Where to Go
Transport Nakhon Si Thammarat
Although it’s not a major tourist destination, thanks to its location, size, and historical importance there are numerous options for getting to and from Nakhon Si Thammarat. Once in Nakhon Si Thammarat there are numerous ways to get around the province.
There are rapid and express trains departing from Bangkok’s Hua Lumphong Railway Station to Nakhon Si Thammarat at 5.35 p.m. and 7.15 p.m. For more information, contact tel. 1690, 0 2223 7010, 0 2223 7020, visit www.railway.co.th or call Nakhon Si Thammarat train station at tel. 0 7535 6364 or 0 7534 6129.
Nakhon Si Thammarat lies 780 kilometers south of Bangkok by road. From Bangkok, take Highway No. 4 towards Hua Hin and then Highway No. 41 until arriving in Amphoe Phun Phin in Surat Thani; finally, take Highway No. 401 along the coast to Nakhon Si Thammarat city.
Regular and air-conditioned busses depart daily for Nakhon Si Thammarat from Bangkok's Southern Bus Terminal. The trip takes about 12 hours. There are three types of air-conditioned busses that leave Bangkok either early in the morning, in the evening, or at night.
Thai AirAsia and Nok Air offer regularly scheduled daily flights between Bangkok and Nakhon Si Thammarat, an approximately one hour journey.
Travel within the province is easy, both by local busses and taxis, and mini-bus service provides transportation around Nakhon Si Thammarat city. Transport to nearby provinces includes vans, taxis, buses, and trains.