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From Chiang Mai to Bangkok by train

06:30
Chiang Mai
21:10
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
14h 40m
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08:50
Chiang Mai
19:25
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
10h 35m
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15:30
Chiang Mai
05:25
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
13h 55m
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15:30
Chiang Mai
05:25
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
13h 55m
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17:00
Chiang Mai
06:15
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
13h 15m
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17:00
Chiang Mai
06:15
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
13h 15m
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18:00
Chiang Mai
06:50
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
12h 50m
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18:00
Chiang Mai
06:50
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
12h 50m
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18:00
Chiang Mai
06:50
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
12h 50m
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How to get from Chiang Mai to Bangkok

Getting from Chiang Mai to Bangkok overland is easy and straightforward. There are direct trains linking the terminus of the northern line of the state railway of Thailand with Hua Lamphong train station in Bangkok. Numerous buses connecting the northern capital with major provincial centers around the country depart throughout the day from the Arcade Bus Station. If you travel by car, exit Chiang Mai via Route 11 and switch to Route 1 at Lampang. Depending on the means of transport you choose, the whole journey lasts anywhere between 9 and 14 hours.

From Chiang Mai to Bangkok by bus

Buses between Chiang Mai and Bangkok are frequent. The route is served by a number of companies, so you have a wide choice of the operators and type of buses. Buses take about 10 hours to reach the capital making several stops en route at large gas stations with a number of forecourt operators including 7/Eleven or Jiffy convenience stores, Amazon coffee shops and the like. There are toilets on board and at the gas stations, too.

Buses from Chiang Mai to Bangkok depart form the Arcade Bus Station which is located east from the Old City, some three km away. You can get there by tuk-tuk or songthaew. There is a in-city bus station in Chiang Mai, too, which is connected with the larger Arcade Bus Station by songthaews.

In Bangkok, buses arrive to the Northern Bus Terminal, Morchit. Note that it is located at the outskirts of the city, and if you arrive late in the evening – e.g. with New Viriyayanyon Tour 7am–5pm bus at THB643 or Bangkok Busline 10.30am–8.30pm bus at THB551 – make sure you have your accommodation booked as it is not a good idea to cruise around in the dark in a hope to find a good place to sleep.

There are a lot of night buses departing from Chiang Mai between 6pm and 8pm, all arriving to Bangkok between 4.30am and 6am. These include Bangkok Busline at 6.35pm (arrives at 4.35am), 7.15pm (5.40am), 8pm (6.25am) and 8pm (6.00am) at THB551, THB643, THB857 and THB551 correspondingly and a 7.30pm (5.55am) Lignite Tour bus which cost THB643. The most expensive are VIP24 buses which have 3 seats in a row instead of usual four and thus provide you with more space. The cheapest ones are standard express buses which are also ok, but may feel a bit too cramped for a Western traveller. VIP buses offer a good balance between the price you pay and the level of comfort you get.

From Chiang Mai to Bangkok by train

The northern railway line, which connects Chiang Mai to Bangkok, is the busiest one of the whole Thai railway network. Trains leave throughout the day providing you with a wide choice of options to get from the northern capital of Chiang Mai to Bangkok. The railway journey from Chiang Mai to Bangkok takes from eleven to 14 hours and may be as smooth as silk or a real nightmare – depending on which ticket you book. So before booking a particular train double-check which kind of seats you are about to buy.

Note: Please note that even with the first class sleeper you will not get a brand-new coach, but it will nonetheless be clean and quite comfortable, and the service is normally very good, even though the staff do not speak English at all or speak minimal English.

The best way to travel from Chiang Mai to Bangkok is with a night first or second class sleeper. Berths in Thai trains are wide and each of them in equipped with curtains which pull together and provide you with enough privacy for you long journey. The two most convenient departures are train #14 at 5pm and train #2 at 6pm. #14 arrives to the Hua Lamphong train station in Bangkok at 6.15am and has a second class AC sleeper at THB1081 and a first class single sleeper which is the most luxurious way of a railway travel in Thailand. Tickets cost THB2253 and which is a great investment taking into consideration the duration of the trip.

Train #2 is the most popular choice to travel from Chiang Mai to Bangkok. It has normal second class AC sleepers and women-only second class AC sleepers at the same price of THB1081 and a first class AC sleeper double occupancy at THB1073. It reaches Hua Lamphong by 6.50am.

