Train Trips to Pasak Jolasid dam from November to February 2018

A good way to explore Thailand if you don’t have your own transport is to join a weekend train excursion. I have done this a few times and it is a great way to meet normal Thai people and to see the countryside. The latest train excursion to be offered by the State Railway of Thailand is to to Pasak Jolasid dam in Lopburi.

The weekend train excursions from Bangkok to Pasak Jolasid dam leave on the following dates:

18, 19, 25, 26 November 2017
2, 3, 9 ,10, 16, 17, 23, 24 December 2017
6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 January 2018
3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 February 2018

PLEASE NOTE: Extra trips were added as it originally ended in January

The train leaves Bangkok Station (Hua Lamphong) at 7:10 am & returns at 6:30 pm. On the way out, there will be brief stops to pick up passengers at Samsen, Bang Sue, Bang Khen, Lak Si, Don Mueang, Rangsit, Ayutthaya, Saraburi, Kaeng Koi and Kaeng Sua Ten. You spend about five hours at the dam which is more than enough time to join a tour of the dam, eat some lunch and relax by the lake. The highlight is the long railway bridge across the lake. The train stops on this for a short time to allow you to get down and take some pictures.

The return ticket is 270 Baht. You can buy at your local station from now onwards. Please note, there are no stops this year in the sunflower fields. Call 1690 for more information.

9 thoughts on “Train Trips to Pasak Jolasid dam from November to February 2018

  • November 12, 2017 at 3:00 pm
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    Hi Richard. Thank you for your information. I wanted to visit the sunflower fields. If the train dont stop there, how can i go to the sunflower field. Is it very far from the Pasak Jolasid dam train stop.

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    • November 12, 2017 at 3:01 pm
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      The sunflower fields are at various locations. Farmers take turns as they don’t last long. So, difficult to both map and get to them without your own transport. When I go, I just follow the signs they put up for the fields.

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    • December 20, 2017 at 9:52 pm
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      Hi Alison! If your plan is to just go to the sunflower fields, go to Morchit 2 bus station 1st floor. Then, ask for a van going to the Sunflower fields (TOONG DOK TANTAWAN) in Lopburi. The van driver will drop you to the sunflower fields. But please don’t forget to get his phone number for your return trip. Btw, I made the trip alone last Dec 2016.

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  • November 25, 2017 at 5:07 am
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    The trips are booked through January. No announcement of any future trips.

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    • November 25, 2017 at 6:36 am
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      Yes, I can confirm all tickets now fully booked. Though worth checking again as they might add an extra carriage.

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  • December 7, 2017 at 8:51 pm
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    I want to have a train trip but you don’t mention inclusion nor exclusion in your trips. 270 Bahts is just for transportation?
    I will arrive on 8th Dec for medical care. After meeting with consultant i want to contact you. How can i buy the ticket if i have time?

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    • December 7, 2017 at 9:49 pm
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      The latest I heard is that tickets are all sold out. But yes, the cost of the day trip is 270 Baht.

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  • January 18, 2018 at 4:44 pm
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    Is there any train to there on March?

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