Hatyai is a city in the South of Thailand near the Malaysian and Thailand border. The city is famous as a shopping point for commuters from Singapore and Malaysia. It is known as the biggest city in the Province of Songkhla in Southern Thailand. It is also the largest metropolitan area in the South.
Most people who consider to travel from Singapore to Hatyai by bus transportation. The most popular pick up points are the Golden Miles Tower and the Golden Miles Complex. A bus will take about 11 to 12 hours from departure time to arrival time in Hatyai Bus Terminal in Chot Witthayakhol Road in Hatyai. However, this duration time may be prolonged or shortened depending on the conditions on traffic. Time of departure from any one of these pick up points in Singapore is usually from 7p.m.
The bus ticket varies from one bus company to another. There are four popular bus companies used; 99 Coachland Express, Konsortium Express, Phya Travel and Sri Maju Express. These bus companies are common in terms of comfort and stop overs for refreshments. They all provide comfortable seats for their passengers, stop at the same stop overs for the passengers to get refreshments, as well as provide effective services for their customers.
It is advisable to contact the bus company to get an updated information on the bus ticket. However, 99 Coachland Express charges $45 per seat while Konsortium charges $38. In addition, commuters can now book their tickets online, which is more convenient as they can book the tickets from the comfort of their homes or offices. Bus tickets sold at the other two companies change from time to time. Some of these companies charge children a lower fee than adults. Some charge per seating, so it does not matter whether an adult or child occupies the seat.
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