Travel from Ayutthaya to Sukhothai

There are two ways to travel from Ayutthaya to Sukhothai:

  • By train to Phitsanulok and then connecting bus to Sukhothai.
  • By direct bus from Ayutthaya to Sukhothai.

Travelling by direct bus is the faster of the two options.

Bus Times from Ayutthaya to Sukhothai

There are currently 6 direct bus services a day from Ayutthaya to Sukhothai available to book online.

09:3015:30฿ 690Tour with Thai
11:3017:30฿ 690Tour with Thai
19:1001:10฿ 690Tour with Thai
20:3002:30฿ 690Tour with Thai
21:0003:00฿ 690Tour with Thai
22:0004:00฿ 690Tour with Thai
  • This journey commences with a tuk-tuk transfer to the bus station to board a large air-conditioned bus, with an on-board toilet, for the journey to Sukhothai.

Buy Tickets from Ayutthaya to Sukhothai

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  • Before boarding the bus you need to exchange your electronic travel voucher for a ticket at the Tour with Thai office in Ayutthaya town centre.

Departure from Ayutthaya

The service to Sukhothai departs from the Tour with Thai Office located at 10/29 Naresaun Soi 2, Tambon Hua Ro, Amphoe Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 13000.

Google Map of Tour with Thai Office

Arrival in Sukhothai

Tour with Thai services from Ayutthaya to Sukhothai terminate at Sukhothai Bus Terminal.

Google Map of Sukhothai Bus Terminal

About Sukhothai Historical Park

Sukhothai Historical Park is a vast historical site covering around 70 square kilometres with 193 dilapidated buildings to explore, although the central part of the park is a smaller walled town area with a moat which covers 3.2 square kilometres.

Visiting the Park

The park is open every day from 08:30 to 18:00 and there is an admission fee of 100 THB for each of five zones within the park. Because the park is so large many visitors choose to rent a bicycle to get around and there is an additional charge of 10 THB for taking a bicycle into each of the zones.

Wat Mahathat at Sukhothai Historical Park
Wat Mahathat at Sukhothai Historical Park
History of Sukhothai

Sukhothai Historical Park contains the ruins of the capital city of what was, arguably, the forerunner of the Kingdom of Thailand. The Kingdom of Sukhothai existed as an independent state from 1238 until 1438 and controlled a significant part of what is modern day Thailand, with territory stretching as far south as Nakhon Si Thammarat.

Main Attractions at Sukhothai Historical Park

The era of the Sukhothai Kingdom is notable for its impressive artwork, including the distinctive Buddha statues with square heads and large eyes. In and amongst the temples which were founded during the era of the Sukhothai Kingdom are older temples, such as Wat Si Sawai and Wat Phra Phai Luang, which were originally built as Hindu temples when the area was under the control of the Khmer Empire.

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