bangkok udon thani train
I hope I have managed to collect together an entertaining (as well as informative) varied assortment of references to Bangkok, Udon Thani, and transportation in the nation. Train transportation has been the primary focus, although this has not been exclusive.
Express departures leave at 6.47am, 6.40pm and 7.20pm. The fares to Bangkok are 245/369/1177B for a 3rd-class seat/2nd-class seat/1st-class sleeper. Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/thailand/ud … z3IHKcrimr …
Publication date: Thu, 06 Nov 2014 06:51:54 -0800
I did the same as socksy two weeks ago for a one hour flight the fare is very cheap first flight out is at 7.40 am I flew back mid afternoon so easy who in there right mind would want sit on an dirty antiquated rattler for hours, …
Publication date: Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:58:09 -0800
Bangkok to Udon Thani by Train. Trains to Udon Thani leave from Bangkok‘s Hua Lamphong Railway Station. To get there, take the MRT subway to Hua Lamphong station, the last stop on the line. If you get out, you are right …
Publication date: Sun, 13 Jan 2013 16:00:14 -0800
On long-distance routes such as Bangkok-Phuket or Bangkok-Chiang Mai, fares on the low-cost airlines often compare favourably to the price of a bus or train ticket. And if you know well in advance the dates you … Well established in Thailand, Air Asia operate services from Bangkok‘s Don Muang airport to various destinations throughout Thailand including Chiang Mai, Phuket, Krabi, Trang, Hat Yai, Khon Kaen and Udon Thani. Also run some international services.
Publication date: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:16:21 -0800
Centara Hotels & Resorts is to open the second Bangkok hotel under its new Centra four-star value brand in summer 2012.
Centra Central Station Bangkok is located on the edge of the city’s Chinatown district, a five-minute walk from the Hua Lampong mainline railway station and the MRT subway’s Hua Lampong terminus.
Guests will therefore have easy access both to the train service that operates to the provinces and resort destinations, and to the subway and skytrain system that links the key districts of Bangkok.
Centara Hotels & Resorts will operate the hotel under a management contract, signed with developer Central Station Company Limited on 2 September 2011.
The Centra brand, as the contraction of the Centara name indicates, offers affordable hotels and resorts that provide a quality experience designed to exceed expectations but not over-deliver to the point where guests feel any of the services are unnecessary.
“We believe our Centra brand is ideal for this location, as many of our guests will be independent travellers and families travelling to and from provincial destinations and using both the mainline station and the MRT,” says Chairman of the Board, Centara Hotels and Resorts.
“Also, as a significant number of guests will be business travellers, our hotel will offer extensive meeting facilities.”
The hotel has 150 rooms and suites, offering a choice of king and twin beds, with family suites that can comfortably accommodate up to four persons. In-room facilities include individually controlled air-conditioning, satellite TV, a mini-bar fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, high-speed internet access and IDD telephone line.
There are two restaurants within the hotel. Station Café, located on the 12th floor, will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner offering both buffet and a la carte choices of international and Thai cuisine and featuring an open kitchen. Also located on level 12 is Chyna, serving predominantly Chinese dishes along with a selection of Asian regional main courses and desserts, and offering views across the city, outside dining spaces and private rooms for special occasions.
Leisure facilities include Spa Cenvaree, offering a choice of traditional Thai massage and therapeutic treatments with private treatment rooms, and a fully-equipped fitness centre with separate sauna and steam rooms.
