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Posted by kelliepnz on 27/1/2018 at 23:46

Can anyone please tell me if they have purchased a train ticket on-line via thairailwayticket.com ? Looking into doing this from home country NZ before I travel. Thanks

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Posted by chriswotton on 6/2/2018 at 03:11

Yes - it's the Thai state railways' official online ticket sales site (a similar version existed a few years ago, then they pulled it, now it's back), and it's reliable. Just be aware that you need to print your ticket and take it with you - they won't accept it on your phone/iPad screen etc.

#2 chriswotton has been a member since 7/9/2008. Location: Thailand. Posts: 99

Posted by kelliepnz on 9/3/2018 at 07:31

thankyou, the prices seem a lot cheaper so was a bit suspicious.

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Posted by chriswotton on 9/3/2018 at 07:58

Cheaper than other sites online, you mean? Yes, definitely - the prices you see on thairailwayticket.com are the real prices you would pay if you bought the tickets yourself at the train station. The only extra fees you pay are a per-ticket service charge (30 baht or so) and a credit/debit card payment fee (again, 30-40 baht or so). The other agencies selling train tickets online charge a comparatively hefty amount more.

#4 chriswotton has been a member since 7/9/2008. Location: Thailand. Posts: 99

Posted by wanderer143 on 14/3/2018 at 15:10

Yes, they are pretty reliable.

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