Golden Mermaid at Samila Beach
Photos taken on July 2, 2002)
a border province in Southern Thailand,
adjoining the State of Kedah in Malaysia. It is a historic
town which has ancient ruins, arts, and places of
cultural importance, and it is also a principal sea port.
Songkhla has fine beaches and the largest lake in
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How to Get There :
1) By Bus. The distance from Bangkok to Songkhla
is 950 kms (590 miles). Several air-conditioned coaches
and non-air-conditioned buses leave Bangkok for Hat Yai
and vice versa. Please contact Bangkok Southern Bus
Terminal at (02) 435-1199, 434-5557-8 or Hat Yai Bus
Terminal (074) 232-404, 232-789.
2) By Train. Train services linking Bangkok and Hat Yai
include rapid and express trains. Please contact
Bangkok Railway Station at (02) 223-7010, 223-7020,
or at Hat Yai Railway Station (074) 243-705, 246-267-8.
3) By Air. Thai Airways International offers many flights
daily between Bangkok and Hat Yai. For further
information please contact Thai Airways International
Bangkok Office at (02) 282-0060, 628-2000 or
Hat Yai Office (074) 245-851, 233-433, 244-282.