There is one more sleeper, #52, which leaves Chiang Mai at 3.30pm and arrives to the capital at 5.25am. The schedule is a bit inconvenient, but a lower price for a second class AC sleeper somehow compensates (THB1021).

Tip: If you wish to have more space, book a lower berth in a sleeper as it is nearly half wider than the upper one. If you are travelling with a baby, the lower berth is your best choice.

Two morning trains, #102 at 6.30am and #8 at 8.50am, offer seats only. #102 is the slowest (the trip from Chiang Mai to Bangkok lasts nearly 15 hours!) and the cheapest one (THB591) from the bunch, but it has only fan coaches and we do not recommend taking it if you have other options available.

Train #8 is the fastest train between Chiang Mai and Bangkok and covers the whole distance in 10½ hours. It has second class AC seats only and can be considered, too, especially because it gives you a great chance to admire the country-side scenery by daylight – well, and do some people-watching of your fellow passengers.

Tip: As a rule, there is a dining carriage in the train, but to make thing ever easier for passengers – oh yes, you are in Thailand! – food vendors patrol the carriages, so snacks and refreshments are never in short supply. Note though, that it is illegal to sell any alcoholic beverages on the train.

From Chiang Mai to Bangkok by plane

Astonishingly low airfare from Chiang Mai to Bangkok offered by several budget airlines has already made many of the most ardent buffs of buses and trains to set eyes on air travel. Cutting travel time from Chiang Mai to Bangkok from 12 hours to 1½ hour, low cost carriers do a really great job.

One of the latest additions to the low cost carries scene in Thailand, an associate of the Indonesia-based Lion Air company, Thai Lion Air makes 10 daily flights between Chiang Mai and Bangkok. Tickets cost from THB1000 to THB2000 per person and include 15 kg of checked-in luggage and 7 kg of cabin luggage. You can depart from Chiang Mai as early as 6.50am to reach Bangkok by 8.20am. The last flight from Chiang Mai is scheduled at 10pm sharp.

Chiang Mai International Airport is located only a couple of kilometers southwest of the old city and is easily reachable by tuk-tuks, songthaews and taxis. The fare from many locations in the city to the airport is even lower than the fare from the airport to the city and is usually about THB100. One of the four busiest airports of the country, Chiang Mai Airport has ATMs, post office, medical service, restaurants and all other services a traveler may fancy.

In Bangkok Lion Air is based in Don Mueang International Airport to the north of the capital. It is connected with the city by airport shuttle buses (routes A1 and A2). A1 terminates at Morchit bus terminal calling en route to Morchit BTS. A2 heads to Morchit BTS first and then proceeds to Saphan Kwai BTS, Ari BTS, Sanam Pao BTS and finally reaches the Victory Monument (THB30). Travel time depends on traffic and is from 60 to 80 minutes. There are commuter trains between Don Mueang airport and Hua Lamphong train station, too. Trains take about 50 minutes to get from the railway station to the airport and are always a secure bet. Operating time is from 3.10am till 10.15pm.

Are you sure you have seen enough of the North?

A three-hour drive from Chiang Mai to Pai is not for faint-hearted – or those with a weak stomach. But if you survive 762 turns from Chiang Mai to Pai (yes, you have read it right – seven hundred sixty two), you will be rewarded with an incomparable quiet beauty of the Pai Valley and a laid-back vibe of once lost-in-the-middle-of-nowhere village which even today, with hundreds of tourists cruising its streets daily, still preserves that old-school, comfy air of a small secret paradise. Book your journey from Chiang Mai to Pai with Prem Pracha VIP24 bus for THB195. They have buses every hour from 6.30am till 5.30pm. There are minibuses plying the same route, but in a big bus you are less likely to suffer from nausea.

Prem Pracha also operates one bus a day from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son, which is further northwest from Pai. Mae Hong Son is a chilled-out destination and a great place to admire less visited waterfalls, pumper yourself in local mineral mud spas or get acquainted with tribal culture. Prem Pracha bus departs from Chiang Mai at 9pm and reaches Mae Hong Son at 2.15am; tickets cost THB378.

Passenger reviews out of total 48,577 passengers who traveled with us on this route.

