Directions to the IBC Sadao Campus (Songklhla)

There are a number of ways to travel to International Buddhist College in Songkhla, Thailand but we strongly recommend you to buy tickets from your country to Hat Yai, with a domestic connection from Bangkok to Hat Yai.

1. Connect a domestic flight from Bangkok International Airport to Hat Yai, Songkla. There will be an International Buddhist College van waiting for you outside Hat Yai International Airport, if you inform us of your flight and arrival time. (There are many airlines flying from Bangkok to Hat Yai: Thai International Airways, Nok Air, Air Asia, Orient Thai, Air Tiger Airways).

2. You may take the train from the Main Central Station (Hua Lamphong) to Hat Yai, Songkhla. You may take the first class sleepers for 1,394 baht, the second class sleepers with airconditioning for 845 baht or with fan for 655 baht, the second class express train with airconditioning for 575 Baht or with fan for 465 baht, the third class with air conditioning for 339 baht, or with fan for 269 baht. Be sure to get off at Hat Yai Train Station. Call us at 66-74-536202, 66-74-536203 or 66-81-9593895, we will pick you up from the train station. If you know the schedule of the arrival time, please inform us in advance. If you are landed at the Bangkok International Airport, the easy and convenient way of transportation from the airport to the Southern Bus Depot is to take a taxi which is not expensive. The meter will show how much the fare is. Show the taxi driver the following Thai words: ไปขนส่งสายใต้

3. Take the bus from the Southern Bus Depot (Khon Song Sai Tai or ขนส่งสายใต้ in Thai) to Hat Yai. There are many types of buses to Hat Yai?IP Air-conditioned coach with 24-28 seats at 830 baht, Air-conditioned first-class coach with 32-34 seats at 576 baht, and Air-conditioned regular coach with 36-44 seats at 535 baht. Call us at 66-74-536202, 66-74-536203 or 66-81-9593895, we will pick you up from the bus depot.

In case you cannot contact us, you can take taxi to IBC (about 400 baht). Please show IBC address in Thai and ask directions.

Fares for Buses, Rail and Air travel from Bangkok to Hat Yai

Air (per person)
- Nok Air 898 B (Prices subjected to revision without notice)
- Orient Thai 1299 B (Prices subjected to revision without notice)
- Air Asia (Thai) 1873 B (Depending on flight and early booking), http://www.airasia.com

- Royal Thai Airways 3095 B (Economy Class), Royal Thai Airways 3895 B (Business Class)

Rail (Prices from Feb 2004)
- 1st class Air Con, with sleeper 1394 B Per person, 2nd class Air Con, with sleeper 845 B per person
- 2nd class Fan, with sleeper 655 B Per person, 2nd class seat, Air Con 575 B Per person
- 2nd class seat, Fan 465 B Per person, 3rd class seat, Air Con 339 B Per person, 3rd class seat, Fan 269 B Per person

Road

Buses between Bangkok and Hatyai (Prices may not be increased on special Holiday Periods)
Vip Buses (24 - 28 seats) 830 B, Air Con First Class (32-34 Seats) 576 B, Air Con Regular (36 - 44 Seats) 535 B

From Airport to Hat Yai City

Limo 250 B Not over 3 persons , Limo 310 B Not over 4 persons, Van 60 B Per person, Siong Teow (Local Pick-up) 10 B Per person, must walk out to the petrol station near the main gate

From Airport to IBC Hat Yai Office
Limo 280 B Not over 3 persons, Limo 340 B Not over 4 persons

From Airport to IBC
Limo 450 B Not over 3 persons, Limo 510 B Not over 4 persons

From Hat Yai City to Khlong Ngae
Van (Air Con) 40 B Per person, Siong Teow (Local Pick-up) 15 B Per person, Bus 12 B (Hat Yai to Padang Besar or Sadao Bus, stop at Khlong Ngae)

From Khlong Ngae to IBC
Motor Cycle Taxi 40 B (Price must bargain), Tuk-tuk (Local Taxi) 100 B (Price must bargain), not over 8 persons

From Hat Yai City to IBC
Tuk-tuk (Local Taxi) 300-500 B (Price must bargain), not over 6 persons

From Hat Yai City to IBC Hatyai Office
Tuk-tuk (Local Taxi) 100 to 200 B (Price must bargain), not over 8 persons

From Hat Yai Railway Station to IBC Hatyai Office
Tuk-tuk (Local Taxi) 100 - 300 B (Price must bargain) Not over 8 persons
Tuk-tuk (Local Taxi) 80 - 150 B (Price must bargain) If walk to the outside roads

Contact:
International Buddhist College (Sadao Campus)
88 Mu 2, Thung Mo Subdistrict,
Khuan Sato, Amphoe Sadao,
Songkhla 90240 Thailand.

Tel. No.: +66-74-536202, +66-74-536203
Fax.: +66-74-536201
Mobile: +66-81-9593895

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