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Planning your next holiday? Want to get the best flights? Looking for a flight to Thailand? Looking for flights around Thailand? Cheap and Cheerful or Luxury Flights? We have it all! We will give you the A-Z on flights to Thailand and around Thailand. Here’s your how to guide to getting to and around Thailand.


Thailand Domestic Flights

Domestic Flights Thailand


Take a flight to a country where your money will go a long way. Head to Southern Asia to find out why Thailand is such a popular tourist destination. It is a land of natural beauty; from its intricately detailed temples to its hundreds of iridescent beaches. Be prepared to be humbled and enlightened when travelling to the breath-taking islands and cities Thailand has to offer us.

Scattered along the Southern coast are hundreds of Islands of pure paradise, they are overflowing with secluded long white sand beaches, coral reefs to explore and a sun worshiper’s heaven. Lots of the Islands are only accessible by Ferry or Long Tail Boat.

Make sure you experience on of Thailand’s best known parties- The Full Moon Party located at Koh Pha Ngan.

Heading North you will discover wildlife at its prime and peaking mountains like you have only ever seen on postcards; beast your way through the glowing green rainforests with the elephants, trek to the hill tribe villages of pure real culture or soak up all the delicious green vegetation wandering through the wild.

If that hasn’t got you sold the Thai cuisine is second to none and is something to be experienced. You can even attend a Thai cookery school to bring the magic taste home with you. Glide through the floating markets to buy a taste of these treats, spices galore and a souvenir or two.

When is the best time to book?

Thailand’s busiest season is between November and February which means prices can be higher due to its perfect temperatures and clear skies. Always search a few websites to find the best prices and comparison sights.

Tiger Cave Temple with Buddha monument, Krabi

Tiger Cave Temple, Krabi Photo by OrientalEscape

Flights to Thailand

Thailand’s main airports are: Bangkok, Phuket, Koh Samui, Krabi, Chiang Mai, Trat, Hat Yai and Surat Thani. The majority of travellers will fly into Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport.

To make sure you get reasonably priced tickets during peak season it is advised that you book in advance. The cheapest way of getting to these airports is to fly to Bangkok and then buy a separate domestic ticket. However, if you do not wish to do this you can look at our best international routes instead to find the best way to get to your destination of choice.

Best International Routes

  • Phuket from Australia (Varying Airlines).
  • Koh Samui from Singapore, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur (Bangkok Airways and Berjaya Airlines).
  • Krabi From Kuala Lumpur and Singapore (Tiger Airways and Air Asia).
  • Chiang Mai from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and North America (Silk Air, Air Asia, Macau and Korean Airlines).

Flights to Thailand from £295!

UK and Ireland

If you are looking at the quickest way to fly nonstop from London then you have a few options:

  • Quantas
  • British Airways
  • Eva Airways
  • Thai Airways

These flights are typically around 11 hours long and around £700. If you are not bothered about your flight time then Qatar Airways may have cheaper flights but can be 3-4 stops and up to 20 hours longer.

There are no other nonstop flights from any regional airports in Britain or Ireland. If you London isn’t an option for you then you may find it more convenient to fly to another destination and use it as a hub.

  • Frankfurt- Lufthansa Airways
  • Zurich –Swiss Airways
  • Abu Dhabi – Eithad Airways
  • Dubai – Emirates Airways
  • Copenhagen- SAS Airways

Australia and New Zealand

Australia

You guys have got it easy! There is no shortage of flights to Bangkok and Phuket from Australia; leaving from major cities Perth, Darwin and Sydney with flights averaging on 9-10 hours and around costing 900$.

Your top operators to fly with are:

  • Thai Airways
  • Qantas
  • Jet Star
  • Virgin Australia
New Zealand

Flying from New Zealand to Bangkok will take around 12 hours nonstop and cost around NZ$1600 in high season using Thai Airways. If you are not bothered about your flight time then you can get cheaper flights with a few stops adding anything up to 10 more hours onto your trip.

USA and Canada

USA

LA is a popular destination to fly to Bangkok with prices around US$1500 in high season. Your best bet is to check Thai Airways although plenty of other airlines fly to Bangkok from the East and West Coast Cities.

Flying from New York flying times are around 20 hours and cost around US$1300.

Canada

Flying from Vancouver or Toronto to Bangkok is again around 20 hours with a few stops varying in price with Air Canada can cost around CAN$1500.

South Africa

For nonstop flights, take a look at Thai Airways and South African Airways, flying from Johannesburg directly to Bangkok in around 11 hours. As always prices vary but are roughly around ZAR8,900 during high season. For cheaper flights, you can fly with varying airlines with stopovers in-between.

Flights within Thailand

Once you have arrived, you can fly within Thailand easily and for very reasonable prices. Top operators are:

  • Air Asia
  • Bangkok Airways
  • Kan Airlines
  • Lion Air
  • Nok Air
  • Orient Thai
  • Thai Smile
  • Thai Airways

Koh Samui Sunset

Koh Samui Photo by KatieVictoriaHulland


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