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Phuket To Khon Kaen

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which bus company do you recommend for this route. how much is it and how long does it take.

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You would need to take bus first to Bangkok, then catch another bus to Khon Kaen, take at least 20 hours, maybe more.

Why not catch the Air Asia direct Phuket to Udon Thani flight (90 minutes) and take bus from Udon to Khon Kaen (2 hours). Likley the Air Asia fare is cheaper than the bus fares.

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You would need to take bus first to Bangkok, then catch another bus to Khon Kaen, take at least 20 hours, maybe more.

Why not catch the Air Asia direct Phuket to Udon Thani flight (90 minutes) and take bus from Udon to Khon Kaen (2 hours). Likley the Air Asia fare is cheaper than the bus fares.

thankyou that sounds like a much better idea!!!

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Another alternative, if you want to take more time, .::Bus to Surat Thani,Sleeper Train to Bkk.. then Sleeper train to Khon Kaen. You see, I hate to fly overland. Enjoy my sleeper train trips a lot. I take a 2ndclass sleeper, non -air, as it does get quite cool rattling along at night. Have a 6 can cooler, for my Changs, but often, if good company is available, will settle down in the restaurant car and enjoy a very pleasant evening.My motto :: Be a brain ,travel by train. Be a pain ,travel by plane.

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Patong- Nong Kai non stop, VIP bus leaving behind Jungceylon every week, just jump off in Khon Kaen

or Air Asia nonstop to Udon Thani, and bus or taxi south to Khon Kaen, is it like 120km?

or one flight to BKK and one to Khon Kaen

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Patong- Nong Kai non stop, VIP bus leaving behind Jungceylon every week, just jump off in Khon Kaen

Ugggg..... sounds like a never ending/stopping nightmare. And how long does that last ???

Fly and dam_n the cost (not that it's very expensive with Air Asia). Often times cheaper than the bus if you book early.

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Patong- Nong Kai non stop, VIP bus leaving behind Jungceylon every week, just jump off in Khon Kaen

Ugggg..... sounds like a never ending/stopping nightmare. And how long does that last ???

Fly and dam_n the cost (not that it's very expensive with Air Asia). Often times cheaper than the bus if you book early.

15-16 hours to Khon kaen at 1500 baht or so

Phuket Udon air asia can cost anything between 600 and 6000, ad 1200 baht for taxi to go south again, or taxi to bus station and then bus

must admit I couldnt go 16 hours in a bus, rather drive it in 12 hours myself :)

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15-16 hours to Khon kaen at 1500 baht or so

Phuket Udon air asia can cost anything between 600 and 6000, ad 1200 baht for taxi to go south again, or taxi to bus station and then bus

must admit I couldnt go 16 hours in a bus, rather drive it in 12 hours myself :)

Out of interest I checked Air Asia and I was shocked to see almost 6,000 baht if fly tomorrow, but if wait 3 days then it's nearer 1,600 baht. And bus is cheap from Udon to Khon Kaen, why talk about a taxi.

12 hours drive from Phuket to Khon Kaen, in your dreams or a F1 racing car. Must be about 1,600 klicks. Not to mention the 3 tanks of fuel.

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15-16 hours to Khon kaen at 1500 baht or so

Phuket Udon air asia can cost anything between 600 and 6000, ad 1200 baht for taxi to go south again, or taxi to bus station and then bus

must admit I couldnt go 16 hours in a bus, rather drive it in 12 hours myself :)

Out of interest I checked Air Asia and I was shocked to see almost 6,000 baht if fly tomorrow, but if wait 3 days then it's nearer 1,600 baht. And bus is cheap from Udon to Khon Kaen, why talk about a taxi.

12 hours drive from Phuket to Khon Kaen, in your dreams or a F1 racing car. Must be about 1,600 klicks. Not to mention the 3 tanks of fuel.

approx 1600 klick get you to Laos, 1500 to Nong Kai, 1300 to Khon Kaen = 12 hours several times, picture of my F1 below, dirty and just back from Nong Kai :D

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so 1300km is 4000 baht of fuel at these speeds, and we can go 4/5 pluss dog pluss bike. I dont fly much domestic :)

unless its 1200 baht each, and for a few days only, leaving dog at home

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1300 to Khon Kaen = 12 hours several times, picture of my F1 below, dirty and just back from Nong Kai :D

So let's agree it's 'only' 1,300 Km ... in 12 hours = AVERAGE speed of almost 110 kph. No stops for food & fuel. Insane. I rest my case ...

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1300 to Khon Kaen = 12 hours several times, picture of my F1 below, dirty and just back from Nong Kai :D

So let's agree it's 'only' 1,300 Km ... in 12 hours = AVERAGE speed of almost 110 kph. No stops for food & fuel. Insane. I rest my case ...

well the VIP busses manage +90kmh average, and their braking distance is 4-5 times my.

for both bus and me, ad stops for food and fuel

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1300 to Khon Kaen = 12 hours several times, picture of my F1 below, dirty and just back from Nong Kai :D

So let's agree it's 'only' 1,300 Km ... in 12 hours = AVERAGE speed of almost 110 kph. No stops for food & fuel. Insane. I rest my case ...

I have made that trip about 20 times in a Ford Escape.....quickest I could do it was 15.5 hours including fuel fill ups and coffees which I had walking around so I could just freshen up a bit...and believe me I was really hoofing it along to cut it out in that time

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Bangkok Rama IX Bridge to Patong Market - 7:45 hours, but it was a few years ago... Today I guess it would be impossible, even though I am still riding my trusty Opel of those days...

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Bangkok Rama IX Bridge to Patong Market - 7:45 hours, but it was a few years ago... Today I guess it would be impossible, even though I am still riding my trusty Opel of those days...

still no problem

Bypass to Hua Hin town usually 6 hours

Hua Hin town to Suvarnabum 4 am exactly 2 hours, makes average speed bit higher than 110kmh, as 4-6 am no traffic

depending on car tho, above poster with Escape reminds me of my 2004 Honda CRV. Underpowered, tiny brakes and lousy handling, couldnt keep these speeds safely

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1300 to Khon Kaen = 12 hours several times, picture of my F1 below, dirty and just back from Nong Kai :D

So let's agree it's 'only' 1,300 Km ... in 12 hours = AVERAGE speed of almost 110 kph. No stops for food & fuel. Insane. I rest my case ...

well the VIP busses manage +90kmh average, and their braking distance is 4-5 times my.

for both bus and me, ad stops for food and fuel

What VIP bus averages +90 KPH thats about the speed they travel at not allowing for stops which they do regularly :whistling:

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