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Bangkok travel blog: How to get to Bangkok?
A cheap flight from Nok Air or Air Asia will take you to Bangkok immediately. The price for a normal two-way flight is about 85 dollars if you depart from Vietnam. And if you hunt for cheap tickets, the cost for a pair of two-way tickets is only about 60 dollars to 78 dollars. The fare will be cheaper if you book 3 to 4 months and avoid the peak tourism summers.
Getting from Bangkok Airport to the city center
Bangkok has two airports, Don Muang (Don Mueang) and Suvarnabhumi, both far from the city center. You need to look carefully at the ticket to find out which airport you are in and choose the right way to move to the center.
Guide to getting from Don Mueang International Airport to Bangkok
An A1 bus ticket is the most economical way to get to central Bangkok from Don Muang
Bus A1: To get to Mo Chit BTS station, the bus station is located on the ground floor of the airport for about 35 baht. From here you can go to BTS, Siam, Silom, Sathon, or Sukhumvit. Note that the car only runs from 7:30 am to 11:30 pm
Taxi: Taxi from Don Muang Airport to downtown (Siam area) is about 6 – 10 dollars. There are a lot of taxi companies with enough color to choose or you can catch Grab to go to the center.
Please note that you have to pay for high speed (about 3 dollars) and airport entrance fee (1.5 dollars)for the driver. So, to save cost you can take a taxi to Mo Chit station and then BTS to the central station.
Guide to getting from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Bangkok
The Airport Rail Link takes you directly to central Bangkok
Airport Rail Link: From the airport, you follow the signboard to Airport Rail Link. This ARL route takes you to Makasan MRT or Phaya Thai MRT Station. From these two stations, you can go to other places by MRT, BTS. The train runs from 6 am to 12 pm daily, you can buy tickets at the station for about 1.5 dollars.
Taxi: one trip from Suvanarbuhmi to the center is 9 – 10 dollars. To catch a taxi, you go down to the 1st floor, gate No. 4 or 7. Get the ticket on it with the taxi’s number, then come to the right taxi and start to move. Be aware that you also spend airport charges and highways as in Don Muang.
From Suvanarbuhmi Airport, you can also go to Pattaya by bus for 3 – 5 dollars.
Bangkok travel blog: Where to stay in Bangkok?
Cheap areas: Khao San Road, Chinatown, alleys in Sukhumvit (far subway station), Bangkok suburbs.
Medium areas: Pratunam area, alleys on Sukhumvit, Siam (near the train station), Old Town, Lumpini Park, Chatuchak,…
Luxury areas: The hotel is in the center of Siam, along the Chao Phraya River
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Top sightseeing and activities places in Bangkok
Safari World Bangkok: Asia’s largest open zoo with hundreds of animal species around the world. Suitable for groups, families with young children. Open from 9 am to 5 pm every day. Ticket price is 54 dollars.
Dream World Bangkok: Bangkok’s Disney Land with hundreds of exciting games. Suitable for couples, young families, groups of friends, … Open from 10 am to 5 pm every day.
Siam Park Bangkok: A land of endless fun with the world’s largest artificial beach and adventure water games with cool snowflakes in Snow Town Bangkok
Snow Town Bangkok: Enjoy yourself with snowballs, slide down the smooth white snow or play snow castle in the city center.
SEA Life Aquariums Bangkok: is one of the largest aquariums in South East Asia with 30,000 individuals and magnificent ocean views.
Bangkok travel blog: The famous temples in Bangkok
Wat Pho (Buddhist Temple): where the longest Buddha statue in the world (46m)
Wat Traimit (Golden Buddha Temple): famous for the monks of golden gold
Wat Benchamabophit: The most magnificent temple in Bangkok with white marble architecture.
Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn): The most beautiful temple in Bangkok, located on the shore of the Chao Phraya River.