At 12Go our operators offer three types of service:

Cheap, Fast, Good - but you can usually pick only two of them!
Cheap & Fast won’t be Good. (e.g. buses from/to Khao San Road, local buses or 3rd class trains)
Cheap & Good won’t be Fast. (e.g. VIP trains in Thailand)
Fast & Good won’t be Cheap. (e.g. private limousine services, or VIP24 buses vs Express buses)

Make your choice! Please remember that while we are closely monitoring the services, we are still an agency marketplace. That means we focus on ticketing services and route availability & coverage rather than on the factual seat reclining angle you will get on the bus today.

Jan 22, 2019
train #52 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★☆☆☆
Just clean it!
Jan 22, 2019
train #10 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Clean but not very comfortable. No complaints. Cleanliness better than expected.
Jan 22, 2019
bus Express, Bangkok Busline
★★★★☆
Nice trip, confortable and they give water/food. You can charge your phone (usb).
Jan 22, 2019
bus VIP 31, Sombat Tour
★★★★★
Good service, on time!
Jan 21, 2019
bus VIP, Budsarakham Tour
★★☆☆☆
Bus continually stopped. Once so the driver could go to get some street food. A gang of youths was let on about 20 minuets into the joirney and were hid at the deont and back of the coach (not on seats, on the floor) then the driver stopped at 3 random locations at the side of the road to let them off. Felt very unsafe
Jan 20, 2019
train #14 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Good trip, somewhat shaky tracks and the bathroom was pretty hard core, but overall felt safe and clean and comfortable.
Jan 20, 2019
bus VIP, Bangkok Busline
★★★★★
Most comfortable way to travel. Everything was beyond our expectations.
Jan 20, 2019
train #52 Class II Sleeper Fan, Thai Railways
★☆☆☆☆
Trip was okay but not good service from 12go. Two points: - I booked a fan train but they gave me a ticket for AC train. It was freezing cold and uncomfortable. - Their fees are unjustifiably expensive. Their fees are 90% of the cost of the train ticket, so you can buy the ticket for about half the price if you just go to the station. I'm happy to pay for the service of getting the ticket bought, but their markup is unjustifiable. So basically I paid twice as much to buy via 12go as I would if I bought at the station, and I got the wrong ticket as a result... I won't use them again.
Jan 19, 2019
bus VIP, Lignite Tour PK
★★★☆☆
I’m maybe being a bit too harsh with my rating but here’s my review The good: It left right on time (so make sure to arrive at least 20 minutes in advance) They do give you food. Specifically they gave me some milk (I think), water and some cookies just after the bus left and coffee just 20 minutes before arriving. Legroom is well abover the average you would find in an economy seat in a long haul flight but same width. Service was okay/good. It was easy locating the ticket counter and the bus. They give you a thin blanket which might come in use due to the AC The bad So, I’m not sure if it’s bad but it did arrive 2 hours before it was supposed to, which makes me wonder if the car was going to fast or if the drive is really shorter, and if that’s the case I would’ve picked another bus ride. The seat is kind of uncomfortable as the seat width is too small, so that could be a problem if you are not a thin passenger or the person next to you is not thin. It wasn’t a bad experience but ultimately the most important factor (seat comfort) was not good in my opinion. Do bring a sleep mask and either a neck pillow or a sweater that you can use like a pillow.
Jan 19, 2019
bus VIP, Lignite Tour PK
★★★★☆
Nicer than my bus to Chiang Mai (with a different company). The AC was very manageable, plus they provide blankets. Had TVs but all content was in Thai (that’s why I only gave four stars). Bathroom on board and a USB charger port. Seats were fairly plush and reclined pretty far. Stop halfway for a free meal when you present your ticket stub. A little expensive - I think a more fair price would be around 450-500 B per ticket.
Jan 18, 2019
train #10 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Excellent service from 12GOASIA! Clear directions and communication for the whole process. The train staff were also very helpful on board. We booked a first class cabin. Very clean with all the small details needed in tiny quarters (hooks, shelves, reading lamps, etc.) Bedding provided but the AC makes it a bit chilly -- bring an extra blanket if you have one. Food better than expected (though no alcohol onboard). We took the night train, so missed the scenery but a very pleasant trip from Chaing Mai to Bangkok.
Jan 18, 2019
train #10 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
The train was immaculate! Every time i’ve done this journey the train has been very old and worn. This time it was brand new! Very comfortable, only problem is the light in the carraige wasn’t dimmed at night and the curtains are thin so it was very bright when trying to sleep.
Jan 17, 2019
bus VIP 27, Sombat Tour
★★★★★
Good
Jan 16, 2019
train #14 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Do not book if you want sleep or you are above 6foot tall, otherwise all is good!
