Car Rental Khon Kaen

Visitors to the commercial center of northeastern Thailand can find the most affordable car rental options by looking to Drive Car Rental at Khon Kaen.


Khon Kaen

Khon Kaen is one of the four major cities of Isan, the others being Udon Thani, Nakorn Ratchasima and Ubon Ratchathani.  Khon Kaen is the commercial and political centre of Northeastern Thailand and is well known for the high-quality silk that is produced in the province. Located in the heart of Isan, Thailand’s northeast region, Khon Kaen has been one of the fastest-growing areas in Thailand. The Thai government nominated Khon Kaen as the export center for trade throughout the Indo-China Region and both Laos and Vietnam have consulates in Khon Kaen to process visa applications. Khon Kaen also contains the largest university in the northeast, Khon Kaen University, a major centre of education and technology.


A major source of Local wisdom regarding the production of silk is in Amphoe Chonnabot, where excellent Mudmee Silk is delicately woven by hand using a special tie-dye technique, and Khon Kaen features both creature comfort, in the form of fine eateries and swanky hotels, and beautiful nature, including a variety of animal parks and a number of spectacular national parks.


Location and Geography

Khon Kaen is in the center of northeastern Thailand, approximately 450 kilometres northeast of Bangkok by road with a population of 115,000 people. Khon Kaen borders on the north with Udon Thani Province. The west is adjacent to Chaiyaphum. The south is adjacent to Nakorn Ratchasima and Buri Ram. The east is adjacent to Kalasin and Maha Sarakham.


What to Do in Khon Kaen

  • Mudmee Silk in Amphoe Chonnabot
  • Phra That Ku Thong
  • Wat Phra Saeng Arun
  • Phra That Khamm Kaen
  • Wat Sa Bua Kaew



Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is located 2.5 km northwest of the town center. Thai Air Asia, Thai Lion Air, Thai Vietjet Air, Thai Smile and Nok Air operate daily direct flights from Bangkok Don Mueang Airport and Suvarnabhumi Airport, Chiang Mai and Phuket. Numerous transport options are available from the airport to anywhere in the province. It should be noted, however, that unauthorized taxis and public transportation are not allowed within the airport grounds. This limits arriving passengers to renting cars, pre-arranging a pickup, or using an authorized airport transport service.


Airport Location

Drive Car Rental Khon Kaen operates 2 km from airport facility, however we offer pick up and return service at the airport. Our agency offers competitive rates and a variety of vehicles to choose from. Guests to Khon Kaen can reserve their car ahead of time or visit our counter upon arrival. Take advantage of our stellar customer service and high-quality vehicles. Drive Car Rental Thailand also offers special promotions throughout the year.


In addition to short term rentals, we also offer long term car rental at this location.


Vehicle Collection/Return Instructions

To collect your vehicle, please proceed to the exit of the arrival terminal. Here our friendly staff will complete your rental agreement and vehicle pick up process.


To return your vehicle, please contact our counter before arriving and drop off the vehicle in the temporary parking area in front of departure hall. Our friendly staff will be waiting to complete the check in process.


Learn more about our car rental options or book your vehicle from Drive Car Rental Khon Kaen Airport today.