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Transportation Options in Thailand

There are many ways to get to Thailand, including the following list of the most popular means of transportation.

Travel to Thailand

By Air

Bangkok is Thailand’s major gateway with Asia’s biggest and most modern airport, Suvarnabhumi that is capable of handling 45 million passengers per year. Flights belonging to the world’s major airlines arrive daily from Europe, Asia, North America and Australia with further international flights, mainly from Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong, landing at Phuket and Hat Yai International Airports in the South and Chiang Mai in the North.

Domestic airports have also grown in number, all with connecting flights to Bangkok and at least one other destination; for example, from Chiang Mai to Phuket.

                                International & Domestic Airports In Thailand

Airports of Thailand Public

Company Limited (AOT)

Tel:     +66 (0) 2535 1111

Fax:    +66 (0) 2535 4061

Email: aotpr@airportthai.co.th

Website: www.airportthai.co.th

 

Suvarnabhumi Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 2132 1888,

          +66 (0) 2132 1111-2

Fax:    +66 (0) 2132 1889

Website:

www.suvarnabhumiairport.com

 

Don Mueang International Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 2535 1111

Fax:    +66 (0) 2535 1065

Information:   +66 (0) 2535 1254

Website: www.airportthai.co.th

 

Chiang Mai International Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 5327 0222-33,

          +66 (0) 5392 2100

Fax:    +66 (0) 5327 7284

Information: +66 (0) 5392 2100

Website: www.airportthai.co.th

 

Mae Fah Luang-Chiang Rai

International Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 5379 8000

Fax:    +66 (0) 5379 3071

Information:   +66 (0) 5379 3071,

+66 (0) 5379 8171

 

Phuket International Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 7632 7230-7

Fax:    +66 (0) 7632 7478

Information: +66 (0) 7635-1166

Website: www.airportthai.co.th

 

Hat Yai International Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 7422 7000

Fax:    +66 (0) 7632 7478

Information: +66 (0) 7635-1166

Website: www.airportthai.co.th

 

Krabi International Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 7563 6541-2

Fax:    +66 (0) 7563 6549

Website: www.krabiairport.org

Mae Hong son Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 5361 2057

 

Sukhothai Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 5564 7224

 

Khon Kaen Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 4324 2295

 

Nakkhon Ratchasima Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 4425 9524,

          +66 (0) 4225 9534,

          +66 (0) 4425 9686-7

 

Udon Thani Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 4224 4426,

          +66 (0) 4224 6804

 

U-Tapao Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 3860 1533,

          +66 (0) 3860 5325

Fax:    +66 (0) 3869 5090

Website: www.utapao.com

 

Trat Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 3952 5767-8

Fax:    +66 (0) 3952 5769

 

Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 7536 9541

 

Narathiwat Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 7356 5122,

          +66 (0) 7356 5111,

          +66 (0) 7356 5061

 

Surat Thani Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 7744 1231

 

Samui Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 7742 5011-4

 

Trang Airport

Tel:     +66 (0) 7521 8224,

          +66 (0) 7521 1150

Fax:    +66 (0) 7521 8224

 

There are a Number of airlines that operate regular domestic flights throughout the country. Advance booking is necessary during the high season and public holidays. These include:

Thai Airways

Tel:     +66 (0) 2545 1000

Hotline: 1566

Website: www.thaiairways.com

 

Bangkok Airways

Tel:     +66 (0) 2265 5678

Website: www.bangkokair.com

 

Nok Air

Tel:     1318

Website: www.nokair.com

 

AirAsia

Tel:     +66 (0) 2515 9999

Website: www.airasia.com

Orient Thai Airlines

Tel:     1126

Website: www.flyorientthai.com

 

Siam Land Flying Company Limited

Hotline:          +66 (0) 2535 6784-5,

                   +66 (0) 81 807 8642

Website:

www.aircharterthailand.com

 

Jetstar

Website: www,jetstar.com

 

 

 

THAI Smile Air

(Will star its domestic operations in July 2012 and international flights in 2013)

Check-in time for all domestic flight is one hour prior to departure time.