How do I get from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi?
The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi is to taxi which costs ฿900 – ฿1100 and takes 1h 45m. Is there a direct bus between Bangkok and Kanchanaburi? Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and arriving at Kanchanaburi. Services depart once daily, and operate every day.
Is there a train from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi?
Bangkok to Kanchanaburi Train Times
The unhurried train journey through Bangkok suburbs and peaceful countryside is probably the most authentic and fun way to reach Kanchanaburi. Scheduled trains depart Thonburi station in Bangkok for Kanchanaburi twice a day, seven days a week.
How much is the train from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi?
Ticket Prices for the Bangkok to Kanchanaburi Train
Although the published fare for these trains to Kanchanaburi from Bangkok is only 25 Baht, tourists are charged 100 Baht per ticket along this line, for whatever route you travel.
Is it safe to travel to Kanchanaburi?
Like most destinations in Thailand, Kanchanaburi is very safe, but don’t be lulled into a false sense of security because petty and opportunistic crimes can still happen. As it is more rural, some parts of the city are poorly light at night, if you’re unsure of where you’re going just take a taxi.
How do I get to Kanchanaburi by train?
Trains to Kanchanaburi depart at 07:50 and 13:55 from Thonburi (aka Bangkok Noi) Station in Bangkok, located on the west side of the Chao Phraya River. Tell taxi drivers “Sathanee Rot Fai Thon Buri/Bangkok Noi” or else they may take you to Krung Thonburi BTS Skytrain Station.
Is the bridge over the River Kwai still there?
The real bridge on the River Kwai was never destroyed, not even damaged. It still stands on the edge of the Thai jungle about three miles from this peaceful town and it has become something of a tourist attraction. The bridge was erected by Allied pris oners during the Japanese occupation of Thailand in World War II.