Sukhothai Bus Terminal is the main long distance bus terminal for Sukhothai.
Sukhothai Bus Terminal is near Sukhothai New Town and some distance from Sukhothai Old Town, where the Historical Park is located.
About Sukhothai Bus Terminal
Sukhothai Bus Terminal is a medium sized modern bus station with long distance bus services and a wide range of minivan services, especially on shorter routes. You can travel direct from Sukhothai Bus Terminal to most major destinations in the Northern and Central Regions of Thailand including Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Mae Sot and Phitsanulok.
There are lots of different services to the more popular destinations, using a wide range of different classes of vehicle from non air-conditioned buses to modern coaches with reclining seats and on-board toilets. There is limited information in English at this station and the timetable information on display is largely written in the Thai language. To find out about bus services at the station we recommend that you ask the ticket booking windows in the station.
Local Travel from Sukhothai Bus Terminal
There is a motorbike taxi stand in the grounds of the bus station and some shared taxis for private hire which wait for passengers near the bus platforms. On arrival at Sukhothai Bus Terminal most passengers are offered taxi services as they alight from the bus.
There are also inexpensive shared taxis operating from Sukhothai Bus Terminal which depart when enough customers have boarded the shared taxi. The first of the two main shared taxi routes is from Sukhothai Bus Terminal into Sukhothai New Town centre. These services depart from outside the exit to the station and the fare in 10 THB per person.
The second popular shared taxi route is from Sukhothai Bus Terminal to Sukhothai Old Town, where the Historical Park is located. These services usually depart from Platform 22. They operate everyday from 06:00 to 17:00 and the fare is 30 THB per person.
Location of Sukhothai Bus Terminal
Sukhothai Bus Terminal is located 12 km by road from Sukhothai Historical Park.
Facilities at Sukhothai Bus Terminal
Sukhothai Bus Terminal has relatively few facilities although there are shops, restaurants and guesthouses all within east walking distance of the bus station.
Facilities at Sukhothai Bus Terminal include:
- Left luggage office: Open everyday from 08:30 to 16:30.
- Toilets: Located at the opposite end of the waiting area to the main building. A fee of 3 THB per person is charged to use the toilet.
- Shops: There are several small food and drink stalls located near the toilets at the far end of the station.
Buy Tickets at the Bus Station
The ticket offices at Sukhothai Bus Terminal are in the main station building near the front entrance.
Tickets for the majority of the bus and minivan services from Sukhothai Bus Terminal can be purchased from the 8 counters marked ‘WINTOUR’. You need to go the counter which states your desired destination on the display board above the ticket window. For the First Class and VIP bus services to Bangkok and Chiang Mai you need to visit the separate ticket booth for the operator of the service, such as the ticket booth of the reliable state-owned Transport Co. whose ticket office is recognisable from the distinctive orange and blue logo.
Buy Tickets online
Use the Search Box below to buy travel tickets to and from Sukhothai.
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Bus to Khon Kaen
There are two daily bus services from Sukhothai to Khon Kaen which you can book online.
- Timetable of Bus services from Sukhothai to Khon Kaen:
|20:10||02:20||398 THB||Express||Phet Prasert|
|21:40||03:50||398 THB||Express||Phet Prasert|
- Journey Time: The journey takes 6 hours 10 minutes.
- Tickets: Buy tickets for bus services from Sukhothai to Khon Kaen.
Bus to Mukdahan
There are two daily bus services from Sukhothai to Mukdahan which you can book online.
- Timetable of Bus services from Sukhothai to Mukdahan:
|21:40||08:00||554 THB||Express||Phet Prasert|
- Journey Time: The journey takes 10 hours 20 minutes.
- Tickets: Buy tickets for bus services from Sukhothai to Mukdahan.
Bus to Kalasin
There are two daily bus services from Sukhothai to Kalasin which you can book online.
- Timetable of Bus services from Sukhothai to Kalasin:
|21:40||05:10||427 THB||Express||Phet Prasert|
- Journey Time: The journey takes 7 hours 30 minutes.
- Tickets: Buy tickets for bus services from Sukhothai to Kalasin.
Bus to Bangkok
There are wide variety of bus services from Sukhothai to Bangkok departing from 07:00 until 22:40. The journey takes around 7 hours.
Bus to Chiang Mai
For the 6 hour journey from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai either take one of the hourly 2nd Class services running from 07:00 to 15:00, or one of the overnight 1st Class or VIP services departing from 23:00 to 02:00.
Minivan to Phitsanulok
Minivan services from Sukhothai to Phitsanulok (the nearest major railway station) depart every hour from Sukhothai Bus Terminal from 08:00 to 17:00. The journey takes 1 hour.