Ordinary 258: Tham Krasae to Tha Kilen by Train over the Tham Krasae Viaduct

The iconic Tham Krasae Viaduct or Wang Po Viaduct is probably what you might picture when you think of today's Death Railway in all its splendour. Running beside a cliff by the river on a wooden trestle viaduct, it is arguably the most picturesque section of the Death Railway in Kanchanaburi. As such, the section … Continue reading Ordinary 258: Tham Krasae to Tha Kilen by Train over the Tham Krasae Viaduct

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

Express 918: Thanaleng (Vientiane) to Nong Khai by Shuttle Train

The Nong Khai – Thanaleng Shuttle Train is a popular mode of transport between Thanaleng or Dongphosy, the only passenger railway station in Laos to the Thai border town of Nong Khai just after the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge across the Mekong River. The shuttle train between Thanaleng (Vientiane) and Nong Khai commenced on 5 March 2009, making it … Continue reading Express 918: Thanaleng (Vientiane) to Nong Khai by Shuttle Train

Express 913: Nong Khai to Thanaleng (Vientiane) by Shuttle Train

The Nong Khai – Thanaleng Shuttle Train is a popular mode of transport between the Thai border town of Nong Khai to Thanaleng or Dongphosy, the only passenger railway station in Laos just after the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge across the Mekong River. The shuttle train between Nong Khai and Thanaleng (Vientiane) commenced on 5 March 2009, making … Continue reading Express 913: Nong Khai to Thanaleng (Vientiane) by Shuttle 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

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

Express 949: Hat Yai Junction to Padang Besar by Shuttle Train

The Hat Yai - Padang Besar Shuttle Train is a twice-daily return service running between Hat Yai, the largest town in the Songkhla Province of Southern Thailand and Padang Besar, the eastern Malaysia-Thailand border town. The Express 949 operates on a time-effective afternoon schedule departing Hat Yai at 1.05pm Thai Time (GMT+7), just after checking-out … Continue reading Express 949: Hat Yai Junction to Padang Besar by Shuttle Train

Express 948: Padang Besar to Hat Yai Junction by Shuttle Train

The Express 948 Hat Yai – Padang Besar Shuttle Train is a very popular mode of transport between the Malaysia border town of Padang Besar to Hat Yai, the largest city of Songkhla Province, Thailand, departing in the morning at 9.55am Malaysia Time (GMT+8), connecting from ETS and Komuter services with morning arrivals at Padang Besar. This post is about … Continue reading Express 948: Padang Besar to Hat Yai Junction by Shuttle Train