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Chachoengsao
About Chachoengsao

Chachoengsao or Paet Rio is located 80 kilometers east of Bangkok. Chachoengsao is a fertile agricultural area fed by the Bang Pakong River. Mango is the most popular fruit grown in the province. Moreover, it is the location of the sacred Phra Phutthasothon Buddha image.

How to go
There are buses to Chachoengsao leaving from two Bangkok bus terminals:

From Bangkok’s Mo Chit 2 Northern Bus Terminal (Tel: 0 2936 2852 66) first and second-class air-conditioned buses leave every 40 minutes from 06:00 to 17:00. The fare is approximately 40 baht. Regular buses leave every 30 minutes from 05:40 to 19:00. The fare is around 25 baht.
From Bangkok’s Ekkamai Eastern Bus Terminal (Tel: 0 2392 2391) first class air-conditioned buses leave every 40 minutes from 06:30 to 17:00. The fare is approximately 70 baht. Regular buses leave every 30 minutes from 05:40 to 19:00. The fare is around 35 baht.
Trains from Bangkok’s Hua Lumphong Station to Chachoengsao leave every day, 9 trains/day, both regular and air-conditioned, from 06:00 to 17:25. The fare is around 40 baht for air-conditioned seating and 15 baht for regular seating. For more details, contact 0 2223 7010, 0 2223 7020.
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