By air( 1 hour)
The city's airport, Chumphon Airport (IATA: CJM, ICAO: VTSE) is 30 km north in Pathio District. The airport has daily flights to Bangkok via Nok Air and Thai AirAsia which operate multiple daily flights between Bangkok (Don Mueang, DMK) and Chumphon Airport (CJM). Bangkok has two airports - Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Don Mueang Airport (DMK). Traveling between them can be done in several ways including shuttle bus service BKK to DMK / DMK to BKK. Transportation between Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Don Muang Airport (DMK) - There is a free shuttle bus service in between the two Bangkok airports. - This is a non-stop service which runs from 5 AM to Midnight. - It takes the expressway and the travelling time is roughly 1-3 hours. - You need to show your air ticket and passport prior to boarding the shuttle bus. - From 05.00 to 08.00 / 11.30 to 16.00 / 19.30 to Midnight buses depart every 30 minutes. - From 08.12 to 11.00 and 16.12 to 19.00 buses depart every 12 minutes. - At Suvarnabhumi airport the free shuttle can be boarded on the 2nd floor between Gate 2 and 3. - At Don Muang airport the free shuttle can be boarded outside the International Terminal 1 on the 1st floor between Gate 4 and 5. - For more information please contact Suvarnabhumi Airport call centre by dialling 1722 or Don Muang call centre by dialling 0-2535-1111 *** Please make a confirmation with staffs at the airport for other/changing information.***
By car (6-8 hours)
From Bangkok, it is possible to drive to Chumphon via highway No. 4 or highway No. 35 to highway No.4 through Petchaburi and Prachuap Khiri Khan Provinces. At Chumphon junction turn left along highway No. 4001 for the final 8 kilometers to Chumphon town.
BY TRAIN (7-10 hours)
Train from Bangkok to Chumphon is one of the popular train routes in Thailand. Many locals and tourists take Bangkok to Chumphon train because Chumphon is the gateway to one of the most popular islands in Thailand named Koh Tao. Taking the train from Bangkok to Chumphon is one of the most convenient ways to get to Chumphon besides taking a bus. Both options are cheaper than flying and different levels of comfort are available. Please find more information on the website. ***Time and fares might change depending on the season, subject to the operator***