Directions from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Death Railway BKK

$7 - $35

Cheapest option

Minivan  •  4 h 1 min

$5 - $6

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 30 min

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  1 h 45 min

  1. 75.3 miles

$26 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. 75.3 miles

$10 - $16

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
Book at
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
Other operators
Taxi from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Estimated price
$26 - $31
All Thai taxi
Phone
0-2018-9799
Website
allthaitaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bangkok and Kanchanaburi is 107 km. The road distance is 120 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi is to Minivan which costs ฿170 - ฿190 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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

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.

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.

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