Pattani is about 1,055
kilometres from Bangkok. Visitors can use highway no.35 (Thon buri
- Pak Tho) for about 90 kilometres, then turn left to highway no.4
to Chumphon for about 460 kilometres. After that, use highway no.41
or 42 pass Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Songkhla, Pak-nam Thepa
to Pattani. The total distance is around 505 kilometres.
There are service of
regular and air-conditioned buses of Transport Co., Ltd. The buses
leave from the Southern Bus Terminal to Pattani every day.
For more details, call 0 2435 1119 and 0 2434 5557-8 or visit www.transport.co.th.
From Hua Lamphong Station,
there are both express and rapid trains to Pattani (Khok Pho) Station
everyday. For more details, contact Service Unit at Tel:1690, 0
2223 7010 and 0 2223 7020.
From Pattani Station, buses and taxis are available between Khok
Pho and Amphoe Mueang which takes about 29 kilometres.
There is no direct flight to Pattani. Visitors
need to travel to Hat Yai (Thai Airways International provided round-trip
shuttle bus (Hat Yai-Pattani) twice daily free-of-charge for passengers
who make the reservation in advance). Alternatively, visitors can
use regular bus or taxi from Hat Yai to Pattani for about 104 kilometres
and traveling time is approximately one hour and a half. Flight
information can be requested at Tel: 1566, 0 2280 0060, 0 2628 2000
or at Pattani Office Tel: 0 7333 5938.