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Guide to Train Travel From Nong Khai to Bangkok

There are 4 direct train services per day from Nong Khai to Bangkok.

Train Times from Nong Khai to Bangkok

Train No. Dept Arr Train Type
76 07:00 17:10 Express
78 18:15 05:00 Express
134 18:30 05:45 Rapid
26 19:10 06:00 Special Express
  • Fastest Train: The fastest train between Nong Khai and Bangkok is Train #76 (departing at 07:00) which is scheduled to complete the journey in 10 hours 10 minutes.
  • Slowest Train: The slowest service is Train #135 (departing at 18:30) which is scheduled to complete the journey in 11 hours and 15 minutes.
  • Sleeper Berths: The only train service between Nong Khai and Bangkok with sleeper berths available (1st and 2nd class air-conditioned sleepers) is Train #26 which uses the brand new train carriages recenty brought in to service.

Tickets: Nong Khai to Bangkok


Thailand Train Ticket

Tickets from Nong Khai to Bangkok

The trains listed above through trains running the entire distance from Nong Khai to Bangkok. There are other trains running part of the distance which are not available to book online. For these other train services you need to visit a train station in Thailand to check times, prices and to book tickets.

Online Train Ticket Prices from Nong Khai to Bangkok

Seat Type Online Price Station Price
1st Class A/C Sleeper  1,607 THB 1,357 THB
2nd Class A/C Sleeper  1,088 THB 838 THB
2nd Class A/C Seat 748 THB 498 THB
3rd Class A/C Seat 748 THB 498 THB


Tickets costs 250 THB more per person for the Nong Khai to Bangkok when booked online. However, if you do not book in advance you may find that you are either unable to travel on the day you need or that the only available seats are fan cooled 3rd Class seats, which will be uncomfortable for a journey of over 10 hours. 

About train travel from Bangkok to Nong Khai

Bangkok Train Station

Bangkok Train Station

Nong Khai Train Station is 1.5 km from the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge marking the border between Laos and Thailand. Train enthusiast travelling from Vientiane, capital city of Laos, to Thailand might enjoy taking the short train journey from Thanaleng train station in the Laotian village of Dongphosy for the 4 km journey from to Nong Khai train station. Trains from Thanaleng train station to Nong Khai train station depart at 10:45 and 17:00 every day and take 15 minutes to complete the journey. For the onward train journey from Nong Khai to Bangkok we recommend that you either stay at a hotel near Nong Khai Train Station overnight and take the 07:00 departure on Train #76 the next morning. Train #76 is a fast service with 3 carriages of air-conditioned 2nd class seats with breakfast, lunch and drinks included in the price. Alternatively, take Train #26 departing at 19:10 which is the only direct train service between Nong Khai and Bangkok with sleeper berths. The other two services (Trains #78 and #138 are slower trains without sleeper berths).

Location of Nong Khai Train Station

Location of Bangkok Train Station

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