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There are 7 ways to get from Bangkok to Rantau Panjang by plane, car, bus, train or night bus

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Fly Don Muang to Narathiwat, drive  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Narathiwat (NAW) DMK - NAW
  2. Drive from Narathiwat to Rantau Panjang

RM 216 - RM 630

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Train  •  19h 45m

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Sungai Kolok 37 Hua Lamphong - Sungai Kolok - Class II Sleeper AC / ...

RM 40 - RM 270

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Narathiwat, drive  •  4h 10m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Narathiwat (NAW) BKK - NAW
  2. Drive from Narathiwat to Rantau Panjang

RM 260 - RM 580

Fly Don Muang to Sultan Ismail Petra  •  8h 32m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR) DMK - KBR

RM 541 - RM 1417

Bus  •  18h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Sungai Kolok

RM 111 - RM 185

Night bus, minivan  •  22h 57m

  1. Take the night bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Yala
  2. Take the minivan from Yala to Sungai Kolok

RM 136 - RM 140

Drive  •  17h 9m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Rantau Panjang 1188.2 km

RM 430 - RM 650

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Rantau Panjang is to train which costs ฿310 - ฿2000 and takes 19h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Rantau Panjang is to fly and drive which costs ฿1900 - ฿4300 and takes 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangkok to Rantau Panjang. However, there are services departing from Democracy Monument and arriving at Sungai Kolok via Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bang Sue Junction and arriving at Sungai Kolok. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19h 45m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Rantau Panjang is 875 km. The road distance is 1188.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Rantau Panjang without a car is to bus which takes 18h 27m and costs ฿800 - ฿1400.

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It takes approximately 4h 49m to get from Bangkok to Rantau Panjang, including transfers.

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Bangkok to Rantau Panjang bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal station.

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Bangkok to Rantau Panjang train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, depart from Bang Sue Junction station.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Rantau Panjang is to fly which takes 8h 32m and costs ฿4000 - ฿11000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿800 - ฿1400 and takes 18h 27m, you could also train, which costs ฿310 - ฿2000 and takes 19h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Rantau Panjang.
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  • Distance: 875.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 49m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Rantau Panjang, Kelantan, Malaysia?

AirAsia, Malindo Airways and three other airlines fly from Bangkok to Rantau Panjang hourly. Alternatively, The Transport Company operates a bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Sungai Kolok twice daily. Tickets cost RM 110 - RM 180 and the journey takes 17h.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Sultan Ismail Petra via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 430 - RM 2400
Flights from Don Muang to Sultan Ismail Petra via Kuala Lumpur, Kuching
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 4300
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Narathiwat
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 200 - RM 600
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Narathiwat
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 240 - RM 550
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Sungai Kolok
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 40 - RM 270
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
RM 40 - RM 55
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 110 - RM 150
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
RM 75 - RM 110
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 200 - RM 270
Bus operators
Siam Lane Tour (Siam Dernrod)
Website
12go.asia
Night bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Yala
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 118
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
minivan
Bus from Yala to Sungai Kolok
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 17

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The quickest flight from Don Muang Airport to Narathiwat Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Bangkok to Rantau Panjang bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Sungai Kolok station.

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Rantau Panjang is 1h ahead of Bangkok. It is currently 6:20 AM in Bangkok and 7:20 AM in Rantau Panjang.

Bangkok to Rantau Panjang train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Sungai Kolok station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Rantau Panjang is 1188 km. It takes approximately 17h 9m to drive from Bangkok to Rantau Panjang.

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Thai AirAsia offers flights from Don Muang Airport to Narathiwat Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Rantau Panjang. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Don Muang Airport is to bus which takes 58 min and costs ฿10 - ฿50.

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