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Phang-nga : How to Get There

Getting to Phang-nga

1. By Car  
  From Bangkok
Take Highway No.4 passing through Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, and Ranong, a total distance of 788 kms. The trip takes about 12 hours.
  From Phuket
Use Highway No.402 passing Sarasin Bridge, Khok Kloi District and turn right to Takua Thung District. It takes about 1 hours and the distance is 87 kms.
2. By Bus  
 

Non air-con and air-conditioned buses leave the Southern Bus Terminal at Borommaratcha Chonnani Road for Phang-nga every day. The air-conditioned buses mostly leave in the evening.

For further details,
call the Southern Bus Terminal,
0 2894 6122

For taxi : Southern Bus Terminal ไปสถานีขนส่งสายใต้
3. By Rail  
 

There is no direct train to Phang-nga. You have to take a train to Surat Thani (about 13 hours) and then change to a bus to Phang-nga for another 2 hours.

For details, call
the State Railway of Thailand, 1690, 0 2223 7010, 0 2220 4444 (RSVN),

0 2220 4334, 0 2621 8701.


For taxi : Hualamphong Station ไปสถานีรถไฟหัวลำโพง
4. By Air  
  There is no direct flight to Phang-nga. You have to fly to Phuket and take a bus for another 58 kms. Thai Airways operates daily flights to Phuket,
call 0 2535 1253 to 4, 0 2628 2000 or 1566 (hotline).

Getting to / from Nearby Provinces

There are non air-con and air-con bus services between Phang-nga and some major southern provinces, i.e. Phuket, Krabi, Surat Thani, Hat Yai (Songkhla), Ranong, Trang and Satun.
Car rentals are available at any tour agents.

Phang-nga : Attraction List
Beaches
Bang Sak

Thai Muang
Thanun
Khao ( Hills )

Khao Khian or Writing Hill

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Khao Lak
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Khao Phingkan

Ko ( Islands )

Ko Hong

Ko Khai

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Ko Panyi

Ko Phanak

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Ko Tapu (James Bond Island)
Ko Yao

National Parks

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Similan Islands
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Khao Lak - Lamru (Khao Lak)
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Ao Phang-nga
Khao Lampi - Hat Thai Muang
Si Phang-nga
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Surin Islands
Waterfalls
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Lampi
Lamru
Raman
Ton Chong Fa
Ton Phrai
Others
Bo Dan Hot Springs
Chulabhorn Marine Park Conservatory Center
Phang-nga Naval Base
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Wat Suwan Khuha

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