a)From Bangkok, take Highway No. 1 to Saraburi
and Highway No. 2 to Nakhon Ratchasima, then use Highway No.226 and
proceed to Ubon Ratchathani via Buri Ram, Surin and Si Sa Ket, for
a total distance of 629 kilometers.
b) From Bangkok, take Highway No. 1 and Highway
No. 2 unil arriving at Sikhio, then turn into Highway No. 24 and
proceed to Ubon Ratchathani via Chok Chai, Nang Rong, Prasat, Det
Udom and Warin Chamrap.
Buses depart from Bangkok's Northern
Bus Terminal (Mochit 2 Bus Terminal) to Ubon Ratchathani every day.
Contact Transport Co. Ltd at Tel: 0 2936 2852-66 for more information.
Regular trains depart from Bangkok’s
Hua Lamphong Railway Station to Ubon Ratchathani every day. Call
1690, 0 2223 7010-20 for more information.
Thai Airways has several daily flights
connecting Bangkok with Ubon Ratchathani. For more information,
contact their Bangkok office at tel. 0-2280-0060, 0-2628-2000 or
view their website at www.thaiairways.com. Air Asia operates two
flights every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday to Ubon Ratchathani
International Airport. The flight time is 1.05 hours. Call 02 515
9999 or visit www.airasia.com for more details.
Getting around the city
is easy with city buses. They usually run along the main avenues,
from north to south of the town. The fare is only 5B.
Taking Samlor around the city
would cost approximately 30B/kilometre
If you, however, choose to enjoy the ride of a rented car, there
are several car rental companies, big names and local names, which
provide this kind of service.
Chaw Wattana. Tel. 045
1906. Address: 39/8 Suriyat Road.
Budget Rent a Car. Tel. 045 240507. Address: Arrival Hall, Ubon
There are buses departing from a bus terminal located at Chayangkun
Road to Ubon’s neighboring provinces and its own districts. They
include: (please note that fares are subject to change without prior
Buriram (ordinary 66B, air-con 148B), Kantharalak (for Khao Phra
Viharn – ordinary 20B), Khong Chiam (ordinary 40B), Khon Kaen (ordinary
66B, air-con 148B), Khorat (ordinary 149B, air-con 260B), Mukdahan
(ordinary 55B, air-con 105B), Phibun Mangsahan (ordinary 22B), Prakhon
Chai (for Phanom Rung, ordinary 84B), Roi Et (ordinary 61B, air-con
99B), Sakon Nakhon (ordinary 101B, air-con 1738B), Si Saket (ordinary
29B, air-con 60B), Surin (ordinary 72B, air-con 129B), That Phanom
(ordinary 65B, air-con 140B), Udon Thani (ordinary 122B, air-con
219B), and Yasothon (ordinary 43B, air-con 76B),