4 passing Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat,
Trang and Phatthalung Provinces in order to reach Songkhla Province. The
total distance is 950 kilometers.
There are daily buses from Bangkok to Songkhla
and Hat Yai
The journey takes about 13 hours. Timetables
From Hat Yai: From Hat Yai Bus Terminal, there are buses
to Bangkok and other provinces in the south. Buses depart from a small bus
station located across the ferry station in the city. They include daily
2nd class buses that depart for Bangkok 4 times a day . There is also one
VIP bus that runs directly to Bangkok.
Pho Thong Transportation Co., Ltd. (tel. 0 7431 1126) provides bus services
from Songkhla to Hat Yai. Minivans and share taxis normally leave from Ramwithi
Road for Hat Yai. Minivans
depart from the southern part of Sisuda Road to Pattani and Yala. Ranot Transportation Co., Ltd. (tel. 0 7431 1523) operates
buses from Songkhla to Nakhon Si Thammarat.
The State Railway of Thailand provides daily rapid and express train services
from Bangkok to Hat Yai. Timetables
Several domestic and international air carriers provide daily flights connecting Bangkok and other Thai
and Asian cities to Hat Yai but there is no regular air services to Songkhla town. Timetables
Songthaews around the city and Motorcycle taxis around
town. There are several guesthouses
in town that provide bicycle and motorcycle rental services.
By minivan and share taxi
Minivans and share taxis leave from the terminal to different places in the town.
They can be chartered depending on the distance and bargain.
By motor-samlor/Trishaw and moto-taxi
Motor-samlor and moto-taxi are stationed around the town such as in front of the municipal market,
bus terminal. The fare varies depending on agreed price. Charter can be also negotiated.
By car and bus
From bus terminal, train station or airport in Had Yai, you can travel to Songkhla by car via 2 routes
which are Kanchanvanich Road and Lopburi Ramet Road, taking approximately 20 minutes.
Buses also runs from Had Yai Market to Songkhla throughout the day.