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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 three daily bus services from Nan to Bangkok which you can book online.
- Timetable of Bus services from Nan to Bangkok:
|18:15||04:25||556 THB||Express||Budsarakham Tour|
|19:30||05:40||865 THB||VIP 24||Bangkok Busline|
|19:30||05:15||584 THB||Express 44||Sombat Tour|
- Journey Time: The journey by bus from Nan to Bangkok is scheduled to take between 9 hours 45 minutes and 10 hours 10 minutes.
- Tickets: Buy tickets for bus services from Nan to Bangkok.
Bus to Chiang Mai
There are eight daily bus services from Nan to Chiang Mai which you can book online.
- Timetable of Bus services from Nan to Chiang Mai:
|07:30||14:30||311 THB||Express||Green Bus|
|08:30||14:40||355 THB||Express||Green Bus|
|10:45||16:55||355 THB||Express||Green Bus|
|10:45||16:55||508 THB||VIP||Green Bus|
|12:30||18:50||294 THB||Express||Green Bus|
|15:00||21:10||355 THB||Express||Green Bus|
|22:30||04:40||355 THB||Express||Green Bus|
|22:30||04:40||508 THB||VIP||Green Bus|
- Journey Time: The journey by bus from Nan to Chiang Mai is scheduled to take from 6 hours 10 minutes to 7 hours.
- Tickets: Buy tickets for bus services from Nan to Chiang Mai.
Bus to Luang Prabang (Laos)
There is a single daily bus services from Nan to Luang Prabang which you can book online.
- Timetable of Bus services from Luang Prabang:
- Journey Time: The journey by bus from Nan to Luang Prabang is scheduled to take 9 hours.
- Tickets: Buy tickets for bus services from Nan to Luang Prabang (Laos).