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Guide to Train Travel from Nakhon Ratchasima to Bangkok

There are 10 direct trains a day from Nakhon Ratchasima to Bangkok.

Train Times from Nakhon Ratchasima to Bangkok

Train No. Dept Arr Service
68 00:36 06:40 Express
140 01:42 07:20 Rapid
234 08:22 14:15 Ordinary
72 10:18 14:55 Express
136 12:33 18:40 Rapid
146 15:23 21:10 Rapid
22 18:47 22:55 Special Express
78 23:04 05:00 Express
142 23:25 05:00 Rapid
24 23:59 05:15 Special Express
  • The fastest train is Train #22 departing from Nakhon Ratchasima at 18:47 and scheduled to complete the journey in 4 hours 08 minutes arriving at 22:55.
  • The slowest train from Nakon Ratchasima to Bangkok is Train #137 departing at 12:33 and scheduled to arrive in Bangkok 6 hours 07 minutes later.

Tickets: Nakhon Ratchasima to Bangkok


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For day time travel to enjoy the fantastic scenery on route take Train #72 departing at 10:18 and arriving in Bangkok at 14:55. For overnight travel book a sleeper berth on Train #24 departing from Nakhon Ratchasima at 23:59 and arriving in Bangkok at 05:15. Train #24 uses the brand new carriages purchased by the State Railway of Thailand in 2016.

Online Train Ticket Prices from Nakhon Ratchasima to Bangkok

Seat Type Online Price Station Price
2nd Class A/C Sleeper 965 THB 675 THB
2nd Class Fan Sleeper 565 THB 315 THB
2nd Class Fan Seat 415 THB 165 THB
3rd Class A/C Seat 675 THB 425 THB


For an additional fee of between 250 THB and 310 THB you can book your train ticket up to 60 days in advance and guarantee the right seat type is available for the day you plan to travel. If you are not bothered about which day you travel on, or what type of seat you buy, then purchasing a ticket at the train station in Thailand is a cheaper option.

About Train Travel from Nakhon Ratchasima to Bangkok

Train from Nakhon Ratchasima to Bangkok

Train from Nakhon Ratchasima to Bangkok

The journey from Nakhon Ratchasima to Bangkok is one of the best on Thailand’s train network. The journey starts with a journey through the mountainous area between Pak Chong and Ayutthaya. From there the train makes its way through the plains on the approach to Bangkok. The trip through the suburbs of Bangkok provides travellers with seldom since glimpses of Bangkok, including it famous ‘Railway Market’ area and less well known temples and river views. This short journey is a pure pleasure and we recommend doing the journey during the day time at least once.  

Location of Nakhon Ratchasima Railway Station

Location of Bangkok Railway Station

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