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

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Sukhothai  •  3h 19m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Sukhothai (THS) BKK - THS

฿2740 - ฿5152

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Bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Sukhothai

฿300 - ฿700

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Fly Don Muang to Phitsanulok, bus  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Phitsanulok (PHS) DMK - PHS
  2. Take the bus from Phitsanulok to Sukhothai

฿645 - ฿1735

Train  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Nong Tom 3 Hua Lamphong - Sila At - Class II AC / ...

฿2780 - ฿4541

Train, bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue to Ayutthaya 139 Hua Lamphong - Ubon Ratchathani - Class II Sleeper AC / ...
  2. Take the bus from Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya to Sukhothai

฿682 - ฿1575

Drive  •  5h 52m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Sukhothai 421.3 km

฿1100 - ฿1800

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Sukhothai is to bus which costs ฿300 - ฿700 and takes 8h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Sukhothai is to fly which costs ฿2700 - ฿5500 and takes 3h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and arriving at Sukhothai. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 10m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Sukhothai is 369 km. The road distance is 421.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Sukhothai without a car is to train which takes 7h 22m and costs ฿2700 - ฿4600.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Bangkok to Sukhothai, including transfers.

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Bangkok to Sukhothai bus services, operated by Phitsanulok Tour, depart from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Sukhothai is to fly which takes 3h 19m and costs ฿2700 - ฿5500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ฿2700 - ฿4600 and takes 7h 22m, you could also bus, which costs ฿300 - ฿700 and takes 8h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Sukhothai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Bangkok to Sukhothai bus services, operated by Phitsanulok Tour, arrive at Sukhothai station.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Sukhothai.
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  • Distance: 369 km
  • Duration: 3h 19m

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

Bangkok Airways flies from Bangkok to Sukhothai twice daily. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Bang Sue Junction to Nong Tom every 4 hours. Tickets cost ฿180 - ฿1500 and the journey takes 6h 25m.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿3400
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿500 - ฿1100
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿1300
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Nong Tom
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿180 - ฿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)
฿180 - ฿270
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿950
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿400 - ฿550
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Train from Bang Sue to Ayutthaya
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿50 - ฿950
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)
฿50 - ฿160
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿750
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿250 - ฿340
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
Bus operators
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Bus from Phitsanulok to Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿39
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
+66 56 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Phitsanulok to Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿45 - ฿65
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tour With Thai
Phone
+6635958226
Website
tour-with-thai.business.site
Bus from Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya to Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
฿630
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Phitsanulok Tour
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿346
Schedules at
12go.asia
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 Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿700
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Sukhothai is 421 km. It takes approximately 5h 52m to drive from Bangkok to Sukhothai.

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Bangkok Airways offers flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Sukhothai Airport.

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There are 97+ hotels available in Sukhothai. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs ฿40 - ฿55.

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