Khon Kaen to Bangkok

Khon Kaen to Bangkok

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eTicket Cheapest Fastest
08:45
Khon Kaen
6h 30m bus ride in Express 30-32
4.4
15:15
Sombat Tour Viphavadee 13, Bangkok
฿457 per adult
Refundable
21:49
Khon Kaen
8h 11m ride in train #26
4.3
06:00
+1
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
From ฿1,169 per adult

From Khon Kaen to Bangkok by train

Refundable
21:49
Khon Kaen
8h 11m ride in train #26
4.3
06:00
+1
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
From ฿1,169 per adult

From Khon Kaen to Bangkok by Bus

eTicket Cheapest Fastest
08:45
Khon Kaen
6h 30m bus ride in Express 30-32
4.4
15:15
Sombat Tour Viphavadee 13, Bangkok
฿457 per adult

Transportation from Khon Kaen to Bangkok

Khon Kaen to Bangkok destination reviews

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Bus VIP 24, Sun Bus, Nov 5, 2019
The trip was reasonably comfortable. I wasn't able to charge my phone as the USB didn't work and the bus conductor wasn't helpful at all. :(
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How to get from Khon Kaen to Bangkok

When you want to get from Khon Kaen to Bangkok, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Train. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about THB 3,740. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as THB 36.

How far is Khon Kaen from Bangkok?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Khon Kaen to Bangkok. Your trip will be a total of 14 miles (21 km). The flying distance is 14 miles (21 km).

How long does it take to get from Khon Kaen to Bangkok?

The travel time from Khon Kaen to Bangkok can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 11 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Khon Kaen to Bangkok?

The cost of the trip from Khon Kaen to Bangkok varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Thai Railway (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย): travelling by train expect to pay as low as THB 36 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as THB 3,740.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Khon Kaen to Bangkok:

  • Train tickets - THB 36 to THB 939;
  • Bus tickets - THB 293 to THB 544;
  • Plane tickets - THB 696 to THB 3,740;

How many trips per day are there between Khon Kaen and Bangkok?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Khon Kaen to Bangkok depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 00:10 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:40. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Khon Kaen to Bangkok. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is THB 696.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Khon Kaen to Bangkok
Nok Air (นกแอร์), Thai AirAsia (แอร์เอเชีย), Thai Airways, Thai Lion Air, Thai Smile (ไทยสมายล์), Thai Vietjet

Buses

Taking a bus from Khon Kaen to Bangkok is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Khon Kaen to Bangkok

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Khon Kaen to Bangkok? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 48% decided to go for a bus.
  • 39% users took a plane.
  • 13% users enjoyed a train ride.