From Bangkok, take the Bangkok-Nakhon Ratchasima route, then
proceed to Ban Phai along Highway No. 2, take Highway No. 23
and Highway No. 213 to Sakhon Nakhon Province via Maha
Sarakham and Kalasin Provinces and continue the trip along
Highway No. 22 to Nakhon Phanom for a total distance of 740
From Bangkok take Highway No. 1, Pahonyothin Road, to
Saraburi. At the main junction, kilometer 107 marker, turn
right onto Highway 2 (Friendship Highway) and proceed past
Nakon Ratchasima Province to Ban Phai (a district of Khon
Kaen Province) and turn right onto Highway 23. Follow the
route to Maha Sarakham, Kalasin, Sakon Nakhon and Nakhon
Phanom Provinces for a total distance of 735 kilometers.
from Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal (Mochit 2 Bus Terminal)
to Nakhon Phanom Province every day between 6.00 a.m. and
8.00 p.m. There are different classes of bus services
provided - regular, air-conditioned and VIP with fares
ranging from 360 bahts to 579 bahts). For more information
call Transport Co. Ltd. Tel. 0 2936 2852-66. Alternatively,
you can visit
to find more up-to-date information on schedules and fares.
other neighboring provinces
services operate between Nong Khai to Nakhon Phanom via
Sakon Nakhon at the rate of 79 bahts, while air-conditioned
buse services are provided hourly from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. at
the rate of 143 bahts.
Thani regular bus services are provided at the rate of 128
bahts, while air-conditioned bus services are provided at
the rate of 211 bahts.
In addition, bus services between Nakhon Phanom and Mukdahan
Provinces are provided on an hourly basis from 5.00 a.m. to
5.00 p.m. daily, while air-conditioned buses services
between Nakhon Phanom and Khorat Provinces are provided 3
times a day at the rate of 264 bahts.
provides daily flight services from Bangkok to Nakhon
Phanom, except Tuesdays and Saturdays. For more information,
contact their Bangkok office at tel. 0-2261-0220 – 5.
International provides daily flight services between Bangkok
and Nakhon Phanom with a flight time of 1.10 hours. In
addition, there are flights from Sakon Nakhon to Nakhon
Phanom (25 minutes, 300B), but not in the reverse direction.
THAI runs a shuttle van between the airport, 16 kilometers
away, and the city centre. For more information, contact the
Bangkok office at tel. 0-2280-0060, 0-2628-2000 or visit its
A ferry boat
across the Mekong River to Tha Khaek, in Laos, costs 40
bahts per person; in both directions. Only travelers
traveling with valid Lao visas are permitted to cross to Tha