Tourist train Bangkok (Hua Lamphong) – Kanchanaburi (Kanchanaburi-Thailand)
If You don’t have more than a day to visit Kanchanaburi, then Your best option is to take the tourist train, which leaves at 06:30h Saturdays and 06:30 Sundays. The train number is 909 and it departures from the main train station in Bangkok – Hua Lamphong, GPS: 13.739250, 100.516702 (13 ° 44’21.3 “N, 100 ° 31’00.1” E). By taking this train, You will visit all of the most important attractions in Kanchanaburi.
06:30h Only Saturdays and Sundays. The train departures from Bangkok train station Hualamphong. Platform n.11, train n. 909.
07:40h You arrive at Nakhon Pathom. You stay here for 40 minutes and visit the Wat Phra Pathom Chedi Temple (GPS: 13.819789, 100.060160 (13°49’11.2″N, 100°03’36.6″E)), which is 300 meters away from the train. The temple houses the second highest pillar in the world, 120 meters high. The entrance to the temple is free and there is a market next to it, where You can buy food and souvenirs at affordable prices.
09:25h You arrive in Kanchanaburi, 3-minute stop.
09:35h Bridge on the river Kwai, 25-minute stop. This bridge is one of the main attractions in Kanchanaburi. This black-iron bridge owes its fame to numerous pictures and books. It is part of the so-called Death Railway, connecting Thailand and Burma (Myanmar). During the Second World War, it was the target of many bombings.
10:00h The tour continues. Around 11h, You drive next to the Wampo Viaduct, GPS: 14.104884, 99.166719 (14°06’17.6″N, 99°10’00.2″E). You will experience a beautiful view of the river Kwae Noi. Inside the viaduct is the Krasae Cave, the home of many war prisioners who participated in the construction of the Death Railway between 1942 and 1943. Today, there is a large Buddha statue.
11:30h You arrive at the Nam Tok Sai Yok Noi National Park. The main attraction in here is the waterfall located on GPS: 14.23860, 99.05827 (14°14’19.0″N, 99°03’29.8″E). There is also a cave, located 200meters from the waterfall, GPS: 14.239748, 99.058618 (14°14’23.1″N, 99°03’31.0″E). Bring Your bathing suits and take a swim under the waterfall. The ticket prices for the national park are: for adults 300THB (7,5EUR), children 200THB (5 EUR) (the prices for the locals are cheaper). Just in case, ask the conductor when the train leaves.
14:25h The train departs from the Nam Tok station.
15:53h The train arrives at the main station in Kanchanaburi and stays for around 60 min. Just in case, ask the conductor when exactly the train leaves. You will have time to visit the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, GPS: 14.031902, 99.525753 (14°01’54.9″N, 99°31’32.7″E). The cemetery is around 300 meters away from the station. This is the most emotional place in Kanchanaburi. It is the final resting place of more than 7000 prisioners of war who died during the construction of the Death Railway. The entrance is free.
16:53h The train departures from Kanchanaburi (if You ordered dinner, it will be served around this time)
19:25h The train arrives at Bangkok Hualamphog Station (the trains are usually late so don’t rely on the fact that You will arrive in time).
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The train departures at 06:30h and comes back at 19:25h on the same place, Bangkok Hualamphong station.
You can buy train tickets on the Hua Lamphong station in advance or on the day of Your departure. The trains are not too comfortable, they are third class, without air conditioning. You can also order dinner, the staff will hand out menus, so just show what You want to eat. Dinner is served on the way back to Bangkok.
191 Rong Mueang Rd, Khwaeng Rong Muang, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
The train leaves from: Bangkok Hua Lamphong Railway Station 13.739011, 100.516692 (13°44’20.4″N, 100°31’00.1″E)
Return ticket 130THB (3,25EUR)
06:30h Saturdays; 06:30h Sundays, the train number is 909
GPS Coordinates: The train leaves from Bangkok Hua Lamphong Railway Station, GPS 13.739011, 100.516692 (13°44’20.4″N, 100°31’00.1″E).
It is the best to get to the Hua Lamphong by subway. Take the MRT Hua Lamphong subway and exit at exit 2. You will come straight to the railway station. If You want to go by taxi, just show the driver our instructions.
The railway station Bangkok Hua Lamphong is around 4km away from the Khao San Road.
The railway station Bangkok Hua Lamphong is around 3km away from the center of Bangkok, sky train “BTS SIAM”.
Address: 191 Rong Mueang Rd, Khwaeng Rong Muang, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
ช่วยพาไปส่งที่สวนน้ำพัทยา ปาร์ค ที่ตรงหาดจอมเทียนด้วยครับ/ค่ะ
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Please, can you tell me how to find this sight:
ช่วยบอกทางไปสวนน้ำพัทยา ปาร์ค ที่ตรงหาดจอมเทียนด้วยครับ/ค่ะ
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