Kalasin is 519 kilometres from Bangkok. Take the route Bangkok – Saraburi – Nakhon
Ratchasima ( Highway No. 2 ) until you reach Amphoe Ban Phai of Khon Kaen province.
Continue on Highway No. 23 and 213 and Highway No. 209 ( Maha Sarakham - Kalasin
The Transport Co., Ltd. provides air-conditioned and ordinary bus services daily
from Bangkok to Kalasin. More details can be obtained at the Northeastern Bus Terminal
( Mo Chit 2 ), Tel. 0 2936 2841-48, 0 2936 2852-66 or www.transport.co.th.
Take the train from Bangkok to Khon Kaen, then catch a bus from Khon Kaen to Kalasin,
a distance of 75 kilometres. The State Railway of Thailand has rapid train, express
train and air-conditioned sprinter train services. For more details, call SRT at
Tel. 1690, or 0 2220 4334, 0 2220 4444, Khon Kaen Railway Station, Tel. 0 4322 1112,
or browse www.railway.co.th.
Thai Airways International has no direct flight from Bangkok to Kalasin but you can
get a flight from Bangkok to Khon Kaen and catch a bus to Kalasin. For details, call
Tel. 1566 or 0 2280 0060, 0 2628 2000 and www.thaiairways.com.
PB Air also operates daily flights from Bangkok to Roi Et. Then, continue by bus
to Kalasin. For details, call Tel. 0 2261 0221-5 and 0 4351 8572 www.pbair.com.
Getting around when there
Visitors can get around Kalasin by rickshaws or skylabs ( local 3-wheeled vehicle
). There are also public bus services from Amphoe Mueang to other districts.