Trains from Bangkok to Phichit

By train the journey from Bangkok to Phichit is scheduled to take from 4 to 6 hours depending upon which train you take.

Train Times from Bangkok to Phichit

There are 6 direct trains per day from Bangkok to Phichit.

709:0512:45Special Express
1320:0501:06Special Express
  • The fastest train from Bangkok to Phichit is Train #7 departing at 09:05, which is scheduled to complete the journey in 3 hours 40 minutes.
  • The slowest train from Bangkok to Phichit is Train #111 departing at 07:30, which is scheduled to arrive 5 hours 37 minutes later at 13:07.

Buy Tickets from Bangkok to Phichit

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The Search Box destination is Hua Dong which is the name of one of the train stations in Phichit.

Ticket Prices from Bangkok to Phichit

Train tickets purchased on online for the Bangkok to Phichit route cost 270 to 290 THB more per ticket than purchasing the same ticket at the train station in Thailand.

Seat TypeOnline PriceStation Price
2nd Class A/C Sleeper875 to 975 THB605 to 685 THB

The advantage of paying more to book on online in advance is that you can guarantee your seat on the train. Phichit is located on the busy Northern Line which terminates in Chiang Mai via Phitsanulok, which is the connection point for bus services to Sukhothai, and Lampang. Train services on this line get busy during Thai public holidays and during the high season for tourists.

Location of Bangkok Railway Station

From the 19th January 2023 the main railway station in Bangkok is Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal (also known as Bang Sue Grand Station).

Google Map of Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal Station

Location of Phichit Railway Station

Google Map of Phichit Railway Station

About Travel to Phichit

Phichit is a town with a 1,000 year history which features in the epic Thai tale of Krai Thong. Krai Thong is a young man who fights the Crocodile Lord Chalawan to rescue the daughter of a wealthy local man. Krai Thong is an important story in Thai culture, something akin Robin Hood for British people, and you will find many statues of the Crocodile Lord Chalawan and the hero Krai Thong in temples and public parks in Phichit, as well as numerous small and large crocodile farms in the area. The majority of tourists who come to Phichit are Thai tourists attracted to the town by the association with the tale of Krai Thong.

Crocodile statue in Phichit
Crocodile statue in Phichit

Phichit itself is a small town with a population of around 25,000 people within a province where the major industries are growing rice, growing fruit, and farming freshwater fish. Phichit is a pleasant place to visit with an exciting and popular annual boat race and a large freshwater lake called Bueng Si Fai, which is the most important geographical feature in Phichit Province: when the town of Phichit was first established it was known as Sra Luang which means ‘City of the Royal Pond’ because it was visited by ruling kings of ancient Ayutthaya on fishing trips.

The principal temple in Phichit is Wat Tha Luang which was built in 1845 and houses a statute of Luang Pho Phet cast in Bronze. A Luang Pho Phet is a statue depicting the Buddha in a diamond lotus position, and the Luang Pho Phet statue in Phichit has a special significance in Thai Buddhism. The second popular place temple to visit in Pichit is Wat Pho Prathap Chang built in 1701 by one of the Kings of Ayutthaya, Phra Chao Sua. The temple is a ruin but it is interesting and atmospheric.

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