Cheap Flights to Bangkok

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When is the best time to fly to Bangkok?

It’s always hot in Bangkok, so you’re guaranteed to have warm weather at any time of the year. The climate falls into three distinct categories - dry and hot, rainy and hot and extremely hot, so take this into consideration when booking flight tickets to Bangkok.

Peak Season:

The dry season (November to February) is the most popular time for travellers to arrive on cheap flights to Bangkok. This exotic destination where East meets West is known for its breathtaking temples, floating markets, tasty street food plus a myriad of other attractions. Sightseeing is more comfortable in the cooler weather of the dry season but ‘cooler weather’ to the Thais still means tropical temps in the late 30s for the rest of us, so pack light cotton clothing. Keep an eye on prices well in advance if you’re wanting cheap flights to Bangkok for December and January, these are the busiest tourist months.

Off Season: 
Unless you’re able to deal with extremely hot, humid weather and torrential downpours Bangkok’s spring and summer (March to August) are not a good time to book flight tickets.

Shoulder Season: 
The cheapest flights to Bangkok are in the shoulder months of September and October, before the tourist season begins and when the temperatures are lower. This is when you’ll score some travel and accommodation bargains.

When is the best time to book a flight to Bangkok?

It’s more difficult to get cheap flights to Bangkok during peak season, but you may pick up some last minute flight deals if you’re flexible on dates. For the best cheap flight deals, aim for the shoulder season between September to November and book a couple of months in advance. The right side of the plane coming into Suvarnabhumi International Airport will give you good views of Bangkok.

How long is the flight to Bangkok?

Flights from Sydney to Bangkok – 9 hrs 16 mins

Flights from Brisbane to Bangkok – 9 hrs 20 mins

Flights from Adelaide to Bangkok – 10 hrs 25 mins

Flights from Perth to Bangkok – 7 hours

How long is the flight to Bangkok?

Bangkok is a major Asian hub and stopover point for many international airlines travelling to Europe. There are direct flights to Bangkok from most major Australian cities with airlines such as: Qantas, Thai Airways and Emirates. The cheapest flights to Bangkok are normally from Perth flying with low cost airlines like Jetstar Asia.

How to get from Bangkok airport to the city centre?

Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) is a large and busy international airport located 30km east of the city centre.

Rail services: there is an Airport Rail Link with a station located beneath the main terminal. This travels regularly to and from the city and operates two lines, a non-stop express and a commuter service.

Bus service:There is also an air-conditioned Airport Express bus which runs between Suvarnabhumi Airport and various city hotels from early morning to midnight.

Taxi: You’ll find metered taxis on Level 1 of the airport, an airport surcharge will be added to your bill.

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Clothing & Shoes
Pair of jeans
$ 81.18
Pair of Nike shoes
$ 132.62
Restaurants
Small bottle of water (0.33 litre)
$ 0.39
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre)
$ 0.72
Cappuccino
$ 3.00
Local draught beer (0.5 litre)
$ 2.81
Markets
Large bottle of water
$ 0.69
Bottle of wine
$ 28.14
Bottle of local beer (0.5 litre)
$ 2.26
Pack of Marlboro cigarettes
$ 5.02
How much does transport cost in Bangkok?
Taxi - fixed fee
$ 1
1 km taxi journey
$ 0
Petrol (1 litre)
$ 1
1 hour taxi waiting fee
$ 5

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