Misdirections to Railway Park, Chatuchak

Last updated: 24 January, 2014

DRIVING (Alternative A)

Take Wiphawadi-Rangsit Road towards Don Muang Airport.

Before you reach the Pahonyotin Road overpass bear left and get on to the frontage road.

Go straight across Pahonyotin Road at the traffic lights.

About 500m after Pahonyotin Road bear left and turn into Soi Rotfai 2 just before a PTT Station.

If you miss this turn, you can continue on the frontage road past the PTT offices and turn LEFT, then left again until you hit Soi Rotfai 2.

Follow Soi Rotfai 2 about 300m until the road forks at a guard station.

Turn left past the guard station and after about 200m turn right past a restaurant and a dilapidated railway coach into a car park.

If you have a lot of chutzpah, drive another 100m through the car park and the throngs of people to the small car park next to the driving range restaurant. Park.

(Note – if you want to avoid the throngs, continue (semi-illegally) straight past the guard station, and after 200m, turn left into the driving range car park, continue through the car park, past the driving range restaurant. Park.

DRIVING (Alternative B)

If the mob is blocking Wiphawadi-Rangsit Road at the Lat Prao intersection, take the Second Stage Expressway north, and exit at Kampaeng Pet Road.

Drive east on Kampaeng Pet Road, and just before the Jatujak Weekend Market, turn left onto Kampaeng Pet 2 Road.

Follow Kampaeng Pet 2 Road past the Maw Chit 2 bus terminal.

Turn right onto Soi Rotfai 1 at an impossibly busy intersection. (You will see the Hopewell portals being razed there.)

Continue along Soi Rotfai 1 to a T-intersection at the PTT offices. Turn right, and go 100m to another T-intersection with Soi Rotfai 2.

Turn right and go 100m until the road forks at the guard station.

Continue as described above to the small car park next to the driving range restaurant.

BY SKYTRAIN/ MRT

Get the Skytrain or Subway to Morchit/Chatuchak. Go down/up to Pahoyotin Road.

Take a taxi or motorcycle heading out of town north along Pahonyotin Road.

After about 1.2 km at the Viphavadi-Rangsit Intersection, bear left on the frontage road.

Follow the confusing misdirections shown above.

Thai words that might get your taxi going in the right direction:-

Useful words for you to say to your driver:-

Turn left Leo sigh
Turn right Leo kwah
Straight on Trong pie
Stop Yoot