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Train Station Guides
Ayutthaya train station is on both Thailand’s Northern Line and North Eastern line. This is the train station to use for visits to Ayutthaya’s famous Historical Park.
♦ Bangkok Bang Sue Train Station
Intercity trains on the Northern, North Eastern and Southern Train Lines stop at Bang Sue Railway Station before travelling onto Bangkok’s main train station. Many travellers will find Bang Sue a more convenient place to board or alight a train than the main train station in Bangkok.
Between Prachuap Khiri Khan and Surat Thani, Chumphon is the connection point on the Southern Line for ferries to Koh Tao. Chumphon Train Station is near the city centre and close to hotels and restaurants for a stop over before carrying on to Koh Tao.
Hat Yai Junction is a major transport hub for travel to and from the Southern Provinces of Thailand as well as for international travel to Malaysia and onto Singapore. From Hat Yai railway station passengers can easily connect to bus services to Malaysia and destinations on the Andaman coast such as Koh Lipe.
On the Southern Line, 226 km south of Bangkok, Hua Hin has one of Thailand’s prettiest train stations including a royal pavilion on platform 1. From Hua Hin there are trains going North to Bangkok and trains heading South to destinations such as Prachuap Khiri Khan, Surat Thani, Hat Yai and onto Malyasia.
Located near the Bridge Over the River Kwai, and other nearby attractions such as the Erawan Waterfall, Kanchanaburi train station is a small but important transport hub with direct daily train services to Bangkok.
Nong Khai is at the top end of the North Eastern train line, and very close to the border with Laos. There is a train service from Nong Khai train into Laos itself, from where passengers can interconnect with minivan, bus and taxi services for the short journey onto the capital of Laos, Vientiane.
♦ Prachuap Khiri Khan Train Station
Prachuap Khiri Khan is on the Southern Line about an hour by train South from Hua Hin. This is a pretty little train station for a pretty little town. Prachuap Khiri Khan Train Station is very near the town centre and the train is a great way to travel to Prachuap Khiri Khan for this reason.
Sungai Kolok is the southern most train station in Thailand, at the bottom of Thailand’s Southern Train Line. From Sungai Kolok train station it is a short distance to the border with Malaysia, and many people travel to the Thai Consulate in Kota Bharu will travel via Sungai Kolok train station.
Surat Thani is on the Southern Line and the connection point for bus and boat services to Koh Samui and Koh Phangan (for the Full Moon Party). There are direct transport connections from the train station itself saving passengers the need to travel the 16 km into Surat Thani city to catch the bus to Donsak Ferry Port for boat services to the island.