Ordinary 280: Ban Klong Luk Border and Aranyaprathet to Bangkok Hua Lamphong by Train | Train from Cambodian Border to Bangkok, Thailand

Ordinary 280 is the morning SRT Eastern Line train from Ban Klong Luk Border, the new railway station just at the Thai-Cambodian border at Klongluk Boundary Post, to Bangkok Hua Lamphong, operated by NKF and THN diesel railcars. Coming in from the Royal Railway Phnom Penh - Poipet Line (PNH-PS-BB-SS-PP 07:15 AM) train, this was … Continue reading Ordinary 280: Ban Klong Luk Border and Aranyaprathet to Bangkok Hua Lamphong by Train | Train from Cambodian Border to Bangkok, Thailand

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MRT Blue Line Hua Lamphong – Tha Phra Extension: Hua Lamphong to Tha Phra through Chinatown and Grand Palace by Happy Blue Line Train

The MRT Blue Line, or officially the MRT Chaloem Ratchamongkhon Line, is the first fully-underground MRT line in Bangkok. With the many extensions in plan, the MRT Blue Line now heads overground, first from Tao Poon, and now the new extension through Chinatown and the Grand Palace up overground to Tha Phra. The opening of … Continue reading MRT Blue Line Hua Lamphong – Tha Phra Extension: Hua Lamphong to Tha Phra through Chinatown and Grand Palace by Happy Blue Line Train

Rapid 109: Bangkok Hua Lamphong to Don Mueang Airport by Train – Bogie Second Class Carriage

Frequent trains serve the stretch between Bangkok and Don Mueang, offering an under-promoted railway connection to Don Mueang International Airport from the city. Most trains travelling on this route carry mainly Third Class carriages. However, I opted for a small upgrade this time, booking my ticket on Rapid 109 departing at 1.45pm on the Bogie Second Class … Continue reading Rapid 109: Bangkok Hua Lamphong to Don Mueang Airport by Train – Bogie Second Class Carriage

Special Express 26 Isan Mankha: Nong Khai to Bangkok Hua Lamphong by First Class Sleeper Train

The Special Express 26 Isan Mankha is a popular train running from Nong Khai, close to the Thai-Lao border, to Bangkok Hua Lamphong Railway Station. While there are 4 pairs of trains running on this route daily, the Special Express 26 Isan Mankha is the only sleeper train available on this route, so tickets do sell out at times. … Continue reading Special Express 26 Isan Mankha: Nong Khai to Bangkok Hua Lamphong by First Class Sleeper Train

Special Express 25 Isan Mankha: Bangkok Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai by Train

The Special Express 25 Isan Mankha is a popular train running from Bangkok Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai, close to the Thai-Lao border. While there are 4 pairs of trains running on this route daily, the Special Express 25 Isan Mankha is the only sleeper train available on this route, so tickets do sell out at times. … Continue reading Special Express 25 Isan Mankha: Bangkok Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai by Train

@Hua Lamphong Hostel: Hostel with Private Rooms opposite Hua Lamphong Railway Station

Welcome to the first-ever RailTravel Stays blog post! In this series, I'll be putting reviews only of accommodation near train stations - not every hotel that I stay at for each trip. Let me know if this series should be continued in the near future or I should just stick to transport. @Hua Lamphong Hostel … Continue reading @Hua Lamphong Hostel: Hostel with Private Rooms opposite Hua Lamphong Railway Station

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 Excursion 921/926: Bangkok to Pa Sak Jolasid Dam by Seasonal Excursion Train

Lopburi and Saraburi is around 3 hours away from Bangkok. While not in itself a well-known place to visit, once a year during the November - January period, the sunflowers bloom and the Pa Sak Jolasid Dam gets full. As such, the State Railway of Thailand runs a seasonal Pa Sak Jolasid Dam Excursion Train with … Continue reading Special Excursion 921/926: Bangkok to Pa Sak Jolasid Dam by Seasonal Excursion Train