There are 5 ways to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Nakhon Ratchasima by train, bus, night train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Don Mueang to Thanon Chira 145 Hua Lamphong - Ubon Ratchathani - Class II Fan / ...

$9 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Nakhon Ratchasima

$7 - $12

3 alternative options

Night train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the night train from Don Mueang to Thanon Chira 23 Hua Lamphong - Ubon Ratchathani - Class II Sleeper AC / ...

$9 - $40

Taxi  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Nakhon Ratchasima 149.2 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Nakhon Ratchasima 149.2 miles

$21 - $35

What companies run services between Don Muang Airport (DMK), Thailand and Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand?

State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Nakhon Ratchasima 3 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. Alternatively, Sombat Tour operates a bus from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Nakhon Ratchasima 3 times a day. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. The Transport Company also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Don Mueang to Thanon Chira
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$6
Super
$8
Supreme
$8 - $10
Other operators
Taxi from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
All Thai taxi
Phone
0-2018-9799
Website
allthaitaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Don Muang Airport (DMK) and Nakhon Ratchasima is 200 km. The road distance is 239 km.

The cheapest way to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Nakhon Ratchasima is to bus which costs ฿210 - ฿370 and takes 5 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Nakhon Ratchasima is to taxi which takes 3 h 25 min and costs ฿1700 - ฿2100.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Don Mueang and arriving at Thanon Chira. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Nakhon Ratchasima. However, there are services departing from Bangkok Don Muang Airport and arriving at Nakhon Ratchasima via Bangkok Mochit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

The train from Don Mueang to Thanon Chira takes 4 h 50 min including transfers and departs three times a day.