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Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1

Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1 is the main long distance bus station in Udon Thani and it’s conveniently located in the city centre only 700 metres walking distance from Udon Thai Railway Station.

Entrance to Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1

Entrance to Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1

There are two other major stations in Udon Thani:

  • Private long distance bus services operate from a stop out CentralPlaza which is only 270 metres walk from Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1.
  • Udon Thani Bus Terminal 2, which is an out of town bus station located 5.4 km to the west with only long distance bus services to largely the same destinations as those you can reach from Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1.

About Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1


Udon Thani Bus Station 1 is the city’s main transport hub for minivan and bus services to local and intercity destinations. For this reason you need to check carefully which services will suit you best. Some of the bus services stop at lots of small towns and take an indirect route to other larger towns and cities. Unless you are planning to go to one of these small towns you probably want to make sure that you travel on a more direct bus service.

Bus services at Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1

Bus services at Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1

If you want to travel to destinations in the south of Thailand then you need to take a bus to Bangkok and change there. Most bus services from Udon Thani terminate at Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal. For services to the south of Thailand you will need to make your way from there to the Southern Bus Terminal or change to travelling by train. Trains to the south of Thailand depart from Bang Sue Train Station which is only a short taxi ride away from Bangok’s Northern Bus Terminal.


Travel to Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1


Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1 is a city centre railway station close to the popular Udon Thani Night Market and many of the city’s hotels. Before you pay for transport to Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1 check to see whether you can simply walk there from where you are staying, which is a healthy option and will save you money.

Taxi at Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1

Taxi at Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1

Udon Thani has few meter taxis. The most common form of local transport is by tuk-tuk. Before you set off on a journey in a tuk-tuk agree a price. There are no fixed prices and the local tuk-tuk drivers frequently try to charge foreign visitors over inflated prices. As a guide you should be paying in the range of 60 to 100 THB maximum for any journey during the day time within the city centre.


Location of Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1


Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1 is located near the intersection of the Pho Si Road and the Rangsan Alley.


Facilities at Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1


Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1 is old style bus station most of which is outside under a large metal roof. This bus station doesn’t have a great range of facilities but it is very close to lots of shops and the city’s largest shopping centre, CentralPlaza, which sells everything you might possibly be looking for and well as being air-conditioned.

Shop and toilets at Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1

Shop and toilets at Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1

Facilities at Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1 include:

  • Toilets at the far end of the waiting area.
  • A small shop selling drinks and snacks near the toilets.
  • Seating inside by the ticket counters and outside by the the bus platforms.
  • Food stalls on the far side of the bus parking lot.

Buy Tickets at the Bus Station


Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1 has a separate ticket hall with a number of different counters depending upon which bus company you plan to use. There is also a separate counter for direct bus services to Laos. These bus services to Laos can only be booked on the day of travel and by passengers with either a Lao passport or a visa for Laos which they have applied for in advance; bus services from Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1 to Laos will not wait around for passengers to procure a visa on arrival for Laos.

Ticket counters at Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1

Ticket counters at Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1

If you aren’t sure which ticket counter you need then approach any ticket counter and tell them where you are going. The person behind the counter will most likely point you towards the correct counter if they understand where it is you want to go. For short trips, and the buses to Sakon Nakhon, then you need to either buy your ticket on the bus or at the relevant ticketing table on the bus platform.


Buy Tickets online


Use the Search Box below to buy bus tickets from Udon Thani to Bangkok and other destinations in Thailand:

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Bus To Bangkok


There are two companies operating bus services from Udon Thani to Bangkok whose tickets you can book online.

  • Timetable of Bus services from Udon Thani to Bangkok:
Udon Thani Bangkok Ticket Service Company
11:00 19:30 434 THB Express Air Udon
20:45 05:15 434 THB Express Air Udon
21:00 07:00 542 THB VIP Budsarakham Tour
22:00 06:30 434 THB Express Air Udon

  • Journey Time: The journey takes between 8 hours 30 minutes and 10 hours depending upon which bus service you take.
  • Tickets: Check for ticket availability for bus services from Udon Thani to Bangkok.

Bus to Sakon Nakhon


There are regular bus services from Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1 to Sakhon Nakhon stopping at Nong Han and Sawang Daen Din on route:

  • Journey Time: The journey takes 2 hours.
  • Cost: Tickets cost 120 – 192 THB.
  • Departure Schedule to Sakon Nakhon:
    • Every 30 minutes from 06:00 to 17:20
  • Tickets: Online tickets are available for services from the nearby CentralPlaza bus stop:

Bus to Chiang Mai


There is a single company operating bus services from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai whose tickets you can book online.

  • Timetable of Bus services from Udon Thani to Bangkok:
Udon Thani Chiang Mai Ticket Service Company
10:45 22:55 630 THB Express Phet Prasert
17:45 05:55 630 THB Express Phet Prasert
18:45 06:55 630 THB Express Phet Prasert
20:45 08:55 630 THB Express Phet Prasert

  • Journey Time: The journey by bus takes 12 hours 10 minutes.
  • Tickets: Check for ticket availability for bus services from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai.

Bus to Nakhon Phanom


There is a single company operating bus services from Udon Thani to Nakhon Phanom whose tickets you can book online.

  • Timetable of Bus services from Udon Thani to Nakhon Phanom:
Udon Thani Nakhon Phanom Ticket Service Company
05:15 08:55 266 THB Express Phet Prasert
05:30 09:10 266 THB Express Phet Prasert
19:30 23:10 266 THB Express Phet Prasert

  • Journey Time: The journey by bus takes 3 hours 40 minutes.
  • Tickets: Check for ticket availability for bus services from Udon Thani to Nakhon Phanom.

Bus to Lampang


There is a single company operating bus services from Udon Thani Bus Terminal 1 to Lampang whose tickets you can book online.

  • Timetable of Bus services from Udon Thani to Lampang:
Udon Thani Lampang Ticket Service Company
20:30 06:40 840 THB VIP24 Sueksa Tour

  • Journey Time: The journey by bus takes 10 hours 10 minutes.
  • Tickets: Check for ticket availability for bus services from Udon Thani to Lampang.

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