Travel To Rayong
How to get to Rayong
Sukhumvit Road (Highway No.3): Starting from Bangkok passes Bangpu District, Chonburi town, Bangsaen, Sri Racha District, Pattaya, Hat Jomtien, Sattahip District, Ban Chang District to arrive in the center of Rayong Province. The total distance is 220 kilometers.
The most popular route, starting from Bangna-Trat Road (Highway No.34) via Bang Phli and Bang Bo District (Samut Prakan Province) and Highway No.3 at km. 70. The total distance is 220.
Drive along Highway No.3 to Bang Lamung, then turn off of Highway No.3 at Km.140 and continue on Highway No.36 to Rayong. Total distance is 210 kilometers.
Taking Highway No.344 (Ban Bung-Klaeng) at Chonburi town, passing Ban Bung, Nong Yai, Wang Chan and finishing at Klaeng District, Rayong Province. The total distance is 100 kilometers. (Bangkok-Chonburi is 80 kilometers)
This route is suitable for those who like to go sightseeing in Klaeng District and Khao Chamao-Khao Wong National Park or passing through Chanthaburi Province.
Use the Motorway, starting from Phatthanakarn Road, Prawet District, Bangkok and drive all the way up to Pattaya (120 kilometers), then switch to use Highway No.36 and proceed for another 50 kilometers to Rayong.
Bangkok Airways operates one flight everyday from Phuket via Ko Samui to Rayong-U Ta Pao International Airport. For more information contact Bangkok Airways in Bangkok, Tel 662) 265 5555 or travel agencies in Rayong.
Rayong is the gateway from the east to the north and northeast. As such, there are many regular bus services connecting Rayong and Bangkok and other province such as Chiang Mai, Nakhon Ratchasima and Nong Khai.
By Boat (to Ko Samet)
Ferry Timetables (from Ban Phe) :
Destination: Nadarn Pier (Saikaeo / Ao Phai / Ao Thapthim)
Departure from Ban Phe : Every hour
Fare/Trip : 50 baht
Departure from Destination : Every hour
Destination: Ao Wong Duen (Ao Nuan / Ao Saengthian)
Departure from Ban Phe : 9.00 a.m., 12.00 p.m., 1.30 p.m., 5.00 p.m.
Fare/Trip : 60 baht
Departure from Destination : 8.30 a.m., 12.00 p.m., 3.30 p.m., 4.00 p.m.
Destination: Ao Wai
Departure from Ban Phe : 11.30 a.m., 2.00 p.m.
Fare/Trip : 100 baht
Departure from Destination : 2.00 p.m.
Destination: Ao Kui
Departure from Ban Phe : 10.00 a.m.
Fare/Trip : 120 baht
Departure from Destination : 10.00 a.m., 12.30 p.m., 3.00 p.m., 5.00 p.m.
For charters (15-60 persons) from Ban Phe Pier contact:
1. Nuan Tip Pier Tel: 0 3865 1956, 651 508 or
2. Sri Ban Phe Pier Tel: 0 3865 1902
To Get to Rayong SummaryÂ
Bangkok – Banpae (If you want to go to Koh Samet directly.)
- from Bangkok, The bus leave from Eakamai station, trips start from 07.00 until 20.30 every 40 minutes.
- from Banpae, The bus leave from Banpae station, trips start from 04.00 until 17.30, every hour.
- Check time table Bangkok: (66) 2 3912237, Banpae: (66) 38 651528
- The bus fee is 90 Baht/Trip