Five versatile function rooms located on the 14th and 15th floors of the hotel are complemented by large pre function spaces ideal for meetings, seminars and conferences. Presentation amenities include LCD projectors and screens, video teleconferencing and high-speed internet access. …
Publication date: 03/15/2012 11:37
These places include Bangkok, Samut Prakan, Nonthaburi, Udon Thani, Chon Buri, Nakhon Ratchasima, Hat Yai, Pak Kret, Si Racha, Phra Pradaeng, Lampang, Chiang Mai, Khon Kaen, Surat Thani and Thanyaburi. Here’s a useful document that explains how an … But note that I did go to the official Thailand railway website to have a look at their train schedules to get an idea on costs, selecting the ‘English’ feature near the upper right. To my amusement, although …
Publication date: Mon, 30 May 2011 02:41:55 -0700
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Train travel in Thailand is very cheap, so it’s a great way to travel, although the trains are pretty slow. Bangkok To Korat Train Arriving In Bangkok. Our train‘s final destination was to Udon Thani, but most trains that pass …
Publication date: Fri, 28 Mar 2014 04:11:02 -0700
Mind the gap
Umbrella Pull down Market Thailand
“Mind The Gap” is a cry many of us will recognize from travelling on the London Underground system (‘The Tube’ as it is known by Londoners), the message is broadcasted on the station and trains to warn people of the dangers of the gap between the platform and the carriage of the train, it was remembering this announcement that reminded me of a rail trip I took some while back in Thailand with family and friends.
This is my second post on travelling in the Kingdom of Thailand by a combination of train and peddle power or indeed motor bike, on my first post I pointed out that travelling from A-B riding a peddle cycle, in most of the populated areas of Thailand can be both mentally and physically challenging if not downright dangerous. I also added details of a short journey from Bangkok to Pattaya as an alternative to taking a bus or cab.
In this post I want to take you further afield and detail a journey to the world famous Maeklong Railway Market, nicknamed (Thai: Talad Rom Hoop), literally meaning the ‘Umbrella Pull down Market’ starting from Bangkok and travelling along the Maeklong Railway line. …
Publication date: 09/24/2014 18:00
first pic: train destination is Nong Khai. This is one stop after Udon Thani, and is on the border between Thailand and Laos] I recently visited Vientiane, Laos. On the way there I stopped off in the northern Thai city called Udon …
Publication date: Mon, 22 Aug 2011 07:28:04 -0700
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Publication date: Wed, 16 May 2012 11:15:57 -0700
Trains depart from Bangkok‘s Hua Lamphong Railway Station to Udon Thani every day. Call 1690, 0 2223 7010-20 for more information. The 8.30 p.m. Nong Khai Express (No. 69) from Bangkok arrives in Udon Thani at 6.33 a.m. on the next …
Publication date: Sun, 04 Jan 2009 14:52:30 -0800
I hopped on a sleeper train in Chiang Mai headed to Ayutthaya (just north of Bangkok), where I changed trains and went back north to Udon Thani. On the first overnight train, I was fortunate to be seated next to a young lady …
Publication date: Wed, 26 Dec 2012 15:52:19 -0800
Bangkok Train Station, where I was stuck for 14 very long hours yesterday, waiting for my train back to Udon Thani. Very nice to be back home.
Publication date: 08/24/2011 1:57
3. take a plane to udon thani and take the train, again how much is it gonna cost? which is the better one? cuz im going for a sport event and i dont want to be tired and all that. Catch the free train that goes all over thailand.. it …
Publication date: Sun, 16 May 2010 10:50:06 -0700
bangkok udon thani train
After leaving Loei bright and early on Wednesday morning we got on the morning bus to Udon Thani where we stayed another night at the Irish Clock, one of our favourite haunts. We had asked the owner if he could … We had asked the owner if he could help us with booking onward travel tickets and he had come through and got us tickets in a 1st class cabin on the following night’s sleeper train to Bangkok, where we are now. We found the sleeper train was much …
Publication date: Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:19:23 -0700
bangkok to udon thani by train. Although this Thailand Trains (Railway) Schedule site lists a schedule of trains running between Bangkok and Udon Thani, it also indicates that it has not been updated since February 1, 2010.
