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Rayong is a famous province for tourists as it has a lot of exciting activities; with more than 100 kilometre-long coastline. There are beautiful beaches and scenic waterfalls amid natural surroundings. Rayong is also rich in sea-life resources and considered a major agricultural and industrial province. There are three distinct attractions, firstly white sand beach on the mainland and islands. Secondary, it has a variety of fresh seafood. Lastly, regional fruits such as durians rambutans mangosteens and pineapples. The way of lifestyle and local culture are also attracted to other people especially to foreigners as they will find themselves having a wonderful trip here in Rayong.
By Air
Bangkok Airways has operated a flight daily from Phuket and Samui to U-taphao Airport. For more information contact Bangkok Airways at number (0 2265 5678) or travel agents.

By Bus
Traveling by buses is convenient; from the Eastern Bus Terminal (Ekamai Bus Terminal) in Bangkok are services to Rayong province. Buses serving Rayong are also available from the Northern Bus Terminal (New Mo Chit Bus Terminal)

Buses from Bangkok to Rayong are available from 04.00-22.00 hrs.

Aekamai Station
Mohchid Station
Rayong Tour Company 0 2712 3662 0 2936 1216
Cherdchai Tour Company 0 2391 2237 0 2936 0199
Khonsong Co., Ltd. 0 2391 2504 0 2936 2852-66 to 311

Buses from Rayong to Bangkok are available from 03.00-21.30 hrs.

Rayong Tour Company 0 3886 1354-5
Cherdchai Tour Company 0 3867 4144 (Samyan)
  0 3861 1528 (Phe)
Khonsong Co., Ltd. 0 3861 1378
Nakornchai Air Company 0 3861 6009
By Car
There are many routes from Bangkok to Rayong:
1. Driving along Sukhumvit road (Highway No. 3); passing Bangpu, Chonburi town, Bangsaen, Sri Racha, Pattaya, Jomtien Beach, Sattahip, Banchang and get into the centre of Rayong province. The total distance is approximately 220 kilometres.
2. Taking Bangna-Trat road (Highway No. 34); off the Highway No. 3 at Chaloen Nakorn Toll Plaza through Pang Phi and Bang Bo of Samut Prakarn province and connect with the Sukhumvit road (Highway No. 3) at 70th kilometres. The total distance of this route is approximately 220 kilometres.
3. Drive along the Sukhumvit road (Highway No. 3) from Bangkok to Banglamung then off at 140th kilometres that connected with Highway No. 36 and take about 70 kilometres to Rayong. The total is about 176 kilometres.
4. Taking Highway No. 344 to Chonburi; through Ban Bung, Nong Yai, Wang Chan and end at Klang district, Rayong province. Total distance is 180 kilometres.
5. Driving along Motoway from Pattanakarn road to Pattaya and followed by Highway No. 36 about 50 kilomatres to Rayong province.

Ferry time tables from Phe to Samet Island
There are difference ferry services from Phe; Nuan Thip Pier (0 3865 1956), Phe Pier (0 3889 6155-6) and Sri Ban Phe Pier (0 3865 1901) to Samet Island everyday. The trip take about half and hour. Fare ranges from 50-150 baht; hiring private boat is also available. Transportation on Samet Island is local bus services and on foot.

Departure from Phe
Departure from Destination
Fare (Baht/trip)
Na Darn Pier (Saikaew beach, Noi Bay, Phai Bay, Tubtim Bay)
6.00-18.00 (every hour)
6.00-18.00 (every hour)
Wongduan Bay
6.00-18.00 (everyday)
6.00-18.00 (everyday)
Whai Bay
Contact Ao Whai Resort
Prow Bay
Contact Ao Prow Resort
Kew Bay

*Timetable will be change without prior notice.


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