Kamphaeng Phet is a small province, located on the Upper Central region. Sometimes people say that the Lower North. The town has a population of about 30,000. There are some areas to speak the local language.
Kamphaeng Phet is 358 km from Bangkok.
Bus terminal is 1km from town.
2 options from Mo Chit 2 (Bangkok Bus Terminal to North and Northeast)
1. Air-con bus Bangkok – Kamphaeng Phet (5-6 hrs)
Win Tour is recommended.
Win Tour bus Kamphaeng Phet - Sukhothai also available. (1 - 1.30 hrs)
2. VIP bus Bangkok - Chiang Mai (5 hrs)
VIP bus takes time faster and seats are more comfortable.
Please inform the ticket sales staff that you want to get off at Kamphaeng Phet, the price will be charged according to distance.
Tickets cannot book in advance and depending on seat availability.
The bus drops you off at the bus terminal outside town only.
You can book ticket from Kamphaeng Phet to Chaing Mai by taking these VIP buses also.
Indra Tour, New Viriya Tour and Sombat Tour are recommended.
Take Phahol Yothin Rd through Pratunam Phra-In. Then keep left to hwy 32 heading to Northern region. Turn right into Kamphaeng Phet town at xxx km. (4 hrs)
For public transportation, there are tricycle, motorcycle taxi and Song Taew (Pick-up with 2-row seats at the back). Please agree on price before taking service. Kamphaeng Phet is a small town. We'll take a few minutes to any destinations. English communication may have in trouble but not serious. Thai people are friendly and smile.
Visitors could ask the hotel staffs in advance about hiring a motorcycle, a bike or an air-con van with driver, or bus terminal transfer service.
Ton Bodhi (Roundabout Fountain)
Historical Park Visitor Centre is not far from Ton Bodhi; the trade area and the bus stops of the town with shops, restaurants, banks, clinics and police station.
Ideal as a meeting point as well. The exact point is at the Bodhi tree in front of 7-11 mini mart on the corner of the roundabout fountain. 7-11 opened 24 hours, it is quite a safe place for waiting.