About Chaiyaphum

Chaiyaphum, the City of Phraya Lae the Brave, features many historical monuments from its long and storied history, as well as spectacular natural beauty.

How to go

Busses from Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal (Mo Chit 2) to Chaiyaphum depart daily. The trip takes approximately 5 ½ hours. For more information, please contact Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal (Mo Chit 2) at Tel. 0 2936 2852-66, Chaiyaphum Bus Terminal at Tel. 0 4481 1493, Air Chaiyaphum Co., Ltd. at Tel. 0 4481 1556, Nakhonchai Air Co., Ltd. at Tel. 0 4481 1739, 0 4481 2522, Chaiyaphum Chong Charoen Co., Ltd. at Tel. 0 4481 1780 or Fax. 0 4481 1760, Chaiyaphum Tour Co.,Ltd. at Tel. 0 4481 6012 or visit www.transport.co.th.

From Bangkok’s Hua Lumphong Station there are both rapid and express trains to Nong Khai’s Bua Yai Station. From there passengers can take a bus 51 kilometers to Chaiyaphum. For more information, please contact the Travel Service Center of the State Railway of Thailand at Tel. 1690, 0 2220 4444, 0 2220 4334, 0 2621 8701 or visit www.railway.co.th

There are no airlines servicing Chaiyaphum. The nearest airports are in Khon Kaen and Nakhon Ratchasima, respectively 150 and 119 kilometers away. From either it is possible to get ground transportation to Chaiyaphum.


Phraya Phakdi Chumphon (Lae) Monument

This monument is at Sun Ratchakan roundabout on the way into the city. The people of Chaiyaphum built it to honour the citys founder.

Phraya Phakdi Chumphon (Lae) Monument

Tat Ton National Park

The Tat Ton National Park covers some parts of Phu Laen Kha mountain range. To get there, take Highway No. 2051 for 21 kilometres. Tat Ton waterfall is an important tourist spot. The water here cascades down wide rock plateaus, creating breathtaking scenery, especially in the rainy season when there is plenty of water. The park also has Pha Iang waterfall, which is 32 kilometres from the city on the Chaiyaphum-Nong Bua Daeng road, and Tat Fa waterfall, which is 25 kilometres from the city on the Chaiyaphum-Kaeng Khro road.

Tat Ton National Park