Where to Go
As a province somewhat off the typical tourist route, Yasothon is best reached via private car or public bus. However, it is possible to take a train or plane to nearby Ubon Ratchathani an then a short bus to Yasothon. 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 Yasothon. Visitors can take a train to Ubon Ratchathani and then continue to Yasothon by bus. Call 1690, or 02-223-7010 to 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 Yasothon via Borabue, Maha Sarakham, and Roi Et, a total distance of 531 kilometers.
Bangkok-Yasothon buses depart daily from Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal (Mo Chit 2). Contact Transport Co.Ltd at Tel: 0 2936 2852-66 or visit www.transport.co.th for more information.
There are no direct flights to Yasothon. Visitors can fly from Bangkok to Ubon Ratchathani and continue the trip by bus to Yasothon.
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.