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There are 8 ways to get from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Khon Kaen  •  3h 15m

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

$101 - $227

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Train  •  21h 11m

  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, train  •  5h 24m

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

$92 - $216

Fly to Roi Et, bus  •  7h 16m

  1. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Roi Et (ROI) HDY - ROI
  2. Take the bus from Roi Et to Khon Kaen

$95 - $199

Bus The Transport Company  •  20h 55m

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

$33 - $48

Train, night train  •  22h 45m

  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 Piya  •  23h 30m

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

$42 - $50

Drive  •  19h 42m

  1. Drive from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen 868.9 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen is to bus which costs ฿1100 - ฿1600 and takes 20h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen is to fly which costs ฿3300 - ฿7500 and takes 3h 15m.

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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 Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 55m.

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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 21h 11m.

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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 bus which takes 20h 55m and costs ฿1100 - ฿1600.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen, including transfers.

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Hat Yai to Khon Kaen bus services, operated by The Transport Company, 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 3h 15m and costs ฿3300 - ฿7500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿1100 - ฿1600 and takes 20h 55m, you could also train, which costs ฿800 - ฿3300 and takes 21h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen.
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  • Distance: 675.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 20h 55m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Flights from Hat Yai to Udon Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Flights from Hat Yai to Roi Et via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Flights from Hat Yai to Udon Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Hat Yai to Roi Et via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Flights from Hat Yai to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $170
Flights from Hat Yai to Udon Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $170
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Hat Yai to Udon Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
Train from Hat Yai to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
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
6h 56m
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
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Roi Et to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Rung Prasert Tour
Phone
02 941 8833
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Piya
Phone
0-2894-6330-2
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Chan Tour
Phone
086-304-7026
Website
chantour.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Chan Tour to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
chantour.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$10
Super
$12
Supreme
$14 - $16
Sun Bus
Phone
081-8794949
Email
sunbus2112@hotmail.com
Website
sunbus.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
sunbus.co.th
Book at
tdc.thairoute.com

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The quickest flight from Hat Yai Airport to Khon Kaen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Hat Yai to Khon Kaen bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Air, arrive at Khon Kaen station.

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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 19h 42m to drive from Hat Yai to Khon Kaen.

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

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There are 106+ 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 13m and costs ฿190 - ฿230.

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