Bangkok to Khon Kaen Train Tickets

Please ensure that you bring along your ID to travel. Passengers who fail to present ID would be denied from boarding.

Estimated Trip Duration is 7.3 hour(s)
Please note that you can reach Hua Lamphong Train Station via MRT. The train station and Hua Lamphong MRT Station is connected by an underground pathway.

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Train from Bangkok to Khon Kaen

Train from Bangkok to Khon Kaen

Khon Kaen is one of the four main provinces of Isan, Thailand. It plays an important role in contributing to the country's economy, development and growth. Besides that, Khon Kaen also receives many visitors every year with a mixes of the tourists and the locals. One of the popular ways to go to Khon Kaen is by taking the train from Bangkok to Khon Kaen. There is an airport in Khon Kaen but the location of the airport is quite far from the city center. Moreover, there are limited flight schedule from Bangkok to Khon Kaen so it is not very convenient for the passengers. On top of that, the flight tickets are usually more expensive. Hence, many prefer to take the train from Bangkok to Khon Kaen instead.

Train Schedule, Train Ticket Type and Train Ticket Price

There are 3 departures daily from Hua Lamphong Train Station. The ticket price depends on the type of train ticket that you choose. Below is the SRT train schedule from Bangkok to Khon Kaen available for online booking at
TimeTrain NoTrain TypeTicket TypePrice (THB)
8:2075Express2nd Class AC Seat429
3rd Class Fan Seat257
18:3577Express2nd Class AC Seat429
3rd Class Fan Seat257
20:0025Special Express1st Class AC Sleeper1,428
2nd Class AC Sleeper939
* Time and fares might change depending on the season, subject to the operator ** AC = Air Conditioned Reminder : You must print out the E-Ticket sent to your email. Without the printed ticket, you might not be able to board the train. Tickets shown from the phone or tablet is not valid.

Trip Distance & Duration

The distance between Bangkok and Khon Kaen is around 450km. The trip duration for train from Bangkok to Khon Kaen is around 7.5-8 hours, depending on the type of train that you choose. Special Express train takes shorter time compared to Express train.

Departure Point – Hua Lamphong Train Station

The departure point for train from Bangkok to Khon Kaen is at Hua Lamphong Train Station. Hua Lamphong Train Station is connected to the MRT service via Hua Lamphong MRT Station. Once you alight from the MRT, follow the underground pathway that connects the MRT Station to the train station.

Arrival Point – Khon Kaen Train Station

Khon Kaen Train Station is conveniently located in the center of the city. The train station is currently under maintenance so the drop-off point is located slightly to the south of the train station. Once you reach there, there should be tuk tuk, songthaews or taxi available to take you to your next destination.


Some of the amenities available on the train are the toilets. You can also buy food for around 100 THB on the train. For sleeper train, the staffs will turn the seats to beds at night and provide you with clean pillow and blanket.


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