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There are 6 ways to get from Bangkok to Lampang by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Don Muang to Lampang

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Lampang (LPT)

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Train

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Nakhon Lampang

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Lampang

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Lampang (LPT)

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai, bus

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Chiang Mai (CNX)
  2. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 to Lampang

Drive

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Lampang

Bangkok to Lampang by bus

The bus journey time between Bangkok and Lampang is around 8h 9m and covers a distance of around 596 km. The fastest bus normally takes 6h 15m. Operated by Sombat Tour, The Transport Company, Nakhonchai Air and others, the Bangkok to Lampang bus service departs from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 and arrives in Lampang. Typically 48 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
8h 9m
Fastest bus time:
6h 15m
Bus distance:
596 km
Buses per week:
48
Cheapest price:
฿450
Carbon emissions:
74 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
19:00
Last bus departs at:
21:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bangkok to Lampang bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Bangkok → Lampang
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COVID-19 help in Thailand

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1422

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Thailand.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lampang is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lampang is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lampang is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1422.

Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Bangkok to Lampang is to bus, which costs ฿430 - ฿750 and takes 8h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Lampang is to fly which costs ฿1900 - ฿4300 and takes 2h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 and arriving at Lampang. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hua Lamphong and arriving at Nakhon Lampang. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 47m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Lampang is 516 km. The road distance is 600.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Lampang without a car is to bus which takes 8h 10m and costs ฿430 - ฿750.

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from Bangkok to Lampang, including transfers.

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Bangkok to Lampang bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, depart from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 station.

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Bangkok to Lampang train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, depart from Hua Lamphong station.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Lampang is to fly which takes 3h 16m and costs ฿1400 - ฿4400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿430 - ฿750 and takes 8h 10m, you could also train, which costs ฿190 - ฿1500 and takes 10h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Lampang.
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  • Distance: 516 km
  • Duration: 3h 16m

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

Nok Air flies from Bangkok to Lampang 3 times a day. Alternatively, Sombat Tour operates a bus from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 to Lampang every 4 hours. Tickets cost ฿450 - ฿750 and the journey takes 8h 10m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿2400
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿2000
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿3400
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1900 - ฿4200
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿3200
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿500 - ฿1600
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Nakhon Lampang
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
฿190 - ฿1500
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿190 - ฿280
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿410 - ฿600
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
+66 56 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿70 - ฿100
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Sukhothai Wintour
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Lampang Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿117
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿130 - ฿160
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Lampang
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿460 - ฿750
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 to Lampang
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿450 - ฿750
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
sombattour.com
Star
฿457
Super
฿531
Supreme
฿720
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Lampang Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿430 - ฿650
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Siam First
Phone
02-9543601-7 Press 1
Email
info@siamfirst.co.th
Website
siamfirst.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Lampang Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿584
Schedules at
12go.asia

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The quickest flight from Don Muang Airport to Lampang Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Bangkok to Lampang bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, arrive at Lampang station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Lampang is 600 km. It takes approximately 8h 25m to drive from Bangkok to Lampang.

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Nok Air offers flights from Don Muang Airport to Lampang Airport.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Lampang. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Don Muang Airport is to train which takes 45 min and costs ฿40 - ฿950.

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