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Khon Kaen Travel Guide

Khon Kaen Practicalities



The TAT office is located on Thanon Prachasamoson between Thanon Klangmuang and Thanon Langmuang. The Khon Kaen Hospital is located on Thanon Sichan. There is various means of transportation around the province, since songthaews to air-con and fanned buses that leave Khon Kaen for other districts all day long. Khon Kaen has two large shopping centers: Oasis Plaza on Thanon Sichan (Tel: 225-014-18) and Fairy Plaza, there are also a Big C (290/1 Moo 17, Nai Muang, tel. 0-4332-5500-14), a Tesco Lotus and a Macro.

TAT Northeastern Office
Address: 15/5 Prachaamosorn Rd., Amphoe Muang, Khon Kaen 40000
Telephone: +66 43 244 498-9

HOW TO GET THERE

BY AIR

Thai Airways International operates flights from Bangkok's Don Muang Airport to Khon Kaen and back again every day, Thai AirAsia also provides regular flights on this route. Major hotels (Sofitel, Bussarakam, Kaenn Inn, Roma) offer their own Airport Shuttles.

Thai Airways International (Khon Kaen)
Address: Sofitel Raja Orchid Khon Kaen Hotel, 9/9 Prachasamram Road.
Telephone: +66 043 227 701/2/3/4

Thai Airways International (Bangkok)
Address: 6 Larn Luang Road, Bangkok 10100
Telephone: +66 2 356 1111

Thai AirAsia
Telephone: +66 2 515 9999

BY CAR

It's easy to get to Khon Kaen by car. The city is bisected by the Mithraphap Highway, the road linking Bangkok with the Northeast and Laos. From Bangkok drivers can follow the Highway 1 (Phahon Yothin highway) to Saraburi and then take Highway 2 (Friendship Road). Then go to Khon Kaen via Nakhon Ratchasima. AVIS and Budget have offices at Khon Kaen Airport.

BY BUS

Air conditioned coaches and non-air conditioned buses depart to Khon Kaen from Bangkok’s Mo Chit 2 Bus Terminal daily every 15 minutes, travel time is about 6 or 7 hours (faster than the train). From Khon Kaen visitors can check buses at the Khon Kaen Bus Terminal (Telephone: 0 4323 7472, 0 4323 7300) located at Thanon Prachasamoson and the Air-conditioned Bus Terminal (Telephone: 0 4323 9910)

Transport Company Limited
Address: 999 Khumphaengphet 2 Road, Jatujak, Jatujak Bangkok 10900
Telephone: 0 2936 2841 48, 0 2936 2852 66

Nakhon Chai Air
Address: 27 Vipavadi-Rangsit Soi 19, Lad Yao, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900
Telephone: 0 2936 0800 4

BY RAIL

Various kinds (rapid, express, and air-conditioned) of trains leave Bangkok's Hua Lampong Railway Station throughout the day for Khon Kaen Railway Station, located at Ruenrom Road. Once in Khon Kaen you can take a songthaew or tuk tuk from the Railway Terminal to your hotel.

Hua Lamphong Station
Telephone: 1690, (02) 223-7010 or (02) 233-7020

Khon Kaen Railway Station
Telephone: 0 4322 1112

State Railway of Thailand(SRT)
Address: 1 Rongmuang Road, Rongmuang, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330
Telephone: 0-2222-0175, 0-2621-8701, 0-2220-4567

Useful Phones

Service
Telephones
Tourist Police 0 4323 6937 - 8 or 1155
Police 0 4322 1162 or 191
Fire Department 0 4322 1184 or 199
Provincial Police Station 0 4322 1162
Amphoe Administration 0 4323 6115
Khon Kaen Municipality 0 4322 1202
Khon Kaen Hospital 0 4323 6005 - 6
Srinakarin Hospital 0 4324 2331 - 44







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