Train number 40 is a Sprinter Special Express train service on the Southern railway line in Thailand, that operates between Surat Thani Railway Station and Bangkok's Hua Lamphong Railway Station.
This service is operated by one of the faster Diesel Railcars and consists of just a few all seats, second class coaches.
|Chumphon (For Boats to Koh Tao)||12.46|
|Bang Saphan Yai||14.07|
|Prachuap Khiri Khan||14.59|
|Bang Sue Junction||19.22|
This service operates Daily.
There are just 2nd class air-conditioned carriages on this "Sprinter Train" and all ticket prices have a meal and soft drinks included in the price.
Meals are served by an on-board steward / stewardess and are "airline style" and to be honest not the best food you will taste in Thailand.
We would recommend you bring along some of your own snacks for your journey as there are few chances to purchase any other food on this service.
Fares for this Special Express train are amongst the more expensive of trains in Thailand as they are the fastest and only have air-conditioning, which has to be paid for in extra fees.
No matter how far you travel, the additional fees are the same, making this train quite expensive for short trips.
To see the fares for this train to Bangkok, please click on one of the main destinations below :
There are three train stations in Bangkok where you can decide to get off at.
Bang Sue Junction is a good place to stop if you want to just transfer to train heading to the North or North-East. It is also the best option if you are travelling North by bus as the Mochit bus station is not too far away.
Sam Sen station is also another option and for many places to stay in Bangkok, this station may be closer than Hau Lamphong.
Hua Lamphong is the main Railway station and final destination for this service.
This train schedule is shown for information purposes only and may change without notice.
We recommend that you contact the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) directly to confirm departures, by any of the following means :