Nan Bus Terminal

Nan Bus Terminal is the main long distance bus station in Nan, and this where bus services to and from major destinations such Bangkok and Chiang Mai arrive and depart.

Nan Bus Terminal
Nan Bus Terminal

Nan Bus Terminal is located easy walking distance to the west of Nan town centre. If you do not plan to rent a vehicle whilst in Nan we recommend that you stay in one of the hotels or guesthouses in the town centre as local public transport services are very limited in Nan.

About Nan Bus Terminal


Nan Bus Terminal is a busy station with a variety of long and short distance shared taxi, minivan and bus services arriving and departing from 14 platforms.

Bus platforms at Nan Bus Terminal
Bus platforms at Nan Bus Terminal

A lot of the local services are by minivan Nan Bus Terminal. To get to the border with Laos at Huai Kon you need to take one of the minivan services departing from Nan Bus Terminal at 06:00, 07:00, 08:00 and 09:00 from Platform 14.

Location of Nan Terminal


Nan Bus Terminal located 1.4 km walking distance from Wat Phumin.

Google Map of Nan Bus Terminal

Facilities at Nan Bus Terminal


There is a small shop selling snacks and drinks, as well as toilets, at the other end of the waiting area to the main entrance to the Bus Terminal. There is no left luggage office or other facilities at Nan Bus Terminal.

Shop at Nan Bus Terminal
Shop at Nan Bus Terminal

There is a row of good and inexpensive restaurants on the approach road into the bus station. These restaurants are amongst the best places to eat in Nan town centre. For wider range of shops, such as a chemist or a bank, then we recommend that you walk eastward 900 metres to the Yantarakit Koson Road.

Buy Tickets at the Bus Station


The ticket offices at Nan Bus Terminal are inside the main terminal building by the main entrance to the station.

Ticket offices at Nan Bus Terminal
Ticket offices at Nan Bus Terminal

The ticket windows are numbered 1 to 10, with the Green Bus Company occupying counter 10. Transport Company Ltd, which is the government bus service, has its own separate ticket counter. In order to buy the ticket you want you need to go to the correct ticket counter. A guide to which counter you need for each service is written in Thai above the row of ticket counters. If you can’t read Thai then go to the Information Kiosk opposite the ticket counters and ask for help. When we last visited in August 2019 the staff in the Information Kiosk were very helpful and spoke reasonably good English.

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Bus to Bangkok


There are 5 bus services a day from Nan to Bangkok which you can book online.

  • Timetable of Bus services from Nan to Bangkok:
NanBangkokTicketCompany
18:3004:30฿ 752Budsarakham Tour
19:0004:45฿ 712Nakhonchai Air
19:3005:15฿ 623Sombat Tour
19:3005:20฿ 952Bangkok Busline
19:5005:30฿ 712Nakhonchai Air
  • Journey Time: The journey by bus from Nan to Bangkok is scheduled to take from 9 to 10 hours.
  • Tickets: Buy tickets for bus services from Nan to Bangkok.

Bus to Chiang Mai


There are 5 bus services a day from Nan to Chiang Mai which you can book online.

  • Timetable of Bus services from Nan to Chiang Mai:
NanChiang MaiTicketCompany
07:3014:40฿ 330Green Bus
08:3014:40฿ 381Green Bus
09:3015:40฿ 381Green Bus
12:0018:10฿ 381Green Bus
16:0022:10฿ 381Green Bus
  • Journey Time: The journey by bus from Nan to Chiang Mai is scheduled to take from 7 hours 10 minutes.
  • Tickets: Buy tickets for bus services from Nan to Chiang Mai.

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