Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, and Chiang Mai, one of the most famous tourist and historical cities in the world, are must-visit cities for most travelers who go to this country.
The Northern Line, which connects Bangkok and Chiang Mai, is the most popular among all the rail routes in Thailand.
There are five sets of trains running between Bangkok and Chiang Mai every day, including special express, express, and rapid trains.
All of these trains terminate at Bangkok Railway Station (also known as Hua Lamphong Railway Station) and Chiang Mai Railway Station.
(Updated on April 29th, 2019)
|Train Number: 7 (Special Express)|
|Train Number: 9 (Special Express)|
|Train Number: 13 (Special Express)|
|Train Number: 51 (Express)|
|Train Number: 109 (Rapid)|
(Updated on April 26th, 2019)
|Train Number: 8 (Special Express)|
|Train Number: 10 (Special Express)|
|Train Number: 14 (Special Express)|
|Train Number: 52 (Express)|
|Train Number: 102 (Rapid)|
From Bangkok to Chiang Mai, there are four overnight trains and one daytime train. From Chiang Mai to Bangkok, there are three overnight trains and two daytime trains.
Many travelers choose an overnight train to save the cost of one night’s accommodation.
Thailand’s trains, even the express and special express ones, are always delayed. Therefore, please leave plenty of time for the itinerary you have planned after your train journey. Don’t arrange a flight after a train journey.
First and second-class sleepers on trains between Bangkok and Chiang Mai are very popular and are always sold out weeks before the departure date. It is advisable to book sleeper tickets as early as possible.
Second-class seats are available on trains between Bangkok and Chiang Mai. However, they are not recommended for such a long journey.
Mongolian local passenger trains mainly follow the Trans-Mongolia Line, but stop at more stations.
There are two trains running between China and Russia including Trans-Mongolian Railway.