Chaiyaphum is a province in the centre of Thailand. It is well
known in tourism terms because it has beautiful flower fields. Chaiyaphum was
founded over 2 centuries ago during the early Rattanakosin period by a group of
Vientiane people led by Nai Lae.
Chaiyaphum is 342 kilometres from Bangkok and has an area of 12,778 square
kilometres. It consists of the following districts: Mueang Chaiyaphum, Khon
Sawan, Kaeng Khro, Ban Thaen, Phu Khiao, Kaset Sombun, Khon San, Nong Bua Daeng,
Ban Khwao, Chaturat, Bamnet Narong, Thep Sathit, Nong Bua Rawe, Phakdi Chumphon,
Noen Sanga and Sap Yai.
travel information for chaiyaphum
From Bangkok, take Highway No. 1 to Saraburi and Highway No. 2
to Si Khio, then turn into Highway No. 201 and proceed to Chaiyaphum via Dan
Khun Thot and Chaturat, a total distance of 342 kilometres.
There are many private companies which operate bus services
from Bangkok to Chaiyaphum. Buses depart from Mochit 2 Bus Terminal every day.
Call 0 2936 2852-66 or visit
Regular trains depart from Bangkoks Hua Lamphong Railway
Station to Bua Yai Railway Station which is 51 kilometres from Chaiyaphum. Call
1690, 0 2223 7010-20 or visit www.railway.co.th for more information.
Visitors can fly from Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima or Khon
Kaen and continue the trip by bus to Chaiyaphum. Call Thai Airways at Tel: 1566,
0 2628 2000.
Distances from Amphoe Mueang to Other
Nong Bua Rawe
Nong Bua Daeng