Jan 16, 2019
train #8 Class II AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
Train was late arriving and carriage was freezing cold due to very excessive air conditioning. Pullovers were essential.
Jan 15, 2019
bus VIP 24, Bangkok Busline
★★★★★
Thank you so much for the great experience with your Company. It all worked out perfect and I would always book with you again. The bus was just the way other traveller described it. Very comfy seats, good movies, a Little Snack and if you wear warm clothes you can even handle the cold Aircondition. I would always book again
Jan 15, 2019
train #14 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Train was on time. It wasn't so clean like the first time, and it was so cold.
Jan 15, 2019
train #10 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Very easy booking and collection of tkt.highly professional and efficient service.
Jan 15, 2019
bus VIP, Lignite Tour PK
★★★★☆
Good service
Jan 14, 2019
bus VIP 27, Sombat Tour
★★★★☆
The bus went on time, great chair, safe driving. But the attendent did not speak any English. Announcements were not in English, it was hard to figure out the stops and the attendent did not let us get of at the stop that was on the ticket. In the end it was no problem but it was confusing. Also the stop at 3 o’clock in the night was unclear to us. We had to get of the bus and there was free food. Nice, but we just wanted to sleep.
Jan 14, 2019
train #10 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
A great trip, excellent service. Food service staff would not let us eat our own food in the dining car (we had been told we could), air con VERY cold and lights on all night.
Jan 14, 2019
train #10 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★☆☆☆
The a/c was so cold that we could not sleep.
Jan 14, 2019
train #10 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Fairly comfortable in 2nd class sleeper. Staff courteous and helpful
Jan 14, 2019
bus Express, Bangkok Busline
★★★★★
excellent experience, very spacious
Jan 14, 2019
train #14 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Everything was so easy, i could even store my Backpack in the Office in Chiang Mai. The Personal was very friendly, i thank you so much. ????????
Jan 14, 2019
train #10 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
great overall organisation and service
Jan 13, 2019
train #10 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Different way to get around but as train travels in evening get only small window to see country side. 12go.asia makes it very easy to organise especially during peak periods
Jan 13, 2019
bus VIP 24, Bangkok Busline
★★★★☆
The ride with the bus was okay, did not get much sleep but for the price absolutely fine.
Jan 12, 2019
train #8 Class II AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
Day trip in January - solo- Got food and drinks that i did not know was coming which was a nice surprise. Staff seemed unfriendly though. Space was smallish considering you travel 10 hours in it. Comfortable chairs though. Overall, it was alright.
Jan 12, 2019
train #10 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★★
I picked up the ticket the day of the journey. There were zero issues and the 1st class sleeper on train #10 is as nice as it gets. 12go provided an excellent service and I would use them again to book a train trip.
Jan 12, 2019
train #10 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
The first class section was very clean and a good choice. The only negative was the beds - they were far too hard which made it uncomfortable to sleep.
Jan 12, 2019
bus Express, Bangkok Busline
★★★★☆
Great ride but I wish they had better seats so you don't recline into someone else's lap and vise versa
Jan 12, 2019
train #10 Class II Ladies Only, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Excelente
Jan 11, 2019
train #52 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
My family and I are not used to taking the train. This was actually our first time in the very long time, so of course we had a very high expectation. And much to our relief, we were not disappointed as we all had a very memorable experience. Despite the shaky journey the beds were satisfactory. The service in the cafeteria was also pleasant, the waiters were very friendly and outgoing. Our only complaint is probably foul smell coming from the nearby toilet. Also, the ticket collector was not very helpful and my family and I were a bit in the mess trying to find our seats. But overall everything was good enough.
Jan 11, 2019
train #10 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Comfortable, only water was served free, could have some snacks and drinks too. Meal was expensive and didn't look like good.
Jan 11, 2019
train #10 Class II Ladies Only, Thai Railways
★★★★★
From the moment we arrived at the train station we were taken care of. The train trip was such a wonderful experience from start to finish. It was cool , clean and very spacious and comfortable. The lovely super efficient young woman who was in charge of our carriage was more than happy to start making beds up for people soon into the trip. We had the option to order food and have it delivered to our beds for both evening and breakfast and there were a lot of options at a very reasonable price. The beds were comfy and wide and the three of us slept like babys. I felt like the 12hr trip was only s couple of hours and we arrived feeling very refreshed. The toilet facilitys were also very clean. I would do this trip everytime without hesitation and am surprised how great everything is for the cost.
