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There are 5 ways to get from Nong Khai to Phimai by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from Nong Khai to Bua Yai Junction 26 Nong Khai - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper AC / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Bua Yai Junction to Phimai

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Bus, Local Bus  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Nong Khai to Nakhon Ratchasima
  2. Take the Local Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima Terminal 2 to Phimai

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Taxi  •  4h 41m

  1. Take a taxi from Nong Khai to Phimai 323.4 km

Drive  •  4h 41m

  1. Drive from Nong Khai to Phimai 323.4 km

Bus, fly, taxi  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge to Udon Thani Airport
  2. Fly from Udon Thani (UTH) to Buri Ram (BFV) UTH - BFV
  3. Take a taxi from Buri Ram to Phimai
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1422

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Phimai is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Phimai is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Phimai is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1422.

Last updated: 20 Nov 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nong Khai to Phimai is to bus and Local Bus which costs ฿310 - ฿440 and takes 7h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Nong Khai to Phimai is to taxi which costs ฿2100 - ฿2600 and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nong Khai to Phimai. However, there are services departing from Nong Khai and arriving at Phimai via Nakhon Ratchasima Terminal 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 45m.

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It is 297 km from Nong Khai to Phimai. It is approximately 323.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Nong Khai to Phimai without a car is to train and taxi which takes 5h 3m and costs ฿550 - ฿1800.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Nong Khai to Phimai, including transfers.

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Nong Khai to Phimai bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Nong Khai station.

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There is no direct flight from Udon Thani Airport to Buri Ram Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Nong Khai to Phimai bus services, operated by Local bus, arrive at Phimai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nong Khai to Phimai is 323 km. It takes approximately 4h 41m to drive from Nong Khai to Phimai.

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  • Distance: 296.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 3m

What companies run services between Nong Khai, Thailand and Phimai, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Nong Khai to Phimai via Nakhon Ratchasima and Nakhon Ratchasima Terminal 2 in around 7h 45m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Buri Ram via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3400 - ฿9500
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Nong Khai to Bua Yai Junction
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿120 - ฿1300
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
฿120 - ฿220
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿600 - ฿850
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿330 - ฿460
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿950 - ฿1300
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Nong Khai to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿260 - ฿390
Book at
12go.asia
Local bus
Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima Terminal 2 to Phimai
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
฿50
Udon Kaew Tour
Website
udonkaewtour.com
Bus from Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge to Udon Thani Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿200
Schedules at
udonkaewtour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Bua Yai Junction to Phimai
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
฿450 - ฿550

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Thai Lion Mentari, Nok Air and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Udon Thani Airport to Buri Ram Airport.

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