Trains from Bangkok to Udon Thani

By train the journey from Bangkok to Udon Thani is scheduled to take from 8 to 10 hours depending upon which train you take.

Train Times from Bangkok to Udon Thani

There are 4 direct train services a day from Bangkok to Udon Thani.

  • Please Note: The services shaded in grey are not currently operating.
Train No.BangkokUdon ThaniService
2520:0005:39Special Express
  • The fastest train is Train 75 departing at 08.20 which is scheduled to complete the journey in 8 hours 35 minutes.
  • The slowest service is Train 133 departing from Bangkok at 20.45 and arriving in Udon Thani 10 hours 12 minutes later.

Buy Tickets from Bangkok to Udon Thani

Use the Search Box below to buy your train tickets from Bangkok to Udon Thani:

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Sleeper seats are available to book online as well as the cheaper seat only options. After booking you will be sent your tickets by e-mail. You can either print out the tickets yourself or show the ticket to the conductor on the train on a mobile phone screen (or tablet or laptop computer).

Ticket Prices from Bangkok to Udon Thani

Seat TypeOnline PriceStation Price
1st Class A/C Sleeper1,767 THB1,517 THB
2nd Class A/C Sleeper1,229 THB979 THB
2nd Class A/C Seat729 THB479 THB

It costs around 250 THB extra to book a ticket online compared to buying a ticket at a train station. This additional fee is worth paying if:

  • You want to guarantee a 1st or 2nd Class AC Sleeper as they tickets often sell out a few days before the date of the travel.
  • You do not arrive in Thailand very long before you plan to travel and this makes it difficult for you to go in person to the train station to buy a ticket in advance.
  • You prefer the convenience of buying a ticket online without needing to travel to a train station and queue up to buy a ticket.

About Travel to Udon Thani

For the most comfortable journey to Udon Thani we advise taking either Train #75 departing at 08:20 or Train #25 departing at 20:00. Train #75 is a sprinter train which completes the journey from Bangkok to Udon Thani during daylight hours. Train #75 has 2nd Class A/C seats available.

Train 25 to Udon Thani
Train 25 to Udon Thani

Train #25 is uses the newest of Thailand’s passenger train carriages, which are exclusively 1st and 2nd Class A/C Sleeper seats. Train #25 also features a modern and moderately priced restaurant car. The other late evening departure on Train #133 at 20:45 has no sleeper berths, only 3rd class fan cooled seats.

Bangkok Train Station

Hua Lamphong Station is Bangkok’s main train station and it is located in the centre of Bangkok near China Town. To get there you can go by metro (MRT), bus, tuk-tuk, taxi and by walking 10 minutes from the Marine Department Pier on the Chao Phraya Express Boat line. Hua Lamphong Train Station is near to some great temples and market worth exploring if you have some time before your train departs.

Google Map of Bangkok Railway Station

Udon Thani Train Station

Udon Thani Railway Station is on the edge of the City, some 4.0 km away from the Nong Prajak Public Park, but near to other attractions such as Central Shopping Mall and the famous Charoen Hotel. If you are heading onward from Udon Thani by bus, the Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1 is an easy 650 metre walk from Udon Thani Railway Station.

Location of Udon Thani Train Station

Google Map of Udon Thani Railway Station

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