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Trat Bus station to Battambang

Inverness, United...
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Trat Bus station to Battambang

Hi,

Whats the best route from Trat to Battambang? Is it best to purchase an evisa or just purchase one on arrival?

thanks

Saba

Koh Chang, Thailand
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1. Re: Trat Bus station to Battambang

Take a bus or minibus to Chanthaburi. Then a shared pick up truck taxi to the border at Ban Pakard. Cross the border and take a shared taxi to Battambang.

Note that you can't use an Evisa at this border.

Inverness, United...
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2. Re: Trat Bus station to Battambang

Thanks for your response. Should the visa cost about $30 per person. Is it likely we will be asked to pay more than the actual cost?

Perth, Australia
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3. Re: Trat Bus station to Battambang

Yes Star. That can often happen at land border crossings. Just be prepared in case you come across one of the dodgy ones.

Inverness, United...
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4. Re: Trat Bus station to Battambang

Thanks travelkat88. Great photo btw

Perth, Australia
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5. Re: Trat Bus station to Battambang

Thank you Star. Yes she is rather beautiful and of course very special.

Rach Gia, Vietnam
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6. Re: Trat Bus station to Battambang

Not only likely but certain that you will be asked for 35 $.I have crossed into Cambodia at this border at least a dozen times and with one exception(I think because he remembered me) did that same glowering older guy say it was 35 $ now.I refused every time and after leafing through your passport a few times and giving you the evil eye, he relents quickly and accepts 30$, nothing like the Had Lek border where they make you wait for extended periods.Corruption plain and simple, the VOA is 30 $ period.

Gosport, United...
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7. Re: Trat Bus station to Battambang

Fingerprints are a freebie.

8. Re: Trat Bus station to Battambang

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