Bangkok Arrival

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By Plane

 

Bangkok has two airports. Suvarnabhumi International Airport is the main airport in Bangkok. The airport is situated 30 kilometers east of the city. Suvarnabhumi opened in 2006 and is a modern and comfortable terminal. There are several ways of transport to and from the city including an Airport Rail Link. Taxies and buses are also available.

 

Suvarnabhumi Airport bangkok - Travel Guide Arrival

(Arriving at the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok)

 

Don Muang is the old airport about 25 kilometers north of the city center. This airport is only used for domestic flights by Nok Air and Orient Thai. There is a train link to Hua Lampong train station in the city.

 

By Train

 

The main train station in Bangkok is Hua Lampong. The station is easy accesible as it has a connection with Bangkok's underground (MRT).

 

Hua Lampong train station in Bangkok

(The Hua Lampong Train station in Bangkok)

 

From the Hua Lampong train station you have connections with the Northern Line (to Chiang Mai), the Northeastern line (to Nong Khai connection Vientiane in Laos), the Southern line (Hua Hin, Surat Thani and Butterworth connection Malaysia) and the Eastern line (to Aranyaprathet, border crossing Cambodia and Pattaya). 

 

From the Wong Wian Yai Railway Station you can take the train to Mae Klong and the Amphawa floating market.

 

By Bus

 

There are four major bus terminals in Bangkok. The biggest is the Northern or Chatuchak bus terminal in the Chatuchak Area that connects Bangkok with the Northern provinces. Here you find buses heading for Chiang Mai and Ayuthaya.

 

At the Sai Tai bus terminal you can find the Southern bus terminal that service the southern Thai provinces like Krabi and Phuket.

 

Bus at the Eastern Bus Terminal Ekkamai

(Bus at the Eastern Bus Terminal)

 

If you are traveling to the Eastern Seaboard to places like Pattaya and Koh Chang you can take a bus from the Eastern Bus Terminal in the Ekkamai Area.

 

At Suvarnabhumi Airport you can find the Suvarnabhumi Bus Terminal from where you can take direct buses to Pattaya, Koh Chang and in the direction of Siem Reap.

 

Victory monument is the main minivan station in bangkok. From here you can take minivans to Hua Hin, Pattaya, Koh Chang, Koh Samet and the Cambodian border.

 

By Taxi

 

For the travelers who are not really concerned about money there is also the option to travel in to and from Bangkok by Taxi. A trip from Bangkok to the Cambodian border for example can be arranged for 1600 baht. From Bangkok to Koh Samet for example costs around 2000 baht.

 

How to get from Bangkok to other destinations:

 

- How to get from Bangkok to Ayutthaya

- How to get from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

- How to get from Bangkok to Chiang Rai

- How to get from Bangkok to Hua Hin

- How to get from Bangkok to Koh Chang

- How to get from Bangkok to Koh Lipe

- How to get from Bangkok to Koh Mak

- How to get from Bangkok to Koh Phangan

- How to get from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi

- How to get from Bangkok to Koh Samet

- How to get from Bangkok to Koh Samui

- How to get from Bangkok to Koh Tao

- How to get from Bangkok to Krabi

- How to get from Bangkok to Pattaya

- How to get from Bangkok to Phuket

- How to get from Bangkok to Poipet

- How to get from Bangkok to Siem Reap

- How to get from Bangkok to Trang

- How to get from Bangkok to Vientiane

 

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