Pattani is about 1,055 km from Bangkok. Visitors can take
Highway No.35 (Thonburi - Pak Tho) for about 90 km, then turn
left onto Highway No.4 to Chumphon for about 460 km. After that,
use Highway No.41 or 42 past Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Songkhla,
and Pak-nam Thepa to Pattani. The total distance is around 505 km.
Air - conditioned buses leave from the Southern bus terminal in Bangkok
at 06.00 pm. everyday. The journey takes about 15 hours. A reservation
may be made in Bangkok by calling Tel. 0 2431 1957 and in Pattani Tel. 0 7334 8816
There are no trains directly to Pattani, but there are trains to nearby Yala.
From Bangkok’s Hua Lumphong Station there are both express and rapid trains to
Yala (four departures daily). From Yala visitors can take a short bus to
Pattani. For more details, contact the Service Unit at Tel. 1690, 0 2223
7010 and 0 2223 7020 or visit www.railway.co.th