Departure: Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal
Journey Time: 10-13 hours
The Bangkok-Chiang Mai route ranks among the most scenic and romantic rail journeys in Thailand. Departing from Bangkok at 6.40 pm, the train passes through the dark central plain. As it ascends into the North, passengers wake up to misty mornings and breathtaking dawns in Lamphun. The journey reveals stunning mountain valleys, lush evergreen forests, verdant rice paddies, and charming farmhouses through the windows. At Chiang Mai, await beautiful temples, delectable local cuisine, warm hospitality, and an even more captivating landscape. The Train 9, a Special Express with comfortable sleepers, is the preferred choice for overnight journeys.