By bus it takes 10 hours to travel 571 km from Bangkok to Ranong.
Bus Timetable to Ranong
- Click on the ‘Bangkok – Ranong’ link in the timetable below for more information and to buy tickets.
|Bangkok - Ranong ฿ 630–899 9h – 12h 20m|
Bus Station in Bangkok
Bus services to Ranong depart from Bangkok’s Southern Bus Terminal at 8 Borommaratchachonnani Rd, Khwaeng Chim Phli, Khet Taling Chan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10170, Thailand.
Arrival in Ranong
Bus services from Bangkok terminate at Ranong Bus Station at 6/60-61, Moo 1, Phetkasem Road, Tambon Bang Rin, Amphoe Mueang Ranong, Ranong.
Travel to Koh Phayam
Ferry and speedboat services to Koh Phayam depart from Ranong Pier which is 6.2 km from Ranong Bus Station. There are two way to travel from Ranong Bus Station to Ranong Pier: motorbike taxi and shared songthaew taxi. By motorbike taxi the fare should be 70 to 80 THB. By shared taxi the fare per person should be 20 THB. Red and blue shared taxis ply the route you need. Tell the driver you want to go to Koh Phayam and they will drop you on the main road near to the side road leading to the pier. Its a 5 minute walk from the main road to the pier.
From Ranong Pier you have a choice of taking either a passenger ferry (known as the ‘Normal Boat’) or a speed boat. The Normal Boat takes 2 hours and costs 200 THB. By speed boat the journey takes 45 minutes and costs 350 to 450 THB.