Trains from Ayutthaya to Ubon Ratchathani

By train the journey from Ayutthaya to Ubon Ratchathani is scheduled to take from 7 to 11 hours depending upon which train you take.

Train Times from Ayutthaya to Ubon Ratchathani

There are currently 6 trains a day from Ayutthaya to Ubon Ratchathani.

TrainAyutthayaUbon RatchathaniService
2106:5914:00Special Express
2322:0206:35Special Express
  • The fastest train service from Ayutthaya to Ubon Ratchathani is Train #21 departing from Ayutthaya at 06:59 and scheduled to arrive in Ubon Ratchathani 7 hours 1 minute later at 14:00.
  • The slowest train service from Ayutthaya to Ubon Ratchathani is Train #145 departing from Ayutthaya at 16:56 and scheduled to arrive in Ubon Ratchathani 10 hours 35 minutes later at 03:35.

Buy Train Tickets  from Ayutthaya to Ubon Ratchathani

Use the Search Box below to buy your train tickets from Ayutthaya to Ubon Ratchathani.

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After booking you will be sent an electronic booking voucher and then the train tickets themselves by e-mail. Train ticketing system in Thailand changed in late 2021 and you can now either print the tickets out yourself or show them to the train staff on screen.

Ticket Prices from Ayutthaya to Ubon Ratchathani

Tickets for the train journey from Ayutthaya to Ubon Ratchathani purchased online cost 30 to 147 THB more than they do purchased at a train station in Thailand

Seat TypeOnline PriceStation Price
1st Class A/C Sleeper1,375 THB1,228 THB
2nd Class A/C Sleeper803 THB717 THB
2nd Class Fan Seat344 THB307 THB
3rd Class Fan Seat225 to 265 THB195 to 235 THB

The advantage of paying more to book online is that you can guarantee the availability of the seat type of your choice on the train service that is most convenient for you.

Ayutthaya Train Station

Google Map of Ayutthaya Railway Station

Ubon Ratchathani Train Station

Google Map of Ubon Ratchathani Railway Station

About Travel to Ubon Ratchathani

Ubon Ratchathani is the last stop on the Eastern Branch of Thailand’s North Eastern Line. Not so many foreign visitors make it all the way that far to the East of Thailand. For those that do the two most common reasons for wanting to travel to Ubon Ratachthani are to visit the temples in the city, or to make the crossing into Southern Laos via the town of Pakse.

Pakse is one of the largest towns in Laos, and there are regular direct bus services from Ubon Ratchathani’s main bus station that travel direct to Pakse in around 2 hours. From Pakse you can travel by minivan to the famous 4,000 Islands region near the border with Cambodia.

Wat Nong Pa Phong near Ubon Ratchathani
Wat Nong Pa Phong near Ubon Ratchathani

With a city centre population of over 100,000 permanent residents, Ubon Ratchathani is one of the larger towns in the North Eastern Region of Thailand. Ubon Ratchathani has good facilities, however, English is not as widely spoken as it other parts of Thailand which receive more foreign visitors. Understanding some of Thai language is helpful. The city centre isn’t particularly attractive, however, there are some significant temples in the area and some of these arewell known for accepting foreign visitors for study courses and initiation into the Buddhist monkhood. Amongst the best known of Ubon Ratchathani’s temples are:

  • Wat Nong Bua: Temple famous for its chedi which resembles the one built in Bodh Gaya, India, to mark the spot where the Lord Buddha attained enlightenment.
  • Wat Thung Si Muang: Small temple best known for its wooden library building on stilts in a pond.
  • Wat Pah Nanachat: Forest temple with monks of many nationalities. People interested in Buddhism like to visit to talk with the monks and join courses.
  • Wat Nong Pa Phong: A temple famous for being the home of Ajahn Chah, one of Thailand’s most famous Buddhist monks. The temple is in an isolated location and features an impressive golden stupa.

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