Express 67: Bangkok Hua Lamphong to Ubon Ratchathani by Train

The Bangkok - Ubon Ratchathani Northeastern Line is a popular railway link with 8 pairs of trains daily, 5 of which are overnight trains. As the best train on the line, the Isan Vattana, arrived a little too early in Ubon Ratchathani for my liking and did not offer much on board time to properly … Continue reading Express 67: Bangkok Hua Lamphong to Ubon Ratchathani by Train

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Express 72: Don Mueang Airport to Bangkok Hua Lamphong by Train for 20 Baht

From Don Mueang, the cheapest and potentially fastest way to get to Hua Lamphong Railway Station is probably by a direct train should the timetable match up with your travel needs. This time, the next departing train was an Express service, however, special fares apply for this short-distance journey, and instead of the official rate … Continue reading Express 72: Don Mueang Airport to Bangkok Hua Lamphong by Train for 20 Baht

Special Express 31 Thaksinarath: Bangkok Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai Junction by the Best Train in Thailand

The new flagship trains of the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) were launched in 2016, running throughout the Northern, Northeastern and Southern Lines in Thailand. The order of 115 new coaches from CRRC Changchun forming 9 train sets is SRT's largest single order for new additional passenger coaches. The new coaches are also a platform for SRT … Continue reading Special Express 31 Thaksinarath: Bangkok Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai Junction by the Best Train in Thailand

Ordinary 211: Bangkok Hua Lamphong to Don Mueang Airport by Train

While the actual Don Mueang Airport Rail Link isn't up yet, the existing railway on the North and Northeastern Lines pass right outside the airport. And since the railway departs from central Bangkok, easily accessible by the MRT Blue Line, this is certainly my choice to get to the airport. At a fare of just … Continue reading Ordinary 211: Bangkok Hua Lamphong to Don Mueang Airport by Train

Special Excursion 909/910: Bangkok to Kanchanaburi and Nam Tok Sai Yok Noi Waterfall by Excursion Train

The Kanchanaburi Excursion Train is a special departure from Bangkok's Hua Lamphong Railway Station only on Saturdays, Sundays and designated public holidays, targeted at domestic tourists who wish to head to Kanchanaburi and Nam Tok for a day trip. This being said, the fare for this train is also extremely affordable starting from 120 Baht … Continue reading Special Excursion 909/910: Bangkok to Kanchanaburi and Nam Tok Sai Yok Noi Waterfall by Excursion Train

MRT Purple Line: Tao Poon – Khlong Bang Phai (A Preview)

The MRT Purple Line, also officially known as the MRT Chalong Ratchadham Line, is the newest rapid transit system to open in Thailand, linking the Bangkok Metropolitan Region with Nonthaburi Province. The MRT Purple Line operates with 21 3-car trainsets manufactured by Japan Transport Engineering Company (J-TREC) (formerly known as Tokyu Car Corporation), a subsidiary of … Continue reading MRT Purple Line: Tao Poon – Khlong Bang Phai (A Preview)

MRT Purple Line Missing Link: Bang Sue – Bang Son Free Shuttle Train

With the opening of the MRT Blue Line Tao Poon Extension, the MRT Purple Line Bang Sue – Tao Poon Free Shuttle Train is no longer in operation. With the opening of the MRT Purple Line between Tao Poon and Khlong Bang Phai, there is a missing link to the rest of the Bangkok Metro network as … Continue reading MRT Purple Line Missing Link: Bang Sue – Bang Son Free Shuttle Train