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    Guide to Train Travel from Ubon Ratchathani to Ayutthaya

    There are 8 direct trains per day from Ubon Ratchathani to Ayutthaya.

    Train Times to Ayutthaya

    Train No. Dept Arr Service
    72 05:40 13:16 Express
    136 07:00 16:36 Rapid
    146 09:30 19:24 Rapid
    22 14:50 21:41 Special Express
    142 17:35 03:12 Rapid
    24 19:00 03:12 Special Express
    68 19:30 04:57 Express
    140 20:30 05:30 Rapid
    • The fastest train is Train #22 departing at 14:50 and scheduled to arrive 6 hours 51 minutes later at 21:41
    • The slowest direct train from Ubon Ratchathani to Ayutthaya is Train # 146 departing at 09:30 and arriving in Ayutthaya at 19:24, a scheduled journey time of 9 hours 54 minutes, which is more than 2 hours slower than Train #22. It is worth bearing in mind that whilst Train #22 stops at 13 station before arriving in Ayutthaya, Train #146 stops at 40 train station on route from Ubon Ratchathani to Ayutthaya.

    Buy Tickets to Ayutthaya

    Use the Search Box below to buy your train tickets from Ubon Ratchathani to Ayutthaya:

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    • Sleeper seats are available to book online as well as the cheaper seat only options.
    • After booking either collect your train tickets at the Parcel Office at Ubon Ratchathani Train Station or request that they are sent by post to your home address.

    The best day time train to book is Train #22 which has 3 carriages of air-conditioned 2nd and 3rd class seats with the ticket price including the cost of trays of food and drink brought to your seat. This food tends to be better than the food which is served in the restaurant car on other types of Intercity train in Thailand. If you plan to travel overnight, opt for Train #24 which uses the brand new carriages introduced by the State Railways of Thailand in November 2016. The least comfortable option for overnight travel is Train #142 which has no sleeper berths or air conditioning, only fan cooled seats.

    Ticket Prices to Ayutthaya

     Seat Type  Online Price  Station Price
     2nd Class A/C Sleeper  1,247 THB  981 THB
     3rd Class A/C Seat  807 THB  557 THB

    Train tickets purchased online are 250 THB more expensive than train tickets purchased at a train station in Thailand. The advantage of paying more to book online in advance is that you can guarantee that the seat type you want is available on the day you plan to travel.

    Train Travel to Ayutthaya

    The main attraction for visitors to Ayutthaya is the Historical Park, which is Thailand best collection of ancient monuments.

    Wat Phra Maha Tat in Ayutthaya

    Wat Phra Maha Tat in Ayutthaya

    Ayutthaya Train Station is 4.4 km from the Ayutthaya Historical Park, on the other side of the Pa Sak River. From the train station take a tuk tuk to get to historical park or the city centre, there are always many tuk tuk waiting outside the train station. A tuk tuk should cost 100 THB from the train station the historical park. You should devote at least 4 hours to exploring the main temples in the historical park and whilst you are in the area visit Bang Pa-In Royal Palace which is also in Ayutthaya. For this reason plan to spend at least one night in Ayutthaya, perhaps in a hotel near Ayutthaya Train Station.

    Ubon Ratchathani Station

    Location of Ayutthaya Station

    Next read about the excellent Baan Baimai Boutique Room in Ayutthaya