Great journey on the night train from BKK to Padang Besar where we crossed the border. We bought the tickets directy at the train station the same day, got 1 lower and upper berth which was 1800 THB for the 2 of us. Boarded the17 hour long train which departed on time and almost arrived on time at the thai-malay border. We had ordered dinner from the steward that came shortly after boarding ( curry /rice set menus for about 120 THB each), but at nearly every stops, you have locals getting on board with snacks and food for way cheaper. We were served dinnet at the time requested ( 7pm or 8pm) , then got our beds made by the same steward. We could fit 2 people on the lower berth, and it was very quiet all night. Great trip and way cheaper than flying !