From Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong Station there are both rapid and express trains to Nong
Khai’s Bua Yai Station. From there passengers can take a bus 51 kilometres to Chaiyaphum.
For more information, please contact the Travel Service Centre of the State Railway
of Thailand at Tel. 1690, 0 2220 4444, 0 2220 4334, 0 2621 8701 or visit www.railway.co.th
1. From Bangkok, take Highway No. 1 (Phahonyothin Road) to Saraburi. Turn right onto
Highway No. 2 (Mittraphap Road) and turn left into Highway No. 201 at Sikhio District,
passing through Dan Khun Thot and Chatturat Districts into Chaiyaphum, a total distance
of 330 kilometres.
2. From Bangkok, take Highway No. 1 (Phahonyothin Road) through Saraburi; at the
Phu Khae Intersection take Highway No. 21 to Chai Badan District. Then, take Highway
No. 205, passing through Thep Sathit and Chatturat Districts into Chaiyaphum province.
Busses from Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal (Mo Chit 2) to Chaiyaphum depart daily.
The trip takes about 5 ½ hours. For more information, please contact Bangkok’s Northern
Bus Terminal (Mo Chit 2) at Tel. 0 2936 2852-66, Chaiyaphum Bus Terminal at Tel.
0 4481 1493, Air Chaiyaphum Co., Ltd. at Tel. 0 4481 1556, Nakhonchai Air Co., Ltd.
at Tel. 0 4481 1739, 0 4481 2522, Chaiyaphum Chong Charoen Co., Ltd. at Tel. 0 4481
1780 or Fax. 0 4481 1760, Chaiyaphum Tour Co.,Ltd. at Tel. 0 4481 6012 or visit www.transport.co.th.
There are no airlines servicing Chaiyaphum. The nearest airports are in Khon Kaen
and Nakhon Ratchasima, respectively 150 and 119 kilometres away. From either it is
possible to get ground transportation to Chaiyaphum.
Getting Around Chaiyaphum
As in most rural Thai provinces there are typically songthaew’s 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