BEST TIME TO TRAVEL

Bangkok has a tropical monsoon climate and generally remains hot and humid throughout the year. An ideal vacation spot, Bangkok is almost a year-round destination. Every season has a distinct charm and the city is at its enchanting best all months of the year. However, the peak season is between November and March when the tourist footfall is particularly high. The months of March, April and May are the hottest. December to February: Regarded as the ‘cold months’, this is the perfect time to explore Bangkok on foot. In the evenings temperatures can drop below 20 degr... READ MORE

COOL

DEC - FEB

20°C

HOT

MAR - MAY

30°C

RAINY

MAY - OCT

30°C

GETTING IN

FLIGHT

Bangkok is well connected by air to the rest of the world and there are two airports in the city. The Suvarnabhumi Airport is located 25 kilometres east of Bangkok and the Don Mueang Airport located 24 kilometres to the north. Most international and domestic airlines operate at the Suvarnabhumi Airport, which is linked to the city by buses, taxis, and Airport Rail Link, a high-speed train service into downtown Bangkok.

 

GOING AROUND

Tuk-Tuk

TUK-TUK

The famed tuk-tuks of Thailand, which are essentially auto rickshaws, are not just a fun way to travel around but are also extremely convenient and economical. Fares depend on the distance travelled, however, an average trip can cost about 30 baht. Don’t forget to haggle with the driver for at least 5-10 baht off the proposed fare.

 

NEIGHBOURHOOD GUIDES

IMPORTANT CONTACTS

Police191
Fire199
Tourist Police1155
Marine Police66-2-394-1962
International Hospital1155