Where to Go
Transport Ang Thong
The most convenient way to get to and explore Ang Thong is by car. It is possible to take a bus, but then visitors must rely on local transportation in order to get around town and to the nearby villages.
The Bangkok Railway Station (Hua Lumphong) is the major terminal where daily trains leave for Ayutthaya and on to Chiang Mai. To get to Ang Thong, one can take a train to Ayutthaya and then take a short bus ride to Ang Thong.
There are many routes from Bangkok to Ang Thong, including:
Route 1: Take the Phahonyothin Highway (Highway No. 1) from Bangkok and turn onto the Asian Highway (Highway No. 32), passing through Amphoe Bang Pa-in and Amphoe Bang Pahan in Ayuttaya before arriving in Ang Thong. Total distance is about 105 kilometers.
Route 2: Take the New Road and cross Somdet Phra Pinklao Bridge until you reach Talingchan. Then turn onto Highway No. 340, passing Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Ayutthaya, and Suphan Buri until you reach Ang Thong. Total distance is about 150 kilometers.
Route 3: Take the Bangkok-Pathum Thani Highway, passing through Amphoe Pak Kret. Then take Highway No. 3111, passing Amphoe Bang Sai, Amphoe Sena, and Ayutthaya. Then take Highway No. 3263 and follow Highway No. 309 through Amphoe Pa Mok until you reach Ang Thong. Total distance is about 140 kilometers.
The Transportation Co., Ltd. provides daily bus services between Bangkok and Ang Thong. There are both air-conditioned and non air-conditioned buses leaving from the Northern Terminal Bus Station (Mo Chit 2) on Kamphaeng Phet II Road. For more information, please contact 0 2537 8055, 0 2936 2852-66, 0 2936 3603
The easiest way to travel around Ang Thong is by local transport, either Samlor, a pedal powered tricycle with a carriage attached, tuk tuk, a similar vehicle powered by a motorcycle, or songtaew, a truck with two rows of benches at the back. However, the best way to have freedom to explore at will is by renting a vehicle from Bangkok or Ayutthaya, which will allow you to explore attractions in the more rural areas.