Where to Go
Transport Uthai Thani
As a province off the typical tourist route, Uthai Thani is best reached via bus, though it is also possible to drive there. 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. songtaews, motorbike taxis, samlors, and tuk tuks.
1. From Bangkok, take Highway No. 32, through Ayutthaya, Ang Thong, Sing Buri, and Chai Nat, and then turn left at Km.206 in Tha Nam Oi. From there, cross the bridge spanning the Chao Phraya River and turn left onto Road No. 333 to Uthai Thani. The total distance is around 222 kilometers.
2. From Bangkok, take Highway No. 32 through Ayutthaya, and then turn left, crossing the bridge to Ang Thong. Go through Sing Buri and Amphoe Sapphraya, past the Chao Phraya Dam, and through Amphoe Wat Sing and Wat Tha Sung until you arrive at Uthai Thani Market. The total distance is about 283 kilometers.
3. From Bangkok, take Road No. 340 past Suphan Buri, and then turn left onto Road No. 357 and right onto No. 322 past Amphoe Don Chedi. From there, turn right onto Road No. 3264 to Ban Sa Krachom, then turn right onto Road No. 333 to the Ban Rai intersection and another right to Uthai Thani. The total distance is about 302 kilometers.
There are daily regular and air-conditioned Bangkok – Uthai Thani busses departing regularly between 05.00am and 4.00pm. For more information, please contact Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal (Mo Chit 2), Tel: 0 2936 2852-66, or Uthai Thani Bus Terminal, Tel 0 5651 1914, or visit www.transport.co.th
As in most rural Thai provinces there are typically songtaews that follow established routes around the provincial capital and local busses and songtaews for trips between towns within the province. Songtaews, motorbike taxis and samlors are usually available for private charter as well.