Yala is 1,084 kilometres 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.
bus services are run daily between Bangkok and Yala from the Southern
For further information please call the Southern
Bus Terminal at tel: 0 2435 1119-200 or visit www.transport.co.th.
Thai Doen Rot Co.,Ltd (tel: 0 2435 7424) operates
a daily bus service from Bangkok to Betong. The bus leaves the Southern
Bus Terminal at 4 p.m.
Yala is 1,055 kilometres 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 or visit www.railway.co.th.
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 1566, 0 2280 0060, 0 2628 2000
for more information.