You can use these pages to plan your trip and figure out the easiest way to get to your destination. Recently, they have gone off the planet with prices, and wanted 100 baht from the bus station to anywhere within town. In a magical tree filled garden overlooking the river, it has both simple and higher quality rooms surrounded by hammocks and a variety of seating. You can only buy tickets at Nong Khai station, and you need to pass through immigration as well. Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. An easy way to check buses and other transport options excluding government buses is to search and book companies like.
Not a stretch limo, but an air-con minivan shuttles you from Udon Thani airport to the border. Staff are very competent and friendly. We've found that drivers usually do a good job of keeping track of who is on their bus, but if you want to be safe, keep all of your luggage in hand while going through immigration. These points of light, for which there is no adequate scientific explanation, are said to be the breath of the Naga welcoming the Lord Buddha back to the Earth. Ho to get to the city by car You can learn about trains, express trains, buses and shuttle buses that will take you from the airport to the city on the official website of Nong Khai. My details might not be entirely up to date but the schedule used to be as follows i.
Research fares for the next two weeks and choose the best one in terms of price and suitability. But it also means that there is guaranteed to be a limo available for the flight you need. . If you are staying in Nong Khai ask the driver who will bring you straight to your hotel. You can also book tickets with them if needed. The same taxi driver will pick you up at your hotel the next day at 12:30 if you agree on this with him.
You will also find the Porntip Exchange store towards the end of the Taa Sadej Market, and here all currencies of money can be exchanged. Shuttle services now operate onward from Nong Khai to Tha Nalaeng, Laos near four times a day, consistent with the arrivals and departures of the Bangkok trains. Go through immigration then buy a ticket for the bus to take you o ver the bridge. Your new Thai visa has just been activated. Restaurant on-site, and it is not too expensive. This is especially useful if you are getting a rental car, since it might be better to drive a bit farther in order to save money on airfare.
Flights from Bangkok to Udon Thani are numerous and cheap, serviced by Nok Air, Thai Smile, Bangkok Airways and Thai AirAsia. On the weekends the aquarium holds scuba-diving shows. The nearest airport on the Thai side is in , 56 km away. Note: all of these trains also service Udon Thani, Khon Kaen, Saraburi, Ayutthaya and Don Mueang, but only the 18:20 train services Nakhon Ratchasima. Many who have planned only an overnight stay have ended up staying for weeks.
It's also near Thai-Laos Friendship Bridge and Buddha Park. Follow such special offers in our social networks. Browse through dozens of options and rest assured that you're seeing the best price guaranteed! There are bikes to rent and an extensive sidewalk along the river upon which to ride them. Krathong are small, floating shrines or lanterns normally made out of bamboo leaves and decorated with flowers, incense and candles. Unique to Nong Khai, the Anou Savari festival is the city's biggest street fair and is held in celebration of the defeat of the Hau rebellions between 1884 and 1886. Here's their phone numbers they speak some English : 042-411 530 or 042-465 431. Nong Khai is a pleasant-enough small town with a train station and direct train line to Bangkok.
Vang Vieng: Departs Nong Khai at 10:00, costs 270 baht and takes around eight hours. The resort is within close proximity to major tourist attractions, around five minutes from the city centre. It will cost about 200 baht more but it will include transport from your guesthouse to the border, sometimes even all the way to Nong Khai train station. Hot water and a shower area that is big enough for the toilet seat not to get wet. At present Thai, Air Asia, and Nok Air are extremely cheap.
Seduced by its dreamy pink sunsets and sluggish pace of life, many visitors who mean to stay one night end up bedding down for many more. How to Reach Nong Khai by Flight You have to take a flight from Suvarnabhumi airport or Don Muang airport in Bangkok to Udon Thani International airport which takes 1 hour. AirAsia and Nok Air operate a service between Bangkok Don Mueang and Udon Thani. Close to the river and market areas but then so is the majority of accommodations. They will also arrange transport to airport for a reasonable cost. Very clean and well maintained. If you expect the usual tourist traps of Bangkok and Phuket, you will be disappointed.