Directions

If you are an addict seeking rehabilitation you should get in touch with Wat Thamkrabok before leaving.

How to get to Wat Thamkrabok

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The Public Taxi from Airport

The Public Taxi Desk is on Level 1 (Ground Floor) at Gates 4 and 7.

You could show a printout of the attached document: Taxi-Directions

Register at desk for “Thamkrabok” The cost is 1,500 Thai Baht which you pay to the driver on arrival at Wat Thamkrabok. You might be asked to pay 50 Baht airport surcharge and 70 Thai Baht Express Way fees. This is normal, so have some small change handy.

Bangkok Airport Shuttle Bus to the Public Transportation Center & Bus Terminal

It is possible to catch the Bangkok Airport Shuttle Bus to the Public Transportation Center & Bus Terminal.

Take bus no. 554 or 555 bus to Rangsit.

From Rangsit catch a bus bound for Lopburi via Phra Phutthabat.

Ask the driver to stop at Wat Thamkrabok (which is before the bus gets to Phra Phutthabat).

The journey takes between 2 and 3 hours. It costs about 150 Thai Baht.

Bus Directions from Bangkok City

From Bangkok’s Mawchit bus station there is a bus to Lopburi, (which also stops near the Don Muang airport).

Ask the driver to stop at Thamkrabok (which is before the bus gets to Phraphutthabat).

The journey takes between 2 and 3 hours. It costs about 150 Baht.

The bus stops right beside the gate to Wat Thamkrabok. In case you get down the bus at the gate you will need to walk 1.2km with your belongings. Instead of this way you could get down from the bus in Phraphutthabat Market and take a tuktuk to Wat Thamkrabok. The tuktuk will cost you 100 Baht.

Train Directions from Bangkok City

From Hua Lamphong (Bangkok Central Railway Station) you can catch a train to Saraburi.

In Saraburi, you must change to the bus to Lopburi. The bus-station is nearby.

The bus-ride between Saraburi and Wat Thamkrabok takes about 20 minutes. It costs about 75 Baht.

The bus stops right beside the gate to Wat Thamkrabok. In case you get down the bus at the gate you will need to walk 1.2km with your belongings. Instead of this way you could get down from the bus in Phraphutthabat Market and take a tuktuk to Wat Thamkrabok. The tuktuk will cost you 100 Baht.

 

The attached document for directions (both in Thai and English) can be printed out and shown to taxi drivers, bus conductors, etc. and may help you to reach the Monastery without any detours.

Thamkrabok Temple is located about 130 km North from Bangkok,  capital of Thailand, between Saraburi and Phraputthabat, on  the way to Lopburi

Wat Thamkrabok is open to the public, except during Tudong(Pilgramage) every year. All visitors are welcome. The visitors should observe and respect the Five Buddhist Precepts during their stay. It is appreciated if groups can advise the Monastery in advance of their arrival.