How To Get To Khao Sok
Khao Sok National Park is one of Thailand’s best-kept secrets. Limestone rock formations, wild animals like gibbons, elephants and the surrounding jungle are just a few things that give you a unique experience of Thailand.
Surat Thani airport to Khao Sok: the journey begins
After you exit the baggage claim area in Surat Thani airport, head to the transportation booths lined up against the far wall. Find the Phantip Travel booth selling shared van tickets to Khao Sok via https://www.phantiptravel.com/transfers/surat-thani-airport-to-khao-sok/ . The cost is 250B/person to the Khao Sok bus station, or 300B/person to the resort. Guests will need to contact the counter staff prior to 16:15, sometimes earlier.
If you come during hight season, this service will be unavailable. but you can spend one night at Surat Thani Town. However, a different bus operated by Pantip Travel makes regular trips between the airport and bus stations in Surat Thani town. Travel time between the two is around one hour, and tickets cost 100B. And the day after guests can purchase ticket with Phantip Head office at Surat Thani Town to Khao Sok.
An attractive alternative
For travelers with a slightly larger budget, private transfers from Surat Thani airport to Khao Sok are an excellent choice. Likewise, travelers valuing comfort and speed will be pleased with their choice to hire a car. A private car cuts travel time in half, for example. Whereas public transport takes a minimum of 3 hours, a private transfer reaches Khao Sok in about an hour and a half. Additionally, ride quality is much better. This is the result of better-maintained cars, and drivers who are not rushing to meet a deadline. Please contact Phantip Taxi Service at The Airport.