There are 4-5 trips daily from Bangkok to Phitsanulok. Once
there, the visitors need to catch local buses to Sukhothai.
Call +66 2 280-0060, 628-2000. Or with Bangkok Airways, there
is a Bangkok-Sukhothai trip daily leaving Bangkok at 8.20am.
For additional information, please call +66 2 229 3456 to 63.
Bangkok Airways Airport +66 55 612 448
Thai Airways Phitsanulok +66 55 258 020, 219 630
It normally takes about 7 hours to travel the 440km from Bangkok
to Sukhothai by bus. Departing from the Northern Bus Terminal
(Kamphaeng Phet Road), there are four different destinations
in Sukhothai where the bus will stop: Sukhothai (Muang District),
Sukhothai Historical Park, Sawankhalok District, Si Satchanalai
District (serviced by only a first class air-conditioned bus).
There is only a trip from Bangkok to Sawankhalok which leaves
Bangkok Railway Station (Hua Lam Phong) at 11.10pm and arrives
return trip from Sawankhalok departs at 7.40am, arrives Bangkok
fare will be charged according to the class of service plus
any supplementary charges from different options that the
there are no trains going directly to Sukhothai. The visitors
have to catch the train to Phitsanulok and then take a local
bus to Sukhothai which is about 50 km away.
From Bangkok, the visitors who have private cars can easily
take the national highway route 1 (Phaholyothin Road)
to the north. On the way to Sukhothai, this route will
pass a number of provinces: Ayutthaya, a capital of Thailand
after Sukhothai Kingdom; Saraburi with Lord Buddha's Footprint;
Lopburi with the ancient Khmer temple; Chainat with its
huge irrigation dam, Nakhon Sawan with the major rivers'
convergence and Kamphaeng Phet with its attractive views
of hills and rivers. At Kamphaeng Phet, take exit to route
101 to Khiri Mat and follow the sign to Sukhothai. The
total distance is 440 km and it takes approximately 7
hours to drive meanwhile the visitors can have the chance
to see the real rural Thailand.
national highway route 1 at Km.50, take exit to route
32, pass through Ayutthaya until reaching Nakhon Sawan.
Then take route 117 to Phitsanulok and find route 12 to
Sukhothai. The total distance is 427 km.
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