By public minivan it takes 2 hours to travel 125 km from Bangkok to Phetchaburi. You can also travel from Bangkok to Phetchaburi by train.
Bus Timetable from Bangkok to Phetchaburi
- Click on the Bangkok – Phetchaburi link in the timetable below for more information and to buy tickets.
|Bangkok - Phetchaburi ฿ 538–1,203 2h 46m – 3h 6m
|Bangkok - Phetchaburi ฿ 180 2h
|Bangkok - Phetchaburi ฿ 3,063–4,950 3h
|Suvarnabhumi Airport - Phetchaburi ฿ 1,900–11,990 2h 10m – 4h
|Don Mueang Airport - Phetchaburi ฿ 2,100–11,990 2h 20m – 3h 30m
Bus Station in Bangkok
Minivan services to Phetchaburi depart from Bangkok’s Southern Bus Terminal, 8 Borommaratchachonnani Rd, Khwaeng Chim Phli, Khet Taling Chan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10170.
Arrival in Phetchaburi
Minivan services from Bangkok terminate at Phetchaburi Bus Station, Khlong Kra Saeng, Mueang Phetchaburi District, Phetchaburi 76000.
Phetchaburi is a pleasant small town with a population of around 27,000 permanent located within a province where the main industries are agriculture and fishing. Phetchaburi is located inland some 20 km from the popular beach resort of Chao Samran to the South East and 70 km to East of the mountainous and vast Kaeng Krachan National Park which forms a natural border with Myanmar.
Phetchaburi is a destination that will suit the more adventurous traveller to Thailand looking to escape the large crowds of tourists visiting more established resorts such as Hua Hin and Pattaya and experience more of Thailand’s culture and cuisine, particular the Thai sweets for which Phetchaburi is famous.
Phetchaburi town is best known for its temples and palaces, the most famous of which is Khao Wang (formally known as the Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park). Khao Wang has three hilltops connected by walkways featuring chedis, palaces and a museum. This is the town’s major tourist attraction and its a good one.
Other temples worth visiting are the 12th Century Wat Mahathat Worawihan, with its 42 metre high Khmer style spire, Wat Kamphaeng Laeng, which is another Hindu temple built by the Khmer people, and the impressive Wat Yai Suwannaram constructed in the 17th Century.