How to go to
From Bangkok, take Highway No. 1 (Phahonyothin) and Highway No.
32 to Nakhon Sawan via Ayutthaya, Ang Thong, Sing Buri and Chai
Nat Provinces, then take Highway No. 1 again and proceed to Tak
via Kamphaeng Phet Province. The total distance is 426 kilometers.
From Bangkok: Air-conditioned buses depart from Bangkok's Northern
Bus Terminal (Mochit 2 Bus Terminal)to Tak between 5 a.m. and 10
p.m. every day. The journey takes 6 hours. Call 0 2936 2852-66 or
visit www.transport.co.th for updated schedules. Daily bus services
to Tak are also available. They are operated by private bus companies
such as Thanchit Tour (Tel: 0 2551 1307), Choet Chai Tour (Tel:
0 2551 1054).
From Bangkok: There are no trains going directly to Tak. The nearest
train transfer station is Phitsanulok. From there, tourists can
take a local bus to Tak. Contact Bangkok Railway Station Tel. 1690,
0223 7010, 0 2223 7020 or visit www.railway.co.th for more information.
From Bangkok: Thai Airways flies from Bangkok to Mae Sot, a district
which is 86 kilometers from the City of Tak. For more updated information,
call 0 2628 2000 (24-hour reservation center) or visit www.thaiairways.com.
Air Andaman also flies to Mae Sot and to Chiang Mai every day except
Saturday. Visit www.airandaman.com/Infomation.html or call 0 2229
9500 for updated information.
From Bangkok via Pitsanulok Province: and then transfer to the Pitsanulok-Tak
shuttle. The flights are scheduled to run every Tuesday, Thursday,
Saturday and Sunday. Call 02 628-2000 (24-hour reservation center)
or visit www.thaiairways.com for more information.
From Bangkok to Umphang, Take air-conditioned buses, as well as
flights from Bangkok to Mae Sot, and then, take the local bus to
Umphang. There is now a charter flight operated by Siam GA Co.,
Ltd. The fare is approximately 9,000 bahts to fly directly to Umphang
either on Monday, Wendesday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday. For more
information, call 02 5043320 ext. 197.
Travel from Tak to other Cities
Tourists who want to travel from Tak to Bangkok or any other city
may choose to go by air or land. Car rental service in the City
of Tak is also available.
By Air: The Thai Airways offers a wide range of trips from Tak and
Mae Sot to other provinces, including Chiang Mai and Phitsanulok.
For more information, call 0 2628 2000 (24-hour reservation center)
By Bus: Many governmental and private bus companies have regular
and air-conditioned bus services to nearby provinces. For more information,
call Transportation Authority of Tak, tel. 0 5551 1057.