Bangkok: Take Highway No. 4 passing Prachuap Khiri Khan and
Chumphon Provinces and Highway No. 41, passing Surat Thani,
Nakhon Si Thammarat, Phatthalung and Hat Yai Provinces and
connect to Highway No. 42 for Pattani and Narathiwat
Provinces. Total distance is 1,149 kilometers.
Transport Co., Ltd. operates daily bus services between
Bangkok-Narathiwat and Bangkok-Su-ngai Kolok.
information, call tel. 0 2435 1199-200; Narathiwat Bus
Terminal tel. 0 7351 1845 and Su-ngai Kolok Bus Terminal
tel. 0 7361 2045 or visit
Narathiwat: Buses to Bangkok leave from 2 separate small
terminals on Suriyapradit Road, close to the police
stations. They depart 4 times a day. Buses to Phuket
Province via Pattani, Hat Yai, Songkhla, Trang, Krabi and
Phang-nga Provinces leave 3 times a day.
also minivans that connect Narathiwat and Hat Yai Province
for 120 bahts, Pattani Province for 60 bahts, Su-ngai Kolok
District for 50 bahts, and Yala Province for 60 bahts. They
leave from different stops around the city.
Railway of Thailand has a daily express and rapid
Bangkok-Tanyongmat (Narathiwat)-Su-ngai Kolok service,
departing from the Hua Lamphong Railway Station at 0.25 p.m.
and 2.45 p.m. For more information, call tel. 1690, 0 2223
7010, 0 2223 7020; Su-ngai Kolok station tel. 0 7361 1162, 0
7361 4060 or visit
The train station is located approximately 20 kilometers
west of town, which is accessible via Songthaew that costs
International has 2 weekly flights connecting Phuket with
Narathiwat. For more information, contact their Bangkok
office at tel. 0-2280-0060, 0-2628-2000; Narathiwat office,
tel. 0 7351 1161, 0 7351 3090, or visit their website at
around the town is highly recommended as the city can easily
be explored on foot. For those who do not want to walk, the
motorcycle taxi is a good alternative with the rate ranging
between 10 and 20 bahts/trip, depending on the distance.
service is also available and is provided by some