Navigate Bangkok by using the rapid transit systems, the BTS (skytrain) and the MRT (underground), the quickest and safest ways around the city. These public transportation links will connect you to most of the city’s attractions. Alternatively, taxis are plentiful and available 24 hours a day, but consider the traffic before hopping into one. Directions for Limousine and Taxi Drivers (English and Thai) Asoke BTS Skytrain Station (Exit 4):
- This is the nearest skytrain station to Park Plaza Sukhumvit, Bangkok—a two-minute walk from the hotel.
- Asoke station is covered by the Sukhumvit Line while the Silom Line is reached via the Siam interchange sky train station.
- Trains run daily from 6 a.m.-midnight with the ticket office open 6 am-11:45 pm
- Ticket types
- Single journey: This ticket is valid for a single journey with the fare based on chosen destination (from THB 15 up to THB 42 per trip). Ticket can be purchased at any ticket issuing machine. Small change is required and can be obtained from the ticket office.
- One-day pass: THB 140, non-refundable, valid for unlimited rides on the date of issue or registration only.
Sukhumvit MRT Underground Station (Exit 3)
- This is the nearest underground train station to Park Plaza Sukhumvit, Bangkok—just a two-minute walk from the hotel.
- The MRT operates 18 stations between Hua Lamphong and Bang Sue.
- Trains run daily 6 am-midnight with a frequency of less than five minutes during peak hours (6-9 am and 4:30-7:30 pm), and less than 10 minutes during off-peak hours.
- Ticket types
- Single journey: This ticket is valid for a single journey with fare based on chosen destination (from THB 16 up to THB 42 per trip). Ticket can be purchased at any ticket issuing machine. Small change is required and can be obtained from the ticketing office.
- Three-day pass: THB 230, non-refundable and valid for unlimited travel for three consecutive days.
- Bangkok taxis are metered and display glowing red signs indicating their availability.
- Occasionally, a driver will attempt to negotiate a rate rather than turning on the meter, but insist on the meter when entering the taxi.
- Fare starts at THB 35 and remains there for the first two kilometers, then increases by THB 2 a kilometer (approximately).
Bangkok tuk tuks
- This is a three-wheeled taxi that is locally referred to as ‘sam lor.’
- Fares vary, and fare negotiation is a must.
- Beware of unbelievable offers as these are often scams.
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