|PATTANI is an
east-coast province in the south, adjacent to the Gulf of Thailand, with the
area of approximately 1,940 square kilometres. There are two major rivers: Tani
and Sai Buri. Being a civilized town in the past, the present Pattani still
maintains some ruined ancient town in Amphoe Yarang. Due to its mountainous area
and long seashore of about 170 kilometres, Pattani has been an important port
and the centre of the administration, trading, and culture. There are several
tourism resources of nature, historical ancient places, and traditional culture
which have been the integration of Thai, Chinese and Islam.
Pattani is administratively divided into 12 Amphoe: Muang Pattani,
Yarang, Nong Chik, Khok Pho, Yaring, Panare, Mayo, Sai Buri, Kapho, Mai Kaen,
Thung Yang Daeng, and Mae Lan.
South: Narathiwat and Yala
West: Yala and Songkhla
East: Gulf of Thailand.
travel information for pattani
Pattani is about 1,055 kilometres from Bangkok.
Visitors can use highway no.35 (Thon buri - Pak Tho) for about 90 kilometres,
then turn left to highway no.4 to Chumphon for about 460 kilometres. After that,
use highway no.41 or 42 pass Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Songkhla, Pak-nam
Thepa to Pattani. The total distance is around 505 kilometres.
There are service of regular and air-conditioned buses of Transport Co., Ltd.
The buses leave from the Southern Bus Terminal to Pattani every day.
For more details, call 0 2435 1119 and 0 2434 5557-8 or visit
From Hua Lamphong Station, there are both express and rapid trains to Pattani (Khok
Pho) Station everyday. For more details, contact Service Unit at Tel:1690, 0
2223 7010 and 0 2223 7020.
From Pattani Station, buses and taxis are available between Khok Pho and Amphoe
Muang which takes about 29 kilometres.
There is no direct flight to Pattani. Visitors need to travel to Hat Yai (Thai
Airways International provided round-trip shuttle bus (Hat Yai-Pattani) twice
daily free-of-charge for passengers who make the reservation in advance).
Alternatively, visitors can use regular bus or taxi from Hat Yai to Pattani for
about 104 kilometres and traveling time is approximately one hour and a half.
Flight information can be requested at Tel: 1566, 0 2280 0060, 0 2628 2000 or at
Pattani Office Tel: 0 7333 5938.
Distance from Amphoe Mueang to Other
Thung Yang Daeng
Distance from Pattani to nearby