Phatthalung Bus Station is Phatthalung’s main long distance bus terminal. This where you need to go to get bus services to Bangkok, Phuket and a variety of other destinations in Thailand including Khon Kaen.
Phatthalung Bus Station is located some distance from Phatthalung town centre on the main highway which runs from Hat Yai to Bangkok, via Phatthalung.
About Phatthalung Bus Station
Phatthalung Bus Station is a modern mid-sized bus station with a large open sided waiting area located between two rows of departure platforms.
The majority of the services operating out of Phatthalung Bus Station are minivan services to a very wide range of destinations in Southern Thailand.
Local Travel from Phatthalung Bus Station
The main forms of local transport in Phatthalung are motorbike taxis and shared taxis. Phatthalung attracts very few domestic or foreign tourists and the shared taxi system in the town is difficult to work out, and shared taxis appear infrequently at the bus station. Fortunately, motorbike taxi services are very cheap in Phatthalung: the standard price for the journey between Phatthalung town and Phatthalung Bus Station is 40 THB. The motorbike taxi rank at Phatthalung Bus Station is in the far left hand corner of the car park at the rear of the station.
Location of Phatthalung Bus Station
Phatthalung Bus Station is located 5.5 km from Khuha Sawan Cave.
Facilities at Phatthalung Bus Station
Phatthalung Bus Station has the facilities you would expect to find at a medium sized bus station in Thailand, which is helpful as there are very few shops and restaurants in the area around the bus station.
Facilities at Phatthalung Bus Station include:
- Toilets at the far end of the station.
- A shop, restaurant and coffee stall at the same end of the station as the ticket offices.
Buy Tickets at the Bus Station
The ticket offices at Phatthalung Bus Station are located near to the main entrance. Different service providers have separate ticket counters so you need to go to the specific counter for the service you want to take to buy your tickets.
Advance ticket purchase is only really necessary for the long distance bus services to destinations in Bangkok, with the better services (ie. the VIP buses) often selling out before the day of travel. For shorter distance minivan and bus services there is no facility for advance booking. For these services you just turn up at the station, buy ticket, and wait for next available seat.
Buy Tickets online
Use the Search Box below to buy travel tickets from Phatthalung Bus Station to Bangkok and other destinations in Thailand:
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Bus to Bangkok
There are three daily bus services from Phatthalung to Bangkok which you can book online.
- Timetable of Bus services from Phatthalung to Bangkok:
|18:00||06:30||740 THB||VIP||Sri Suthep Tour|
|18:45||07:15||635 THB||Express||Sri Suthep Tour|
- Journey Time: The journey takes 12 hours 30 minutes.
- Tickets: Check for ticket availability for bus services from Phatthalung to Bangkok.
Minivan to Hat Yai
Minivan services to Hat Yai depart from Phatthalung Bus Station several times and hour from 05:00 to 18:00 when the minivan is full. Buy your tickets when you arrive at the bus station.
Minivan to Trang
Minivan services from Phatthalung Bus Station to Trang depart approximately every 30 minutes from 06:00 to 18:00 when the minivan is full. Direct services to Koh Lipe depart from Trang.
Minivan to Songkhla
Minivan services from Phatthalung Bus Station to Songkhla depart approximately every 60 minutes from 07:00 to 18:00 when the minivan is full. You need to buy your tickets when you arrive at the bus station and places on the next available minivan are allocated on a first come first served basis.