An Air Traveller's Guide to Bangkok

Flights to Bangkok

Once a small, neglected trading outpost, the city of Bangkok is now the bustling, metropolitan jewel in Thailand's crown. It is known globally as the cultural heart of the country and with over 11 million inhabitants it is by far Thailand's biggest, most populous city. That number continues to swell every year in the height of the tourist season from November through to March as visitors continue to flock to the area to enjoy the warm weather, historical attractions, sightseeing and vibrant nightlife. The city is also home to many expats who have fallen in love with the way of life there.

Which airlines fly from the UK to Bangkok?

British Airways, Thai Airways, China Southern, Emirates and Turkish Airlines are some of the airlines that fly from the UK to Bangkok.

We have answered your Frequently Asked Questions about Bangkok.

Things to do in Bangkok

There's plenty to keep any visitor to this busy city occupied. There are busy markets and shops to appeal to those looking to indulge in some retail therapy. Visitors can even take part in a group run or try some unusual new sports.
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Events in Bangkok

The fun never stops in Bangkok. Musical, cultural and other events and festivals are staged all year round, with lots to choose from.
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Practical info

  • Temperature: The average temperature is 32˚C during the summer and approximately 28˚C during the winter.
  • Time difference: Bangkok is 6 hours ahead of London during the summer and 7 hours during the winter.
  • Currency: Thai Baht (THB).

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Departure Airports

From the United Kingdom you have the options to fly from London, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Manchester to Bangkok.

Flights to Bangkok

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Which airlines fly from the UK to Bangkok?

British Airways, Thai Airways, China Southern, Emirates and Turkish Airlines are some of the airlines that fly from the UK to Bangkok.

Which airports are there in Bangkok?

Suvarnabhumi Airport, also called Bangkok International Airport (BKK), is the main international airport in Bangkok. The other is Don Muang Airport (DMK). Flights take approximately 14 hours from the UK to Bangkok.

When to book flights to Bangkok?

Flights to Bangkok can be cheaper last minute, but this isn’t always the case. We recommend that you try to book to Bangkok 4-5 months in advance for the best deals. The price of flights can vary due to the season and availability. We also have deals and discounts from time to time, so it’s worth checking for specials.

When is the best time to fly to Bangkok?

The best time to visit Bangkok is between November and February, with peak season being December and January. In winter, the average temperatures in Bangkok are approximately 28 °C and in summer approximately 32 °C.

How can you get the cheapest flights to Bangkok?

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