Jan 11, 2019
bus VIP 27, Sombat Tour
★★★★★
Very comfortable bus! Snacks and water included in the price. We actually arrived at our destination early. Would definitely use again
Jan 11, 2019
train #10 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Small upper bunk no privacy curtain, thin mattress
Jan 11, 2019
train #8 Class II AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
Train was late 1,5 hours. Take your own snacks for the ride as the food served is of bad quality
Jan 11, 2019
train #52 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★☆☆☆
Not the worst train I've been on (it was no. 2 second class sleeper). Our seats/beds were right next to toilets which stank (maybe that's why it's called the number 2). It didn't ruin our trip or anything, maybe it's just first world whinging
Jan 10, 2019
bus Express, Bangkok Busline
★★★★☆
It was ok! Worth it & good service!
Jan 10, 2019
train #10 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★★
It is much cleaner and comfortable than I thought.
Jan 10, 2019
train #10 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
The train was really clean and the personal helpful. The AC was way too cold and it would be better to turn down the light when it’s time to sleep (eye-mask highly recommended). The beds upper are smaller than the lowers.
Jan 10, 2019
train #10 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
I slept on the top bunk. I slept 2 hours. Lights stay on full all night and couldn't sleep. Can they not turn off the lights? Good trip otherwise.
Jan 10, 2019
train #52 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
Funny to try this train, the staff was perfect, but we did not sleep well
Jan 10, 2019
bus VIP 31, Sombat Tour
★★★★★
Great
Jan 10, 2019
train #10 Class II Ladies Only, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
More then fine
Jan 10, 2019
train #10 Class II Ladies Only, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
The lights in the train were very bright which is very uncomfortable for a night train. They even stayed on during the complete night. All the other aspects were great though.
Jan 9, 2019
train #14 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Nice experience!
Jan 9, 2019
train #8 Class II AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
Decent train ride, a.c. works very well, and we were given snacks, a meal, and drinks during the trip. There wasn't much option for the meals however, so bring snacks if you aren't a flexible eater. It's an experience to travel by rail in thailand.
Jan 9, 2019
train #14 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
No comparison to the no. 9 train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai
Jan 8, 2019
train #10 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
We loved our trip from Chiang Mai to Bangkok in the First Class sleeper cabin. Clean and comfortable, and the shower was a welcome bonus. The toilets were kept very clean also. There were 2 drawbacks - the air conditioning was super efficient, so an extra blanket would have been welcome, and the “orange juice lady”, while friendly, was really quite pushy with her sales technique. The purchase and collection of tickets from 12go Asia was super easy!
Jan 8, 2019
train #10 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
We were able to travel first class for this trip, which was a huge improvement from the second class seats we had previously. Definitely recommend booking first class if you are able to get seats -- the cost difference is not that significant, and having a private room and clean bathrooms is so worth it! Plus it is quieter and you can control the lights. The train was two hours late arriving however.
Jan 8, 2019
bus Express, Bangkok Busline
★★★★★
The bus was fairly comfortable when compared with the price of the ticket. A snack and a water bottle was provided at the start of the journey. Mid way you get a decent free dinner. Another small snack was provided at the end. I got a little late to arrive at the bus station but they waited for us and even had tried calling. The journey was good all in all.
Jan 8, 2019
train #14 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
Staff added her on service tip money into the dinner and breakfast sets we ordered - if you’re travelling strictly on Budget you might want to opt out altogether having a meal on board or strictly pay accordingly how much the set costs. We were tired and it took us by surprised and we didn’t want to argue, so we paid as she says so. Toilet cleanliness and smell was bad but if you just needed to do a quick pee, yeah hold your breath. Otherwise, don’t drink too much water. We got the upper and lower berth, nothing no one has not mentioned. Upper berth too bright even with curtains and if you’re claustrophobic, don’t. Gets more of the aircon than Lower berth. Lower berth slightly darker and warmer. Can’t get best of both worlds for the price you pay. Overall it was decent.
