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There are 5 ways to get from Bangkok to Phetchaburi (State) by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ekkamai to Cha Am

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Train

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Ban Chaam

Minivan

  1. Take the minivan from Southern Bus Terminal Bangkok to Cha-am

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Bangkok to Cha-am

Drive

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Cha-am

Bangkok to Phetchaburi (State) by bus

The bus journey time between Bangkok and Phetchaburi (State) is around 3h 20m and covers a distance of around 172 km. Operated by Nor Neane Transport, the Bangkok to Phetchaburi (State) bus service departs from Ekkamai and arrives in Cha Am. Typically 49 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

49 Weekly Buses
3h 20m Average Duration
฿230 Cheapest Price
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Bangkok → Phetchaburi (State)
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COVID-19 help in Thailand

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1422

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Phetchaburi (State) is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Phetchaburi (State) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Phetchaburi (State) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1422.

Last updated: 18 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Phetchaburi (State) is to minivan which costs ฿170 - ฿200 and takes 3h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Phetchaburi (State) is to taxi which costs ฿1200 - ฿1500 and takes 2h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ekkamai and arriving at Cha Am. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hua Lamphong and arriving at Ban Chaam. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 10m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Phetchaburi (State) is 132 km. The road distance is 165.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Phetchaburi (State) without a car is to bus which takes 3h 20m and costs ฿230.

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The bus from Ekkamai to Cha Am takes 3h 20m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Bangkok to Phetchaburi (State) bus services, operated by Nor Neane Transport, depart from Ekkamai station.

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Bangkok to Phetchaburi (State) train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, depart from Hua Lamphong station.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Phetchaburi (State) is to bus which takes 3h 20m and costs ฿230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ฿85 - ฿1100 and takes 4h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Phetchaburi (State).
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  • Distance: 132.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 20m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Phetchaburi (State), Thailand?

Nor Neane Transport operates a bus from Ekkamai to Cha Am every 4 hours. Tickets cost ฿230 and the journey takes 3h 20m. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Hua Lamphong to Ban Chaam once daily. Tickets cost ฿85 - ฿1100 and the journey takes 4h 10m.

Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Ban Chaam
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿85 - ฿1100
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
฿85 - ฿190
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿280 - ฿400
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿800 - ฿1100
Bus operators
Nor Neane Transport
Website
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Bus from Ekkamai to Cha Am
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿230
Schedules at
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Local minivan
Bus from Southern Bus Terminal Bangkok to Cha-am
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿160
Other operators
Taxi from Bangkok to Cha-am
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿1500
Tom Taxi Services
Phone
+66 98 281 2537
Website
tomtaxiservice.com
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com
GoodTaxiThai
Phone
+66 85 046 6356
Website
goodtaxithai.com
All Thai taxi
Phone
+66 2 018 9799
Website
allthaitaxi.com

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Bangkok to Phetchaburi (State) bus services, operated by Nor Neane Transport, arrive at Cha Am station.

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Bangkok to Phetchaburi (State) train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Ban Chaam station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Phetchaburi (State) is 166 km. It takes approximately 2h 24m to drive from Bangkok to Phetchaburi (State).

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There are 17+ hotels available in Phetchaburi (State). Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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