Train times & tickets – Uthumphon Phisai to Bangkok

By train it takes 7 to 10 hours to travel 494.45 km from Uthumphon Phisai to Bangkok depending upon which train you take. 3 out of the 4 trains which travel overnight have sleeper berths available, although you may want to travel during the day as the scenery is good on this route, particularly between Nakhon Ratchasima and Ayutthaya.

Train Times to Bangkok


There are a total of 8 train services per day from Uthumphon Phisai to Bangkok.

Train No.Uthumphon PhisaiBangkokService
7206:4414:55Express
13608:2818:40Rapid
14611:0121:10Rapid
2215:4822.55Special Express
14219:0205:00Rapid
2420:1605:15Special Express
6820:4606:40Express
14020:4607:20Rapid
  • The fastest train from Uthumphon Phisai to Bangkok is Train #22 departing at 15:48 which is scheduled to complete the journey in 7 hours 07 minutes.
  • The slowest train from Uthumphon Phisai to Bangkok is Train #136 departing at 08:28 which is scheduled to arrive 10 hours 12 minutes later at 18:40.

Buy Tickets to Bangkok


Use the Search Box below to buy your train tickets from Uthumphon Phisai to Bangkok.

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Sleeper berths are available on Trains #24, #68, and #140 but not on Train #142 departing at 19:02. Train #24 is the premium train service on this route, and the most expensive one, as it uses the new style of passenger carriages brought into service in November 2016. The fastest service, Train #22 departing at 15:48, is a three carriage sprinter train and food brought to you at your seat is included in the ticket price.

Ticket Prices to Bangkok


Train tickets from Uthumphon Phisai to Bangkok purchased online are 250 to 300 THB more expensive than buying the tickets the train station.

 Seat Type Online Price Station Price
 2nd Class A/C Sleeper  1,224 THB 924 THB
 3rd Class A/C Seat 764 THB 514 THB

The reason you might choose to pay more to buy online is that tickets often sell out before the travel of travel and at busy times need to be purchased several weeks ahead of the day you plan to travel.

Location of Uthumphon Phisai Station


Google Map of Uthumphon Phisai Railway Station

Location of Bangkok Station


Google Map of Bangkok Railway Station

Train Stations in Bangkok


Most foreign visitors to Bangkok only ever use Bangkok’s main train station, Hua Lamphong, which is the start and finish point for nearly all railways lines in Thailand. Depending on your final destination, however, Hua Lamphong Railway Station may not be the best station at which the leave the train. Hua Lamphong Railway Station is located in Bangkok’s China Town area near to the Chao Phraya River. If you are planning to travel to the Khao San Road area of Bangkok, or to visit the Grand Palace or the temples in Rattanakosin Island, or to stay in China Town, then it makes sense for you to continue your journey all the way to Hua Lamphong at the end of the train line. However, if you are planning to travel to most other parts of Bangkok, or to either of the two airports in Bangkok, then you will find it quicker to leave the train at Bang Sue Train Station and continue your journey by local transport.

Platform at Bangkok Railway Station
Platform at Bangkok Railway Station

Bang Sue Railway Station is located to the North of Bangkok’s main train station 5 stops (7.47 km) before Hua Lamphong Railway Station. This last stretch of railway line from Bang Sue Station to Hua Lamphong is the most congested part of Thailand’s railway network and trains move very slowly through this part of Central Bangkok, and it is common for this last part of the journey to take 30 to 40 minutes and sometimes longer. If you alight at Bang Sue Railway you can walk out of the train station and straight into the adjacent MRT (metro) station. Bangkok’s metro service runs south from Bang Sue Station terminating at Hua Lamphong Train Station via popular destinations in Bangkok such as the Sukhumvit Road and the Silom Road. Bang Sue Train Station is also close to Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal (5.2 km by taxi) and Don Mueang Airport (17.2 km). For journeys to the Sukhumvit Road area in particular if you alight at Bang Sue Railway Station and take the metro you normally find that you arrive at the Sukhumvit Road before the train you were travelling on even gets into Hua Lamphong Train Station.

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