Getting Around Thailand

Written by admin on January 7th, 2014. Posted in Tips & Facts

Air Travel

At present, Thailand has a total of 28 commercial airports , 7 of which are international and 21 are domestic.

Serveral airlines operate out of both the Suwanaphum International Airport and the  Don Muang International Airport  and offer daily flights to most cities in Thailand as well as many destinations across the world. Airport departure taxes are required at both domestic and international departures.

Domestic flights are offered by:

- Thai Airways International
Tel: (662) 356-1111

- Bangkok Airways Tel
Tel: (662) 229-3434

Nok Air
Tel: (662) 900-9955

- Orient Thai Airlines
Tel: (662) 229-4260

 – PB Air
Tel: (662) 261-0220-5

- Phuket Airlines  
Tel: (662) 261-0220-5

SGA Airlines
Tel: (662) 664-6099

- Sky Star Airways
Tel: (662) 937-5353

Thai Air Asia
Tel: (662) 515-9999

Thai Sky Airlines
Tel: (662) 694-1400-7


Buses are an economical and easy way to travel in Thailand.They leave Bangkok every day for all corners of the country from one of four terminals, depending on the direction of the destination.
Air-conditioned buses service many provincial areas and bookings for both regular and tour coaches can be made through major hotels and travel agents, or at the following bus terminals:

- North and Northeastern Bus Terminal (Mor Chid 2)
Kampaengphet 2 Rd, Bangkok Tel: (662) 936-3660, 936-366 (Northern) Tel: (662) 936-0667 (Northeastern)

- Eastern Bus Terminal (Eak ka Mai)
Sukhumvit Rd, Bangkok. Tel: (662) 391-2504

- Southern Bus Terminal (Sai Tai Mai)
Boromratchchonnani Rd, Bangkok Tel: (662) 435-1200, 434-7192

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The train network in Thailand is efficient,economical and comfortable on long-hual journies.Rail connections link northern and northeastern towns with Bangkok (terminus is Hualamphong Station). Regular western and southern routes out of Bangkok (Thon Buri) Station enable travel by train to Kanchanaburi province and to southern Thailand.
On express trains, sleepers are available in three classes: first and second class (air-conditioned), and third class (non air-conditioned, but with fans).

Advance tickets are available at all principal stations or the Bangkok Advance Booking Office. Tel.(662) 225-0300 ext 5200-3.

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Rental Car

If you want to save money on transportation and drive to your cheap hotel in Bangkok, there are many car hire firms in Thailand, including international rental companies such as Hertz and Avis. The road system is good and well sign – posted. An international driving license is required.
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