The club was founded in 1970 as PEA FC (Provincial Electricity Authority Football Club) before being reformed as Buriram PEA and Buriram United in 2010 and 2012 respectively. Their home stadium is Chang Arena, which has a capacity of 32,600.

Buriram United is the most successful club in Thailand, having won 7 Thai League titles, 4 FA Cups, 5 League Cups and 1 Thai Super Cup. In the continental arena, the team won the Mekong Club Championship twice and reached the quarterfinals of the AFC Champions League in 2013.

In 2014, under Spanish head coach Alejandro Menéndez, Buriram United became the first Thai club to achieve the quadruple by winning 4 trophies in the calendar year. The campaign included the titles of Kor Royal Cup, Thai League T1, Thai FA Cup and Thai League Cup. In 2015, Brazilian coach Alexandre Gama guided Buriram United to, once again, win all four competitions in the 2016 calendar year: Kor Royal Cup, Thai League T1, Thai FA Cup and Thai League Cup.

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