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How to get to Roi Et Province, Issan, Thailand

As a province somewhat off the typical tourist route, Roi Et is best reached by private car or public bus. However, it is possible to take a train to nearby Khon Kaen and then a short bus to Roi Et. Once there, it may be easier to get around with your own car, but there are standard forms of local transport available for visitors: i.e., Songthaew, motorbike taxi, and tuk tuk. Getting to and from Roi Et

By Train:

There is no direct train service to Roi Et. Visitors can take a train to Khon Kaen and then continue by bus to Roi Et. Call 1690, 0 2223 7010 - 20 for more information.

By Car:

From Bangkok, take Highway No. 1 ( Phahonyothin Road ) to Saraburi and Highway No. 2 ( Mittraphap Road ) to Ban Phai, then take Highway No. 23 to Roi Et via Borabue and Maha Sarakham, a total distance of 512 kilometres.

By Bus:

Bangkok - Roi Et buses depart from Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal ( Mo Chit 2 ) every day. Contact Transport Co.Ltd at Tel: 0 2936 2852-66 or visit www.transport.co.th for more information.

By Air:

Solar air has Three flights a week into and out of Roi Et from Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport. For schedule or reservations, contact www.solarair.co.th

Getting Around Roi Et

As in most rural Thai provinces there are typically songthaws that follow established routes around the provincial capital and between towns within the province. Songthaew, motorbike taxis, and some form of tuk tuk are usually available for private charter as well.

Roi Et National Museum  It was initially established by Dr. Ko Sawatdiphanit with an aim to showcase local silk textiles and handicrafts of Roi Et. It was later renovated when the Fine Arts Department had the policy to set up a national museum.

 

Located on Phloen Chit Road, near the city hall. It was initially established by Dr. Ko Sawatdiphanit with an aim to showcase local silk textiles and handicrafts of Roi Et. It was later renovated when the Fine Arts Department had the policy to set up a national museum.

 

Today, it showcases the province’s geography, natural resources, archaeology, history, way of life and local hand-woven silk products. The museum is open every day, except for Mondays, Tuesdays and public holidays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The entrance fee is 30 Baht. For more information, call Tel. 0 4351 4456.

Places to see in Roi Et, Thailand

Roi Et Province, Page 2, How to get to Roi Et, Roi Et National Museum.
Roi Et Province, Page 3, Interesting places to visit around the Province