By train the journey from Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok is scheduled to take between 8 and 12 depending upon which train you take.
Train Times to Bangkok
There are 8 direct trains per day from Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok.
- The fastest train is Train #22 departing at 14:50 and scheduled to arrive 8 hours 5 minutes later at 22:55.
- The slowest direct trains from Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok are both are scheduled to complete the journey in a painfully slow 11 hours and 40 minutes:
- Train #136 departing at 07:00 and arriving in Bangkok at 18:40.
- Train #146 departing at 09:30 and arriving in Bangkok at 21:10.
Buy Tickets to Bangkok
Use the Search Box below to buy your train tickets from Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok. Sleeper seats are available to book online as well as the cheaper seat only options. After booking either collect your train tickets at the Parcel Office at Ubon Ratchathani Train Station or request that they are sent by post to your home address.
The best day time train to book is Train #22 which has 3 carriages of air-conditioned 2nd and 3rd class seats. Meals and drinks are included in the ticket price on Train #22. Of the 4 overnight trains the best service is Train #24 which uses the State Railway of Thailand’s brand new train carriages introduced into service in November 2016. 1st and 2nd class air-conditioned sleeper berths are available on Train #24. Train #142 is the worst of the overnight services because the only seat types available are fan cooled 2nd and 3rd class seats, which are cheap but you will not get a comfortable night’s sleep on Train #142 for this reason.
Ticket Prices to Bangkok
|Seat Type||Online Price||Station Price|
|1st Class A/C Sleeper||1,530 THB||1,320 THB|
|2nd Class A/C Sleeper||991 to 1,071 THB||781 to 821 THB|
|2nd Class Fan Sleeper||750 THB||481 THB|
|3rd Class A/C Seat||827 THB||581 THB|
Train Travel to Bangkok
There is some great scenery on route from Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok, particularly in the section of the North Eastern Line between Nakhon Ratchasima and Ayutthaya. You pass by a large lake, mountains, temples and a magnificent hillside Buddha visible only from the train.
In order to see this great scenery need to get up early and take Train #72 departing from Ubon Ratchathani at 05:40, or take the slow train, Train #136, departing at 07:00. All the other trains pass through the most scenic sections of the North Eastern Train line at night and you will see nothing. If you are travelling by train from Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok because you enjoy train travel then consider taking Train #72 or Train #136 and forgo comfort for the great views on route.
Ubon Ratchathani Station
Location of Bangkok Station
- See more information about Bangkok Railway Station