Publication date: Sat, 21 May 2011 06:10:59 -0700
Thailand By Train – A comprehensive guide to traveling Thailand by train. … One runs from Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima (Korat), and then on to Khon Kaen and Udon Thani, which is near the Laos border. The other route …
Publication date: Wed, 18 Jun 2014 05:49:27 -0700
For some views on traveling by train, check out the post titled Train Times + Cost From Udon Thani To Bangkok that was begun Mar 04, 2010, on the UdonTalk forum. Also, the Thai Visa forum has a post of a similar vein …
Publication date: Mon, 11 Apr 2011 01:15:32 -0700
A few (badly taken) photos from tuesday’s trip from Udon Thani to Bangkok. I was in a second class aircon sleeper car. We left at about 19:00, and by 19:45 most of the Thai people had already had their beds set up and were trying to sleep. A bunch of farlang (mostly backpackers) headed to the “dining car” for beer. The dining car is sort of what you think of as a dining car. They have tables and serve beer and food, but all there is little suspension, there is no aircon, and all the windows are open so it’s hot, deafening and extremely loud. Beer comes in big bottles which turn warm within 3 minutes so you need to order a bucket of ice, which melts in about 20 minutes, revealing a dozen or so bugs that had managed to find their way into the bucket.
That said, I love the sleeper train — drink a few beers, crawl into your little blue curtain cocoon and go to sleep. When you wake up you are already at Don Muang (the old airport in Bangkok), 45 minutes after that you’re pulling into the station….
Publication date: 07/27/2011 20:01
However, if you would like some options other than flying, then try Expat Udon Thani Thailand: travel by car, bus, and train are also discussed, as well as air. Additionally, one of the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) sites …
Publication date: Tue, 02 Aug 2011 08:03:47 -0700
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Laoworld.net has a train time table between udonthani and bangkok. I would still compare it to one or more of the other schedules, though. Good luck! train udon thani to bangkok. EXP.70 Departing Udonthani Station.
Publication date: Sun, 26 Dec 2010 23:27:17 -0800
If you care to get some users’ impressions, check out this UdonTalk forum thread begun last March titled Train Times + Cost From Udon Thani To Bangkok. udon thani to bangkok train. udon thani to bangkok train. Express 70 …
Publication date: Mon, 22 Nov 2010 02:29:20 -0800
train udon thani bangkok. Which should I choose, 1st or 2nd class on Sleeper train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai ? I’ve travelled to part way Southern Thailand on 2nd class sleeper few years back and was good.
Publication date: Thu, 07 Oct 2010 23:31:26 -0700
Khon Kaen Train Station. All the way from Khon Kaen to Udon Thani is very rural, with rice fields almost all the way along the side of the track. View From Khon Kaen To Udon Thani Train. There were only a few food and drink sellers on the train, as the … city-inn-udon-thani-outside. City Inn, Udon Thani, Thailand · phanthipha-residence-khon-kaen-2. Phanthipha Residence, Khon Kaen, Thailand · bangkok-to-khon-kaen-vip-bus-1. Bangkok To Khon Kaen By VIP Bus.
Publication date: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:13:32 -0700
HUA LAMPHONG RAILWAY STATION, BANGKOK,THAILAND.
Express: long-distance trains connecting major regional hubs, such as Bangkok-Chiang Mai, Bangkok-Ubonratchathani, Bangkok-Nongkhai, Bangkok-Trang, Bangkok Udonthani
Types of seats: First and second class air-conditioned sleepers, non-air-conditioned second class sleepers, second and third class seats (either air-conditioned or non-air-conditioned)
Publication date: 02/15/2014 0:04
SiamHotel.net offers a schedule of trains running either from or to Bangkok on this line of the State Railway of Thailand. You can see that the schedule is at variance with this one at Asia-Discovery.com. Both sites also have a …
Publication date: Sun, 26 Feb 2012 16:48:58 -0800
I had initially planned to travel to the border town of Nong Kahi by a sleeper train, but by the morning of the day of travel, all 3 trains have been booked out. The day train from Bangkok to Udon Thani departs at 9.40am and it …
Publication date: Sat, 18 Apr 2009 02:21:59 -0700
BANGKOK: — Someone pulled the strings at the State Railway of Thailand, an institution with a long history of controversy and corruption, to get a job for the man police say raped and murdered a teen passenger on Sunday.
