Option in Ranong, Thailand
Ranong can be reached from Bangkok by taking Highway No. 4 via Petchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, and Chumphon, a total distance of 568 kilometers.
Both air-conditioned and non air-conditioned busses depart from Bangkok's Southern Bus Terminal to Ranong everyday.. For a current schedule and further information, please call the Southern Bus Terminal at tel: 0 2435 1199, 0 2435 1200 or the Ranong Bus Station at tel: 0 7781 1548 or visit www.transport.co.th
There are also buses from the Ranong Bus Terminal to nearby provinces including Chumphon, Surat Thani, Phang Nga, and Phuket.
There are currently no regularly scheduled flights to Ranong. Ranong airport is 20km south of town, off Hwy 4 but is serviced only by small charter aircraft.
Within Ranong town, there is songtaew service (a pickup truck with seats in the rear), that follows three routes from Ranong Municipality Wet Market (Talat Sot Thetsaban) and the Esso station that runs from 6.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. Songtaew 2 (blue) services the bus terminal.
Taxis are available on Rueang Rat Road for getting around town, to nearby attractions, and to farther flung destinations.