Train number 174 is a daily Rapid night train between the Southern Thai city of Nakhon Si Thammarat and the capital Bangkok.
Although most people visiting Thailand will never end up in this city, this train is a good option for travelling between the beach resorts along the East coast of the Gulf of Thailand.
|Nakhon Si Thammarat||13.00|
|Ban Thung Lo||13.31|
|Khao Chum Thong Junction||13.44|
|Thung song Junction||14.24|
|Khlong Chan Di||14.55|
|Surat Thani (Boats to Koh Samui / Koh Phangan)||16.47|
|Chumphon (Boats to Koh Tao)||19.36|
|Bang Saphan Noi||21.04|
|Bang Saphan Yai||21.28|
|Prachuap Khiri Khan||22.58|
|Bang Sue Junction||04.47|
Train 174 arrives at Bangkok's main railway station, Hua Lamphong, but you may wish to get off at Sam Sen or even Bang Sue if they are closer to you final destination.
For travel information, maps and more about these stations in Bangkok, please visit the following pages on our site :
For longer journeys, this train service has both 2nd class air-conditioned sleeping carriages and the much cheaper 2nd class fan sleeping carriages.
For shorter trips, this service provides 2nd class fan seats and really cheap 3rd class fan seats.
Travelling by Rapid train in Thailand, especially for shorter trips is much more economical than the Express and Special Express trains as all the extra fees are payed for the distance travelled, unlike the set fees for the faster services.
To see fares for this service, please refer to our destination pages where you can find all the most popular routes.
Please note that the times in the timetable shown above may change and you are advised to check with the State Railways of Thailand before travelling to the station.
You can check departure times by any of the following means :