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Getting to Phetchaburi Province, Thailand. And getting around when there
Phetchaburi Province Page 2, A brief History of the Province

Distance from Phetchaburi City to Other Districts :

     Tha Yang                18 Km's                                      Nong Ya Plong       34 Km's

     Cha am                   40 Km's                                     Kaeng Krachan      57 Km's

     Ban Laem               12 Km's                                     Hua Hin                   66 Km's

     Ban Lat                      8 Km's                                     Ratchaburi              54 Km's

     Khao Yoi                  23 Km's

Getting to Phetchaburi

By  Car from Bangkok:

Drive along Highway No. 35 (Thon Buri-Pak Tho) passing Samut Sakhon and Samut Songkhram Provinces and then take Highway No. 4 to Phetchaburi Province. The total distance is 123 kilometres. Alternatively, it is possible to travel via Nakhon Pathom and Ratchaburi Provinces.

By  Bus from Bangkok:

There are buses leaving regularly from the Southern Bus Terminal in Thonburi for 50 Baht (ordinary) on the new road, 46 Baht on the old road (via Ratchaburi and Nakhon Pathom), 60 Baht for 2nd Class air-conditioned and 75 Baht for 1st Class air-conditioned. The bus takes about two & a half  hours to reach the destination. Contact 0 2435 1199-200 or Phetchaburi Tour, Tel: 0 2435 7408 for more details.

By  Bus to Cha am and Hua Hin:

There are several buses depart from Phetchaburi's city, fares ranging from 18 Baht (25 air-conditioned) to 22 bats (31 air-conditioned). It takes 60 and 90 minutes to reach the destinations respectively.

By  Train from Bangkok:

Trains leave Bangkok's Hualamphong Station at 12.20 p.m. (rapid train), 2.15 and 2.35 p.m. (special express), 3.50, 5.35 and 6.20 p.m. (rapid trains), 7.15 p.m. (express), 10.30 and 10.50 p.m. (express diesel railcar). All these trains offer 1st, 2nd and 3rd class seating except for the 2.35 p.m. special express (1st and 2nd class only) and the 10.30 and 10.50 p.m. express diesel railcar (2nd class only) and take about three hours to reach Phetchaburi. Fares are 34 Baht, 78 Baht and 153 Baht, not including rapid or express surcharges. Call 1690 or visit www.railway.co.th for more details.

There is no ordinary train service between Hualamphong and Phetchaburi, but there are three ordinary 3rd class trains daily from Thonburi (Bangkok Noi) Station at 7.45 a.m. and 1.30 and 2.00 p.m. (34 Baht, no surcharges).

Getting Around Phetchaburi and Cha am

Samlors and taxis (motorcycles) can go anywhere in the centre of town for 20 Baht. It is possible to charter one for the whole day for 150 Baht. Shared songthaws cost 6 Baht around town including to and from the railway station.

Phetchaburi Province Page 4, Useful Telephone numbers when in Phetchaburi Province