Trains from Bangkok to Khon Kaen

The journey by train from Bangkok to Khon Kaen is scheduled to take from 7 to 8 hours depending upon which train service you use.

Trains Times from Bangkok to Khon Kaen

There are 3 direct services each day from Bangkok to Khon Kaen.

TrainBangkokKhon KaenService
2520:2504:10Special Express
  • The fastest train service is the 08:45 departure on Train #75 which is scheduled to arrive in Khon Kaen 6 hours 45 minutes later.
  • The slowest service is Train #133 departing from Bangkok at 21:25 which is scheduled to complete the same journey in 7 hours 54 minutes.

Buy Tickets from Bangkok to Khon Kaen

Use the Search Box below to buy train tickets from Bangkok to Khon Kaen:

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After you have booked your tickets will be sent to you by e-mail. You can either print out your own train tickets or show them to the conductor on the train on a mobile phone, tablet or laptop computer screen.

Best Trains from Bangkok to Khon Kaen

Train #75, departing at 08:45, is the only express service which departs from Bangkok during daylight hours. Train #25, departing at 20:25, is the only train service from Bangkok to Khon Kaen which has sleeper berths. The other train services are seat only trains.

Ticket Prices from Bangkok to Khon Kaen

Train tickets from Bangkok to Khon Kaen purchased online cost 80 THB to 300 THB more than tickets purchased directly at a train station in Thailand.

Seat TypeOnline PriceStation Price
1st Class A/C Sleeper1,694 THB1,394 THB
2nd Class A/C Sleeper1,197 THB907 THB
2nd Class A/C Seat477 THB397 THB

1st and 2nd Class AC Sleeper seats and 2nd Class AC Seats on sprinter trains are often fully booked before the day the train departs and you may have difficulty purchasing a ticket on the same day as you intend to travel.

Location of Bangkok Train Station

Google Map of Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal Station

Khon Kaen Train Station

Khon Kaen Railway Station is in the City Centre a 1 km walk away from the Fairy Plaza and City Museum. If your hotel is far from the station then there are always tuk-tuks and taxis waiting that will take you there. For tuk-tuks agree a price before you set off.

Khon Kaen Train Station
Khon Kaen Train Station

Taxis should run on the meter, but again check before you set off. There is also a very cheap shared taxi service (songthaew) which runs in Khon Kaen. The songthaew are numbered depending on which they route they run. However, all songthaew services start and finish at the main bus station.

Location of Khon Kaen Train Station

Google Map of Khon Kaen Railway Station

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