Chumphon is a lovely town that offers an authentic depiction of culture and beauty of Thailand. Situated in Southern Thailand, travellers will find this town surrounded by a wide range of local delicacies and island-hopping experiences. Chumphon carries the meaning of ‘lots of blessings’ signifying that the town is truly blessed by various attractions and sights. Many travellers would briefly stop at Chumphon railway station from Bangkok to get easy access to the famous islands of Koh Tao, Koh Phangan and Koh Samui.
Serving as the only train station in Chumphon Province, it is now a transit point between the other railway stations as well as ferries to Koh Tao. Several companies provide transfer services by bus and van to get to the ferry piers from the train station. The rail station is also the first fuelling station from Bangkok; thus, all trains that pass by Chumphon will stop here for fuel. There are 10 train services operated daily from Chumphon to Bangkok, while trains for the route between Chumphon to Surat Thani are served 11 times per day.
For a long-distance journey, passengers are offered with First- and Second-class air-conditioned sleeper berths for a pleasant and comfortable train ride. All trains run according to the timetable, so travellers are advised to refer to the train schedule and train map before planning for the trip to and from Chumphon Railway Station.
The easiest way to get to Chumphon Railway Station is by taking the train from any railway stations along the route that heads to Chumphon. Since Chumphon is served on the Southern Line, various train stations are included in the route such as Bangkok, Thon Buri, Nam Tok, Surat Thani, Pattani and more. This is to assure that travellers can board a train from their preferred departure station to go to Chumphon.
With the local public transportations available around the city, travellers can use motorbike taxis and songthaews to get to Chumphon rail station easily from nearby landmarks. These rides can be found at almost every corner in the city, so it will not be a hassle and waste of time searching for a transportation service. Some of the well-known landmarks include Chumphon Food Market, Ocean Mall Shopping Mall, Chumphon Khet Udomsak Hospital and Euro Boutique Hotel. These landmarks are located just approximately 5-15 minutes from the train station. Travellers can also request from the hotels to book the ride to get to Chumphon Railway Station.
Trains in Chumphon Railway Station are managed by State Railway of Thailand, the first train operator that established railway network in the country. Now they are operating railway networks on four different lines namely Eastern Line, North Eastern Line, Northern Line and Southern Line.
Chumphon Railway Station is furnished with many facilities that are available for everyone to use such as sheltered waiting area, toilet, convenience store, left luggage office and ATM. There are also other basic amenities provided that fulfil the necessities of guests and passengers. The train station runs within the usual opening hour. Cargo and parcel office are also available for collection and delivery of parcels.Top features:
As one of the main railway stations in Thailand, Chumphon rail station acts as a transit for the Southern Line railway network and ferries to Koh Tao. The most popular train route is from Bangkok and Surat Thani. With affordable train ticket price, many people choose a train ride because it helps to cut down travel cost much cheaper than travelling by car. Therefore, railway services have become a top choice for transportation service in the nation.
Train ticket can now be booked online conveniently. With online booking platform offered by Easybook, everyone can reserve a seat in the train operated by State Railway of Thailand. Just head over to Easybook website to review the train schedule and train fare. A fantastic train ride in Thailand can be done within only a few clicks.
Tha Taphao, Mueang Chumphon District, Chumphon 86000, Thailand