- 1 How do I get to Hat Yai?
- 2 Is Hat Yai expensive?
- 3 Does Hat Yai have a beach?
- 4 Is Hat Yai near Bangkok?
- 5 Is Hat Yai worth visiting?
- 6 Is Hatyai safe?
- 7 What should I buy in Hatyai?
- 8 How do you get from Hat Yai to Koh Lipe?
- 9 What province is Hat Yai in?
- 10 Is Thailand a state?
- 11 How do you get to Koh Lipe?
How do I get to Hat Yai?
From the south, Hat Yai can be reached by trains departing at 06:30 and five times from 09:00 to 15:00 from the Malaysia border at Sungai Kolok, which itself can be reached by train from as far south as Singapore. Note that Malaysian trains also run to the Padang Besar border crossing.
Is Hat Yai expensive?
You should plan to spend around ฿472 ($14) per day on your vacation in Hat Yai, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Also, the average hotel price in Hat Yai for a couple is ฿300 ($9.07). So, a trip to Hat Yai for two people for one week costs on average ฿6,612 ($200).
Does Hat Yai have a beach?
It isn’t as pretty as the beaches in Trang, Hat Yai’s hidden competitor in the south, but this underrated beach still manages to snag some of the best scenery of the Gulf of Thailand.
Is Hat Yai near Bangkok?
How far is Bangkok from Hat Yai? If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Bangkok to Hat Yai. Your trip will be a total of 589 miles (947 km). The flying distance is 467 miles (751 km).
Is Hat Yai worth visiting?
One thing is true if you want to experience local life, traditional costumes, and Thai food, Hat Yai is the place to go. But it’s definitely a place worth visiting, especially if you are heading to South Thailand to visit other destinations.
Is Hatyai safe?
For Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat, there are genuine, daily dangers but little evidence of purposeful threats aimed towards tourists. But in practice, the main border crossing at Bukit Kayu (on the main road between Penang and Hat Yai) is safe and frequented by tourists from all over the world.
What should I buy in Hatyai?
Worth-trying Recommended Food:
- Chok Dee Dim Sum.
- Burapha Bird’s Nest.
- Nan Yuan Noodle.
- 符美记茶室 (Hainan Chicken Rice)
- Samurai Pork Burger @ McDonald’s Thailand.
- Grilled Cuttlefish.
- Coconut Ice Cream.
- Fried Food (Prawns, Chicken, Sausages, etc)
How do you get from Hat Yai to Koh Lipe?
To get from Hat Yai Airport to Koh Lipe you’ll need to take a van or bus and then a ferry. You can get tickets for these independently, but the best choice is to book through 12Go as they sell combined tickets that include the transfer to the pier and then the ferry, with guaranteed connections.
What province is Hat Yai in?
Hat Yai is located in Songkhla province and, while not the provincial capital, is home to The Prince of Songkhla University, making it Southern Thailand’s educational centre as well as the south’s heart of transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Is Thailand a state?
Thailand (Thai: ประเทศไทย), known formerly as Siam and officially as the Kingdom of Thailand, is a country in Southeast Asia.
How do you get to Koh Lipe?
The cheapest and easiest way to get from Bangkok to Koh Lipe is to fly to the Hat Yai airport. Then take a shuttle bus to Pak Bara pier for 250 baht, and then at Pak Bara pier, you can get on a ferry to Koh Lipe for 650 baht.