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Travelling around Bangkok

Transportations in Bangkok

It is very convenient to travel in Bangkok. Like other major cities, there are public transportation such as buses, sky trains, subways, and taxis. The most convenient way to travel around Bangkok from KMUTT is taxis. But if you would like to have some fun, you can travel by Tuk Tuk (three-wheeled taxi). BTS and MRT are ideal to travel around Bangkok. 
 

 

Taxis

Taxis in Bangkok are metered. They charge a minimum of 35 baht, for the first 3 kilometers, and approximately 5 baht per kilometer thereafter. When in traffic the meter is timed and calculated in the fare.
 

Tuk-Tuk 

These three-wheeled 'open-air' motorized taxis are popular for short journeys. Fares must be bargained in advance. Minimum fares, for journeys of up to 3 kilometers, are about 30 baht. 

 

BTS Sky Train
 

 

BTS Sky Train stations can mostly be found in commercial areas of Sukhumvit and Silom, it is fast and safe. The sky train is divided into 2 lines: Sukhumvit line (On Nut Station-Mo Chit Station), and Silom lines (Saphan Taksin Station-National Stadium Station). The sky train has a minimum and maximum fare of 10-40 baht. Tourists may buy 30-day tourist tickets to save money, only 345 baht/15 trips, or day tickets, 120 baht (unlimited trips).  The trains open daily from 06.00 a.m. - 12.00 midnight. The nearest BTS station from KMUTT is Wong Wien Yai, which is around half an hour by taxi.

MRT Subway

MRT Subway is another comfortable and fast transportation choice. The beginning of “Chalerm Ratcha Mongkhon” line is Hua Lum Phong station (also the main train station in Bangkok), total of 18 stations, major stations at: The Queen Sirikit's International Convention and Exhibition Center, Silom, Suan Lumpini, Asoke, Ratchada, Ladprao and Pahonyotin road. The Asoke and Silom stations are connected to the BTS. MRT Subway has a minimum and maximum fare of 15 - 40 baht.
The MRT subway opens daily from 06.00 a.m. - 12.00 midnight.