Trains from Buri Ram to Bangkok

By train the journey from Buri Ram to Bangkok is scheduled to take from 6 to 8 hours depending upon which train service you take.

Trains Times to Bangkok

There are 9 direct trains per day from Buri Ram to Bangkok.

TrainBuri RamBangkokService
2217:1522.55Special Express
2422:0405:15Special Express
  • The fastest train is Train #22 departing from Buri Ram at 16:41 and arriving in Bangkok at 22:55 which is a scheduled journey time of 5 hours 40 minutes.
  • The slowest direct train from Buri Ram to Bangkok is Train #136 departing from Buri Ram at 09:39 and arriving in Bangkok 8 hours 13 minutes later at 18:40.

Buy Tickets to Bangkok

Use the Search Box below to buy your train tickets from Bangkok to Buri Ram. Sleeper seats are available to book online as well as the cheaper seat only options. After booking either collect your train tickets at the luggage office at Buri Ram Train Station or request that they are posted to your home address.

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For daytime travel we recommend taking Train #72 because it completes the journey in the relatively quick time of 6 hours 10 minutes and it has comfortable and inexpensive 3rd class air-conditioned seats. Train #72 completes the journey around 2 hours quicker than the other three day time trains with 17 stops on route to Bangkok compared with the tedious 24 stops made by Train #136 during the journey from Buri Ram to Bangkok. For overnight travel book either Train #24 or Train #68 both of which have 1st and 2nd class A/C Sleeper berths which you book on online.

Ticket Prices to Bangkok

Booking a ticket online from Buri Ram to Bangkok is 250 THB to 300 THB more expensive per ticket than buying a ticket at the train station. However, by booking online you can reserve a 2nd Class Sleeper seat in advance.

Seat TypeOnline PriceStation Price
2nd Class A/C Sleeper1,185 THB885 THB
3rd Class A/C Seat725 THB475 THB

The best seats on trains in Thailand often sell out a few days before and you may not be able to buy your preferred type of ticket at the station on the day of travel because the train is already fully booked.

Buri Ram Train Station

Google Map of Bangkok Railway Station

Bangkok Train Station

Google Map of Bangkok Railway Station

About Travel to Bangkok

The journey from Buri Ram to Bangkok takes passengers past some of the best scenery on the Thai Railway Network, second only to the journey from Bangkok to Chiang Mai.

The Reclining Buddha at Wat Po Temple in Bangkok
The Reclining Buddha at Wat Po Temple in Bangkok

If you have never travelled this way by train before we recommend that you take one of the daytime trains (Trains #234, #72, #136 or #136). It gets dark in Thailand at around 18:30 every night of the year and you will see nothing from the train if you take any of the later departures from Buri Ram to Bangkok. The most interesting parts of the journey are:

  • Lumtakong Lake.
  • The mountainous areas between Pak Chong and Ayutthaya.
  • The temples and markets in the suburbs of Bangkok.

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