There are 7 ways to get from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Khon Kaen  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Khon Kaen (KKC) HDY - KKC

$101 - $227

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Train  •  21 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Hat Yai to Bang Sue 42 Yala - Hua Lamphong - Class III AC / ...
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Khon Kaen 75 Hua Lamphong - Nong Khai - Class II AC

$26 - $99

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Fly to Udon Thani, bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Udon Thani (UTH) HDY - UTH
  2. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen

$87 - $186

Bus Piya  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Nakhon Ratchasima
  2. Take the bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Khon Kaen

$44 - $47

Train, night train  •  22 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Hat Yai to Bang Sue 42 Yala - Hua Lamphong - Class III AC / ...
  2. Take the night train from Bang Sue to Khon Kaen 133 Hua Lamphong - Nong Khai - Class III Fan / ...

$26 - $99

Bus The Transport Company  •  23 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Hat Yai to Bangkok Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Chan Tour to Khon Kaen

$32 - $49

Drive  •  19 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen 868.9 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen. However, there are services departing from Hat Yai Bus Terminal and arriving at Khon Kaen via Nakhon Ratchasima. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen. However, there are services departing from Hat Yai and arriving at Khon Kaen via Bang Sue. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 11 min.

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The distance between Hat Yai and Khon Kaen is 1080 km. The road distance is 1390.3 km.

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The best way to get from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen without a car is to train which takes 21 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen, including transfers.

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Hat Yai to Khon Kaen bus services, operated by Piya, depart from Hat Yai Bus Terminal station.

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Hat Yai to Khon Kaen train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, depart from Hat Yai station.

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The best way to get from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen is to fly which takes 3 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 21 h 11 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 22 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Hat Yai Airport to Khon Kaen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Hat Yai to Khon Kaen bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, arrive at Khon Kaen station.

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Map of how to get from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen.
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  • Distance: 675.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

What companies run services between Hat Yai, Thailand and Khon Kaen, Thailand?

Thai AirAsia, Nok Air and two other airlines fly from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen via Bang Sue in around 21 h 11 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Flights from Hat Yai to Udon Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Flights from Hat Yai to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $170
Flights from Hat Yai to Udon Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $170
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Hat Yai to Udon Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Flights from Hat Yai to Udon Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hat Yai to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$14 - $21
2nd Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
Train from Bang Sue to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai to Bangkok Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Piya
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$5
Super
$6
Supreme
$6 - $7
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen Bus
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$10
Super
$12
Supreme
$14 - $16
Chan Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Chan Tour to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
12go.asia
Sun Bus
Website
sunbus.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
sunbus.co.th
Book at
tdc.thairoute.com

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Hat Yai to Khon Kaen train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Khon Kaen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hat Yai to Khon Kaen is 1390 km. It takes approximately 19 h 42 min to drive from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen.

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Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari, Thai Smile and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Hat Yai Airport to Khon Kaen Airport.

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There are 104+ hotels available in Khon Kaen. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hat Yai to Hat Yai Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs .

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