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Hat Lek is the location of the southern-most border crossing between [[Thailand]] and [[Cambodia]], its counterpart on the Cambodian side being [[Koh Kong]].  
 
Hat Lek is the location of the southern-most border crossing between [[Thailand]] and [[Cambodia]], its counterpart on the Cambodian side being [[Koh Kong]].  
 
  
 
== Get in ==
 
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=== From Bangkok ===
 
=== From Bangkok ===
  
Take one of the many regular buses to [[Trat]] from either the [[Bangkok#Eastern_Bus_Terminal|Eastern Bus Terminal (Ekamai)]] or the [[Bangkok#Northern_Bus_Terminal|Northern Bus Terminal (Moh Chit)]]. Direct 1st class buses from Ekamai average a bit more than 5 hours, the less frequent frequent services from Moh Chit take a little less. While most 2nd class buses take a lot longer as they make more stops and use slower and less direct routes, the midnight departure from Ekamai takes only 4.5 hours.
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Take one of the many regular buses to the new [[Trat]] bus station from either the [[Bangkok#Eastern_Bus_Terminal|Eastern Bus Terminal (Ekamai)]] or the [[Bangkok#Northern_Bus_Terminal|Northern Bus Terminal (Moh Chit)]]. Daytime direct 1st class buses from Ekamai average a bit more than 5 hours, while the less frequent services from Moh Chit take a little less; late-night services are quicker still. While most 2nd class buses take a lot longer as they make more stops and use slower and less direct routes, the midnight departure from Ekamai takes only 4.5 hours.
  
From Trat, take a minibus direct to the Hat Lek border crossing - departures every 45 minutes between 06:00 and 18:00, takes between 1.5 and 2 hours, 110 baht.
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From Trat bus station, take a minibus direct to the Hat Lek border crossing - departures every 45 minutes between 06:00 and 18:00, takes between 1.5 and 2 hours, 110 baht.
  
 
== Get around ==
 
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== Do ==
 
== Do ==
  
Cross the border to [[Koh Kong]] but be aware that the border opens at 07:00 and closes at 20:00. If you want to go on directly to [[Sihanoukville]] by sea, keep in mind that the boat is scheduled to leave at 08:00 (in practice it often leaves a little late - typically around 08:20).
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Cross the border to [[Koh Kong]]. The border opens at 07:00 and closes at 20:00. If you want to go on directly to [[Sihanoukville]] by sea, keep in mind that the boat is scheduled to leave at 08:00 (in practice it often leaves a little late - typically around 08:20).
  
 
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'''''[[Cambodia#Visas|See also the visa section of the Cambodia article]]'''''
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Revision as of 10:09, 20 June 2007

Hat Lek is the location of the southern-most border crossing between Thailand and Cambodia, its counterpart on the Cambodian side being Koh Kong.

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From Bangkok

Take one of the many regular buses to the new Trat bus station from either the Eastern Bus Terminal (Ekamai) or the Northern Bus Terminal (Moh Chit). Daytime direct 1st class buses from Ekamai average a bit more than 5 hours, while the less frequent services from Moh Chit take a little less; late-night services are quicker still. While most 2nd class buses take a lot longer as they make more stops and use slower and less direct routes, the midnight departure from Ekamai takes only 4.5 hours.

From Trat bus station, take a minibus direct to the Hat Lek border crossing - departures every 45 minutes between 06:00 and 18:00, takes between 1.5 and 2 hours, 110 baht.

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Do

Cross the border to Koh Kong. The border opens at 07:00 and closes at 20:00. If you want to go on directly to Sihanoukville by sea, keep in mind that the boat is scheduled to leave at 08:00 (in practice it often leaves a little late - typically around 08:20).

See also the visa section of the Cambodia article

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