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How to travel in Thailand


Flight is most convenient and faster way to travel in Thailand. If you are planning to connecting between most of the main city, no worries. It is because in the main city of each destination, at least have one nearest domestic airport.

Meanwhile, in Bangkok, you can depart or land either at Don Muang or Suvarnabhumi International Airport. In this case, Suvarnabhumi International Airport is Bangkok's largest and newest international airport. It is more convenient to connecting between city and airport as it connected by the Airport Rail Link (ARL). To transfer between Don Muang and Suvarnabhumi you can take free shuttle bus. 


Connecting all major isolated places, bus is the best public transport to use in Thailand. In this case, most of the long haul bus equipped with the toilet and air condition. No worries if you make last minute deal as the bus fare is fixed. The fare is vary depend on the distance. However, be aware to buy the ticket at the terminal bus and travel agency only. 


Taking a train is a wonderful way to travel in Thailand. By connecting long and short haul, train provide a comfortable, safe and cheap journey to you. In this case, normally the long haul train equipped with first, second and third class cabin/seat. By taking train, from the Bangkok, you may travel up to Vientiane, Laos, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Aranyaprathet near to Cambodia border. All long haul train are originate from HuaLamphong train station. For the tourist, printed timetables in English is provided in the most train station.

Train from Aranyaprathet

Meanwhile, to travel in the city of Bangkok you can take either Sky Train (BTS), Subway (MRT), Airport Rail Link (ARL). 


Traveling in Thailand is not complete if you did not ride any Tuk Tuk. It is available in all places in Thailand. In this case, Tuk Tuk is a motorized three wheeler and do not have a meter. The price is vary and has to be negotiated before you ride. If you are traveling alone,  please avoid to use Tuk Tuk as you may will be a scammer victim. 


Meter taxis is one of the convenience transport alternative in Thailand. All taxis are metered  and the drivers are not allowed to negotiate a fixed fare with tourist. If the driver doing so, leave the taxis immediately. At the mid-night, normally taxis are the most convenient transport as the train and bus do not operate after the mid-night. However, be aware of getting stuck in the major traffic at the morning and evening especially in the main city of Bangkok. If you are rushing, please avoid to using taxis in the peak hour. 


Connecting all pier along the Chao Phraya Rriver, boat are the faster and easier way to move in the city of Bangkok. If you are plan to visit attraction places around the Bangkok city, boat are highly recommended. By taking a boat you can visit Grand Palace, Wat Arun, ICONSIAM and many more. In this case, there are five types of boat namely Blue flag (Tourist boat), Yellow flag, Orange flag, Green flag and No flag. However, for the tourist, Chao Phraya Tourist Boat are highly recommended as the daily pass are available. 
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