
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There is no direct train connection from Kuala Lumpur to Surat Thani. You need to break the journey and change train in Penang.
Depart from Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station at 8 pm, and arrive in Butterworth Station, Penang at 6 am, next morning. The ticket cost roughly RM 40 per person for a 2nd class sleeping compartment. For more details, check out this website: www.ktmb.com.my
From Penang, change to Thai train. The train depart from Butterworth at 2 pm, and arrive in Phun Phin Station at midnite on the same day. For information about Thai train, check out this website: www.railway.co.th
You will need to sleep over at Surat Thani town and catch the next morning boat to Koh Phangan.