Planning train travel in Thailand? The good news is the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) have been providing an online booking system, since Feb 2017. You can still book a train ticket in Thailand at a station or use another service online if it’s required. Options are always a good idea. When To Book It’s […]
Thailand Train Travel
Thailand train travel advice and tips. Including booking options, stations, borders, costs and tips to help make train travel in Thailand safe and enjoyable.
Do you have a travel trip planned from Thailand to Laos or need to apply for a visa at the Thai Embassy in Vientiane? Taking a train from Bangkok to Nong Khai – Vientiane is a fairly easy journey with a number of options. I made this trip from Bangkok on the evening to arrive […]
Hua Lamphong train station officially known as Bangkok railway station is well connected with other transport sources that’s next to Hua Lamphong MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) and 20 minutes taxi from the backpackers hub ‘Khoa San Rd’. I have taken numerous journeys from Hua Lamphong station to the north, north-east, and south of Thailand onto […]
Taking the scenic route from Butterworth in Penang to Bangkok train? You’ll need a plan and information on how and what to do. I wrote about the Bangkok to Butterworth journey here that covers more information than this article does about what to expect on the train (food, sleeping and the restaurant at Padang Besar). […]
I’ve taken the super slow Bangkok to Butterworth, Penang Train journey a few times now. However, recently the train that went direct from Bangkok to Butterworth has now changed (since July – August 2016). Platform 3 Hua Lamphong Railway Station (Bangkok) This is the platform for train 45 to Padang Besar (Thai & Malay Border). […]