There are 7 ways to get from Bangkok to Sukhothai by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Sukhothai  •  3 h 19 min

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

$64 - $178

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Sukhothai

$18

5 alternative options

Fly Don Muang to Phitsanulok, bus  •  5 h 45 min

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

$32 - $123

Train, taxi  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Phrom Phiram 3 Hua Lamphong - Sila At - Class II AC
  2. Take a taxi from Phrom Phiram to Sukhothai

$31 - $66

Mini Van, bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Khaosan Road to Ayuthaya
  2. Take the bus from Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya to Sukhothai

$21

Taxi  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bangkok to Sukhothai 263.3 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Sukhothai 263.3 miles

$35 - $55

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

Bangkok Airways flies from Bangkok to Sukhothai twice daily. Alternatively, Tara Tour and Travel operates a bus from Bangkok to Sukhothai twice daily. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $170
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $100
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $100
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Phrom Phiram
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Phitsanulok to Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tara Tour and Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Mama Travel and Tour
Website
mamatravelandtour.simdif.com
Bus from Khaosan Road to Ayuthaya
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
mamatravelandtour.simdif.com
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya to Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Other operators
Taxi from Phrom Phiram to Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$19 - $23

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bangkok and Sukhothai is 369 km. The road distance is 421 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Sukhothai is to bus which costs ฿550 and takes 8 h.

The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Sukhothai is to fly which takes 3 h 19 min and costs ฿2000 - ฿6000.

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

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