Car: There are different routes for car
to get to Phang Nga:-
- From Bangkok, take the Route 4 which passes
through Prachuab Kirikhan, Chumporn, Ranong
and goes to Phang Nga; the total distance is
788 kilometers, taking about 12 hours.
- From Bangkok, go along Route 4 until
reaching Chumporn province. Then from Chumporn,
take the Route No.41 which passes Tha Chang
district in Suratthani province. Afterwards,
fork to the Route No.401 on the right and go
onwards to Ta Khun district in Suratthani.
Then change to the Route No.415 which goes
through Tap Pud district to Phang Nga town.
- From Phuket, use route 402, pass the
parallel spans of Sarasin and Thao Thep
Krasatri Bridges. You are now in Phang-Nga
province. To go on to the provincial capital,
go north to the town of Koke Kloy. Turn right
(at Bangkok Bank), and follow Route 4 to
Phang-Nga Town. You will pass Takua Thung
along the way and cover a distance of 87
kilometers. Travel time is about 90 minutes.
Bus: Both air-conditioned and
non-air-conditioned buses leave daily from the
Southern Bus Terminal in Bangkok to Phang Nga. The
journey by bus takes about 10 hours.
Tel.0 2435 1199. From Phang Nga to Bangkok, you
can take the bus at the Provincial Terminal in
Phang Nga town.
There is no train going directly to
Phang Nga, you have to drop off in Suratthani
province and continue to Phang Nga town by bus
which takes about 2 hours. The train leaves at Hua
Lampong Station in Bangkok.
Thai Airways does not offer the
direct flight to Phang Nga. You have to take a
flight to Phuket first and then take a bus to
Phang Nga town; the total distance form Phuket to
Phang Nga is about 58 kilometers. Alternatively,
you can take a domestic flight of Bangkok Airways.
An available route is Bangkok-Ranong flight which
leaves four times a week, on Monday, Wednesday,
Friday, and Sunday. Then take a bus to get to
Phang Nga, the journey takes around 3 hours.
- Local bus: There are local buses
commuting between Pnag Nga town to its
districts and neighboring provinces: Phuket
(87 kilometers), Krabi (86 kilometers), Trang
(221 kilometers), Pattalung (283 kilomters),
Hat Yai (375 kilometers), Songkhla (403
kilomters), Pattani (486 kilometers),
Narathivas (581 kilometers), and Suratthani
(196 kilometers). There are also local buses
leaving directly from the market in Pnag Nga
town to many piers in the province.
- Vehicle rentals: There are motorcycle
and bicycle rentals available in Pnag Nga Town
and also on the islands on which the community
of local people is located like Yao Island
among others. This is a good way to get around
town or the island in order to see people life
and attractions on your own.