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Thai-Burma Railway (Death Railway)

Kanchanaburi, Thailand
+66 2 267 1400
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Bridge on the River Kwai and Thailand-Burma Railway Tour
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Kanchanaburi, Thailand
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+66 2 267 1400
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Trip started from Bangkok for more than 150min we visited many places like museum , cemetery , lunch on the river and waterfall but the best part was death railway . It was 1h trip and returned back to Bangkok I recommend to go for...More

Thank Wael A
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came from Krasaecave back to Kanchanaburi via train. The train, while not modern, is clean, no aircon, but nice cool breeze with the windows down....but it can be hot if sitting on the sunny side. Very cheap, free for Thais, 100Baht for foreigners, no...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited the Death Railway museum and adjoining cemetery - sobering reminder of the past - walked over the iron bridge Museum had very good display of the tragic history of the area

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group did Jeath Museum, toured the cemetery, took a long tail boat down the river to the bridge over the River Kwai, and took the railway with reserved seats. Although it was very hot and humid, the history and scenery were amazing! Would definitely...More

Thank phxaztraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a day trip on the train to the end of the line from kanchanaburi station. The ticket cost £2.50 each way which gave you a numbered seat place and the journey was about 2.5 hours each way. I was unsure about sitting on a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I expected this train trip to take about 15 min but it lasted approximately 1 hour! A bit too long for me. There was no information during this trip and we just had to keep looking outside. Very good views sometimes but most of the...More

Thank Go2Look
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During this part of our trip we were with a guide. There is one section of the railway that is most popular with tourists, and we rode that short section. I think it’s worth it to ride the train before you go to the museum....More

Thank Lavakids2003
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Death railway in November, a excellent train ride with great scenery across the River Kwai, we did have seats already booked but there were plenty to be honest .good to visit the museum first and get the history about the building of...More

Thank BaggiePhil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had fun, but we were certainly on a time limit so we had to take the next train back. If you go, splurge for a 2nd class car as the benches in 3rd will make your bum hurt after about an hour (halfway). I...More

Thank josh w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tausends of prisioniers died building this railway It s interesting for history lovers I recommend if you like history

Thank Beto M
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Hugh K
10 September 2017|
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Response from Sas954 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Hugh, there are many options for day trips to the bridge, there is also a weekend tourist train from Hua Lamphong station, it only runs on weekends. I took the local train from Thonburi station, two trains per day, 7:30... More
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Jason690
19 August 2017|
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Response from Russell P | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jason, I have a car so travel was easy with a GPS. Many hotels can arrange minibus tours as this is a popular destination. I recommend going to the cemetery and museum opposite before you go to Hellfire Pass, I also... More
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Hippybythesea
9 July 2017|
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Response from Sas954 | Reviewed this property |
The train has basic washroom facilities, I would take hand sanitizer for post bathroom, there is running water but not always soap. The trip on the railway is 100 Thai Bhat each way, which is approximately 3USD, so GBP 2... More
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