Introduction

Geography: Udon Thani is a northeastern province covering an area of 15,589 square kilometers. The provincial capital is 562 kilometers northeast of Bangkok. Udon Thani is probably best known for its archaeological wonders, paramount among them the hamlet of the Ban Chiang where the world's first Bronze Age civilization is believed to have flourished more than 5,000 years ago.

How to get there

By Air
Thai Airways operates daily flights between Bangkok and Udon Thani.. 
Please contact Bangkok 280-0070, 280-0080 for further details., and (042)243-222 in Udon Thani..

By Bus
Air conditioned coaches and non-air-conditioned buses leave Bangkok's Northeastern Bus Terminal on Kamphaengphet 2 Road every day between 5.00 AM. and 10.00 PM.. For further details, please contact Bangkok 271-0101-5 for regular buses, and 279-4484-7 for air-conditioned coaches.

By Car
From Bangkok, take Highway 1(Phaholyothin) to Saraburi, at Km. 107 take Highway 2 (Friendship Highway) through Nakhon Ratchasima and Khon Kaen provinces to Udon Thani. Total distance: 262 kilometers.

By Rail
Several trains leave Bangkok's Hualampong Railway station daily for Udon Thani. Please contact Bangkok 223-7010 or 223-7020 for further details., and (042) 222-061 in Udon Thani.

Bangkok to Udon Thani

Departure
(Bangkok)

Arrival
(Udon Thani)

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Train (No.)

06.15
08.20
19.00
20.30
20.40

15.57
17.05
05.15
06.25
06.05

Bangkok-Nongkhai (33)
Bangkok-Udonthani (945)
Bangkok-Nongkhai (29)
Bangkok-Nongkhai (3)
Bangkok-Nongkhai (947)
Udon Thani to Bangkok

Departure
(Udon Thani)

Arrival
(Bangkok)

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Train (No.)

08.53
07.00
18.39
19.55
20.35

18.40
15.50
05.00
06.10
05.40

Nongkhai-Bangkok (34)
Udonthani-Bangkok (946)
Nongkhai-Bangkok (30)
Nongkhai-Bangkok (4)
Udonthani-Bangkok (948)

Festivals & Events

An annual homage paying ceremony
from the 13th nights of the third lunar month (generally late February) an annual homage paying ceremony is held at Pha Buddha Bat Bua Bok.

Khit Fabric Annual Fair
on December at Thung Sri Muang

Information provided by Tourism Authority of Thailand

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