Bueng Kan
About Bueng Kan

Bueng Kan is 750 kilometers away from Bangkok or 136 kilometres northeast of Nong Khai. Its  northern border lies adjacent to the Mekong river , opposite to Bolikhamsai Province of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR).   With a total area of 4,305 square kilometers, the land is mostly covered by forest and agriculture with para rubber as the important economic crop. Major tourist attractions include waterfalls, mountains and beautiful scenery of the Mekong River.

How to go

The Transport Company Limited has a regular bus service both ordinary and air-conditioned to Nong Khai every day. For further information, contact the Mo Chit 2 (Chatuchak) Bus Terminal, Tel. 0 2936 2852-66, or visit the website www.transport.co.th.

The State Railway of Thailand has a train service from Bangkok to Nong Khai every day and continue by bus from Nong Khai to Bueng Kan.  For further information, contact the travel service unit, Tel. 1690, 0 2220 4334, 0 2220 4444, or visit the website www.railway.co.th.

There are flights to Udon Thani or Nakhon Phanom and continue by bus for 2 hours to Bueng Kan.  For further information, contact the Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI): Bangkok office, Tel. 1566, 0 2280 0060, 0 2628 2000; Nong Khai office, Tel. 0 4241 1592; or visit the website www.thaiairways.com.