The Transport Company has reported that at least 160,000 people will be traveling back home today (27 December 2019). Mo Chit 2 Bus Terminal is expected to be extremely crowded on the 27th and the 28th. The 27th is the last official working day of 2019 and citizens will start heading back to their home provinces to celebrate New Year’s countdown into 2020 with their loved ones back home. The Mo Chit 2 Bus Terminal in Bangkok will be extremely crowded full of people traveling back home. Expect to stand in a long line if you haven’t previously booked a ticket on the bus that you’re planning to take.
The Transport Company has added 2,800 bus routes every day from 26 to 28 December 2019. Usually, there are 5,419 buses that leave Mo Chit 2 in Bangkok to other provinces in Thailand. In these 3 days, there will be a total of 8,219 buses leaving Bangkok with the ability to support 165,802 passengers per day. The company has also added extra return routes to Bangkok from other provinces. From 1 to 3 January 2020 there will be 2,118 extra busses arriving in Bangkok, usually, there are 5,486 bus arrivals coming to a total of 7,604 bus arrivals on the first 3 days of 2020.
The traffic on the roads has also begun, vehicles are starting to move slowly on Thanon Mittraphap Road in Korat, Nakhon Ratchasima but there’s not much heavy traffic yet, that is expected to start on the 28th with some spots where the cars will hardly move including in Pak Chong District, near Farm Chokchai. Citizens returning to their home town in Northeastern Thailand (Isan) from Bangkok City will pass Korat on their way. Citizens that are looking forward to visiting their family back home this New Year should plan ahead and leave extra early in order to catch their bus or to arrive back home in time for the big celebration.
FB Caption: From the 26 to 28 December 2019 there will be a total of 8,219 buses leaving Bangkok with the ability to support 165,802 passengers per day.
Source: INN News