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Bangkok, Thailand
(66) 2617 7340-1
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Ranked #32 of 361 activities in Bangkok
Type: Transportation
Traveler Description: Easy, cheap and safe. This is easily the best mode of transport if you want predictability to go to places in Bangkok as the traffic jams can play... more »
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Great to get around Bangkok if you don't want to get stuck in traffic for hours. Its reasonable priced and The timing between one train to another is not more then 5-10min depending on the time if day. Only downside we experienced is the traffic during rush hour in the evening time, there should be more trains running.

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Hyderabad, India
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43 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Since we were staying in Sukhumvit area which is one of the busiest roads in Bangkok , we found the sky train very much helpful in going around , that too you get to avoid the heavy traffic. I would definitely suggest to have a map of BTS skytrain route handy and it would be real fun and easy going... More

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Ottawa, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

My husband and I used public transportation to get around Bangkok on a recent visit to Thailand and I highly recommend it! We were so impressed by the BTS Skytrain's cleanliness, politeness of other riders, helpful staff and ease of "figuring out" the maps etc with only speaking English. Tickets easy to access at the machines, very helpful staff, and... More

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Albury, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

It takes a few questions to get to understand how the BTS works, but once understood, it is cheap and easy. The staff at the counter will change your notes to coins, count the stations and most fares are from 15 to 44 baht. Again finding the right platform just ask and every Thai person will tell you. A 10... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

I was amazed by the Skytrain system in Bangkok. Cheap, clean, always on-time and gets you to a vast number of areas in the city. This is the best way to beat many of the traffic problems if you always travel by taxi. I've never had a bad experience with the BTS system. On occasion, some people might find the... More

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Chalong, Thailand
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

BTS (Skytrain) is the best way to get around Bangkok. The service is fast, reliable and the carriages are very well maintained, we never had to wait more than a few minutes for a train. During peak times they can be very crowded but that's to be expected as others have commented you get a great view of Bangkok while... More

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Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

in general i dont like snakes except one nice looking comfortable practical crossing tirelessly the city of bangkok i like it too much as it gave me the possibility to discover bangkok and its magic places

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Bangkok BTS or skytrain is the most convenient way for visitors to get around the heart of Bangkok like Siam, Silom, Sukhumvit. I recommend you buy a one-day pass, and you will be able to take a bird's-eye view of Bangkok. See how to buy a ticket in this blog: http://thailandtravelguide-sawasdee.blogspot.com/p/blog-page_4318.html

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Skytrain is the most efficient way to travel across the city. Easy to reach, stations are well organized, clear directoon marks. Price very reasonable from 20 to 50 bht per ticket. Stations and train are clean, trains have air condition.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Guys, I understand the Skytrain might be the most efficient way of commuting across different locations in Bangkok - it most probably is, I got it! It's rather punctual and clean, too, no question about that! But there's one thing I could not cope with... It's bloody freezing cold inside that thing! Just imagine, if you, an average European traveller... More

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