Near Phang Nga town is the Khao Chang Hill which is home to Tham Phung Chang cave.
This cave houses many stalactites and stalagmites formations and replicas of famous
Buddha images. Then there is Tham Rusi Sawan and Tham Luk Sua. These are adjoining
caves in the midst of a beautiful public park. These caves are located opposite the
provincial court near the town of Phang Nga.
Highway No. 4 is the main route that connects all districts in Phang Nga ( except
Kapong and Koh Yao ).
Highway No. 401 connects Phang-Nga to Surat Thani.
Highway No. 402 connects Phang-Nga to Phuket Province.
Highway No. 4090 connects Muang to Kapong district.
Rail systems There is no rail system in Phang Nga Province. The nearest railway station
is at Phunphin district, Surat Thani Province.
Bus There are both non air conditioned and air conditioned buses to Bangkok and other
provinces. There are also non air condition inter provincial buses.
Songthaew ( public passenger pick-up vehicle ) The public passenger pick-up vehicle
is the most popular mode of public transportation in Phang-Nga.
The usual Motorbike taxi are found mainly in the town areas and are used mainly
for very short distances. The charges differ according to the distance travelled
through the Motorbike-taxi.
Airport There is no airport in Phang Nga Province because many high mountains around
the town. The nearest airport is Phuket International Airport.
Getting to Phang Nga
1. By Car From Bangkok
Take Highway No.4 passing through Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, and Ranong, a total
distance of 788 km's. The trip takes about 12 hours.
Use Highway No.402 passing Sarasin Bridge, Khok Kloi District and turn right to Takua
Thung District. It takes about one hour and the distance is 87 km's.
2. By Bus
Non air con and air conditioned buses leave the Southern Bus Terminal at Borommaratcha
Chonnani Road for Phang Nga every day. The air conditioned buses mostly leave in
For further details, call the Southern Bus Terminal, 0 2894 6122