CityNews – The new sleeper trains from Chiang Mai to Bangkok are now in service and bookings can be made for journeys from November 11 onwards.
The new train carriges for the State Railway of Thailand have been a long time coming but now have opened their doors to travellers who wish to travel between Bangkok and Chiang Mai or Bangkok and Ubon Ratchathani.
Bangkok – Nong Khai and Bangkok – Hat Yai routes will begin on December 2, 2016.
No extra costs will be incurred for people who booked before the upgraded trains were rolled out. In fact, prices have hardly risen, with tickets starting at 700 baht up to 1,600 baht. For more information call the State Railway of Thailand’s 24 hour hotline on 1690.