By train the journey from Pak Chong to Ubon Ratchathani is scheduled to take from 5 to 7 hours depending upon which train you take.
Train Times from Pak Chong to Ubon Ratchathani
There are currently 6 trains a day from Pak Chong to Ubon Ratchathani.
|Train||Pak Chong||Ubon Ratchathani||Service|
- The fastest train service from from Pak Chong to Ubon Ratchathani is Train #21 departing from Pak Chong at 08:53 and scheduled to arrive in Ubon Ratchathani 5 hours 7 minutes later at 14:00.
- The slowest train service from Pak Chong to Ubon Ratchathani is Train #139 departing from Pak Chong at 22:49 and scheduled to arrive in Ubon Ratchathani 7 hours 26 minutes later at 06:15.
Buy Tickets from Pak Chong to Ubon Ratchathani
Use the Search Box below to buy your train tickets from Pak Chong to Ubon Ratchathani:
The State Railways of Thailand has introduced a new ticketing system which enables you show your tickets on a mobile phone, tablet or computer for the conductor to scan a QR code. If you book through the Search Box above your tickets will be sent to you by e-mail.
Ticket Prices from Pak Chong to Ubon Ratchathani
Tickets for the train journey from from Pak Chong to Ubon Ratchathani purchased online cost 30 to 41 THB more than they do purchased at a train station in Thailand
|Seat Type||Online Price||Station Price|
|2nd Class A/C Seat||381 THB||340 THB|
|2nd Class Fan Seat||302 THB||270 THB|
|3rd Class Fan Seat||209 THB||179 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.
Pak Chong Train Station
Ubon Ratchathani Train Station
About Travel to Ubon Ratchathani
Ubon Ratchathani is Thailand’s 16th largest city with a population of over 120,000 permanent residents. It’s also located further to the East than any other other major city in Thailand, 609 km by road and 575 km by rail from Bangkok and as a consequence it receives relatively few domestic or foreign tourists.
Travel to Laos
Ubon Ratchathani is, however, an important transport hub for travel into South Laos. The border crossing to closest to the Lao town of Pakse is due East from Ubon Ratchathani and (subject to covid 19 travel restriction) direct scheduled bus services travel from Ubon Ratchathani Bus Terminal to the centre of Pakse. Once you reach Pakse its a further 3 hours 30 minutes by road to reach Don Det, which is the most popular of the islands in the 4,000 Island Region of Laos for foreign visitors. Ubon Ratchathani is also the rail connection for local services to some of North Eastern Thailand’s best national parks such as Pha Taem National Park, which is best known for its pre-historic cave paintings and Huai Sai Yai waterfall.
Temples in Ubon Ratchathani
In terms of tourist attractions in and around Ubon Ratchathani the most popular are its temples, four of which are fairly well known: Wat Sirindhorn Wararam, Wat Nong Pa Phong, Wat Phra That Nong Bua and Wat Pah Nanachat. The city’s major annual event is its Candle Festival where large wax models are paraded through the streets. This event happens every year to coincide with Khao Pansa, which is the start of the Buddhist equivalent of lent and traditionally marks the coming of the rainy season in Northern Thailand. Khao Pansa day occurs during the last two weeks of July or ar the very start of August. The exact date changes every year so check online before you travel.