Train travel from Lamphun to Bangkok

By train the journey from Lumphun to Bangkok takes from 10 to 15 hours depending upon which train you take and the delays you encounter on route.

Train Times to Bangkok


There are 5 direct train services a day from Lamphun to Bangkok.

TrainLamphunBangkokService
10206:5221:10Rapid
809:0519:25Special Express
5215:4805:25Express
1417:2006:15Special Express
1018:2006:50Special Express
  • Fastest Train: Train #8 departing at 09:05 is scheduled to complete the journey from Lamphun to Bangkok in 10 hours 20 minutes.
  • Slowest Train: Train #102 departing at 06:52 is scheduled to complete the journey from Lamphun to Bangkok in 14 hours 18 minutes.

Buy Tickets to Bangkok


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

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The premier service on this route is Train #10 which uses the most modern style of train carriage currently in use on scheduled train services in Thailand. The cheapest service, with the lowest grade of train facilities, is Train #102.

Ticket Prices to Bangkok


Train tickets purchased online for the journey from Lamphun to Bangkok are 45 THB to 116 THB more expensive than tickets purchased from a train station in Thailand.

 Seat Type Online Price Station Price
 2nd Class A/C Sleeper 927 to 949 THB 813 to 833 THB
 2nd Class A/C Seat 729 THB 633 THB
 2nd Class Fan Seat 454 THB 383 THB
 3rd Class Fan Seat 273 THB 228 THB

Paying more to book online is a worthwhile investment if you plan to take a specific train and you want an air-conditioned sleeper berth or an air-conditioned seat.

Location of Lamphun Railway Station


Google Map of Lamphun Railway Station

Location of Bangkok Railway Station


Google Map of Bangkok Railway Station

About Travel to Bangkok


There is a lot to see on the 729 km train journey from Lamphun to Bangkok, so much so in fact that many travellers choose to take either Train #102 or Train #8, which both complete nearly the entire journey in daylight. One of the main reasons why you might choose to travel by train, as opposed to the much faster option of travel by plane, is because of the scenery you see along the way and this certainly applies on the Lamphun to Bangkok train route. The most exciting part of the journey is the 244 km section of the journey between Lamphun and Uttaradit. The reason this part of the journey is the most exciting is because the train winds its way over two ranges of hills, one in the Doi Khun Tan National Park and the other on the edge of the Lan Nam Nan National Park. The train also negotiates its way through 4 train tunnels on this section of the route, the longest of which is the 1,352 metre long Khun Tan Tunnel.

Train on route from Lumphun to Bangkok
Train on route from Lumphun to Bangkok

The scenery flattens out after Uttaradit as the train passes into the Central Region of Thailand, which is the main rice producing area of Thailand and there are plenty of large rice fields to see along the way. The flat water filled rice fields attract lots of bird life and you should see a number of species common to the area, such as the Asian Openbill, from your train window. The seemingly endless flat expanse of rice fields is broken up by small towns and a handful of large cities on the way. Particularly interesting are Lopburi, which has a Khmer era temple covered in monkeys clearly visible from the train, and Ayutthaya which has many Buddhist temples dating back to its heyday as the capital of Thailand in the 17th Century. As final treat on this journey, by which time it will be growing dark, you pass through the lesser scene outer suburbs of Bangkok and through the part of Bangkok with functioning Royal Palaces before the train terminates at Hua Lamphong Station, in the heart of Bangkok’s atmospheric China Town.

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