Jan 7, 2019
train #14 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Easy to get tickets via their system. I was worried about prepaying tickets, booking long distance, and then picking up the tickets day of, but it was super smooth and easy. Would definitely use them again. Train #14 was older but clean and comfortable for us. We both slept really well too. We could control the air in our room, so not sure why people are saying they couldn’t. Bathrooms weren’t great, but do-able for overnight. Do not buy the food from the lady/person that walks around the private car. It was inedible and gross. Bring your own or maybe visit the restaurant car. We didn’t go to the restaurant car, so I can’t speak on that, but the delivery food was just awful. And way too expensive. They make it seem like it’s your only option, don’t be fooled. Our train was smooth and on time. Had multiple outlets to charge items, and a tiny sink in room. We also didn’t know we could board the train early. We got to the station a few hours early, and it was sitting there. We finally noticed others boarding way early and realized we could do the same, get comfortable on the air conditioned train and wait for it to leave. That would have been nice to know. Would definitely use 12GOAsia again.
Jan 7, 2019
train #14 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
12goasia was brilliant, the train not great. Train number 9 and 10 are much better newer cleaner quieter trains. But for old Thai train experience (2007 exactly the same train with no changes at all) and probably cheaper than other train. Food on board was good!
Jan 7, 2019
train #14 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Fun adventure. I wish only that the bathrooms were kept cleaner and that i knew the oj we were given when we boarded was not complimentary.
Jan 7, 2019
bus VIP, Bangkok Busline
★★★★★
Very comfortable ride.
Jan 7, 2019
train #52 Class II Sleeper Fan, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
Everything with the agency was great, we got the tickets immediately. However this train #52 is old and loud, I could barely sleep. Next time I will make sure to book either train #9 or #10.
Jan 7, 2019
train #14 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Excellent trip. Very advisable
Jan 6, 2019
train #14 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Great service!!! Thank you.
Jan 6, 2019
train #10 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Excellent experience in the 2nd class a/c sleeper CM to BKK! Very clean, efficient staff. Safe and secure. Great trip.
Jan 6, 2019
train #10 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Clean and smooth ride. I suggest eating beforehand since the food is a bit pricey, as would be expected.
Jan 6, 2019
train #14 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Everything went smoothly: booking, ticket pick up at the hotel, train. I can only recommend 12go!
Jan 6, 2019
bus Express, Bangkok Busline
★★★★★
Chiang Mai to Bangkok, definitely the best service we’ve had on a bus. Snacks and a drink when you get on, free dinner at a service station and snacks and coffee in the afternoon. Toilet on board and nice staff, definitely recommend.
Jan 6, 2019
bus Express, Diamond Tour
★★★☆☆
The actual bus ride was great. Check in was horrible.
Jan 6, 2019
train #10 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
The food was overpriced and not good. Late night staff was rude to an old lady next to us. She accidentally went to the wrong spot and he kicked her out in an unkind manner and didn’t bother helping her make her bed. Beds pretty firm and small compared to bottom.
Jan 6, 2019
bus VIP, Bangkok Busline
★★★★★
Really good experience. Bus arrived on time. Free buffet dinner was great!
Jan 6, 2019
bus VIP, Bangkok Busline
★★★★★
Fast, clean, lot of space for legs super 5 star
Jan 5, 2019
train #14 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Everything was good but just one thing that one off a lady staff lock up the door before enter toilet door, my husband got lock up and he was angry and lady sudden come open and my husband ask why lock the door and she reply because she can’t sleep.....we were like ur staff and how come u can talk like this to guest!
Jan 5, 2019
train #10 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Good service, clean rooms
Jan 5, 2019
train #10 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Great way to get from Chiang Mai to Bangkok. We are a family of 4 and the train was very efficient and straightforward.
Jan 5, 2019
train #52 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
I like the train but the problem is we are near in the door so it is very noisy we cannot sleep...
Jan 4, 2019
bus Express, Bangkok Busline
★★★★★
Easy to locate terminal in Chiang Mai. The stewardess didn't speak any English and perhaps could of smiled a little, or maybe I've become accustomed to the friendly Thai people. Snacks were served on the bus and bottled water. The get off stop we had a tear off part of the ticket which could be handed in at the canteen/restaurant for a free meal. I wasn't aware of this until I saw the locals doing it. We arrived about an hour earlier than scheduled. Travelling by day was far better than a night journey unless you sleep through talking and snoring and can get comfortable sleeping. Otherwise a very pleasant easy journey.
