Train Travel from Phitsanulok to Bangkok

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

Train Times to Bangkok


Train No.PhitsanulokBangkokService
1400:0106:15Special Express
1000:50 06:50Special Express
20206:0514:05Ordinary
10608:5514:40Rapid
11210:0318:00Rapid
10213:1821:10Rapid
814:4419:25Special Express
421:40 04:00Special Express
10822:0905:10Rapid
5223:0105:25Express
  • 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 to Bangkok 


Use the Search Box below to buy your train tickets from Phitsanulok to Bangkok. Sleeper seats are available to book online as well as the cheaper seat only options. After booking either collect your train tickets at the Parcels Office at Phitsanulok Train Station or request that they are sent by post to your home address.

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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.

Ticket Prices to Bangkok


 Seat Type Online Price Station Price
 2nd Class A/C Sleeper 989 THB 739 THB
 3rd Class A/C Seat 589 THB 339 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


Google Map of Phitsanulok Railway Station

Bangkok Train Station


Google Map of Bangkok Railway Station

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