Train services from Bangkok to Chiang Mai can become very busy, particularly high season and around the time of important holidays and festivals in Thailand, and we recommend booking your train ticket a few days in advance either at a train station in Thailand or online.
Train times from Bangkok to Chiang Mai
There are 5 direct train services a day from Bangkok to Chiang Mai.
|7||08:30||19:30||Special Express||11 hr 00 m||No|
|109||13:45||04:05||Rapid||14 hr 20 m||Yes|
|9||18:10||07:15||Special Express||13 hr 05 m||Yes|
|13||19:35||08:40||Special Express||13 hr 05 m||Yes|
|51||22:00||12:10||Express||14 hr 10 m||Yes|
Train Ticket Purchase Online
Train Tickets to Chiang Mai can be purchased online in advance through the Search Box below:
After booking you will be sent an electronic voucher confirming your seats, train number and travel time.
State Railways of Thailand (SRT) only accepts printed tickets for travel on trains. When you purchase a train ticket for travel from Bangkok through Thailand Trains a ticket is purchased by our agent from the SRT and either kept for you at an office near Bangkok Train Station or sent to an address of your choosing. You need the actual ticket to travel as the SRT does not accept electronic vouchers.
Bangkok Ticket Collection
Once in receipt of the electronic voucher for a train journey starting in Bangkok you have the option of either:
- Collecting the the actual Train Ticket from the collection point near Bangkok Train Station. Read more about collecting your ticket in Bangkok.
- Getting your Train Ticket sent by Post to your home address.
- Getting the Train Ticket posted to an address in Thailand, such as a hotel, where you can collect the ticket before you travel.