Bangkok Buses and Timetables

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Bangkok’s Mochit is the main terminal in the capital

Bangkok features a good number of main, long-distance bus terminals. Mo Chit  Bus Terminal is the largest and busiest since it services Northern and North-eastern Thailand. From here, there are also (limited) services to other parts of Thailand. To get to Mo Chit you need to catch the BTS to the end of the line at Mor Chit/Chatuchak Market and then take a 10-minute taxi ride to the terminal.

Don’t be tempted to walk from the BTS station to the bus station as it’s a nasty trek for all but the most foolhardy! Buses leave frequently throughout the day, travelling to a whole host of destinations, including to Ayutthaya and Kanchanaburi

Planning your own journeys can be tricky, as timings are never absolute in Thailand especially during the peak season. It’s a must to check up-to-date information as well as booking in advance. 12Go Asia is providing e-tickets for trains, buses, ferries and flights with the quality, safe, secure and efficient transportation services. 

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The newly renovated Southern Bus Station is located across the river in Thon Buri and offers connections to destinations to the south and west. It is best reached by taxi. The Eastern bus station, lying beside the Ekkamai BTS Station, provides buses to Pattaya, Koh Samet, and Koh Chang, among other eastern destinations.

Long distance buses tend to be extremely busy during public holidays as the residents of Bangkok rush to their hometowns to visit friends and family. It is a good idea to find out if any major public holidays occur during your trip and book transportation well in advance, or avoid travelling on these days.

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Bangkok Buses and Timetables

Timetable Shortcuts:

Northern Routes (Mo Chit)  |  Northeastern Routes (Mo Chit)  |  Central Routes (Mo Chit)  |  Eastern Routes (Ekkamai)  |  Southern Routes (Sai Tai Mai)  |  Southern Routes (Mo Chit)

Mo Chit Bus Terminal (Northern Routes) – Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, Chatuchak. Tel: (02) 936 3670, Call Center: 1490 (24 hrs)

Destination A/C Bus (seats) Fare (Baht) Duration (Hrs) From Bangkok
Lampang 1st Class (24) 722 8 20:10
Phitsanulok 1st Class (24) 451 5.5 23:50
Uttaradit 1st Class (24) 571 7.5 22:00
Phayao 1st Class (24) 871 10 21:00
Chiang Mai 1st Class (32) 837 9.5 09:00, 21:00
Chiang Rai 1st Class (32) 930 11 20:20
Mae Sai 1st Class (32) 1,000 12 07:30, 19:40
Lamphun 1st Class (32) 806 9 20:30
Nan 1st Class (32) 904 11 20:00
Phrae 1st Class (32) 661 8 20:30
Mae Sot 1st Class (32) 638 7.5 21:30, 22:30, 22:40
Mae Sai 2nd Class (46) 524 12 8:50
Kamphaeng Phet 2nd Class (46) 220 6 13:20
Lampang 2nd Class (46) 361 8 22:20
Phrae 2nd Class (46) 330 8 10:30
Phitsanulok 2nd Class (46) 225 4 08:10, 20:00
Phayao 2nd Class (46) 435 10 9:30
Sawankhalok 2nd Class (46) 287 7 16:00
Sukhothai 2nd Class (46) 266 7 14:00
 

Mo Chit Bus Terminal (Northeastern Routes) – Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, Chatuchak. Tel: (02) 936 0657, Call Center: 1490 (24 hrs)

Destination A/C Bus (seats) Fare (Baht) Duration (Hrs) From Bangkok
Kalasin 1st Class (32) 680 8 22:00
Mukdahan 1st Class (32) 790 10 08:00, 20:30, 21:30
Nakhon Phanom 1st Class (32) 854 12 07:30, 19:00, 20:30
Nong Bua Lamphu 1st Class (32) 638 8 22:00
Nongkhai 1st Class (32) 728 10 20:30
Roi Et 1st Class (32) 610 8 22:00
Sakhon Nakhon 1st Class (32) 748 10 20:10, 20:30, 21:00
Ubon Ratchathani 1st Class (32) 767 10 20:30
Loei 1st Class (32) 666 9 22:30
Surin 1st Class (32) 518 7 22:00
Yasothon 1st Class (32) 624 8 20:50
Amnat Charoen 1st Class (32) 686 8 21:00
Buriram 1st Class (40) 304 6 08:10, 10:45, 20:25, 23:00
Phanom Rung 1st Class (40) 284 6 10:00
Rattanaburi 1st Class (40) 378 8 09:00, 22:00
Nongkhai 2nd Class (55) 364 10  20:35
Nakhon Phanom 2nd Class (55) 427 12 06:00, 15:00, 21:00
Sakhon Nakhon 2nd Class (55) 374 10  14:30
Surin 2nd Class (55) 259 7 07:00, 20:30
Ubon Ratchathani 2nd Class (55) 384 10 19:50
Sisaket 2nd Class (55) 319 8.5 21:00
 

