Train 69 is a daily overnight sleeper train service running on Thailand's North-Eastern railway line, from Bangkok's Hua Lamphong railway station to Nong Khai, close to the Friendship Bridge that crosses over the Mekhong River and acts as the main border crossing between Thailand and Laos.
If you are planning on catching the train from Nong Khai into Laos and onto Vientiane, this is the service you will need to catch, as it connects to the Nong Khai to Thanaleng train service.
Please Note : Train 69 has been changed to Train 25 and now operates with the brand new train coaches (from 2017)
|Bang Sue Junction||20.23|
|Kaeng Khoi Junction||22.35|
|Bua Yai junction||02.50|
This train service operates Daily.
This night train from Bangkok to Nong Khai has a choice of only 1st or 2nd class air-conditioned sleeper coaches available, as it is mainly used by tourists travelling from Thailand to Laos, so is one of the more expensive trains to travel on along this route.
The second class seats convert into an Upper Berth and Lower Berth beds. The lower bed is slightly more expensive than the upper, but is really worth the extra money as it is much wider and allows you much more space.
There is no online train booking service from the State Railway of Thailand, so you will have to book your tickets ether in person at any station within Thailand, or pay an agent to do it for you.
If need to book tickets from outside of Thailand.
If you are staying in Bangkok, there are a few stations that you can depart from and some may be easier to get to, rather than the main station at Hua Lamphong.
Sam Sen station is much closer to many popular accommodation areas in the city, so buying tickets or starting your journey from there may be much more convenient for you.
If you are coming from the north of Thailand, Bang Sue Junction Station is quite close to the Northern Bus Terminal, Mochit.
If you are flying to Bangkok's second airport at Don Muang, you can also catch this train from the station there.
To learn more about these station in Bangkok, please visit the following pages on our site :
Other night trains on this route you may consider travelling on are :
The above timetable was correct at time of publication but may change without notice.
We recommend that you confirm departure times by either :