How to get from KHAO LAK to KHAO SOK?

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How do you get from Khao Lak to Khao Sok National Park? You can travel by minivan/bus or private car and taxi.

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    • Khao Sok National Park is located in the province of Surat Thani in Thailand. Its area is 739 km² and includes 165 km² of Lake Cheow Lan, which is part of the Ratchaprapha Dam. The park is the largest area of ​​virgin forest in southern Thailand and is a remnant of the rainforest, which is older and more diverse than the Amazon rainforest. This national park is one of the best preserved in Thailand. There are countless plant and animal species, often very rare. Among the primates – eg gibbons, macaques, langurs. Feline beasts are also represented here – two species of leopard, tiger, large mammals – elephant, tapir, gaur, some deer, wild pigs. It should be noted that the happiness must be really great and it is therefore rather unlikely to see these animals. However, in the trees it is possible to observe at least gibbons, whose characteristic call is then duly heard at dawn. Khao Sok National Park is mainly about beautiful nature, rocks and hills covered (allegedly) with the oldest evergreen rainforest on Earth, which hides the largest flower in the world – Rafflesia. The ubiquitous forest invites to amazing trips on sporadically marked forest paths. There are 2 ways how you can get to Khao Sok from Khao Lak – by minivan/bus or private car. There is no train and no flight to Khao Sok.
    • Book tickets or private car/taxi from Khao Lak to Khao Sok online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

From Khao Lak to Khao Sok you can travel by minivan/bus or private taxi.

    • Travel distance from Khao Lak to Khao Sok National Park is only about 60 km by road. The most popular option how to travel to Khao Sok from Khao Lak is to travel by minivan/minibus. Travel by bus/minivan from Khao Lak to Khao Sok National Park takes about 2-2.5 hours and bus tickets cost about $12/pp. There is a hotel transfer from the hotel and to your hotel in Khao Sok, a good and fast way of transfer. Another option how to reach Khao Sok is to travel by private car or taxi. Travel by private car from Khao Lak to Khao Sok takes about 1.5 hour and it costs about $50-55/vehicle (up to 9 passengers). Private car or taxi is the fastest option of transport between these places. It is not possible to travel by train to Khao Sok, there is no railway and there is no airport, so flights are also not possible. You can also rent a motorbike or scooter in Khao Lak and travel on your own to Khao Sok, but it is a good way only for the most experienced motorbike drivers. Book and buy tickets or private car from Khao Lak to Khao Sok easily online. From Khao Sok National Park you can travel to Krabi. Krabi is one of the most popular and visited place in southern Thailand.

How do I get from Khao Lak to Khao Sok?


1. BUS / MINIVAN from Khao Lak to Khao Sok

    • from Khao Lak to Khao Sok National Park you can travel by minivan/minibus
    • the cheapest option how to travel from Khao Lak to Khao Sok National Park
    • bus company from Khao Lak to Khao Sok: Call Me Taxi
    • travel by minivan/bus from Khao Lak to Khao Sok National Park costs about $12/pp
    • travel by bus/minivan from Khao Lak to Khao Sok Natinal Park takes about 2-2.5 hours
    • you can depart from the hotel and arrive to your hotel in Khao Sok (hotel transfer)
    • Book and buy bus/minivan tickets from Khao Lak to Khao Sok online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
    • read carefully the instructions before you book your tickets to Khoa Sok Park
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From Khao Lak to Khao Sok National Park you can travel by minivan/minibus (photo: Call Me Taxi minivan, 12go.asia).


2. TAXI / PRIVATE CAR from Khao Lak to Khao Sok

    • from Khao Lak to Khao Sok National Park you can also travel by private car or taxi
    • comfortable and modern minibuses, minivans for a group of people, modern and private cars
    • travel by private car/taxi from Khao Lak to Khao Sok takes about 1.5-2 hours
    • taxi companies to Khao Sok: Andaman Taxis, Chill Transfer
    • private taxi/car from Khao Lak to Khao Sok National Park costs about $50-55 (up to 9 passengers)
    • there are hotel transfers – you can take a taxi from your hotel and to your hotel in Khao Sok
    • private taxi is the best and comfortable option of transport, it is a good option for a group of people
    • Book your private taxi/car from Khao Lak to Khao Sok online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
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From Khao Lak to Khao Sok National Park you can travel by private car/taxi (photo: Chill Transfers, 12go.asia).


icon-info-circle FAQ + TIPS – Travel route from Khao Lak to Khao Sok:

How to book tickets or taxi/car from Khao Lak to Khao Sok?

    • You can book tickets or taxi/car from Khao Lak to Khao Sok online on 12go.asia.
    • You can change your departure, arrivel, e.g. Khao Lak > Phuket, Khao Sok > Bangkok…

How long does it take to travel from Khao Lak to Khao Sok?

    • Travel by minivan/minibuse from Khao Lak to Khao Sok National Park takes about 2-2.5 hours.
    • Travel by private taxi/car from Khao Lak to Khao Sok National Park takes about 1.5-2 hours.

What is the travel distance from Khao Lak to Khao Sok?

How much does it cost to get from Khao Lak to Khao Sok?

    • Travel by minivan/minibus from Khao Lak to Khao Sok costs about $12/pp.
    • Travel by private taxi/car from Khao Lak to Khao Sok costs about $50-55/car.

Is it possible to travel by train from Khao Lak to Khao Sok?

    • No, there is no railway to Khao Sok from Khao Lak, it is not possible to travel by train.

Is there a flight from Khao Lak to Khao Sok?

    • No, there is no flights to Khao Sok National Park from Khao Lak, because there are no airports in these sites.

How to get from Khao Sok to Surat Thani?

    • From Khao Sok National Park you can travel to Surat Thani – there are minivans/minibuses or private taxi. There is no railway and no flight from Khao Sok National Park to Surat Thani. Travel distance is about 130 km and it takes about 2.5 hours by minivan.

Where to stay in Khao Sok National Park? Hotel or bungalow?

    • There are various types of cheap and also luxury bungalows or resorts in Khao Sok National Park. A lot of them are in Khao Sok city or nearby. There are tourist resorts, ecolodges, cheap guesthouses. Most of them are very well reviewed, check and book your stay in Khao Sok online > Book your accommodation in Khao Sok online.

How to travel from Khao Sok National Park to Bangkok?

    • From Khao Sok National Park you can travel to Bangkok by various ways. There are some sleeper tourist buses, or you can travel to Surat Thani and from Surat Thani you can take a train or direct flight to Bangkok. There are also some private cars between Khao Sok and Bangkok. You can search and book tickets to Bangkok online.
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In Khao Sok National Park you can watch beautiful sunsets.
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Tourists in Khao Sok National Park can enjoy various sport acitvities like kayaking.
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Khao Sok National Park in Thailand offers a beuatiful nature sceneries.
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You can also stay at the lake in Khao Sok National Park, there are some bungalows for tourists.


icon-arrow-circle-right Book bus tickets or private car from Khao Lak to Khao Sok:

(it is possible to change your departure, arrival, eg. Khao Lak to Phuket, Khao Sok to Surat Thani…)


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