Transport in Bangkok

Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is one of the biggest and most vibrant cities in Southeast Asia. The city has 2 airports, a number of bus stations and large network of public transportation.

Bangkok Airports

There are two international airports in Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Don Mueang International Airport (DMK).

Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)

Public Transportation

Bangkok is served by three rapid transit systems: the elevated BTS SkyTrain, the underground MRT (Metro) and the Airport Rail Link. The network of public transport is supplemented with Public Bus making it possible to reach more distant areas of the city. Canal Boat is an exotic addition to Bangkok transport system.

How to use public transportation in Bangkok, read here: Public Transportation in Bangkok

Transport in Bangkok

Bangkok Bus Stations

There are 3 bus terminals in Bangkok and you need to choose one depending on your desired destination.

Bangkok Eastern Bus Terminal (Ekkamai) is one of the busiest bus stations in Bangkok. This bus station is serviced by buses and minivans running to destinations in Eastern Thailand such as Rayong, Chonburi, Trat, Chanthaburi and tourist destinations such as Pattaya, Sriracha, Sattahip, Koh Chang or Koh Samet.

From Bangkok Northern Bus Terminal (Morchit) buses and minivans depart to the destinations in Northern Thailand (Chiang MaiSukhothaiChiang Rai), Northeast Thailand and few other central and eastern destinations such as AyutthayaLopburi, Chonburi (including Pattaya), Trat (including Koh Chang), etc.

From Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal (Sai Tai Mai) buses and minivans depart to the destinations in Southern Thailand (PhuketKrabiHua Hin, Surat Thani) and Central Thailand (Kanchanaburi, Samut Songkhram).

Bangkok Bus Stations