Where to Go
Transport Roi Et
As a province somewhat off the typical tourist route, Roi Et is best reached via private car or public bus. However, it is possible to take a train to nearby Khon Kaen and then a short bus to Roi Et. Once there, it may be easier to get around with your own car, but there are standard forms of local transport available for visitors: i.e. songtaew, motorbike taxi, and tuk tuk.
There is no direct train service to Roi Et. Visitors can take a train to Khon Kaen and then continue by bus to Roi Et. Call 1690, 0 2223 7010-20 for more information.
From Bangkok, take Highway No. 1 (Phahonyothin Road) to Saraburi and Highway No. 2 (Mittraphap Road) to Ban Phai, then take Highway No. 23 to Roi Et via Borabue and Maha Sarakham, a total distance of 512 kilometers.
Bangkok-Roi Et buses depart from Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal (Mo Chit 2) every day. Contact Transport Co.Ltd at Tel: 0 2936 2852-66 or visit www.transport.co.th for more information.
Solar air has Three flights a week into and out of Roi Et from Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport. For schedule or reservations, contact www.solarair.co.th
As in most rural Thai provinces there are typically songtaews that follow established routes around the provincial capital and between towns within the province. Songtaews, motorbike taxis, and some form of tuk tuk are usually available for private charter as well.