Mo Chit Bus Terminal (Central Routes) – Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, Chatuchak. Tel: (02) 872 1777, Call Center: 1490 (24 hrs)

Destination A/C Bus (seats) Fare (Baht) Duration (Hrs) From Bangkok
Saraburi 2nd Class (46) 76 2 05:00-19:00 (every20mins)
Lopburi 2nd Class (46) 160 3  12:30
Ayutthaya 2nd Class (46) 53 1.5 05:00, 11:00, 17:00
Kanchanaburi 2nd Class (46) 245 8  09:30
 

Ekkamai Bus Terminal (Eastern Routes) – Sukhumvit Road, Wattana. Tel: (02) 391 6846, Call Center: 1490 (24 hrs)

Destination A/C Bus (seats) Fare (Baht) Duration (Hrs) From Bangkok
Chantaburi 1st Class (40) 187 4 06:30, 12:20, 14:00 
Trat 1st Class (50) 261 5 07:30, 11:00, 22:00 
Laem Ngob Pier 2nd Class (46) 239 5 07:45, 09:45
Trat 2nd Class (46) 214 6  04:30
 

Sai Tai Mai Bus Terminal (Southern Routes) – 24/6 Moo 8, Chimphli, Talingchan. Tel: (02) 422 4444, Call Center: 1490 (24 hrs)

Destination A/C Bus (seats) Fare (Baht) Duration (Hrs) From Bangkok
Ranong 1st Class (24) 692 9 20:00
Koh Samui 1st Class (24) 874 12 07:15, 19:00, 19:30, 20:30 
Koh Phangan 1st Class (24) 868 12 20:00
Krabi 1st Class (32) 955 12 19:30
Nakhon Si Thammarat 1st Class (32) 1,016 13 19:00
Hat Yai 1st Class (32) 1,176 15 17:00
Phang Nga 1st Class (32) 916 12 19:30
Khao Lak 1st Class (32) 966 12 19:30
Phuket 1st Class (32) 1,011 12 07:30, 18:30, 20:00
Songkhla 1st Class (32) 1,142 14 18:30
Hat Yai 1st Class (32) 1,109 13 17:00, 18:30, 20:00
Trang 1st Class (32) 1,005 12 19:00
Yala 1st Class (32) 1,422 15 16:00
Su-ngai Kolok 1st Class (32) 1,414 15 16:30
Koh Samui 1st Class (40) 562 12 19:00, 20:00
Koh Phangan 1st Class (40) 558 12 19:30
Chumphon 1st Class (50) 362 8 10:50
Songkhla 1st Class (50) 734 14 17:30
Hat Yai 1st Class (50) 713 13 19:30
Krabi 1st Class (50) 635 12 18:00
Su-ngai Kolok 1st Class (50) 909 15 17:15
Narathiwat 1st Class (50) 860 14 18:00
Pattani 1st Class (50) 788 14 18:30
Phuket 1st Class (50) 650 12 18:30
Ranong 1st Class (50) 482 10 20:30
Songkhla 1st Class (50) 749 13 16:00
Nakhon Si Thammarat 1st Class (50) 653 13 20:00
Satun 1st Class (50) 742 12 18:45
Trang 1st Class (50) 646 12 19:30
Yala 1st Class (50) 810 14 17:00
Koh Samui 1st Class (50) 437 12 07:00, 19:30
 

Mo Chit Bus Terminal (Southern Routes) – Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, Chatuchak. Tel: (02) 537 0291, Call Center: 1490 (24 hrs)

Destination Bus Fare (Baht) Duration (Hrs) From Bangkok
Koh Samui 1st Class (24) 874 12 06:45, 18:45
Phuket 1st Class (32) 1,011 12 18:20
Songkhla 1st Class (32) 1,176 14 17:50
Satun 1st Class (32) 1,154 12 18:05
Hat Yai 1st Class (32) 1,109 13 7:15
Koh Samui 1st Class (40) 562 12 19:05
Phuket 1st Class (40) 650 12 07:35, 18:45
Krabi 1st Class (50) 650 12 18:35
Satun 1st Class (50) 751 13 17:31
Hat Yai 1st Class (50) 832 13 17:15
 
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