Jan 4, 2019
train #8 Class II AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
The ride was comfortable and I appreciated getting some food during the trip, but the restrooms (like many restrooms in Thailand) had puddles on the floor and toilet seat.
Jan 4, 2019
bus Express, Bangkok Busline
★★★★★
Express bus. Cozy trip. No complaints.
Jan 4, 2019
train #14 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Bring eye shades to help you sleep. Safe, comfy and toilets with seats.
Jan 4, 2019
bus VIP, Budsarakham Tour
★★★★☆
Good trip, confortable chairs and warm bus, but on first flour very near toolet to seats and bad smell from there.
Jan 4, 2019
train #10 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
On the way there the AC was so cold it was really hard to sleep. On the way back I went to the restaurant car and the staff were pretty rude. It's a good way to travel though and certainly beats the bus.
Jan 4, 2019
train #14 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
Staff was very helpful. 1st class train accommodations are private and somewhat comfortable. Will consider riding trains in Thailand in the future however, depending on domestic flight costs it may or may not be worth it.
Jan 4, 2019
bus VIP 27, Sombat Tour
★★★★☆
The top deck gets a little rocky...book the book if you can.
Jan 4, 2019
train #10 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
Good trip Wish they would turn off the lights at night
Jan 4, 2019
train #10 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★☆
I like riding trains in Thailand so much we did it 4 times in one month. It's cheap, comfortable, and relaxing. It's like a floating hostel. I would really like to enjoy a frosty Chang but some arse had to ruin that. For us the beds are perfect size. Our trip from Chiang Mai to Bangkok was on the #10 which is newer. It's a nicer electric train but the curtains are kind of a gold color which makes it seem brighter when trying to sleep. Use an eye mask and earplugs and it's perfect. The food wat the Hua Lamphong station is good and cheap for a takeaway meal to eat on the train. Food choices in Chiang Mai were not as good.
Jan 4, 2019
train #52 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★☆☆
Bathroom was not clean& night time light should be off..
Jan 4, 2019
train #10 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Honestly better than most of the hotel's we've stayed in, plus you wake up where you wanted to go!
Jan 4, 2019
bus VIP 24, Bangkok Busline
★★★☆☆
No English speaking persons
Jan 3, 2019
bus Express, 12Go Bus
★★★★☆
The staff are very accommodating. The complimentary food could have been better but was good enough. Had we known, we wouldn't have to bring a lot of food :) There was just a bit of confusion with regards to the drop off area.
Jan 3, 2019
train #10 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Very nicely organized experience by 12Go for us. The sleeper room was clean and adequate. Food to room service was available, although we only had coffee and fruit in the morning it was delivered bang on time. Would do again. The shower facility was a treat, and the notification system regarding vacant toilets and shower was so modern
Jan 3, 2019
bus Express, 12Go Bus
★★★★★
Comfortable. Food voucher was a nice touch.
Jan 2, 2019
bus Express, 12Go Bus
★★★★★
Pleasant and accessibly to go to the north already second year. If consider buying tickets beforehand, it’s always the greatest deal. Comfortable buses and helpful stuff.
Jan 2, 2019
bus Express, 12Go Bus
★★★☆☆
Not issue seat number
Jan 2, 2019
bus Express, 12Go Bus
★★★★★
It was a nice trip, fast and comfortable!
Jan 2, 2019
train #10 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★★
We had a great trip on the first class sleeper train. We have 2 kids so could open the wall between the 2 private cabins and had a big space. We read the reviews so took our own food. On The station in Chiang mai is a restaurant with decent and cheap food. The aircon was a bit cold so dress warmly. Definitely worth it!
Jan 2, 2019
bus Express, 12Go Bus
★★★★★
Nice Friendly People. Love you guys
Jan 2, 2019
bus Express, 12Go Bus
★★★★★
The express bus was great. Decent amount of room and quite comfortable, USB ports at each seat, and water, snack and dinner (at rest stop) included. Highly recommend.
Jan 1, 2019
bus VIP 24, Bangkok Busline
★★★★☆
Superb chairs but not convenient for people taller than 170cm
Jan 1, 2019
train #8 Class II AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Good conditions, in time arrival!
Jan 1, 2019
train #10 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Excellent journey very comfortable and efficient
Jan 1, 2019
train #8 Class II AC, Thai Railways
★★★★★
Very interesting experience, allows one to see through little Thai towns. Definitely worth the journey. I was in 2nd class and yet the train was comfortable and the food decent. Good day. :-)

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