Taking the Prachuap Khiri Khan to Hat Yai train is the most relaxing way to travel to Thailand's southern city, with daily overnight sleeper services, or the faster, seat only Sprinter train.
The distance from Prachuap Khiri Khan to Hat Yai Junction Railway Station is 627 km.
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All services operate daily.
Rap = Rapid
Sp. Ex. = Special Express
Sp. Ex. DRC = Special Express Diesel Railcar - (Sprinter Train)
Rapid Trains are the cheapest services to travel on and have cheap seats or sleeping berths.
Tickets for these trains start from 213 Baht.
To travel on any of these night trains to Hat Yai from Prachuap Khiri Khan, you will need to book a ticket in advance (unless you want to travel in 3rd class).
You can buy your tickets from the station in PKK, or from any other SRT station in Thailand.
The railway station in Hat Yai is right in the middle of the city and within easy walking distance of most accommodation.
If you are not planning on staying the night, you can continue your journey to the Thai / Malaysia border by Shuttle train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar.
If you are planning to travel to the southern islands such as Koh Lipe or to the Malaysian Island of Langkawi (via Satun), there are many travel agents just in front of the station that can arrange transport to the ferry ports.
These agents have a reputation for overcharging, so if you want to make other arrangements: