Yala is 1,084 kilometres south of Bangkok by road. One can take Highway 4 (Thanon
Phetkasem) from Bangkok to Prachuap Khiri Khan, and Chumphon, then onto
Highway 41 through Thung Song, Phatthalung, Hat Yai, Pattani, and Yala.
services are run daily between Bangkok and Yala from the Southern Bus
Terminal. Departure times from Bangkok are as follows:
VIP Bus: 5.30 p.m.
Standard 1 Bus: 10.30 a.m.
and 5 p.m.
For further information
please call the Southern Bus Terminal at tel: 0 2435 1119-200.
Thai Doen Rot Co.,Ltd (tel:
0 2435 7424): operates a daily bus service from Bangkok to Betong. The
bus leaves the Southern Bus Terminal at 4 p.m.
Yala is 1,055 kilometres
from Bangkok by rail. The State Railway Authority of Thailand operates
daily rapid and express train services from Bangkok to Yala. Trains
leaves the Bangkok Railway Station at 0.25 p.m., 2.45 p.m. and 3.50 p.m.
For more information please call Travelling Service Unit, Bangkok
Railway Station at tel: 1690, 0 2223 7010 and 0 2223 7020 or visit
There is no direct flight
to Yala but Thai Airways International offers flights from Bangkok to
Hat Yai. From Hat Yai one can either take the train, bus, taxi, or
air-conditioned van to Yala. Please call Thai Airways at 1566, 0 2280
0060, 0 2628 2000 for more information.