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Thailand Train Station Guide

For information about getting to and from train stations in Thailand, maps, and station facilities click on the links below.

Thailand Trains Station Guides

Ayutthaya Railway Station♦ Ayutthaya Train Station

Ayutthaya train station is on both Thailand’s Northern Line and North Eastern line. This is the train station to use for visits to Ayutthaya’s famous Historical Park.

♦ Bangkok Bang Sue Train Station

Intercity trains on the Northern, North Eastern and Southern Train Lines stop at Bang Sue Railway Station before travelling onto Bangkok’s main train station. Many travellers will find Bang Sue a more convenient place to board or alight a train than the main train station in Bangkok.

Hua Lamphong Train Station at nightBangkok Hua Lamphong Train Station

Hua Lamphong is Bangkok’s main train station located near the river in Bangkok’s China Town. It is the terminus for the Northern Line, North Eastern Line and the Southern Line.

Thonburi Railway Station♦ Bangkok Thonburi Train Station

Thonburi train station is the terminus for the train line that runs to Kanchanaburi (location of the Bridge over the River Kwai) and onto Nam Tok. Thonburi is a difficult to reach station located on the other side of Chao Phraya river from the major attractions and commercial centre of Bangkok.

Old locomotive at Chiang Mai Railway StationChiang Mai Train Station

Located at the top end of the Northern Line, this is the train station to travel to (and from) for onward connections to Chiang Rai and Pai.

Chumphon Train Station

Between Prachuap Khiri Khan and Surat Thani, Chumphon is the connection point on the Southern Line for ferries to Koh Tao. Chumphon Train Station is near the city centre and close to hotels and restaurants for a stop over before carrying on to Koh Tao.

Hua Hin Train Station

On the Southern Line, 226 km south of Bangkok, Hua Hin has one of Thailand’s prettiest train stations including a royal pavilion on platform 1. From Hua Hin there are trains going North to Bangkok and trains heading South to destinations such as Prachuap Khiri Khan, Surat Thani, Hat Yai and onto Malyasia.

Train line near KanchanaburiKanchanaburi Train Station

Located near the Bridge Over the River Kwai, and other nearby attractions such as the Erawan Waterfall, Kanchanaburi train station is a small but important transport hub with direct daily train services to Bangkok.

Nong Khai Train StationNong Khai Train Station

Nong Khai is at the top end of the North Eastern train line, and very close to the border with Laos. There is a train service from Nong Khai train into Laos itself, from where passengers can interconnect with minivan, bus and taxi services for the short journey onto the capital of Laos, Vientiane.

Prachuap Khiri Khan Train Station

Prachuap Khiri Khan is on the Southern Line about an hour by train South from Hua Hin. This is a pretty little train station for a pretty little town. Prachuap Khiri Khan Train Station is very near the town centre and the train is a great way to travel to Prachuap Khiri Khan for this reason.

Sungai Kolok Train Station ticket hallSungai Kolok Train Station

Sungai Kolok is the southern most train station in Thailand, at the bottom of Thailand’s Southern Train Line. From Sungai Kolok train station it is a short distance to the border with Malaysia, and many people travel to the Thai Consulate in Kota Bharu will travel via Sungai Kolok train station.

Surat Thani train stationSurat Thani Train Station

Surat Thani is on the Southern Line and the connection point for bus and boat services to Koh Samui and Koh Phangan (for the Full Moon Party). There are direct transport connections from the train station itself saving passengers the need to travel the 16 km into Surat Thani city to catch the bus to Donsak Ferry Port for boat services to the island.

Next read our Guide to the Best Train Journeys in Thailand