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

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Fly Don Muang to Phitsanulok, bus  •  4h 32m

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

฿1135 - ฿2035

Cheapest option

Bus via Phitsanulok  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phitsanulok Bus Terminal 1
  2. Take the bus from Phitsanulok to Sukhothai 829

฿298 - ฿451

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Sukhothai  •  3h 19m

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

฿2940 - ฿4352

Fly Don Muang to Mae Sot, bus  •  6h 28m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Mae Sot (MAQ) DMK - MAQ
  2. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Sukhothai

฿2870 - ฿3430

Train  •  7h 22m

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

฿2981 - ฿4843

Bus  •  8h 10m

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

฿300 - ฿750

Drive  •  5h 50m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Sukhothai 421.4 km

฿1100 - ฿1700

Bangkok → Sukhothai
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  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sukhothai is 1422.

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

The social distance requirement in Sukhothai is 1 metre.

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

Last updated: 3 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Sukhothai is to bus via Phitsanulok which costs ฿290 - ฿460 and takes 8h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Sukhothai is to fly which costs ฿2900 - ฿4400 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 421.4 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 - ฿4900.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m 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 ฿2900 - ฿4400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ฿2900 - ฿4900 and takes 7h 22m, you could also bus, which costs ฿300 - ฿750 and takes 8h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Don Muang Airport to Phitsanulok Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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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: 4h 32m

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 every 4 hours. Tickets cost ฿180 - ฿1500 and the journey takes 6h 25m.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿2000
Flights from Don Muang to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿5500
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿1700
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿700 - ฿2100
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿2800
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
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
Bus from Mae Sot to Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿120 - ฿180
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
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
฿359
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phitsanulok Bus Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿315
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿300 - ฿450
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phitsanulok Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿260 - ฿390
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
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
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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Thai Lion Mentari, Thai AirAsia and Nok Air offer flights from Don Muang Airport to Phitsanulok Airport.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Sukhothai. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Don Muang Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs ฿150.

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