Bus from Bangkok to Trat is the cheapest and most convenient transportation to arrive at Trat bus station, before transferring ferry to beautiful Koh Chang (Chang Island). Getting to Trat by flight means landing at Trat Airport, which is not on the island and it is not close to Trat either. Travellers are required to take transfer service to pier at estimated 30 minutes. Therefore bus from Bangkok to Trat is always the preferred choice among travellers.
Triple T is one of the service providers offering frequent schedule of bus from Bangkok to Trat. Their departure in Bangkok is conveniently located at Morchit bus terminal, whereas their arrival point is at Trat bus station.
The journey from Bangkok to Trat takes about 5 hours (for about 320km) depending on traffic condition. The fare is reasonably pricing at THB 300. Please note that Triple T is deploying the comfortable van for their service between Bangkok and Trat.
Trat is gateway to famous attraction Koh Chang. For travellers visiting Koh Chang, you can take the Songthaews services from Trat bus station to Ao Thammachat pier (for Koh Chang Ferry) in Laem Ngop district. The Songthaews run at least every 30 minutes and cost THB50 per person.
The ferry services at Ao Thammachat pier run to Koh Chang at interval of every 30 minutes from 06:00 to 19:00, costing about 80 baht one-way and 120 baht for round trip.
For foreigners who are not familiar with Thailand Transportation are advised to book online in advance to avoid all the hassle at the bus station. BusOnlineTicket.co.th is convenient portal to secure your ticket from Bangkok to Trat. Instant confirmation at BusOnlineTicket.co.th gives you the peace of mind that you have your ticket in place before you travel.