By bus the journey from Bangkok to Amnat Charoen is scheduled to take from 8 to 10 hours depending upon which bus service you take.
Bus Times from Bangkok to Amnat Charoen
At the current time there are 9 direct services a day from Bangkok to Amnat Charoen available to book online.
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Location of Morchit Bus Station
- Bus services from Bangkok to Amnat Charoen depart from Morchit Bus Station which is also known as Bangkok Northern Northern Bus Terminal.
Location of Amnat Charoen Bus Station
About Travel to Amnat Charoen
Amnat Charoen is medium sized town with around 26,000 permanent residents and is one of the lesser known parts of Thailand. This is partly because of its remote location just under 600 km to the north east of Bangkok.
Province of Amnat Charoen
The province of the same name, of which Amnat Charoen is the capital, borders the Mekong River with Laos on the other side. Many of the province’s residents have ancestry from neighbouring Laos and they have maintained s wide range of the cultural traditions associated with the Phu Thai Ethnic group. Traditional folk music and craft work, such as silk weaving, are important to the people of Amnat Charoen as is agricultural, which is the major local industry.
Tourist Attractions in Amnat Charoen
Amnat Charoen has a small number of man made tourist attractions, the foremost of which are the Phra Mongkhon Ming Mueang, which is a 20 metre high statue of the Lord Buddha, and the Phra Lao Thep Nimit, which is another statue of the Lord Buddha created in the early 18th Century and considered to be the most beautiful statue of the Lord Buddha in the North Eastern Region of Thailand.
More notable, however, are the interesting geographical features of the province. There are rapids in the section of the Mekong River in Amnat Charoen, which are popular for white water rafting and tubing in the drier month. Also worth visiting is the Phu Sing Phu Pha Phung Forest Park, best known for its striking rock formations.