Buses from Bangkok to Ao Nang

Buses from Bangkok to Ao Nang

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Bangkok to Ao Nang Bus Schedule

Bangkok to Ao Nang Bus Schedule
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Firstplan Transport Services Economy Any time฿ 9,790

Transportation from Bangkok to Ao Nang

Bangkok to Ao Nang Destination Reviews

SH
was kind of ok not a flat bed but u can sleep they have charging place but smells bit bad lol
Bus Express, Songserm (ส่งเสริม), Feb 28, 2020
GR
4/5 we began our journey with a slight bit of confusion as to the location of pick up point as they were slightly late in picking us up (understandable). Once on the coach peoples first thought was to test their chairs and take off their socks (not great) However, once we made a holding point for our phone, we began a joe rogan podcast with Russell brand and it was all ok - we had little thought of the 15 hour journey ahead of us. We then proceeded to take some sleeping pills which helped slowly drift us off to then be awoken by three bus stopping to and for us to move coaches and get some food around 12. The rest of the journey wasn’t too bad - we were all a bit sleeping and saved about £50 so was worth it in the end, very doable and all in all good value in money, got us to where we wanted and at the end of the day your in Thailand so can’t complain much, just do it it’s fine. Love from the sleepy bois
Bus Express, Songserm (ส่งเสริม), Feb 6, 2020
YK
No information in advance about changing buses during the trip.
Bus Express, Songserm (ส่งเสริม), Jan 19, 2020
AB
To cold in the second bus
Bus Express, Songserm (ส่งเสริม), Dec 31, 2019
AS
Bus left over 1 hour late. A little bit of confusion around the departure. Toilet smelt bad throughout. Apart from this, all was ok, and we arrived in time.
Bus Express, Songserm (ส่งเสริม), Dec 29, 2019
NP
We seated in the end of the bus. The toilet behind us. We can not sleep with the digushed smell. So terible! The price is expensive without bottle of water or food.
Bus Express, Songserm (ส่งเสริม), Jul 27, 2019
CG
The AC wasn't too high or too low, the staff were helpful, we left/arrived on time. The bus was not more spacious than a regular one though
Bus Express, Songserm (ส่งเสริม), Jul 14, 2019
NK
I had to change to another bus once and then was placed into two different vans to reach my destination, which was a little disorienting. The initial bus stopped once in the middle of the night at a small rest station, where the owner charged 20 baht for a small bottle of lukewarm water. However, the bus company did make sure I was headed to the right location each time and I was dropped off directly at my hostel instead of at a nearby McDonald's that my ticket directed. Overall, not bad for what I paid.
Bus Express, Songserm (ส่งเสริม), Jun 27, 2019
MC
Four stars simply because it was a rough journey by design: from the meetup point in Bangkok Hua Lamphong Station at 7pm, a five-hour drive before stopping at midnight for a bathroom break and a low-quality, 60-baht meal. Then at 2:30am, the bus stopped in Chumphon, all the lights came on to offload the Koh Tao people. Then at 6am, the bus stopped in Surat Thani to offload everyone else into our respective minivans (Koh Samui/Phangan people in one, Phuket/Krabi/Ao Nang people in another). Then a dropoff in Krabi Town and we waited 30-40 minutes for the final minivan to Ao Nang, finally arriving about 9:30/10am. But, they got us there safely, and despite reports of luggage robbery with this company, I secured my bags and took the usual precautions and did not have a problem. I would only recommend this if you're traveling on a tight budget, have lots of time on your hands, or are determined to travel overland vs by air; otherwise, plan in advance and just take a cheap flight.
Bus Express, Songserm (ส่งเสริม), Apr 29, 2019
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How to get from Bangkok to Ao Nang by Bus

Taking a bus to get from Bangkok to Ao Nang is a safe, comfortable and less expensive alternative for traveling this route. To popular destinations, bus companies operate multiple trips per day, often round the clock at 30-60 minute intervals. To less traveled destinations, there may be only 1 scheduled trip a day. The most common bus types are non-air-conditioned, air-conditioned, and premium buses.

It is best to reserve your tickets at least a few days ahead of your travel date. Check our list of bus companies available for online booking offering Bangkok to Ao Nang tickets. When traveling on weekends and holidays it is recommended to reserve tickets much earlier due to higher numbers of travelers, both vacation-makers and urban workers returning home to their provincial home.

How far is it from Bangkok to Ao Nang?

Traveling by bus, the distance from Bangkok to Ao Nang depends on the route taken. Most bus companies travel via expressways or tollways. This may not necessarily be the shortest route but it is the fastest one as normally there is less traffic and no traffic lights.

To get to certain island destinations which are not connected to the mainland by a bridge, buses board large car ferries. Passengers are usually asked to get off the bus, but there is no need to take your luggage from the bus. The travel distance from port to port is added to the total distance.

How long does it take to get from Bangkok to Ao Nang by Bus?

The estimate travel time from Bangkok to Ao Nang is about 15h. Note that traveling by bus is slower compared to driving your own car or getting a taxi. Depending on the departure time congestion between Bangkok and Ao Nang may differ greatly There is usually more traffic between morning until afternoon during weekdays than during weekends.

Another important factor that may affect travel time is the type of bus. Premium or VIP buses are usually faster as they use motorways and call to fewer bus stations (if any) en route. Buses normally make short 10-30-minute breaks after a few hours of continuous travel to allow passengers use bathrooms, stock up on munchies and let bus attendants and the driver have rest.

Some premium buses have onboard toilets and the second driver. Nevertheless, usually they still make en route stops for a quick lunch or fuel refill.

How much does it cost to get from Bangkok to Ao Nang by Bus?

The ticket price from Bangkok to Ao Nang can vary depending on the type of buses you choose. For a less expensive ticket consider non-air-conditioned or ordinary buses. Premium or luxury buses are more expensive but you can expect more comfort and some additional services like phone charging ports, personal entertainment system screens and toilets.

Bangkok to Ao Nang timetable

To help you plan your trip, here is the Bangkok to Ao Nang timetable of bus departure and arrival times.

Best Rated Companies for this Route

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