Cheap flights to Bangkok
Most international flights land and depart Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, while the flights to Bangkok by local and low-cost flights land at the Don Mueang Airport (DMK).
Flights to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) is situated in the region of Samut Prakan, 30 kilometres away from Bangkok and has two terminals, domestic and international. It is the country’s biggest international airport. Depending on the driving conditions, a shuttle bus ride from the airport to Bangkok downtown centre can take about 20 minutes to an hour at a total cost of THB 400 (RM 50). For the most convenient way of transportation from Bangkok airport to the city, book your airport transfer in advance on Skyscanner.
Bangkok flights to Don Mueang Airport (DMK)
Don Mueang Airport (DMK) is smaller compared to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport. However, it is situated slightly closer to the centre of town, about 23 kilometres away from Siam Area. A bus ride from the Don Mueang Airport to Bangkok downtown centre can probably take between 30 minutes to an hour. The trip will cost around THB 200 (RM25). You may also pre-book your airport transfer to your hotel from Skyscanner
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Travelling to Bangkok
Best time to visit Bangkok
The best time to visit Bangkok is from December to February. During these months, the temperatures can drop to 20 degrees Celsius and it would be more comfortable to travel around Bangkok, especially if you do not like the hot and humid tropical weather.
March to May should be avoided if you do not like the heat. However, during these months, there are many local festivals like Songkran in Bangkok that you can participate in if you visit since it is the time to celebrate the Thai New Year.
Things to do in Bangkok
Bangkok is the main destination for visitors travelling to Thailand. The city offers many interesting and beautiful destinations like temples, bustling markets, and a variety of restaurants selling mouth-watering delicacies.
One of the most interesting places to visit in Bangkok is their floating markets. There are many floating markets to visit in Bangkok but Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is the biggest and the most picturesque floating market in the city. If you are looking to visit less crowded ones, you may consider visiting the Amphawa, Talin Chan, and Khlong Lat Mayom floating market.
Other than their floating markets, you can also visit various iconic temples around the city, such as Wat Arun Ratchawararam Ratchawaramahawihan, which also known as “The Temple of Dawn”. It is one of the most popular Buddhist temples among tourists and is located about 6 kilometres away from the centre of Bangkok.
If you need more inspiration for your trip to Bangkok, check out our Bangkok budget itinerary travel guide.
Bangkok travel budget
Bangkok, Thailand uses Thai Baht (THB) as its currency. 8 THB = RM 1 (as of 5 March 2019).
The food price in Bangkok is very affordable, a decent meal in the local malls only costs around 100 baht (RM 13) per serving while the street food costs no more than 30 baht (RM 4).
If you are looking for a low-budget accommodation, you can stay at various hostels in downtown Bangkok for only 250 baht (RM 35) per night. However, if not, you can stay at a hotel in Bangkok for around 700 Baht (RM 90) per night.
Bangkok, Thailand visa information for Malaysians
Malaysians do not need a visa to travel to Bangkok, Thailand. However, you can only stay up to 30 days if you are entering Thailand via a flight to Bangkok, or 15 days via land border checkpoints from Laos, Myanmar, or Cambodia.
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