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There are 5 ways to get from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Nakhon Phanom to Udon Thani 876
  2. Take the train from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen 76 Nong Khai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC

$18 - $46

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Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Nakhon Phanom to Udon Thani 876
  2. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen

$11 - $13

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen 186.8 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen 186.8 miles

$26 - $40

Fly  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Nakhon Phanom (KOP) to Khon Kaen (KKC) KOP - KKC

$65 - $186

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The cheapest way to get from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen is to bus which costs ฿340 - ฿440 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen is to taxi which costs ฿2000 - ฿2400 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen. However, there are services departing from Nakhon Phanom and arriving at Khon Kaen via Udon Thani. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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The distance between Nakhon Phanom and Khon Kaen is 233 km. The road distance is 298.8 km.

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The best way to get from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 40 min and costs ฿550 - ฿1600.

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen, including transfers.

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Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen bus services, operated by Phetprasert Tour, depart from Nakhon Phanom station.

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The best way to get from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen is to bus which takes 6 h 45 min and costs ฿340 - ฿440. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ฿2100 - ฿6500 and takes 6 h 29 min.

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There is no direct flight from Nakhon Phanom Airport to Khon Kaen Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Khon Kaen station.

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Map of how to get from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen.
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  • Distance: 145.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

What companies run services between Nakhon Phanom, Thailand and Khon Kaen, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen via Udon Thani in around 6 h 45 min. Alternatively, Thai AirAsia and Nok Air fly from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen 5 times a day.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
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
1 h 50 min
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
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Nakhon Phanom to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
The Transport Company
Other operators
Taxi from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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Yes, the driving distance between Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen is 299 km. It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to drive from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen.

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Nok Air and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Nakhon Phanom Airport to Khon Kaen Airport.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Khon Kaen. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nakhon Phanom to Nakhon Phanom Airport is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs ฿160 - ฿200.

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