Northeast region is situated only a few hours from the central region which
is a centre of all commercial and political activities of the country. The
gate of the region connecting to central region is Nakhon Ratchasima province
aka Korat. The area of northeast region is vast but can be accessible throughout
by several means of transport such as by car, public bus, plane and train.
The region can be reached by several routes from Bangkok. The first province that you will
reach before getting to other provinces in the region is Nakhon Ratchasima located only
259 km from Bangkok. The common routes to the region are:
- Take Highway No.1 (Phahonyothin) then turn to Highway No.2 (Mitraphab) when reaching
Saraburi province until Nakhon Ratchasima. The total distance is 259 km.
- Take the road from Minburi in Bangkok through Chachoengsao, Phanom Sarakham,
Kabinburi, Pak Thong Chai and to Nakhon Ratchasima. The total distance is 273 km.
- Take Rangsit - Nakhon Nayok road then take Highway No.33 to Kabinburi and turn
to Highway No.304, pass Wang Nam Kiew, Pak Thong Chai to Nakhon Ratchasima.
There are bus services all provinces in the northeast region at frequent hours per day
from Mo Chit Bus Terminal. There are many bus companies to choose from. Some may make many
stops on the way and some run straight to the destination. If you opt to travel at night
by bus, there are buses offering sleeping seats. There are also normal seat with different
levels of comfort.
Northeastern Bus Terminal (Mo Chit 2) 2nd Floor
Contact: 02 936 2841-48, 02 9362 852-66 to 448, 611 ticket office extension 602, 605
02 936 2956, 02 936 0657
Getting to Mo Chit Bus Terminal
By BTS: Mo Chit Station and taxi or bus to the bus terminal
By MRT: Chatuchak Park Station and taxi or bus to the bus terminal
By taxi or bus to the bus station
See bus timetables
from Mo Chit
to different provinces in northeast region.
Northeast region has 8 domestic airports in 8 provinces to cater the needs of travel of its
residents and tourists. There are different airlines offering services including low cost airlines.
8 airports are located in the following provinces:
• Khon Kaen
• Nakhon Phanom
• Nakhon Ratchasima
|• Roi Et
• Udon Thani
• Ubon Ratchathani
• Sakon Nakhon
See flight schedules
airlines to destinations in al 8 provinces.
There are train services from Hua Lamphong to most provinces in the region. For those
who prefer travelling at night, they can opt to travel by night train. There are also
different types of train to choose from such as ordinary train (ORD), diesel railcar (DRC),
special express train (SP EXP), rapid train (RAP), express train (EXP) and special
express diesel railcar (SP EXP DRC).
See train timetables from Bangkok to different provinces and return.