Every visitor will discover something different on a trip to Bangkok, Thailand's cosmopolitan and spirited capital. From the bright lights of the towering skyscrapers to the twisted narrow alleys of Chinatown and the buzzing traditional markets, it is a fascinating city to explore. Bangkok treats each of its visitors to a seductive blend of cultural and historical attractions, from the endless array of ancient temples and palaces dotted throughout the city to colorful floating markets selling flowers and fresh fruits to the passersby. Bustling eateries, shopping bargains and an invigorating nightlife keeps visitors entertained around the clock, embodying the unparalleled vibrancy of Asian street life.
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Things to do and places to visit in Bangkok
Jam packed with sights and attractions that are surrounded by a modern cityscape, a city break in Thailand is an intoxicating feast. Whether you are interested in temple hopping, shopping, indulging in the fiery local cuisine or partying until the sun comes up, there's plenty of sights and attractions that encourage visitors to linger and explore.
On a trip to Bangkok don't miss out on:
Visiting the spectacular Grand Palace, home to the colossal Emerald Buddha
Seeing the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, whose feet are encrusted with precious jewels
Discovering Thai art and history at the Bangkok National Museum, one of the largest museums in Southeast Asia
Soaking up the exuberant atmosphere of Khao San Road and Bangkok's all night party scene
Escaping the heat by taking a sunset river cruise past a magical cityscape of illuminated temples and palaces
Strolling through the wide open green spaces of Lumpini Park, away from the crowded streets and traffic
Bargain hunting at the vast Chatuchak Weekend Market
Visiting the shimmering golden Wat Arun temple, located opposite the Grand Palace
A tour of Damnoen Saduak, Bangkok's famous floating market and feasting on fresh local produce
Wandering through Yaowarat (Chinatown) and stopping at the legendary street food vendors and lively eateries
Airports in Bangkok
Bangkok is served by two international airports, Suvarnabhumi Airport (also known as also known as [New] Bangkok International Airport), and Don Mueang International Airport. Suvarnabhumi Airport handles the bulk of international flights while Don Mueang focuses on domestic services.
Suvarnabhumi Airport is approximately 16 miles from downtown Bangkok.
There are several transport options. You can take the Bangkok Airport Rail Link which connects to the city center via Rajprarop, Makkasan, Ramkhamhaeng, Hua Mark, Thab Chang, and Lad Krabang in around 30 minutes. Metered taxis are available outside the terminal and take about 40 minutes.
Frequently asked questions about flights to Bangkok
How can I find cheap flights to Bangkok on eDreams?
At eDreams you will find flights from $3 to Bangkok. Thanks to the combination of various technologies, machine learning algorithms and real user searches on our platform, you will be able to choose between the different options that best suit your needs when you have to fly to Bangkok.
Which airlines fly to Bangkok?
Airlines flying direct from the US to Bangkok include:
China Eastern Airlines, with flights from Los Angeles, New York and from Chicago, for example.
China Southern Airlines also operates numerous flights, some of them originating from New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Air China, with flights from New York to Bangkok and Los Angeles and also from Newark - Nj.
Airlines with indirect flights to Bangkok include:
China Eastern Airlines, which flies from Los Angeles, New York or Chicago.
China Southern Airlines, with flights from New York and San Francisco, as well as from Los Angeles.
All Nippon Airways, with flights from Newark - Nj, Washington, D.C. (Arlington County), VA and also New York.
How long before a flight to Bangkok should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Bangkok, you should get to the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs, and boarding the airplane can take some time. At eDreams, you can find the best deals for flights to Bangkok departing from over 218 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Bangkok with eDreams you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
What is the name of Bangkok’s airport?
Bangkok is served by 2 airport[s]. Suvarnabhumi Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 218 cities, such as Koh Samui, Phuket and Chiang Mai, the most popular routes.
How far is Bangkok’s airport from the city centre?
Bangkok’s airport Suvarnabhumi Airport is located 18 miles from the city centre.
How much is the trip from the airport to Bangkok’s city centre?
Public transport: The price for the trip is about 1.21 USD per person. Taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Suvarnabhumi Airport , the average price for the ride to Bangkok centre is around 0.96 USD per km. Car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, eDreams has the best offers of car rentals in Bangkok. Pick your preferred car type and get from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Bangkok city centre on your own terms.
What is the weather like in Bangkok?
If you're looking for summer vibes, the best time to travel to Bangkok is in April, March and May, when the average temperature reaches 35.79 °C, while January, February and December are the 3 sunniest months of the year, with an average of 44.18 hours.
However, if you prefer colder temperatures, make sure you visit Bangkok during January, December or February to experience an average of 22.51 °C.
For those who don't care too much about temperatures, but want to avoid getting wet in the rain, it's important to avoid travelling during November, January and February, when the average precipitation in Bangkok is 11.25 mm, while the months of January, February and March are drier, with an average of 0 mm.
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