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Where do the Song Teaws go in Korat (by Number)

Started by Johnnie F., Feb 25, 2019, 03:51 pm

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Johnnie F.


Number 1. To get to the main train station, catch a number one heading west on Suranaree Road (just off Ratchadamnoen/rear of Mae Kim Heng market). Catch one outside the station to bring you into the city. Number 1  There are 2 versions: The No. 1 with the mostly white body comes from beyond Yamo in the east then passes George & Dragon, Railway Station, 2Peace, Walrus Pub, Golf Driving Range.  On the return journey it does not pass the George & Dragon but goes up the road parallel to G & D.

Catch one on the corner of Chumphon and Chomphon Roads (behind the Chomphon gate) to take you all the way down Chomphon to Wat Boon Night Bazaar. Get off just as it turns left in front of the Iyara hotel. It also passes Night Bazaar 1 halfway down Chomphon.

Number 2 (or Number 11). These go to the 'old' bus station.

Number 4. Catch one of these from the Thanon Chira train station (see above) to the city centre/Yamo area.

Number 6. Usually white with a red and yellow stripe, number sixes are the most common songthaews in the city. They vary in their ultimate destination but all stop at The Mall and Lotus.

Number 7. Very important for the traveller. Number sevens go to the main bus station (mor kor sor mai). They also stop opposite Big C before they reach the bus station. Head south from the bus station, past Yamo and end up coming out the south gate and about a mile towards the Buri Ram road.

Number 8. Goes from the Mall, past Yamo and out the East Gate to the Monks School 3km outside

Number 15. Catch one of these new purple and white songthaews at the main bus station to get to the city centre (Yamo area). Wait near the main exit of the bus station for one. They also go to the main bus station from the city centre; the same goes for the Number 10 (white with red and yellow stripe).

Number 4129. These call at The Mall and Lotus on the same route as a number 6 but they go all the way to the zoo. The number is only displayed in small characters on the sides of the vehicle but they are all white with a yellow and blue stripe along the sides. Most now say Korat Zoo in English on the bodywork

Johnnie F.

This information might not be up-to-date. The original poster got a Thai version from Koratsociety. Then she translated it into English. Corrections welcome!

No.1 (Yellow-Green) - 30 Kanya - Rajamongkol - Rajabhat - Pratu Nam - Wat Boon - City Pillar - Klang Plaza II - Yamo Monument  - Mae Kim Heng Market - Tek Ha intersection (Pho Klang-Yotha Road) - Egat Office - Train station - Irrigation Dept - Suranaree Village

No. 1(White-Yellow) - Mahachai - Rajamongkol - Rajabhat - Pratu Nam - Wat Boon - Cit Pillar - Klang Plaza II - Yamo Monument - Mae Kim Heng Market - Tek Ha intersection (Phoklang - Yotha Road) - Egat Office - Train station - Irrigation Dept - Suranaree Village

No. 2 (Maroon-white) - Boonwattana School - Hua Thalae - Pollan Gate - Ruammit School - Klang Plaza I - Klang Plaza II - Yamo Monument - Mae Kim Heng Market - Old bus terminal - Technical College - Egat Office - Train Station - Sima Thani Hotel - Wat Suan Phrik Thai  - Wat Sri Sa Ra Roeng.

No. 4 (White-Blue) Horse Track - Suranaree Fort Stadium - Klang Plaza II - Yamo Monument - Mueang Primary School - Suranaree School - Maharat Hospital - Main Stadium - Techological College (Chor.Por.Nor) - Joho - Bunluea School

No. 5 (White- Yellow) - Wat Payap - Yamo Monument - Klang Plaza II - City Hall - Main Police Station - Pratu Pee - Hua Thalae - Do Home - Industrial Zone

No. 6 (White-Red) - Joho - Ban Koh - Rajamongkol - Rajabhat - Pratu Nam (Polsan Gate) - Klang Plaza II - Yamo Monument - IT Plaza - Udon intersection - The Mall - Tesco Lotus - Sima Thani Hotel - Sam Yaek Pak

No. 6 (White-Red) - Ban Kao - Rajamongkol - Rajabhat - Pratu Nam (Polsan Gate) - Klang Plaza II - Yamo Monument - IT Plaza - Udon intersection - The Mall - Tesco Lotus - Sima Thani Hotel - Sam Yaek Pak - Save One Market - Kae Ha

No. 7 (White-Blue) Hua Thalae - Pratu Pee - Jira Train Station - City Hall - Klang Plaza II - Yamo Monument - Udon intersection - Big C - New Bus Terminal - Makro - Pradok

No. 8 (White-Blue) Wat Pa Salawan - Hua Rod Fai - Yamo Market - The Mall - Udon intersection - IT Plaza - Wat Payap - Yamo Monument - City Hall - Main Police Station - Detention - Wat Boon - Pollan Gate - Wat Tung Sawang

No. 11 (Dark Blue-White) - Wat Payap - Yamo Monument - Klang Plaza II - Mae Kim Heng Market - Old Bus Terminal - Technical College - Egat Office - Suranaree Fort Hospital - Bung Talua Park - Suranaree Fort - Bor.Chor.Ror.2

No. 11 (Green-Red) Wat Payap - Yamo Monument - Klang Plaza II - Mae Kim Heng Market - Old Bus Termninal - Technical College - Egat Office - Suranaree Fort Hospital - Bung Talua Park - Suranaree Fort - Nong Pai Lom - Suratham Fort

No. 12 (Maroon-Yellow) Ban Palai - Don Kwang - Hua Thalae - Pollan Gate - Ruammit School - Klang Plaza I - Klang Plaza II - Yamo Monument - Old Bus Terminal - Technical College - Egat Office - Hua Rod Fai - Yamo Market - Tesco Lotus - Sima Thami Hotel - Korat Pitthayakhom School - Wat Liab

No. 14 ( Blue - White) Wat Tung Sawang - Wat Salaloi - Klang Plaza II - Yamo Monument - Mae Kim Heng Market - Old Bus Terminal - Technical College - Egat Office, Nong Pai lom - Social Security Office

No. 15 (White-Purple) New Bus Termnial - Big C - Udon intersection - IT Plaza - Klang Plaza II - Yamo Monument - Mae Kim Heng Market

No. 17 (White-Purple) SUT University - Sam Yaek Pak - Sima Thani Hotel - Tesco Lotus - The Mall - Udon intersection - Big C - New Bus Terminal

No. 18 (White-Purple) Hua Rod Fai - Egat Office - Technical College - Old Bus Terminal - Mae Kim Heng Market - Yamo Monument - Klang Plaza II - Klang Plaza I - Pollan Gate - Hua Thalae - Tha Chang - Airport (Nong Teng)

No. 20 (White-Blue) Suranakon Market -  Waterworks Office - Wat Payap - Yamo Monument - Klang Plaza II - Suranaree Fort Stadium - Jira Train Station - Nong Sano - Nong Prue - Nong Pai - Nong Pluang Mano

Johnnie F.