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Is is safe/comfortable to take train from Bgk 2 Surrathani?

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1. Posted by Trancefien (Budding Member 5 posts) 11y

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I'm trying to save a few bucks because I'm traveling during the peak season of christmas/new years and the hotels are alot more expensive than I figured they would be. I'm thinking about taking the train which is around 15 hrs i believe. Is it a wise idea to take the train over the bus? Some people have told me I'm crazy for taking the train, but i figured if I get the 2nd class AC sleep car I should be fine if I just keep my valuables on me at all times. has anyone had experience with these overnight trains

2. Posted by travelfish (Full Member 75 posts) 11y

2nd class a/c (or even fan) is fine - thousands of travellers use it every year. Train is more comfortable than buses but takes slightly longer.

Hope that helps

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3. Posted by kurwah (Full Member 60 posts) 11y

As travelfish points out the train trip is safe and comfortable. Make sure you buy your ticket at least a day before travel.
The train arrives early morning and allows you to connect with buses all over the province.