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Public Transportation, Bangkok, Thailand

 
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MadSuh's pictureby MadSuh Public Transportation travel tip
added on the 9th of November, 2009
While in Bangkok there are several choices of how to get around. Tuc Tuc, Taxi, Sky Train. I personally prefer the Sky Train as this is usually the best option (fast, clean).

When the Sky Train is not available, use a Taxi, they are everywhere, they are cheap and they are usually air conditioned. If you are at one of the tourist attractions you should always ask for 'meter' prices, so that the taxi meter calculates the cost. Everywhere else, you will not get ripped off.

While Tuc Tucs look fun, it's not a good option, as they are noisy, slow, not air conditioned and you are constantly breathing bad air. They are also not much cheaper than regular cabs. Finally, do not take any 'free' Tuc Tucs' as they will take you many shops where they try to get you to buy things, it's not fun and people do get ripped off a lot.

Address:
Bangkok, Thailand

Price:
Very cheap

Opening Hours:
24 / 7

 
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Zeus9 wrote on Dec 17, 2009 20:49:
For comprehensive info on public transportation and route planning visit http://www.transitbangkok.com . CarlReply
 
 
 
 
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