Booking a trip – Thailand

Just booked a little trip to Sukothai – the old capital. But getting there is turning out to be more complex than I thought.
Bus tickets are only available from the Bus Station in Chiang Mai (for this destination) – and then you have to locate the company that serves your destination – I can manage that bit, even in Thai.

However:
The only VIP bus (direct and with a toilet) goes at 7pm for a 5 hour trip = first day gone. They won’t sell me a return, so whilst it probably would be OK there are no guarantees.

Regular buses are more frequent but I’m concerned about the quality – could be the journey from hell:

I asked a travel agent what the regular buses are like – she said they were second class.
I asked her what the seats where like – she said they were third class.

Fuck it, I’m going to dance with the devil and I’ve hired a car…

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