Bus from Bangkok to Ubon Ratchathani is not just the convenient transport connecting to Ubon Ratchathani and Isaan, but it is also long being an important passage to southern Laos.
Many travellers going to Pakse in southern Laos usually takes bus from Bangkok to Ubon Ratchathani first before catching a cross border bus at Ubon Ratchathani Bus Station to Pakse twice a day either at 9:30 or 15:30. The duration from Ubon Ratchathani to Pakse normally takes about 3 hours at cost around THB250.
Traveling from Bangkok to Ubon Ratchathani by bus is the most economical way. Economical bus fare and cost saving in accommodation by taking overnight bus make bus as the preferred choice to go from Bangkok to Ubon Ratchathani.
Contrasting to taking bus, taking flight is more expensive unless you are able to buy ticket way in advance.
Though train ticket and bus ticket are in similar price range, with train ticket being slightly more expensive, many economical backpackers opt for bus. This is because backpacker could easily catch the cross border bus to Pakse Laos in Ubon Ratchathani Bus Station upon arrival to Ubon Ratchathani bus station from Bangkok.
Air Ubon, Chanapai Tour, Lotus Phibun Tour, Phu Kradueng Tour, Rungprasert Tour and Yasothon Tour are the few bus operators serving the bus from Bangkok to Ubon Ratchathani. Air Ubon, Chanapai Tour and Lotus Phibun Tour are operating in bigger scale because they provide more than 6 trips daily from Bangkok to Ubon Ratchathani. Out of these 3 larger scale bus operators, we would like to highlight Air Ubon, who is the brand under Sombat Tour management group. Sombat Tour is one of Thailand top 3 bus companies.
The coaches depart from Bangkok Morchit Bus Terminal. After about 10 hours overnight journey, the coach would arrive to Ubon Ratchathani Bus Station. Those backpackers who are going to Pakse Laos, they may catch the cross border bus in the same bus station. As for those spending their time in Ubon Ratchathani, they may take tuk tuk and songthaew in bus station to the town and their hotels.
The bus ticket from Bangkok to Ubon Ratchathani is reasonably charged in the range of THB455 to THB600. Operators like Air Ubon, Chanapai Tour and Lotus Phibun Tour offers spacious 3-seat-in-a-row VIP bus where passengers can have more comfortable experience during the long hour journey. VIP bus fare is generally higher but the money is well-spent with the additional comfort.
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