The Main Train Station of Bangkok is called Bang Sue- Krung Thep Abhiwat. It is a new station. It was inaugurated in 2021. It is located in the north of the city, near Chatuchak week-end market. There is also an old Train station called Hua Lamphong. It is located inside the city, near China Town quarter. In 2023, all long distance trains have moved to the new station (trains to Chiang Mai etc).
The train to the airport Don Muang is departing from the new station.
See the location of both train stations on the following Metro Map (click to expand) :
You can arrive to both stations with the Metro (MRT), the blue line.
- You can reserve a Train for Thailand with 12Go Asia.
- See about reservations of Flights, Trains and Buses in Thailand.
- See location of the stations on a Metro and Skytrain Map
- See location of the stations on a Google Map.
“Bang Sue – Krung Thep Abhiwat” – The New Train Station
A very modern building, A huge building. In the future there will be high speed trains in the station (may take some years). For now, there are regular, long distance trains.
From this station you can take a train to Chiang Mai, the capital of the north. You can take a train towards the islands in the South. You can take a train towards the capital of Laos, Vientiane. You can buy a ticket in the train station or online with 12Go Asia.
In addition to the long distance lines :
A Metro line (the red line) is departing from this station and is heading to Don Muang airport.
See how to arrive to Don Muang airport. Note that it is not the main airport of Bangkok.
Hua Lamphong – The old Train Station
The train station exists for more than a century. It is nice to admire the architecture of the place.
There are old pictures on the walls with explanations about the history of the station, so you can arrive there as if it was a museum without the need to take a train.
The long distance trains have moved from this station to the new station. From Hua Lamphong it is possible to travel to short distance destinations, like Ayutthaya.
Don’t worry about the train you see in the following picture, it is just part of an expo. The trains in Thailand are more modern than that.
More on Bangkok and Thailand :
- Where to Stay in Bangkok – Potential Zones for the Hotel
- How to book Trains, Buses, Flights, Hotels for Thailand
- What to Visit in Bangkok ? – The Tourist Attractions
- Bangkok Transport – Airport, Metro, Buses, Boats…
- To the Islands – Which Island to visit + Stay + Arrive
- To Chiang-Mai – What to Visit, Stay, Transport
- To Pattaya city – What to Visit, Stay, Transport
- The Cost to Visit Bangkok – Common Prices
- The Nightlife of Bangkok – The animated zones
- Visa for Thailand- Basic rules and how to extend
- Internet in Thailand – Buying a local SIM
- Useful Products for the Trip to Thailand
- Maps of Bangkok – With places of interest and Transport
- Bangkok FAQ – Weather, Distances etc…
- Bangkok Shopping – The big Malls and the Markets
- The Khaosan Road Survival Guide – The famous Backpackers
- A Tour of Bangkok – An overview
- Taxi Scams in Bangkok – Common Scams of Taxi and Tuk-Tuks
- Go-Go Bar Scams in Bangkok – What to expect
- Vegetarian in Bangkok
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