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    Train times & tickets – Bang Saphan Yai to Bangkok

    By train it takes between 5 hours 30 minutes and 8 hours to travel 392.58 km from Bang Saphan Yai to Bangkok Train Station. There are 9 trains a day on this route departing from 00:19 until 23:08.

    Trains to Bangkok

    Train times from Bang Saphan Yai to Bangkok Hua Lamphong train station.

    Service Type Train Bang Saphan Yai Bangkok
    Special Express 42/44 00:19 05:55
    Rapid 170 01:09 09:00
    Express 84 01:46 08:35
    Rapid 172 02:19 09:15
    Special Express 38/46 03:36 10:10
    Special Express 40 14:07 19:45
    Rapid 174 21:28 05:10
    Rapid 168 22:16 05:35
    Express 86 23:08 06:30
    • The fastest train from Bang Sapan Yai to Bangkok is Train #42/44 departing from Bang Sapan Yai at 00:19, and arriving 5 hours 34 minutes later in Bangkok at 05:55.
    • The slowest train is Train #170 departing from Bang Sapan Yai at 01:09 and arriving in Bangkok at 09:00, a scheduled journey time of 7 hours 51 minutes. 

    Tickets to Bangkok

    Use the Search Box below to buy your train tickets from Bang Saphan Yai to Bangkok:

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    Train #40 is our recommended train service on this journey. Train #40 is a 3 all air-conditioned carriage sprinter train, leaving just after lunch time and completing the journey in under 6 hours. Travelling by Train #40 from Bang Saphan Yai to Bangkok is the only train service which allows you avoid an early morning start or waiting around at the train station until late in the evening waiting for your train.

    Ticket Prices to Bangkok

    It costs 250 THB extra to buy a ticket from Bang Saphan Yai to Bangkok online through the Search Box above than it does to buy the same ticket at a train station in Thailand.

     Seat Type  Online Price  Station Price
     2nd Class A/C Seats  730 THB  480 THB

    The advantage of paying extra to book online is that you can secure a seat on the train of your choice on the day you want to travel which is important if you have fixed travel dates and onward travel connections, particularly international flights out of Bangkok. Bang Saphan Yai is located on the busy Southern Railway Line which passes through Surat Thani (connection point for ferry services from Koh Samui and Koh Phangan) and Chumphon (connection point for ferry services from the popular island of Koh Tao) before reaching Bang Saphan Yai. At popular times of the year if you don’t book in advance all the 1st and 2nd Class seats will be full by the time the train reaches Bang Saphan Yai.

    Bang Saphan Yai Station

    • Bang Saphan Yai Railway Station is 3.7 km by road from the Bueng Thao Kong Shrine.

    Bangkok Railway Station

    Popular Areas in Bangkok

    The five most popular areas for visitors to Bangkok are China Town, Rattanakosin Island, Siam Square, Silom and Sukumvit:

    • China Town: This is the area near to the Bangkok’s main train station, Hua Lampohong, which has a wide variety of interesting attractions include great temple such as Wat Traimit, fantastic markets such as one on Sampeng Lane, and great places to eat such as T&K Seafood Restaurant.
    • Rattanakosin Island: This is the part of Bangkok which contains the best known historical buildings in Bangkok such as the Grand Palace and Wat Po. The area is referred to as an ‘Island’ because the district is border on one side by the Chao Phraya River and on the other side by canals. The main accommodation area in this part of Bangkok is in and around the Khao San Road which is at the top of Rattanakosin Island and accessible from the train station via the Chao Phraya Express Boat service.
    • Siam Square: This is the central shopping area in Bangkok, located 2.6 km to the north east of Bangkok Train Station. The area is best known for its large shopping malls such such as the MBK Center, Siam Paragon and Central World. The area also has a wide range of smaller shops and restaurants at street level. This is a popular area for Bangkok residents to visit in the evenings and at the weekends, and is connected to the BTS elevated train system which you can connect to from the MRT metro system which stops at Bangkok Train Station.
    Barber shop at Klong Suan 100 Years Market

    Barber shop at Klong Suan 100 Years Market in Bangkok

    • Silom: This is the area around the Silom Road which is the business district of Bangkok, and also an area with good access links, a wide range of shops and restaurants, and good value hotels. The main attractions in the area are Lumphini Park, Patpong Night Market and the famous Skybar.
    • Sukhumvit: The Sukhumvit Road is a long road leading from the Rama I road which connects to Siam Square all the way to the border with Cambodia via Pattaya. The lower section of the Sukhumvit Road between the Rama 1 road and the Asoke intersection has become the most popular and lively part of Bangkok for foreign visitors featuring loads of hotels, restaurants and bars, and notorious night life areas such as the Nana Plaza and the nearby Soi Cowboy.

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