Travel by train from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok or vice versa is easy with a good choice of cheap slower trains or the more expensive Special Express services covering the 362km distance between the two historic Thai cities.
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All the above service operate on a daily basis.
The following are the one-way fares in either direction, depending on the type of train used (cheapest and slowest ones first).
Ordinary trains have just 3rd class fan seats available and are the cheapest way to travel between Chiang Mai and Phitsanulok costing just 65THB.
Rapid trains have both 2nd and 3rd class fan seating and cost :
3rd class 175THB
2nd class 260THB
Express trains have a range of seats and sleeping berths and cost:
3rd class fan seat 215THB
2nd class fan seat 300THB
2nd class Air-conditioned seat 370THB
2nd class fan berths:
2nd class Air-conditioned berths:
Special Express services are all sleeping berths services and cost :
1st class A/C berths:
2nd class A/C berths:
Trains numbers 13 1nd 14 also have 2nd class fan sleeper berth seats costing:
Special Express DRC (Diesel Railcar) have only 2nd class A/C seats and the price of your ticket comes with a small meal and soft drinks costing 470THB
Child Fares :
To work out the ticket prices for children aged 3 to 11, please apply the following discounts to the prices shown above, depending on you choice of coach class
1st class - minus 152THB
2nd class - minus 75THB
3rd class - minus 32THB
Children under 3 travel for free.