There are 4 ways to get from Bangkok to Hellfire Pass by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Public bus 8170

$22 - $27

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Death Railway BKK

$14 - $40

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 7 min

  1. 128 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. 128 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bangkok and Hellfire Pass is 180 km. The road distance is 205 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Hellfire Pass is to drive which costs ฿550 - ฿850 and takes 3 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Hellfire Pass is to taxi which takes 3 h 7 min and costs ฿1300 - ฿1700.

It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Bangkok to Hellfire Pass, including transfers.

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Hellfire Pass, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Bangkok to Hellfire Pass via Kanchanaburi and Erawan National Park in around 5 h 43 min. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Bangkok to Hellfire Pass twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Thon Buri to Nam Tok
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Tara Tour and Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Kanchanaburi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Mama Travel and Tour
Website
mamatravelandtour.simdif.com
Bus from Khao San Road to Kanchanaburi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
mamatravelandtour.simdif.com
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Kanchanaburi to Erawan National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Bangkok to Hellfire Pass
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
All Thai taxi
Phone
0-2018-9799
Website
allthaitaxi.com

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