Nakhon Sawan Railway Station

Nakhon Sawan Train Station is located 245.78 km from Bangkok and 505.64 km from Chiang Mai on Thailand’s Northern Railway Line. 

Nakhon Sawan Railway Station
Nakhon Sawan Railway Station

Nakhon Sawan Railway Station is located 7.3 km to the south of Paradise Park in Nakhon Sawan town centre, with the railway veering eastwards before it reaches Nakhon Sawan town centre to avoid crossing the Nan River. 

Nakhon Sawan Train Station


Nakhon Sawan Railway Station is a major freight depot for the state petroleum company (PTT) and for passengers travelling to and from Nakhon Sawan Province which has a permanent population of over 1 million people.

Platforms 1 and 2 at Nakhon Sawan Railway Station
Platforms 1 and 2 at Nakhon Sawan Railway Station

Phitsanulok Train Station is one of the busiest railway stations on the Northern Line with two platforms, 7 tracks and a total of 28 passenger trains passing through the station every day:

  • 5 trains a day running each way on the Bangkok to Chiang Mai route.
  • 1 train per day running each way on the Lopburi to Phitsanulok route.
  • 1 train per day running each way on the Nakhon Sawan to Chaing Mai route.
  • 2 trains per day running each way on the Bangkok to Den Chai route.
  • 1 train per day running each way on the Bangkok to Taphan Hin route.
  • 1 train per day running each way on the Bangkok to Nakhon Sawan route.
  • 1 train per day running each way on the Bangkok to Phitsanulok route.
  • 2 trains per day running each way on the Bangkok to Sila At route.

Facilities at Nakhon Sawan Station


Nakhon Sawan Railway Station has no facilities except for a toilet on Platform 1. There is no left luggage service at Nakhon Sawan Railway Station.

Steam locomotive at Nakhon Sawan Railway Station
Steam locomotive at Nakhon Sawan Railway Station

There is, however, a 7-Eleven convenience store located 140 metres walking from the front of the station on a spur road which turns south off the approach road to the railway station.

Buying Tickets at the Station


The ticket offices at Nakhon Sawan Railway Station are located on the left hand side of the main station building as you enter via the main entrance. The ticket office is normally open 24 hours a day as there are trains departing from the station throughout the day and night.

Ticket Counters at Nakhon Sawan Railway Station
Ticket Counters at Nakhon Sawan Railway Station

3rd class tickets are normally available for purchase on the day of travel except during important public holidays such as the Songkran festival in April. For 2nd and 1st Class seats you generally need to book in advance, particularly for sleeper berths. If you plan to travel overnight from Nakhon Sawan then definitely book in advance as the sleeper berths tend to be full by the time they reach Nakhon Sawan with passengers embarking in Bangkok.

Buy Tickets Online


Use the Search Box below to buy train tickets to and from Nakhon Sawan online:

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Train tickets are not always available online for services to and from Nakhon Sawan. There is a far greater level of availability for services between Bangkok and Phitsanulok and between Bangkok and Chiang Mai.

Local Transport at Nakhon Sawan Station


The only available public transport services at Nakhon Sawan Railway Station are shared taxis which ply the route between the train station and the town.

Local transport at Nakhon Sawan Railway Station
Local transport at Nakhon Sawan Railway Station

If you want a shared taxi from Nakhon Sawan Railway Station to take you to a specific location in the town, such as a hotel, except to pay around 60 THB per person (prices last checked March 2020).

Train Times to Bangkok


There are 12 direct train services a day from Nakhon Sawan to Bangkok. 

Nakhon SawanBangkokTrain No.Service
00:0604:004Special Express
00:4805:10108Ordinary
01:1405:2552Express
01:5906:1514Special Express
02:4106:5010Special Express
05:0010:20208Ordinary
07:0112:10212Ordinary
08:3514:05202Ordinary
10:4914:40106Rapid
12:4218:00112Rapid
15:5621:10102Rapid
16:2219:258Special Express

Train Times to Chiang Mai


There are 6 direct train services a day from Nakhon Sawan to Chiang Mai. 

Nakhon SawanChiang MaiTrain No.Service
02:2412:1051Ordinary
05:0014:35407Ordinary
11:4019:307Special Express
18:2704:05109Express
22:1707:159Special Express
23:3108:4013Special Express

Location of Nakhon Sawan Station


Google Map of Nakhon Sawan Railway Station

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