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

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

Lounge Review – State Railway of Thailand (SRT) Hua Lamphong Railway Station First Class Lounge

Typical First Class coaches at the State Railway of Thailand include private compartments with an attendant at your service. If that isn't premium enough for you, you now get to relax before your journey if you depart from Bangkok at the First Class Lounge just beside Platform 3 of Hua Lamphong Railway Station! After showing … Continue reading Lounge Review – State Railway of Thailand (SRT) Hua Lamphong Railway Station First Class Lounge