Phitsanulok Bus Terminal
Busses depart from Bangkok's Northern Bus Terminal (Mo Chit 2) to Phitsanulok
a) From Bangkok
, use Highway No. 1 to Wang Noi, and then proceed to Nakhon Sawan Province along Highway No. 32 via Ayutthaya,
Ang Thong and Sing Buri Provinces. After that, take Highway No. 117 to Phitsanulok. The total distance is 337 kilometres.
b)Follow the above itinerary to Sing Buri Province and switch to Highway No. 11 (In Buri-Tak Fa route), then turn onto
Highway No. 12 and proceed to Phitsanulok Province via Wang Thong District. The total distance is 450 kilometres
Thai Airways International operates daily flights between Bangkok and Phitsanulok. The trip takes 40-45 minutes.
Trains leave Bangkok’s Hua Lumphong Station for Phitsanulok 14 times a day from 07.05 am. - 11.30 pm.
There are faster express trains (Sprinters) from Bangkok to Phitsanulok departing 5 times daily between 08.25 am. and 11.10 pm.
Trains leave Phitsanulok for Bangkok 14 times a day, from 02.05 am. - 11.29 pm. The daily express trains (Sprinters)
return to Bangkok from Phitsanulok to Bangkok 4 times a day from 02.05 am. - 11.00 pm.
For getting around Phitsanulok town, a ride in a three wheeled bicycle taxi called a samlor will cost 30 baht upwards,
depending on the number of passengers, the destination, and your negotiation skills.
City buses are also available for more reasonable fees; the station is located on Thammabucha Road,
near the train station.
For visitors interested in touring Phitsanulok independently, both Avis and Budget advertise rental car services.
Be aware that only Commercial First Class Insurance provides full coverage on rental cars (as opposed to limited personal
or third party only insurance). Most international car rental agencies will offer this insurance (some only for those with a
valid international driver’s license) while local companies may or may not. You may wish to request a copy of their insurance
policy and ensure that it states "For Commercial Use". Regardless, inspect rental vehicles prior to rental and drive with caution,
particularly as traffic in Thailand can be quite confusing, especially the habit of Thai motorcycles drivers to drive on the wrong side of the road.