Welcome to Ranong Province.
Ranong is one of Thailand's southern provinces. Located on the coast of the Andaman Sea, 568 kilometers south of Bangkok, Ranong encompasses an area of 3,298 square kilometers.
BoundaryThe province shares borders with Myanmar ( Burma) and the Thai province of Chumphon. Geographically, in addition to sixty-two islands, long expanses of sandy beaches, unspoiled forests and waterfalls, parks, and a world sanctuary zone, Ranong finds the Kra, the narrowest point on the Malayan Peninsula, located within its borders. Administratively, Ranong is divided into five districts, Muang, La-un, Kra Buri, and Kapur, and one subdistrict, Suksamran.
How to get there
By car From Bangkok take Highway No.35 ( Thonburi-Paktho Route) for 90 kilometers and turn left to Highway No.4. Drive to Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khirikhan and Chumphon. At Pathom Phon Intersection in Chumphon, turn right to the direction to Ranong. The total distance is 568 kilometers.
By bus Non air-conditioned buses and air-conditioned buses depart from the Southern Bus Terminal on Borom Ratchonnani Road in Bangkok to Ranong daily, taking 8 hours for the trip. For more information, please call tel. 435-1199 (air-conditioned buses) and tel. 434-5557-8 (non air-conditioned buses) or New Mid Tour at telephone No. 02-4355020 and 02-2816939
By Air Asia have direct flights from Bangkok to Ranong 3 flights per week.(Monday. Friday and Sunday) For more information, please contact Airasia at call center Tel: 0 2515 9999 or www.airasia.com