Train 13 is a Special Express service from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in the North of Thailand.
This night train to Chiang Mai consists of just Second Class and First Class air-conditioned sleeper carriages.
Tickets for this service are very popular and can be full at busy times of the year so advance booking for seats or beds is highly recommended.
New Timetable from 19th January 2023 - Train 13 now originates from Bang Sue Grand Station (Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal).
|Bang Sue Grand (Krung Thep Aphiwat)||20:05|
|Don Muang Airport (DMK)||20:22|
Trains operates Daily.
Other train timetables for services from Bangkok to Chiang Mai:
Train number 7 - Special Express DRC daytime service >
Train number 109 - Rapid day / night sleeper service >
Train number 9 - Special Express night sleeper service >
Train number 51 - Express night sleeper service >
Train 13 has slightly different carriages than the rest of the trains in Thailand, as it operates with mainly JR West (Japanese Railways) coaches, which are a little bit more luxurious than the normal sleeper train carriages used by Thai Railways, with the upper berth in Second class slightly more spacious than the normal trains.
If you want to compare night trains to Chiang Mai, have a look at the sleeping berths on train number 9 here >
Ticket prices for beds are still the same as other trains.
To make an advance booking for this train (for a small fee):
If you want to compare prices of the train to how much a bus from Bangkok to Chiang Mai will cost:
Like nearly all long distance trains in Thailand you will find a restaurant car and meal service, where you can try out some of Thai Railways much improved menu.
After a long overnight journey, you arrive at the station and still have a few kilometres to go to get to the most popular place to stay in the city, which is within the "old city" walls and moat.
There are plenty of transport options from the station and you can even walk if you want to do it for free.
The train schedule published above was correct at time of publication but may change.
Please check directly with the State Railway of Thailand to confirm departure times by either:
Visiting any station within Thailand
Telephoning the SRT 24 hour call centre on 1690.