By Car from Bangkok:
Drive along Highway No. 35 (Thon Buri-Pak Tho) passing Samut Sakhon
and Samut Songkhram Provinces and then take Highway No. 4 to Phetchaburi
Province. The total distance is 123 kilometers. Alternatively, it
is possible to travel via Nakhon Pathom and Ratchaburi Provinces.
By Bus from Bangkok:
There are buses leaving regularly from the Southern Bus Terminal in
Thonburi for 50 bahts (ordinary) on the new road, 46 bahtss on the
old road (via Ratchaburi and Nakhon Pathom), 60 bahtss for 2nd Class
air-conditionedditioned and 75 bahtss for 1st Class air-conditionedditioned.
The bus takes about 2 1/2 hours to reach the destination. Contact
0 2435 1199-200 or Phetchaburi Tour, Tel: 0 2435 7408 for more details.
By Bus to Cha-am and
There are several buses depart from Phetchaburi’s city, fares ranging
from18 bahts (25 air-conditioned) to 22 bahts (31 air-conditioned).
It takes 60 and 90 minutes to reach the destinations respectively.
By Train from Bangkok:
Trains leave Bangkok's Hualamphong Station at 12.20 p.m. (rapid
train), 2.15 and 2.35 p.m. (special express), 3.50, 5.35 and 6.20
p.m. (rapid trains), 7.15 p.m. (express), 10.30 and 10.50 p.m. (express
diesel railcar). All these trains offer 1st, 2nd and 3rd class seating
except for the 2.35 p.m. special express (1st and 2nd class only)
and the 10.30 and 10.50 p.m. express diesel railcar (2nd class only)
and take about three hours to reach Phetchaburi. Fares are 34 bahts,
78 bahts and 153 bahts, not including rapid or express surcharges.
Call 1690 or visit www.railway.co.th for more details.
There is no ordinary train service between Hualamphong and Phetchaburi,
but there are three ordinary 3rd class trains daily from Thonburi
(Bangkok Noi) Station at 7.45 a.m. and 1.30 and 2.00 p.m. (34 bahts,
Getting Around Phetchaburi and Cha-am
Samlors and taxis (motorcycles) can go anywhere in the center of
town for 20 bahts. It is possible to charter one for the whole day
for 150 bahts. Shared songthaews cost 6 bahts around town including
to and from the railway station