There are 6 ways to get from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Thon Buri to Kanchanaburi Death Railway BKK

$7 - $35

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Minivan  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Kanchanaburi

$5 - $6

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Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Kanchanaburi

$7 - $9

Mini Van  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal to Kanchanaburi

$5 - $6

Taxi  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi 75.3 miles

$25 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi 75.3 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi is to Minivan which costs ฿170 - ฿200 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi is to taxi which costs ฿800 - ฿1000 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bangkok Tara Travel and arriving at Kanchanaburi. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Thon Buri and arriving at Kanchanaburi. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Bangkok and Kanchanaburi is 107 km. The road distance is 120.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi without a car is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs ฿240 - ฿1100.

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The train from Thon Buri to Kanchanaburi takes 2 h 29 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Bangkok to Kanchanaburi bus services, operated by Tara Tour and Travel, depart from Bangkok Tara Travel station.

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Bangkok to Kanchanaburi train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, depart from Thon Buri station.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs ฿240 - ฿1100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿250 - ฿290 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi.
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  • Distance: 66.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Kanchanaburi, Thailand?

State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 29 min. Alternatively, Tara Tour and Travel operates a bus from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Mama Travel and Tour also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Thon Buri to Kanchanaburi
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $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
Win Happy
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Kanchanaburi
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
12go.asia
Kwan Chee Vee Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal to Kanchanaburi
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Estimated price
$25 - $31
All Thai taxi
Phone
+66 2 018 9799
Website
allthaitaxi.com

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Bangkok to Kanchanaburi bus services, operated by Tara Tour and Travel, arrive at Kanchanaburi station.

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Bangkok to Kanchanaburi train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Kanchanaburi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Kanchanaburi is 120 km. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi.

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There are 120+ hotels available in Kanchanaburi. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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