Yala is 1,084 kilometers south of Bangkok by road. One can take Highway 4 (Thanon Phetkasem)
from Bangkok to Prachuap Khiri Khan, and Chumphon, then onto Highway 41 through
Thung Song, Phatthalung, Hat Yai
, Pattani, and Yala.
Air-conditioned bus services are run daily between Bangkok and Yala from the Southern Bus Terminal.
Thai Doen Rot Co.,Ltd (tel: 0 2435 5015) operates a daily bus service from Bangkok to Betong.
The bus leaves the Southern Bus Terminal at 04:00 pm.
For further information please call the Southern Bus Terminal at tel: 0 2894
Yala is 1,055 kilometers from Bangkok by rail. The State Railway Authority of Thailand
operates daily rapid and express train services from Bangkok to Yala. Trains
leaves the Bangkok Railway Station at 0.25 p.m., 2.45 p.m. and 3.50 p.m. For more
information please call Travelling Service Unit, Bangkok Railway Station at tel: 1690,
0 2223 7010 and 0 2223 7020.
There is no direct flight to Yala but Thai Airways International
offers flights from Bangkok to Hat Yai. From Hat Yai one can either take
the train, bus, taxi, or air-conditioned van to Yala. Please call Thai
Airways at 0 2356 1111 for more information.