in the eastern border of Thailand, facing Cambodia at Aranyaprathet, Sa
Kaeo is a popular province known as a trading center.
In the past, Sa Kaeo was a major civilized community. Its long history
had dated back since the Suwannaphum and Dawarati Periods. The
archeological sites of Khmer arts and stone inscriptions are the
outstanding examples of this civilization.
Administratively, Sa Kaeo has been a district of prachin Buri
Province for a long period, and has officially been upgraded
as a province since December 1, 1993.
Sa Kaeo is 245 Kilometers, east of Bangkok, with the area about 7,
195square kilometers, Sa Kaeo is divided into 7 Amphoe
and 2 King Amphoe
Amphoe Muang,Amphoe Watthana Nakhon, Amphoe Aranyaprathet, Amphoe Ta
Phraya, Amphoe Khao Chakan, Amphoe Wang Nam Yen, Amphoe Khlong Hat, King
Amphoe Khok Sung, and King Amphoe Wamg Samboo.
Sa Kaeo has its border facing Cambodia of approximately
Generally, the area varies from plains to highlands.
Highlands and mountains are in the north where Pang Sida National
Park is located, while the south is covered with wavy plains and hills.
Also there are evergreen forests along the Chanthaburi mountain
rage. Tn the central, there
are plains and hills, with Amphoe Watthana Nakorn as the highest area
when compared to the other Amphoe Muang in the west, and Amphoe
Aranyaprathet in the east.
North : Amphoe Khon
Buri of Nakorn Ratchasima,
Lahan Sai of Buri Ram;
South : Amphoe Soi Dao
West : Amphoe
Kabin Buri, Nadi of Prachin Buri, and Amphoe Sanam Chai Khet of
By car Travelling to Sa
Kaeo can be accessed by three routes.
From Bangkok, use Phahonyothin Highway to Rangsit, use over pass to
Highway No.305, pass Amphoe Ongkharak, Nakhon Nayok, after that use
Highway No.33, pass Amphoe Kabin Buri to Sa Kaeo. Total distance is 214
From Bangkok, use Highway No.1 to Hin Kong, turn right to Highway
No.33, pass Nakorn Nayok, Kabin Buri to Sa Kaeo. Total distance is 245
From Bangkok, use Highway No.304, pass Min Buri, Chachoengsao to
Amphoe Phanom Sarakham, turn right at 35th kilometer, use
Highway No.304 to Kabin Buri.
At 95th kilometer, turn right again to Highway No.33 to Sa
The Transport Co.,Ltd. Provides bus services both ordinaryn and
air-conditiopned. Leave from Mor Chit Bus terminal 2 everyday. For more
details, please contact at tel: 936-2852. There are two air-conditioned
Route Bangkok – Hin Kong – Nakhon Nayok – Sa Kaeo – aranyaprathet
First class bus leaves at 04.30hrs., next bus every 1 hour, last
bus leaves 18:00 hrs. The fare is 135 Baht.
second class bus leaves 05:00
hrs., next bus at every 1 hr, last bus leaves 18:30 hrs. The fare is 118
Route Bangkok – ongkharak – Nakhon Nayok – Sa Kaeo – Aranyaprathet
First class bus leaves at 04:45 hrs., next bus at every 1 hour, last bus
leaves 18:30 Hrs. The fare is 118 Baht
Second class bus leaves at 05:00 hrs., nexe bus at every 1 hour, last
bus leaves 18:45 hrs. The fare is 95 Baht
State Railways of Thailand provide service from Hua Lampong
Station in Bangkok to Sa Kaeo and aranyaprathet twice everyday, leaving
at 05:55 and 13:05 hrs. The fare is 48 baht /person. For more details,
please contact Travel Service Until at Tel: 1690, 223-7010, 223-7020.
Distance from Amphoe Muang to nearby Amphoes
Amphoe Khao Chakan
Amphoe Watthana Nakhon
Amphoe Wang Nam Yen
| Amphoe Ta Phraya
| 100 kms.
Amphoe Khlong Hat
Distance from Sa Kaeo to nearby provinces