The journey by bus from Nakhon Phanom to Lampang is scheduled to take 13 hours 30 minutes. A quicker alternative to travelling the whole way by bus would be to first travel by bus from Nakhon Phanom to Udon Thani, then fly from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai, and from Udon Thani to take a bus or train to Lampang.
Bus Timetable from Nakhon Phanom to Lampang
Click on the Nakhon Phanom – Lampang link in the timetable below for more information and to buy tickets.
|Nakhon Phanom - Lampang ฿ 908 14h|
Bus Stop in Nakhon Phanom
Bus services to Lampang depart from Nakhon Phanom Bus Station, Fueang Nakhon Nai Mueang, Amphoe Mueang Nakhon Phanom, Chang Wat Nakhon Phanom 48000.
Arrival in Lampang
Bus services from Nakhon Phanom arrive in Lampang at Lampang Bus Terminal, Thanon Jantsurin, Phrabat, Mueang Lampang District, Lampang 52000.
Lampang is a city located about 100 km south of Chiang Mai with a long history having been founded in the 7th Century. Both historically, and as a tourist attraction, Lampang has always been overshadowed by the larger Chiang Mai.
Lampang is located on Thailand’s Northern Railway line running from Bangkok to Chiang Mai and has an airport, as well as a large bus station. It is easy to travel to and from Lampang. Lampang also has good facilities for visitors with hotels and restaurants catering for tourists located in the area on and around the Tipchang Road, which is near to the Wang River.
In terms of things to see and do, Lampang is somewhere you only need to spend a day to see the most interesting sights. In the city centre there is a Walking Street market on the historic Talad Gao, some old temples on the northern side of the Wang River, and some old wooden houses in the same area, the most famous of which is Ban Sao Nak.
The most visited attraction in the area, Wat Phra That Lampang Luang, is located 16 km by road to the west of Lampang bus Terminal. Wat Phra That Lampang Luang is a fortified temple founded in the 13th Century with some very fine old wooden temple buildings.