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There are 5 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

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Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Mochit to Sukhothai Mochit - Sukhothai

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Fly Don Muang to Phitsanulok, bus  •  5h 3m

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

Train  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Nong Tom 105 Hua Lamphong - Sila At - Class III AC

Drive  •  5h 50m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Sukhothai 421.4 km

Bangkok to Sukhothai by bus

The bus journey time between Bangkok and Sukhothai is around 7h 30m and covers a distance of around 415 km. Operated by Phitsanulok Tour, The Transport Company and Tara Tour and Travel, the Bangkok to Sukhothai bus service departs from Mochit and arrives in Sukhothai. Typically 98 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

98 Weekly Buses
7h 30m Average Duration
฿300 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Sukhothai is to bus which costs ฿300 - ฿750 and takes 7h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Sukhothai is to fly which costs ฿2700 - ฿5000 and takes 3h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mochit and arriving at Sukhothai. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 30m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Sukhothai is 369 km. The road distance is 421.4 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 ฿2900 - ฿4700.

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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 Mochit station.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Sukhothai is to fly which takes 3h 19m and costs ฿2700 - ฿5000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ฿2900 - ฿4700 and takes 7h 22m, you could also bus, which costs ฿300 - ฿750 and takes 7h 30m.

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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 once daily. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Bang Sue Junction to Nong Tom once daily. Tickets cost ฿130 - ฿1300 and the journey takes 6h 25m.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿800 - ฿3300
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿3400
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿800 - ฿3000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿2700
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
Once daily
Estimated price
฿130 - ฿1300
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
฿130 - ฿230
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿350 - ฿480
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1300
Bus operators
bus
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 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿45 - ฿65
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Phitsanulok Tour
Website
12go.co
Bus from Mochit to Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿360 - ฿430
Schedules at
12go.co
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
Once daily
Estimated price
฿750
Schedules at
12go.asia

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Sukhothai is 421 km. It takes approximately 5h 50m 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 64+ 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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