Transport

New Airport Bus from Suvarnabhumi to Khao San Road

June 3, 2017

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New Airport Bus from Suvarnabhumi to Khao San Road

A new Airport Bus service has been launched for Suvarnabhumi International Airport. The S1 bus goes from the airport to Sanam Luang via Khao San Road. The route takes the buses along the Bangkok-Chonburi motorway onto Si Rat Expressway, exits at Yommarat Toll Gate, runs along Lan Luang Road until Khok Wua Junction, turns into Tanao Road, goes through Bang Lamphu Junction and under Somdet Phra Pin Klao Bridge to arrive at Sanam Luang. The bus fare is 60...

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Don Mueang Airport Bus now goes to Lumpini Park and Khao San Road

April 29, 2017

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Don Mueang Airport Bus now goes to Lumpini Park and Khao San Road

Good news for those people landing at Don Mueang Airport and want a cheap and quick way to get into Bangkok. Starting from 1 May 2017 there will be two new Airport Bus routes. These will go to Pratunam & Lumpini Park (A3) and Khao San Road & Sanam Luang (A4). The cost of the ticket is only 50 Baht. Service hours are 7am-11pm. These two new routes are in addition to the buses that already go to the Northern...

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Steam Train Trip to Ayutthaya on 26th March 2017

February 21, 2017

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Steam Train Trip to Ayutthaya on 26th March 2017

The next steam train trip in Thailand departs Hua Lamphong station in Bangkok on Sunday 26th March 2016. The destination this time is Ayutthaya. Tickets costs 250 Baht return or 999 Baht if you want to book a coach tour of Ayutthaya. If you don’t want to book a tour, you can hire bicycles at the train station or ask a Tuk Tuk driver to take you around. You can buy tickets at Hua Lamphong station or at any station...

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You can buy Thai train tickets online from 1 February

January 30, 2017

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You can buy Thai train tickets online from 1 February

Starting from 1st February 2017, you will be able to buy train tickets online from the State Railway of Thailand. You can use credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, JCB) or debit cards to buy the e-tickets at either www.railway.co.th or www.thairailwayticket.com (latter not online yet). You can purchase tickets up 60 days in advance and no less than two hours before the train is scheduled to leave. Only four tickets are available per booking. The booking fee is 40 Baht per 1st...

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New overnight express train to Chiang Mai

December 9, 2016

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New overnight express train to Chiang Mai

A new night express train between Bangkok and Nong Khai was launched during November 2016. These trains are using the same Chinese made carriages that were unveiled recently on the Bangkok-Nong Khai, Bangkok-Ubon Ratchathani, and Bangkok-Hat Yai routes. Once the dual tracks have been laid, the journey time is expected to be cut by three hours. The new train has nine “Air-Conditioned Second Class Day & Night Coaches” (180 berths), one “Air-Conditioned Second Class Day & Night Coach with Handicap Facility” (18 normal berths...

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New overnight express train to Nong Khai

December 4, 2016

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New overnight express train to Nong Khai

A new night express train between Bangkok and Nong Khai was launched on 2nd December 2016. These trains are using the same Chinese made carriages that were unveiled last month on the Bangkok-Chiang Mai-Bangkok and Bangkok-Ubon Ratchathani-Bangkok routes. Now the new carriages are being used on the Bangkok-Nong Khai-Bangkok and Bangkok-Hat Yai-Bangkok routes. The new train has nine “Air-Conditioned Second Class Day & Night Coaches” (180 berths), one “Air-Conditioned Second Class Day & Night Coach with Handicap Facility” (18 normal berths...

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Next Steam Train Trip in Thailand is on 26 March 2016

March 1, 2016

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Next Steam Train Trip in Thailand is on 26 March 2016

The next steam train trip in Thailand departs Hua Lamphong station in Bangkok on Saturday 26th March 2016. The destination this time is Ayutthaya. Tickets costs 250 Baht return or 999 Baht if you want to book a coach tour of Ayutthaya. If you don’t want to book a tour, you can hire bicycles at the train station or ask a Tuk Tuk driver to take you around. You can buy tickets at Hua Lamphong station or at any...

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How to Rent a 7-Seater Taxi for Bangkok Airport

November 18, 2015

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How to Rent a 7-Seater Taxi for Bangkok Airport

The problem with a lot of taxis in Bangkok is that they have a large gas tank in the trunk, which makes it hard to find room for any luggage. Even more so if you are a family on the way to the airport and need any space you can get. It is possible to flag down large 7-seater taxis around Bangkok, but there is never one when you need it. So, the guys at Grab Taxi have just...

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Next Steam Train Trip in Thailand on 12 August 2015

July 8, 2015

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Next Steam Train Trip in Thailand on 12 August 2015

The date of the next steam train trip in Thailand has already been announced. It is on Wednesday 12th August 2015. As this is also the Queen’s Birthday, it is a public holiday. Tickets go on sale from tomorrow at only 250 Baht return. If you wish to join the guided tour at the destination, then these tickets are 999 Baht per person. The trip will go from Bangkok to Nakhon Pathom. Tickets can be bought at any railway station...

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New Buses for Bangkok to Nong Khai Route

April 29, 2015

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New Buses for Bangkok to Nong Khai Route

One of the more reliable bus companies in Thailand is Nakhonchai Air. Today they announced that as from 1st May they will increases the number of journeys to Nong Khai in Northeastern Thailand. In addition, they are introducing a new class of bus called Gold Class. Bangkok to Nong Khai: 10:15am (Gold Class), 9pm (First Class) and 10:15pm (Gold Class) Nong Khai to Bangkok: 10:00am (Gold Class), 8:30pm (First Class) and 9pm (Gold Class) First class tickets are 728...

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