Publication date: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:25:18 -0700
Other options include taking an overnight train or bus from Bangkok to Udon Thani, right across the border from Vientiane and then going across the Freedom Bridge through Lao immigration. If your time is limited, the best …
Publication date: Fri, 25 Nov 2011 07:35:09 -0800
After a couple of days if Udon Thani, it was back onto the train for the short journey to our next destination of Nong Khai, which is on the border with Laos. There are only a few trains per day on this route, with the most …
Publication date: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:45:08 -0700
Udon–Thani deraillement d’un train 12/11/2013
Ce matin de bonne heure un train régional a déraillé entre
Udon–Thani et Nong-Khaï Fort heureusement pas de blessés graves a déplorer Mais certainement de grosses perturbations d’horaire sur cette
ligne reliant Bangkok au Laos . . .
Publication date: 11/11/2013 19:32
19th February 2010. For just 10 pounds each (500 baht) we got a train from Bangkok to Udon Thani that took 10 hours. Although the train wasn’t ‘state of the art’, it was clean, spacious and comfortable. Probably our best …
Publication date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 05:03:00 -0700
Northeast Thailand, or Isaan, has been called the ?real Thailand? by many. It might or might not be, but it is definitely a place of less traveled roads. Those who enjoy the kinds of places these roads lead to will enjoy learning more about Isaan. Isaan Intro, written by a longtime Thailand resident, will help readers do just that. It will show them the people, towns, farms, and all the monuments and natural wonders that one finds in this vast, relatively unknown place. Travelers and anyone interested in Thailand will find this insightful yet practical and useful information, truly invaluable.
Governor Kiatipan Noymanee ordered to dig a channel across a highway and another at the base of railway track to drain water from Udon Thani. A steel structure from Bangkok was used to reinforce the railway track to let …
Publication date: Tue, 02 Mar 2010 04:54:46 -0800
Questions on Backpacking in Thailand
We get asked regularly the following questions on Backpacking in Thailand, so we thought we would share them with you. If you have any burning issues or questions please do free to ask away.
– What would you recommend, going on my first day or so here?
I would suggest you make your first stop Bangkok for a night or two, if you are of a younger age and on a very restricted budget, then maybe a hostel in the Khao San Road area will do. If you are slightly more mature or on a less restrictive budget then go for a hotel in the Siam or Sukhumvit Road area, the area there has more nightlife as well as hotels in all price ranges, with the added benefit of good restaurants, travel agencies for tours, malls, street vendors and use of the Sky train, there is no Sky train in the KSR area. …
Publication date: 07/05/2014 2:20
Refer earlier article How to get to Wat Baan Taad (Luangta’s temple). Note: Please verify the flight, train and bus information prior to booking. Getting to Wat Pa Ban Tat. 1. Aircraft – The flight between Bangkok – Udon Thani per …
Publication date: Fri, 14 May 2010 08:55:00 -0700
You can also get a visa in advance at the Lao Embassy in Bangkok; the only real advantages of doing this are that you need to spend less time queuing when you get to Laos and if you are travelling by through-bus from Udon Thani in Thailand to …. For those, who already have a Lao visa, or do not need one for a short visit (citizens of ASEAN countries, Russia and a few others), getting off the train in Udon Thani then taking direct cross-border bus to Vientiane bus is a good option.
Publication date: Sun, 22 Apr 2007 07:05:39 -0700
State Railway of Thailand train service between Bangkok – Udon Thani requests per day for more information Travel Service. State Railway of Thailand Tel. 1690, 0 2220 4334, 0 2223 7010 0 2223 7020 www.railway.co.th.
Publication date: Sat, 12 Feb 2011 06:54:00 -0800
It includes the current day’s Udon Thani Airport’s arrivals and departures flight schedules, giving a good idea of what airlines fly to the city. There are also train and bus schedules, although I have no idea how current those …
Publication date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 05:34:17 -0700
HUA LAMPHONG RAILWAY STATION, BANGKOK,THAILAND.
