Trains from Phitsanulok to Bangkok

By train the journey from Phitsanulok to Bangkok is scheduled to take from 5 to 8 hours depending upon which train you take.

Train Times from Phitsanulok to Bangkok

There are 10 direct services per day from Phitsanulok to Bangkok.

  • Please note: The services shaded in grey are not currently operating.
Train No.PhitsanulokBangkokService
1400:0106:15Special Express
1000:5006:50Special Express
814:4419:25Special Express
421:4004:00Special Express
  • Fastest Train: Train #8 departing from Phitsanulok at 14:44 is scheduled to complete the journey in 4 hours 41 minutes making it the fastest service on this route.
  • Slowest Train: The slowest service is the 06:05 departure on Train #202 which takes a painfully slow 8 hours 00 minutes to complete the journey arriving in Bangkok at 14:05.

Train Tickets from Phitsanulok to Bangkok 

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

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The two train services which are best on this route are either Train #106, departing at 08:55 and arriving in Bangkok at 14:40, or Train #8, departing at 14:44 and arriving in Bangkok at 19:25.

  • Train #106 completes the journey in 5 hours 45 minutes in daylight hours and has air-conditioned carriages.
  • Train #8 which completes the journey in 4 hours 41 minutes and the ticket price includes a meal, and has air-conditioned carriages. The potential downside of taking Train #8 is that it departs mid afternoon at 14.44 and the last hour of the journey is going to be in darkness which means you miss out on the scenery along the way.

Sleeper seats are available to book online as well as the cheaper seat only options. After booking through the Search Box above your tickets which be sent to you by e-mail. You can either print the tickets or show them to the conductor on a mobile phone.

Ticket Prices to Bangkok

Seat TypeOnline PriceStation Price
2nd Class A/C Sleeper989 THB739 THB
3rd Class A/C Seat589 THB339 THB

Advantages and disadvantages of buying Thailand train tickets online:

  • Disadvantages: The tickets cost 250 THB more than they would if purchased at the train station.
  • Advantages: Phitsanulok is on the busy Chiang Mai to Bangkok route and the best seats often sell out before the day of travel.

About Travel to Bangkok

Phitsanulok is not a major destination for foreign visitors, it is though the best connection point between Sukhothai and Thailand’s railway network. Sukhothai, which is most famous for its historical park of ancient temples, is 62.7 km from Phitsanulok a journey which takes slightly over 1 hour by bus.

Sukhothai Historical Park near Phitsanulok
Sukhothai Historical Park near Phitsanulok

Frequent bus services depart from Sukhothai Bus Station to Phitsanulok Bus Terminal. Phitsanulok Bus Terminal is 2.1 km walking distance from Phitsanulok Train station, or 7 minutes in a taxi. Travelling from Sukhothai to Bangkok by bus to Phitsanulok and then train from there is a popular option. A direct bus from Sukhothai to Bangkok takes around 6 hours 40 minutes which is a long time to travel by bus. Travel by train via Phitsanulok is more comfortable and does not take much longer if you book the right train.

Phitsanulok Train Station

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Bangkok Train Station

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