Where to Go
Transport Samut Songkhram
Samut Songkhram can be reached via private car, public bus, or train. Once there, it may be easier to get around with your own car, but there are standard forms of local transport available for visitors: i.e. songtaews, motorbike taxis, tuk tuks, and public busses.
From Wongwianyai Railway Station, there are daily Bangkok - Samut Songkhram trains. Get off at Samut Sakon Province Railway Station, take a boat to Ban Laem Railway Station and get on the train to Samut Songkhram. You can also take a train from Wongwianyai Railway Station in Bangkok, get off at Mahachai Railway Station, and then take a bus to Samut Songkhram. Call Wongwianyai Railway Station at 0-2465-2017 for more information.
At the Bangpakaew T-intersection to Thonburi - Paktho Road, take Highway No. 35, through the Mahachai - Nakluea intersection; at Km. 64, turn right to Muang Samut Songkhram.
The Transport Co., Ltd. services Bangkok - Samut Songkhram with daily busses departing from the Southern Bus Terminal on Baromrajajonnani Road. Call at 02-435-5031 for information about air-conditioned busses and 02-434-5557-8 for non-air conditioned busses.
As in most rural Thai provinces there are typically songtaews that follow established routes around the provincial capital and between towns within the province. Songtaews, motorbike taxis, and some form of tuk tuk are usually available for private charter as well. If you want to travel further afield ask your hotel if they can arrange a car and driver for the day or direct you to the local bus services.