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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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

$17 - $41

Cheapest option

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

$9 - $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  •  4 h 54 min

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

$65 - $186

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen is to bus which costs ฿310 - ฿450 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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The distance between Nakhon Phanom and Khon Kaen is 233 km. The road distance is 298.8 km.

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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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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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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 flies from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen every 4 hours.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Nakhon Phanom to Khon Kaen via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $30
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$23 - $30
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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