air and non air-conditioned buses leave Bangkok for Sukhothai
daily from the Northern Bus Terminal, Kamphaeng Phet Road. Tel.
are no trains going directly to Sukhothai. One may travel by
train to Phitsanulok and then take a local bus to Sukhothai,
some 50 km away. Contact Bangkok Railway Station Tel. 223-7010,
Bangkok Airways flies one flight daily at 8.20 hrs. from Bangkok
to Sukhothai then on to Chiang Mai. For more information please
contact Tel. 229-3456-63
Airways International Ltd. (Domestic) files daily to
Phitsanulok, Tel: 2800070, 2800080 for more details. The
connection is Sukhothai by bus in only 1 hour.
with private cars will find it enjoyable to drive from Bangkok
by having the opportunity of really seeing rural Thailand. They
will travel through a number of provinces: Ayutthaya, capital of
Thailand before Bangkok; Saraburi with its temple of Lord
Buddha's Footprint; Lopburi with its ancient Khmer temple; Chai
Nat with its huge irrigation dam; Nakhon Sawan where major
rivers converge to form Maenam Chao Phraya; Phitsanulok with its
various attractions; Kamphaeng Phet and Tak with their striking
views of hills and rivers.