Train 51 is an overnight Express Train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in northern Thailand.
This is popular train as it has both types of second class sleeper coaches, the air-con sleepers and the cheaper 2nd class non air-con sleepers.
New Timetable from 19th January 2023 - Train 51 now originates from Bang Sue Grand Station (Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal).
|Bang Sue Grand
|Don Muang Airport (DMK)
|Pak Nam Pho
This Train operates Daily.
Other Train Schedules 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 13 - Special Express night sleeper service >
This train operates with the standard second class sleeper coaches. Comfortable and spacious seats are turned in beds in the evening.
The lower berth is always more comfortable than the upper berth as it is quite a bit wider. It is also slightly more expensive.
If you want to travel in the 2nd class air-conditioned coach, make sure you bring along some warm clothes as they can get quite cold!
This service also has 2nd class air-con and non air-con seat carriages and for those who want to travel really cheaply, 3rd class fan cooled seat carriages.
To see all the ticket prices for this train and all other trains from Bangkok to Chiang Mai:
Tickets can be booked within Thailand at any SRT mainline station up to 90 days in advance.
Advance booking for this train is highly advised as it will be full most times of the year.
If you are not in Thailand and want to buy your tickets in advance (for a small fee):