Rural Commuter: short-distance commuter trains running between rural provinces, such as Lopburi-Pitsanulok, Nakhonsawan-Chiang Mai, Ayutthaya-Lopburi, Surat Thani-Sungai Kolok, Chomphon-Hat Yai, Nakhon Ratchasima-Ubonratchathani, Nakhon Ratchasima-Udonthani, Kaeng Khoi (Saraburi)-Khon Kaen
Types of seats: Non-air-conditioned third class seats
Publication date: 02/15/2014 0:12
The upcoming transport-system mega-projects will reshape the Kingdom’s urbanisation, with major cities a factor in the country’s economic growth. After seizing power …
Publication date: Fri, 26 Dec 2014 07:47:45 GMT
Much of that, of course, can be blamed on the political uprisings in Bangkok and upcountry earlier in the year and the subsequent coup and imposition of martial law. And while life goes on much as usual for th …
Publication date: Tue, 23 Dec 2014 17:05:43 GMT
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Publication date: 12/09/2014 1:46
Last week, Mr Anutin heard that the doctor was to fly to Udon Thani to collect a donated heart. Mr Anutin offered to fly his friend in his aircraft up to the Northeast to get the organ and fly him back …
Publication date: Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:57:41 GMT
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The deputy prime minister, who supervises economic affairs, was in Udon Thani to open a finance exposition. There he said that he saw the future of Udon Thani as more than a location for industr …
Publication date: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:53:01 GMT
A Bangkok-Nong Khai diesel express train derailed at a railway crossing in Udon Thani province early Tuesday, causing injuries and about 70 million baht damage, police said. Pol Lt Bodin Panyas …
Publication date: Tue, 12 Nov 2013 04:27:24 GMT
Borrowing the phrase “Unsafe at any speed” from Ralph Nader seems appropriate as Thailand has had a spate of accidents this past moth unequaled since I retired here.
I have never been a fan of putting my life in the hands of someone else either driving a van or bus or flying a plane, but there are times in Thailand that you have to rely on someone else to get you where you want to go.
Thailand Unsafe At Any Speed
I have known for a long time that motorcycles are the most dangerous mode of travel in Thailand, but lately it seems it doesn’t matter what type of transportation you are in – planes, trains, or automobiles – you are risking your life in Thailand.
At least 16 people killed in a car accident in Buri Ram Monday wasn’t even covered by the Bangkok Post – so I guess it wasn’t that big of a news story.
The pickup truck was carrying 24 passengers, who were construction workers, in the back when it skidded off the road and hit a roadside tree.
This was a very small pick-up truck so the 24 passengers had to be packed in like sardines. The driver supposedly fell asleep as this was on a straight stretch of road and weather was not a factor. No other vehicles were involved. …
Publication date: 10/11/2013 18:29
Uber – which operates the premium Uber Black limousine-like service and the discounted Uber X service, which competes directly with taxis in Bangkok and Phuket – bills itself as an on-demand transportation …
Publication date: Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:17:59 GMT
Nong Khai is the terminus of the Northeastern railway line from Bangkok via Khon Kaen and Udon Thani. The trip takes 10-12 hours and a first class sleeper ticket from Bangkok to Nong Khai or vice versa is currently about …
Publication date: Wed, 04 Jan 2012 19:02:11 -0800
Thai 2012 – Diferent kinds of Transportation 1080p
minh bach Ho Published on 28 Aug 2012
During my 3 weeks visiting Thailand, I was in Bangkok, Pattaya then I finished the last week in Issan. I tried different kind of transportation.
Depending of what you take, cost varies, as example for bangkok to Pattaya:
– Flight : 2200 baths
– Bus : 150 baths
– Train : 32 baths
Sure I cannot try all things, as the new rapid bus (BRT) at Bangkok, it’s a new transportation system in feasibility stage. Next time there, I must test the transportation by elephant, maybe not comfortable but it seems funny.