Covid-19 Update: From 1st July 2020 nearly all long distance train services in Thailand will be running again

1 July 2020: A total of 46 of the 58 regular long distance train services in Thailand came back into operation today following a suspension of all long distance services in April 2020. A number of restrictions remain, but the services are otherwise operating normally:

  • Ticket sales are limited to 50% of seat capacity.
  • Passengers are required to wear face masks.
  • Drinks and food are not allowed to be sold on the train either by employees or contractors of the State Railways of Thailand or by independent vendors.

Northbound Northern Line Train Services


All 5 regular train services from Bangkok to Chiang Mai are now operating:

BangkokChiang MaiTrainService
08:3019:307Special Express
13:4504:05109Rapid
18:1007:159Special Express
19:3508:4013Special Express
22:0012:1051Express

Southbound Northern Line Train Services


All 5 regular train services from Chiang Mai to Bangkok are now also operating:

Chiang MaiBangkokTrainService
06:3021:10102Rapid
08:5019:258Special Express
15:3005:2552Express
17:0006:1514Special Express
18:00 06:5010Special Express
Bangkok to Chiang Mai Train
Bangkok to Chiang Mai Train

Southbound Southern Line Train Services


9 out of the 12 regular long distance services travelling South from Bangkok are now operating. All the services listed below stop at Hua Hin, Chumphon and Surat Thani before reaching their final destination.

Train No.BangkokDestinationArrival TimeService
4308:05Surat Thani16:45Special Express
17113:00Sungai Kolok10:45Rapid
3114:45Hat Yai06:35Special Express
3715:10Sungai Kolok11:20Special Express
16915:35Yala11:20Rapid
8317:05 Trang8:05Express
16718:30Kantang11:20Rapid
8519:30Nakhon Si Thammarat10:55Express
3922:50Surat Thani08:05Special Express

Northbound Southern Line Train Services


8 out of the 12 regular long distance services from the South of Thailand to Bangkok have commenced operation from the 1st July 2020.

TrainOriginDeparture TimeBangkokService
40Surat Thani10:4019:45Special Express
168Kantang12:4005:35Rapid
86Nakhon Si Thammarat15:0006:30Express
44Surat Thani20:4105:55Special Express
84Trang17:2508:35Express
172Sungai Kolok11:3009:15Rapid
38Sungai Kolok14:2010:10Special Express
32Hat Yai18:4510:30Special Express

Eastbound North Eastern Line Train Services


10 of the 12 regular long distance train services running east on the North Eastern Line are now back in service.

TrainBangkokDestinationArrival TimeService
2105:45Ubon Ratchathani14:00Special Express
13506:40Ubon Ratchathani18:00Rapid
7508:20Nong Khai17:30Express
7110:05Ubon Ratchathani19:50Express
14515:20Ubon Ratchathani03:35Rapid
13918:55Ubon Ratchathani06:15Rapid
2520:00Nong Khai06:25Special Express
2320:30Ubon Ratchathani06:35Special Express
13320:45Nong Khai07:55Rapid
6721:30Ubon Ratchathani07:50Express

Westbound North Eastern Line Train Services


9 of the 12 regular long distance train services running west on the North Eastern Line are now back in service..

TrainOriginDeparture TimeBangkokTrain Type
72Ubon Ratchathani05:4014:55Express
136Ubon Ratchathani07:0018:40Rapid
76Nong Khai07:0017:10Express
146Ubon Ratchathani09:3021:10Rapid
22Ubon Ratchathani14:5022.55Special Express
134Nong Khai18:3005:45Rapid
24Ubon Ratchathani19:0005:15Special Express
26Nong Khai19:1006:00Special Express
68Ubon Ratchathani19:3006:40Express

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