Samut Prakan

Samut Prakan (Thai: สมุทรปราการ) is a town in the Bangkok Metropolitan Region in Thailand.


Samut Prakan, also known as Pak Nam, is 29 km south of Bangkok, near where the Chao Phraya River flows into the Gulf of Thailand. The town dates from the Ayutthaya period and has plenty of historical and cultural sites.

Get in

By car

You can use the old Sukhumvit Rd and also Hwy 303 to get here from Bangkok. The distance is only 29 km.

By bus

Consult the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) web site for full details.

Air conditioned buses (of the BMTA)

Non-air conditioned buses


Ancient Siam

Erawan Museum



Many visitors use the province to stay the night close to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

Go next

Routes through Samut Prakan

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