Bus from Bangkok to Mukdahan is the most direct mode of transport to visit the bustling Mekong River towns in Thailand. Many travellers and Laos go by Mukdahan as the gateway to cross border to Savannakhet in Laos via the Second Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge. After crossing the border to Laos, they would usually continue the journey to Laos and Vietnam border to enter Vietnam via Lao Bao.
Mukdahan is located at the river bank of Mekong River in Thailand Isan area, directly across from Savannakhet in Laos.
Mukdahan does not have railway station and airport so it cannot be reached by train or by flight. Alternate option is to take train to the closest Ubon Ratchathani station, 160km to the South. However, passengers need to transfer by minivan or bus to Mukdahan.
As for budget flight, the service from Bangkok is only to the nearest airport at either Nakhon Phanom, Sakhon Nakhon or Ubon Ratchathani. Minibus transfer is again needed to Mukdahan.
Hence, it is not recommended because of the hassle in transfer. Bus is actually the best option to go from Bangkok to Mukdahan because of its direct service. Passengers do not have to worry hassle of transfer in Ubon Ratchathani if taking train and in Nakhon Phanom, Sakhon Nakhon or Ubon Ratchathani if taking flight.
Most of the buses depart from Morchit Bus Terminal to Mukdahan in the evening between 19:00 to 21:15. The bus ticket from Bangkok to Mukdahan is reasonably charged in the region of THB500-750 depending on the bus types.
Duration for bus from Bangkok to Mukdahan is about 10-11 hours for a travelling distance of 650km. With the direct bus service from Bangkok to Mukdahan, passengers could save the journey time, as well as hassle in transfer.
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