Domestic Transportation in Thailand

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Means of Transport Recommended in Town

Using taxi is the most practical way of traveling in every Thai city.
Maps of Urban Networks
UT Library on line
Urban Transport Agencies
State Railway of Thailand
Find an Itinerary
Tripadvisor Bangkonk
Taxi Companies
Portal on Bangkok taxi companies

Transportation From Airport to City Centre:






Car Rental
Bangkok - Don Muang Intl (DMK) 24 km / 15 miles THB 300-350 / 30-90 min THB 100 / 40-60 min THB 5 / 60 min -

Means of Transport Recommended in the Rest of the Country

It is easy to travel within Thailand using airlines and road and public transport.
Rail Companies
State railways of Thailand


Name Type Domestic Flights International Flights
Thai Airways InterNational Major yes Yes
Bangkok Airways Major yes Yes
Sky Star Airways Major yes Yes
Portal on Thai Airlines All All Tout

You Can Consult the List of Airlines Banned Within the EU. Look Also at the rating of the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).


Traveling By Yourself

The road network is in general in good condition and traffic conditions are mostly good in Thailand.
Driver's License
International driving licence is requiered.
Conditions For Renting a Vehicle
International driving licence is requiered.
Rental Agencies
Thai rent a Car
Tolls or Taxes
For more details go to the Expressway and Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand website.       
Road Maps
Multi maps Thailand
A Thailand Map
Find an Itinerary
Via Michelin
Traffic Conditions Online
Bangkok traffic conditions.
Parking Facilities
Parking is usually difficult in major Thai cities.

Rules of the Road

Minimum Driving Age
18 years of age.
Side of the Road For Driving
In Thailand you are required to drive on the left hand side of the road.
Speed Limits
The maximum speed limit in cities and towns is 60km/h (35 mph) and varies between 90 and 120 km/h (52-60 mph) on expressways and country roads. Police regularly check motorists speed.
Safety Belts
Wearing of seat belts is compulsory
Permitted Amount of Alcohol in the Blood
Drink driving laws apply in Thailand.
National Roads Organizations
Thailand Transport ministry

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