Thailand Online Train Ticket Booking

Thailand Online Train Ticket Booking

The State Railway of Thailand is exceptionally slow arriving in the new millennium and is still very much dragging its feet when it comes to offering online booking and payment for the tickets on the Thai rail network. A few years back there was a website which offered this service, I am not sure if it was offered by the State Railway Of Thailand or was some tie up between them and a private company but train tickets could at one time be bought online! The booking form on this website was…

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Chiang Mai to Luang Namtha bus – Buses arriving in Luang Namtha

Chiang Mai to Luang Namtha bus – Buses arriving in Luang Namtha

We have had a couple of reports from our customers who have booked the Chiang Mai to Luang Namtha bus through our office. On arrival at the small bus station in Luang Namtha which is situated about 10km out side of town they have not found any public transport options (usually a tuk tuk or songtaew) to take them into town. Scheduled arrival time is 08:30pm but i am aware that this bus is often late arrival and after 10pm can be common and maybe the tuk tuk drivers have…

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Train timetables from Chiang Mai to Bangkok

Train timetables from Chiang Mai to Bangkok

This is the 2016 updated train timetable from Chiang Mai to Bangkok and also displays the cost of train tickest from Chiang Mai to Bangkok There are 5 classes of train as follows: 3rd class seating fan cooled 2rd class seating fan cooled 2nd class seating air condition 2nd class sleeper fan cooled (upper or lower birth) 2nd class sleeper air condition (upper or lower birth) 1st class sleeper air condition (upper or lower birth) Travel time is around the 12 hour mark, but some trains are a little quicker and some take longer depending on which type of train is…

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Kan Air – A great little airline covering some unusual domestic routes

Kan Air – A great little airline covering some unusual domestic routes

Kan Air, owned by Kannithi Aviation Company Limited, and commenced operations on 24 September 2010, since then its domestic routes have been slowly expanding, Kan Air is a  small airline with only four aircraft but cover some usual routes which other airlines do not cover.  look at their route list below as flying some of these routes could save a load of time on long bus journeys! Prices are very reasonable too! Their main operating base is from Chiang Mai in the north of Thailand however plans are afoot to increasing services from…

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Direct Bus from Chiang Mai to Phuket

Direct Bus from Chiang Mai to Phuket

In the past, if you wanted to take a bus to southern Thailand then you would have to change buses in Bangkok. This usually meant taking a bus from Chiang Mai at the busy Mochit Northern Bus Terminal in Bangkok then taking a taxi across the city to the Southern Bus Station. Then you would have to get on another bus to Phuket or other destinations in the south of Thailand. Now there is a very comfortable direct bus option from Chiang Mai to Phuket! This new service is run by Green…

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Bus Timetables from Chiang Mai to Pai

Bus Timetables from Chiang Mai to Pai

Most people will use Chiang Mai as their jumping off point to the small town of Pai. Pai is a relatively short 130 km from Chiang Mai but most of the route passes through the mountains so journey times are usually over the 3 hour mark. Pai is well connected from Chiang Mai by bus  with a few different options. Timetables do change frequently but departures are very frequent (especially for the minibus services) Most public buses will continue onto Mae Hong Son via the small town of Bang Mapha…

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Getting Around In Chiang Mai

Getting Around In Chiang Mai

Everyone ponders the problem of transport while in Chiang Mai.  Chiang Mai can be both a wonderful and a frightful place to travel around, depending on the time of day, whether or not there happens to be a procession somewhere, or often just for reasons which aren’t clear and never will be.   I guess how you feel about it depends entirely on your headspace at the time, and also about what method of transport you have chosen. When you arrive. For me this choice is the simplest of all.  After…

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Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang

Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang

As well as a licensed tour operator Travel Hub is also a fully licensed and bonded travel agent! Travel Hub sell flight, boat, bus and train tickets to many destinations within Thailand and some outside of Thailand too! If you are heading to the charming town of Luang Prabang in Laos then Travel Hub offer you 4 ways of getting there! Flight: If you want to get there quick thenTravel Hub offer flights from both Bangkok and Chiang Mai direct to the town of Luang Prabang in Laos!   Bus:…

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New Laos transport packages added to the Chiang Mai website

New Laos transport packages added to the Chiang Mai website

4 new transport programmes added to the website for online booking. We now offer 6 transport packages to get you from Chiang Mai to Laos: Bus from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang Bus from Chiang Mai to Vang Vieng Bus from Chiang Mai to Luang Namtha Bus from Chaing Mai to Vientianne And do not forget the long running boat programmes. If you are not in a hurry then these are very worthwhile and rewarding way to travel while seeing some of the stunning Laos scenery from a boat on the…

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6 ways to travel from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

6 ways to travel from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

There are various travel options covering the route between Bangkok and Chiang Mai, You choice will be effected come down to budget and time constrains, but there are some nice ways to travel if you would like to see a bit more of what central Thailand has to offer 1. Fly There are 5 airlines covering the route between Bangkok and Chiang Mai each with multiple daily departures. Outside the peak holiday periods prices are very reasonable especially if you book ahead and search out the cheap fares with the low…

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