On one of the faster train services it takes under 4 hours to travel 318.2 km from Ayutthaya to Phitsanulok. Phitsanulok is the nearest railway station to Sukhothai. From Phitsanulok Train Station its then 1 hour by public minivan or bus to Sukhothai.
Train Times to Phitsanulok
There are 10 direct train services a day from Ayutthaya to Phitsanulok.
- Fastest Train: The fastest service from Ayutthaya to Phitsanulok is Train #7, departing at 09:48, which is scheduled to complete the journey in 3 hours 24 minutes.
- Slowest Train: The slowest of the 10 train services from Ayutthaya to Phitsanulok is Train #201, departing at 11:28 and scheduled to arrive in Phitsanulok 6 hours 27 minutes later at 17:55.
Buy Tickets to Phitsanulok
Use the Search Form below to buy your train tickets from Ayutthaya to Phitsanulok.
In Thailand you need to be in possession of a ticket printed by the State Railway of Thailand in order to travel. After booking online through the Search Box above a ticket will be purchased on your behalf which you can either collect from the Parcels Office at Ayutthaya Railway Station before you travel or request be posted to you at your home address.
Ticket Prices to Phitsanulok
Buying a ticket online is 240 THB more expensive than buying a ticket at a train station in Thailand. However, the benefit of paying extra to book in advance online is that you can guarantee to be able to travel in the best types of seats. Trains on the busy Bangkok to Chiang Mai route are often full by the time they arrive in Ayutthaya.
|Seat Type||Online Price||Station Price|
|2nd Class A/C Seat||735 THB||455 THB|
|3rd Class Fan Seat||N/A||58 to 168 THB|
- 3rd Class Fan Seat tickets are not available to book online for this route. You can purchase these types of seats at the train station on the day of travel.
Location of Ayutthaya Station
Ayutthaya Railway Station is on the east side of the Pa Sak 3.8 km by road from the Ayutthaya Historical Park.
Location of Phitsanulok Station
Phitsanulok Railway Station is 74 km away from Sukhothai Historical Park.
About Travel to Sukhothai
Sukhothai Historical Park is, second to Ayutthaya Historical Park, one of the most popular archaeological sites in Thailand. Travelling by train you can easily combine a trip to Ayutthaya with a visit to Sukhothai. The Northern Railway Line does not extend all the way to Sukhothai but it does stop near to Sukhothai is the large town of Phitsanulok. From Phitsanulok very frequent local buses run all day every day to Sukhothai town from where can find local transport to the Historical Park and some good hotels to stay in.
The way to get from Phitsanulok Railway Station to Sukhothai is to first take a tuk-tuk for the 2 km journey to Phitsanulok Bus Station. Expect to pay around 60 THB for the tuk-tuk journey. At the bus station find the ticket counter which has a sign for Sukhothai and buy a ticket. The most frequent and quickest services are by minivan. By minivan you can complete the journey from Phitsanulok to Sukhothai in 1 hour for a cost of around 50 THB.