Travel to Thailand should bring you close to the country’s rich traditions, renowned natural features and gracious people. Whether you’re interested in Buddhism or Muay Thai (Thai boxing), are longing to see Thailand’s awe-inspiring mountains and beaches, or want to explore colorful cities like Bangkok, the resources in this guide will help. Find cheap flights to Thailand, learn how to get around the country, find a place to stay and gain a better understanding of Thailand’s attractions and culture.
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Thailand’s countryside has plenty of secluded locations as well as heavily trodden cities like Bangkok, which you’ll likely pass through at one point during your trip. This section presents Web sites to help you travel to Thailand by air, rail or sea.
- Bangkok's Don Muang International Airport is the most common entry point to the country. There are plenty of connecting flights from North America, Europe, Australia and Asia to this airport. Flights into other Thailand international airports tend to come from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Hong Kong.
- Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Hat Yai, Phuket and Ubon Ratchatani also have international airports, but mostly charter and regional flights go to them.
For general information …
tells you what you need to know about crossing the border into Thailand. Find tips and general facts about crossing from the bordering countries of Malaysia, Laos, Myanmar (Burma) and Cambodia.
For flights …
has a clean look and simple navigation, and it offers solid prices on airfare. A cool feature on Orbitz lets you explore their many package flight and hotel deals by destination or activity.
, the national airline of the Kingdom of Thailand, is one of two major Thai airlines. It serves 12 domestic destinations within Thailand and 64 international destinations. In the United States, it operates in New York and Los Angeles.
For trains …
The Man in Seat Sixty-One
is a unique site created by a man who loves to travel and loves trains. Access valuable information about getting around by train and ship, gleaned from the writer’s travels. Although the site isn’t that well organized or designed, there are good tips and facts.
dedicates a section of its Thailand guide to train travel in Thailand. Although the majority of this site is meant for getting around Thailand by train, there’s information on traveling to other countries. Don’t miss the map listing train routes
in and around Thailand.
For ferries and cruises …
The Thailand Travel Manual
offers information on the various modes of travel for getting to Thailand, including a useful section for traveling by sea. Learn about various ferry crossings and some luxury cruises.
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