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All Aboard! M’sians Can Enjoy Train Rides To Thailand From Padang Besar For Under RM7 As Of July 15

today13 July 2022


source: KTM Berhad

If you reluctantly crossed Thailand off your travel list when the shuttle train service was closed 2 years ago following the global pandemic, we have some good news for you.

KTM Berhad confirmed today that The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) Hat Yai-Padang Besar Shuttle Train will be up and running once again on Friday (July 15).

Since its closure on 18 March 2020, Malaysians and Thai nationals alike have been anticipating the reopening of this popular and convenient means of travel.

Apart from being an indication of recovery from the adverse effects of the Covid-19 outbreak, this pleasant surprise may also mark the comeback of Thailand’s bustling tourism sector.

Furthermore, the service is quick and easy on the wallet as well.

Check out the schedule here if you don’t believe us:

source: KTM Berhad

The train from Hat Yai back to Padang Besar also takes roughly an hour between departure and arrival, and…

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Written by: Lara Lee