By public bus it takes just over 11 hours to travel 638 km from Bangkok to Sakon Nakhon. You can also fly from Don Mueang Airport in Bangkok to Sakon Nakhon Airport with low cost airline Thai AirAsia.
Bus Timetable from Bangkok to Sakon Nakhon
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|Bangkok - Sakon Nakhon ฿ 476–911 9h 50m – 12h 20m|
Where to get the Bus in Bangkok
Bus services to Sakon Nakhon depart from Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal at 798 Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, Khwaeng Chatuchak, Khet Chatuchak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10900, Thailand.
Arrival in Sakhon Nakhon
Bus services from Bangkok terminate at Sakon Nakhon Bus Terminal 1, บ ข ส เก่า, Tambon That Choeng Chum, Amphoe Mueang Sakon Nakhon, Chang Wat Sakon Nakhon 47000.
About Sakon Nakhon
Sakon Nakhon is the capital city of Sakon Nakhon Province with a population of around 75,000 people. The city is located on the edge of Nong Han Lake, which is the largest lake in the north east region of Thailand. Nong Han Lake is a major attraction with many, mainly Thai, visitors coming to the city to view the floating pink flowers which appear every year between December and March. Boat trips are popular and there are some islands, including one with a temple on it, which you can visit.
Sakon Nakhon’s history can be traced back 3,000 years and the city has some important temples, most notably of which is Phra That Choeng Chum. The biggest event in the city is the annual ‘Wax Castle Parade’ which takes place in October each year at the end of the Buddhist equivalent of lent. During this festival local people create large and elaborate models of temples and palaces out of wax, which are paraded through the city on the back of pick up trucks and flat bed trucks.
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