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

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Train  •  2h 29m

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

$7 - $35

Cheapest option

Minivan Win Happy  •  3h 57m

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

$5 - $6

4 alternative options

Minivan Mama Travel and Tour  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the minivan from Khao San Road to Kanchanaburi

$7 - $9

Mini Van  •  4h 2m

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

$5 - $6

Taxi  •  1h 45m

  1. Take a taxi from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi 75.3 miles

$25 - $31

Drive  •  1h 45m

  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 3h 57m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Khao San Road and arriving at Kanchanaburi. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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

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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 2h 29m and costs ฿240 - ฿1100.

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

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Bangkok to Kanchanaburi bus services, operated by Mama Travel and Tour, depart from Khao San Road 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 2h 29m and costs ฿240 - ฿1100. Alternatively, you can minivan, which costs ฿250 - ฿290 and takes 3h 30m.

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

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 2h 29m. Alternatively, Mama Travel and Tour operates a bus from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi 3 times a day. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Tara Tour and Travel also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Thon Buri to Kanchanaburi
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Mama Travel and Tour
Phone
+66(02) 6291163
Email
mamatour1@hotmail.com
Website
mamatravelandtour.simdif.com
Bus from Khao San Road to Kanchanaburi
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
mamatravelandtour.simdif.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tara Tour and Travel
Phone
086 065 5466
Email
nancy25262010@hotmail.com
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Kanchanaburi
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Win Happy
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Kanchanaburi
Ave. Duration
3h
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
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
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 Mama Travel and Tour, 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 1h 45m to drive from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi.

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There are 134+ hotels available in Kanchanaburi. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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