Both air-conditioned and non air-conditioned busses depart daily from Bangkok’s Northern Bus
Terminal (Mo Chit 2) to Lamphun
. Traveling time is about 9 hours. Call 0 2936 0852-66 or visit
www.transport.co.th for more information. Indra Tour, a private bus company, also operates
air-conditioned busses to Lamphun. Call 0 2208 0840 for information.
, take Highway No. 1 to Nakhon Sawan via Sing Buri and Chai Nat, then turn into Highway
No. 11 and proceed to Lamphun, a total distance of 670 km.
Visitors can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai
and then take a Chiang Mai-Lamphun bus that
leaves Chiang Mai’s Chang Phueak Bus Station every 15 minutes. Traveling time from Chiang
Mai to Lamphun is 45 minutes.
Trains leave Bangkok’s Hua Lumphong Railway Station every day for Chiang Mai, all of which make
stops in Lamphun, 30 to 45 minutes away from Chiang Mai. Call 1690 for more information.
As in most rural Thai provinces there are typically songtaews that follow established routes
around the provincial capital and local busses and songtaews for trips between towns within
the province. Songtaews, motorbike taxis, and samlors (three wheeled pedal powered cabs) are
usually available for private charter as well.