Getting there & away
The bus station (Th Huay Yot) is 400m from the centre. Buses travel to Bangkok (VIP 580B to 750B, air-con 490B, 12 to 13 hours, five daily), Hat Yai (ordinary 60B), Satun (air-con/ordinary 100/55B, two hours), Krabi (air-con/ordinary 90/55B, three hours) and Phuket (air-con 189B, five hours).
Share taxis and minibuses also service many of the popular destinations. Most leave from the train station. Minibuses to the nearby beaches (50B) leave from different spots around town.
The train station (Th Phra Ram VI) serves only two trains travelling all the way from Trang to Bangkok (175B to 1240B, 16 hours, evening departures).