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BTS Skytrain Bangkok

BTS Skytrain in Bangkok

The BTS skytrain, or in Thai rod fai fah, is without doubt the most efficient and reliable way to travel in Bangkok. It is fast, cheap and by having its own tracks 10 meters above regular streets it avoids all of Bangkok’s endless traffic jams. Opened in 1999, this transport …

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Bangkok Metro (MRT)

Bangkok MRT Metro

Opened in July 2004, Bangkok’s metro has become one of the most popular ways to travel around Bangkok. This hassle free transport option is cheap, fast, and avoids all of Bangkok’s infamous traffic jams. The advantage of Bangkok’s metro is that it covers many major city locations. There are also …

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Airport Rail Link (ARL)

Airport Rail Link (ARL) Bangkok

Bangkok’s newest addition to its public transportation network is the Airport Rail Link (ARL). It conveniently transits from Suvarnabhumi airport to downtown Bangkok within only 30 minutes, covering a distance of 28 kilometers. The partially elevated rail link ends at the terminal station Phaya Thai which has an interchange with …

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Different Ways of Getting Around in Bangkok

Motorcycle Taxi in Bangkok

Besides taxis and tuk-tuks, there are other transportation methods that get you about Bangkok. Motorbike taxis, for instance, are very common in Bangkok and allow you to quickly get to your desired destination. They are mostly used for short distance trips such as going from the main road into a …

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About Bangkok – An Introduction

Bangkok City at Evening

Bangkok, also known as Krung Thep in Thai, is the 22nd most populous city in the world with around 10 million inhabitants. The first step outside Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport can be overwhelming for many first time visitors, for the heat and humidity of the “City of Angels” are a lot …

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Bangkok City

Bangkok City at Night

Bangkok is one of the world’s fastest growing cities yet it still upholds its traditions and cultural heritage. The city was founded in 1782 on the river Chao Phraya. It was the Burmese sacking of the old capital of Ayutthaya in 1767 when the king decided to shift the capital …

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