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Kanchanaburi Province, How to get there

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How to get there:

By  Car

Take Phetchakasem Road or Borommaratchachonnani Road via Nakhon Chai Si, Nakhon Pathom, Ban Pong, Tha Maka, Tha Muang to Kanchanaburi, a total distance of 129 km., taking about 1½ hours.

By  Bus

Non-air conditioned buses are available at Kanchanaburi Bus Station on Saeng Chu To Road to various districts such as Amphoe Bo Phloi, Amphoe Nong Prue, Amphoe Thong Pha Phum and Amphoe Sangkhla Buri, or the several attractions like Namtok Erawan, Namtok Sai Yok Noi, Namtok Sai Yok Yai. For more information, please contact Kanchanaburi Bus Station Tel. 0 3451 1182.

Air-conditioned Bus: From the Southern Bus Terminal, 1st-class buses leave every 20 minutes during 5.00 a.m. – 10.30 p.m., running on the Borommaratchachonnani Road – Nakhon Chai Si route; 2nd-class buses leave every 20 minutes during 5.10 a.m. – 9.00 p.m., running on two routes;  the old route: Phetchakasem Road – Om Yai – Nakhon Chai Si, and the new route: Borommaratchachonnani Road – Nakhon Chai Si, taking about two hours. For more details, please contact Kanchanaburi Tour Co., Ltd., Tel. 0 2435 5012 or www.transport.co.th.

By  Train

There are trains leaving Bangkok Noi Railway Station twice daily at 7.40 a.m. and 1.50 p.m., and stopping at Kanchanaburi Station, River Khwae Bridge, Tha Kilen Station and Namtok Station. The journey takes about 4½ hours. For further details, please contact Bangkok Noi Railway Station, Tel. 0 2411 3102.

A one-day return trip by a tourist train is available on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays. For more details, please contact the State Railway of Thailand, Tel. 1690, 0 2220 4334

In town, one of the most popular modes of public transport is by old-fashioned cycle rickshaw (samlor), they cost about the same as motorbike taxis – of course, much slower but definitely safer. If travelling to a national park alone and not by group tour, it is almost mandatory that you have your own car.

From the provincial town there  are non-air conditioned buses available to all province’s districts. There are buses to Suphanburi Town where travellers can stay a pleasant stay before heading to Ayutthaya the next day. Other provinces with buses to are Ratchaburi and Nakhorn Pathom.