Trains from Lampang to Ayutthaya

By train the journey from Lampang to Ayutthaya takes from 7 to 11 hours depending upon which train you take and the delays you encounter on route.

Train Times from Lampang to Ayutthaya

There are 5 direct train services a day from Lampang to Ayutthaya.

810:4118:05Special Express
1419:2704:53Special Express
1020:1705:27Special Express
  • Fastest Train: Train #8 departing at 10:41 is scheduled to complete the journey from Lampang to Ayutthaya in 7 hours 24 minutes.
  • Slowest Train: Train #102 departing at 08:37 is scheduled to complete the journey from Lampang to Ayutthaya in 10 hours 37 minutes.

Buy Tickets from Lampang to Ayutthaya

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

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Tickets printed on special paper by the State Railways of Thailand are no longer required. After booking you will be sent an electronic booking voucher and then a ticket with a QR code which you can either show to the conductor on a screen or printed out on normal paper.

Ticket Prices from Lampang to Ayutthaya

Train tickets purchased online for the journey from Lampang to Ayutthaya are 94 THB to 182 THB more expensive than tickets purchased from a train station in Thailand.

Seat TypeOnline PriceStation Price
1st Class A/C Sleeper1,478 to 1,702 THB1,320 to 1,520 THB
2nd Class A/C Sleeper875 to 1,099 THB781 to 981 THB

Paying more to book in advance is recommended. Even during the pandemic, when the train of train services running has been reduced, 1st and 2nd Class sleeper berths normally sell out before the day of travel. The number of 1st Class berths (in particular) are very limited and they tend to sell out long before the day of travel.

Location of Lampang Railway Station

Google Map of Lamphun Railway Station

Location of Ayutthaya Railway Station

Google Map of Ayutthaya Railway Station

About Travel to Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya is the location of Thailand’s most popular, and arguably most interesting, historical park. From 1351 to 1767 Ayutthaya was the most important city in Thailand, then known as Siam, and its King was the most important ruler in a land which at that time had many rulers each with their own city state.

Ayutthaya grew in size and wealth over the centuries through trade. The city’s location on the Chao Phraya River, which runs through Bangkok into the Gulf of Siam, made it an ideal hub for trade between Myanmar, China and the Malay Peninsula. Ayutthaya also attracted foreign settlers from all over Asia including a substantial contingent of Japanese businessmen, as well as traders from Europe, most notably from Holland and Portugal. By 1700 some historians believe that the city’s population had reached 1 million, which at the time would have made Ayutthaya the largest city in the world.

Wat Phra Ram in Ayutthaya Historical Park
Wat Phra Ram in Ayutthaya Historical Park

Ayutthaya’s wealth and power came to abrupt end in 1767 when an army from Myanmar, the regional super power of the period, invaded. The city was deliberately set on fire, its buildings (including temples) ransacked with items of transportable value stolen and everything else destroyed out of malice.

According to legend city’s king, U Thong, died of starvation in forest trying to escape, whilst the future King Thaksin and the future King Rama I staged a daring escape from the besieged city and went onto liberate Thailand from its Burmese overlords. Most of what is left of the original great city is the 13 ruined temples of the Ayutthaya Historical Park. The historical park is located 4 km to the west of the train station. The easiest way to travel from the train station to the historical park is to take one of the many tuk-tuks which wait outside the train station. The standard fare for foreign visitors is 100 THB.

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