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    HKT
    Phuket
    BKK
    Bangkok
    Air Asia - Thai AirAsia

    Tue, 12 Dec - Tue, 12 Dec
    US$ 57
    KUL
    Kuala Lumpur
    BKK
    Bangkok
    Multiple Airlines

    Sun, 19 Nov - Tue, 21 Nov
    US$ 81
    CNX
    Chiang Mai
    BKK
    Bangkok
    Air Asia - Thai AirAsia

    Sat, 11 Nov - Tue, 21 Nov
    US$ 81
    SGN
    Ho Chi Minh City
    BKK
    Bangkok
    Nok Air

    Tue, 6 Mar - Fri, 16 Mar
    US$ 94
    CCU
    Kolkata
    BKK
    Bangkok
    IndiGo

    Fri, 23 Feb - Wed, 28 Feb
    US$ 137
    SIN
    Singapore
    BKK
    Bangkok
    Malaysia Airlines

    Fri, 10 Nov - Sun, 12 Nov
    US$ 142
    HAN
    Hanoi
    BKK
    Bangkok
    Multiple Airlines

    Tue, 20 Feb - Mon, 26 Feb
    US$ 142
    COK
    Kochi (Cochin)
    BKK
    Bangkok
    Air Asia - Thai AirAsia

    Tue, 21 Nov - Mon, 27 Nov
    US$ 158
    HKG
    Hong Kong
    BKK
    Bangkok
    Hong Kong Airlines

    Wed, 1 Nov - Wed, 8 Nov
    US$ 163
    MAA
    Chennai
    BKK
    Bangkok
    Air Asia - Thai AirAsia

    Thu, 22 Feb - Thu, 1 Mar
    US$ 174
Arriving in Bangkok

Cheap flights to Bangkok make it possible for tourists to visit the capital of Thailand with ease. With 11 million people calling it home, this city is the largest in the country. You can count on heavy road congestion, but there are beautiful sites that combine ultra-modern lifestyles with the most remote and historical of locations.

Two airports serve Bangkok. The Suvarnabhumi and Don Muang airports provide the best access to the city. Most airlines use the Suvarnabhumi Airport, except for Air Asia, Orient Thai and Nok Air, which use Don Muang airport for Bangkok flights. Both airports are about 30 kilometres from the downtown area of Bangkok. Suvarnabhumi Airport is an ultra-modern airport and is the busiest in Southeast Asia. It services both international and domestic flights. Direct, cheap flights from Europe and Asia readily come into both airports.

Getting Around Bangkok

The hardest part of your trip to Bangkok will be getting around. Traffic is heavy and it takes time to navigate the somewhat complex layout of roads. Bangkok flights land close enough to the city that you can use public transit once you arrive. You can take the BTS Skytrain as your main method for getting around. It covers the downtown area and Siam Square. There is also the Metro, or MRT, which will take you from the Hualamphong Train Station to Bang Sue Train Station. Though not as heavily used by tourists as the Skytrain, it is a good option nonetheless. You can also consider riding down the Chao Phraya River. This is the least expensive method and one of the most popular options for navigating the area. It's much like a bus, but it moves along the river. Metered taxis are another affordable option, as long as you don't let taxi drivers take advantage of you.

Main Attractions in Bangkok

You'll really appreciate the cheap airfares to Bangkok when you see how much there is to do in the area. The Island of Rattanakosin, or Old City, is perhaps the most important location to visit as many of the sites are here. This includes the Wat Arun, Wat Pho and the Grand Palace. You'll also want to visit the Emerald Buddha at the Wat Phra Kaew, the most sacred of the Buddhist temples in the country. Plan a visit to Jim Thompson's House, a CIA agent whose mansion has a Thai-style to it.

Be sure to visit Siam Square. Other attractions that are a must-see, especially for the first time visitor, include Suan Pakkad Palace, M.R. Kukrit's Heritage Home, The Queen's Gallery and the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre. Lumphini Park, in Silom, is the largest park in the city and perfect for those who want to enjoy the outdoors.

Shopping, Dining and Night Life

With cheap tickets to Bangkok, you will have plenty of money left for shopping. Siam Square is the ideal destination for shoppers as it features dozens of small designer boutiques. You'll also want to visit the Chatuchak Weekend Market. For a more traditional experience, visit Yaowarat.

When it comes to food, there are hundreds of restaurants in the city, most of them with a Thai menu. You'll find international cuisine available widely. The best restaurants in the area are in Sukhumvit, though. Be sure to try the street food. It's authentic and spicy. 

There's also a strong nightlife sc in Bangkok. Silom is the nightlife district in the city. Plan to spend some time on the open-air rooftop clubs and bars. 

Flight stats for Bangkok - did you know?
  • Bangkok is 19 km from Don Muang Airport (Bangkok, Thailand).
  • Don Muang Airport (Bangkok, Thailand)
    • Right now, 16 airlines operate out of Don Muang Airport.
    • Don Muang Airport offers nonstop flights to 85 cities.
    • Every week, at least 1,551 domestic flights and 820 international flights depart from Don Muang Airport.
  • Bangkok is 24 km from Suvarnabhumi Intl Airport (Bangkok, Thailand).
  • Suvarnabhumi Intl Airport (Bangkok, Thailand)
    • Right now, 120 airlines operate out of Suvarnabhumi Intl Airport.
    • Suvarnabhumi Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 144 cities.
    • Every week, at least 5,013 domestic flights and 6,264 international flights depart from Suvarnabhumi Intl Airport.

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