How to find cheap flights to Bangkok
When you book your flights to Bangkok via Skyscanner.co.il, your vacation in Thailand will be very affordable. If you are flexible with your dates, you can find direct flights for under ₪3,600 ($1,000), and if you don’t mind flying via stopovers than you can find deals for less than ₪2,200 ($600), offered by airlines and online travel agents. Prices go up and down depending on seat availability, the day of the week or month, and even the time when you confirm your booking. Sometimes prices change more than once a day.
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Airports with direct flights to Bangkok
Direct flights to Bangkok from Israel depart from Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv and operated by EL AL. Bangkok has two airports, but EL AL’s flights arrive at Suvarnabhumi Airport. If you are flying via a stopover, make sure you know from which airport you depart on your return trip to Israel. The second airport, Don Mueang Airport, is on the other side of the city, and with the traffic of Bangkok - you need to be Superman or Wonder Woman to correct a mistake.
Direct flights to Bangkok takes about 10 hours and 15 minutes, flights with stopovers are cheaper, but they take longer because of the transfers.
What airlines fly to Bangkok from Israel?
EL AL is the only airlines operating direct flights from Israel to Bangkok. If you’re trying to make it easier on your wallet, consider booking a flight with a stopover. Amongst the popular options for indirect flights, you can find Aeroflot, Ethiopian Airlines, Royal Jordanian, and Uzbekistan Airways.
Check this page for airlines flying to Bangkok, maybe your favorite airline is on this route.
Airports in Bangkok
Bangkok is being served by two airports: Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Don Mueang Airport (DMK). Direct flights from Israel, as well as the connecting flights we’ve mentioned, arrive at Suvarnabhumi Airport. If you are by a connection from Singapore or Ho Chi Minh City, you are likely to arrive at DMK.
Although the English spelling is Suvarnabhumi and the Hebrew one is סוברנבהומי, the correct way to pronounce it is “soo-wanna-poom” - סו-וואנה-פום. It’s extra important to know that if you expect your taxi driver to take you to the right place. Thailand's busiest airport is also Asia's sixth busiest, and the world's 20th busiest.
If you continue to Ko Samui, you can choose between more than 20 daily flights on this route, or take a bus or train to other islands. If your destination is Bangkok City, there are several train and bus services, and also shared or private shuttle for a very affordable fee.
The most comfortable way to reach Bangkok City is by shared or private shuttle for a very reasonable price or by taxi. It takes about half an hour to get into the city. If you are an explorer and knows how to navigate in unknown places, take the Airport Rail Link, which is cheaper and faster. The city’s great BTS Sky Train system is connected to the airport by the non-stop Express Line and the City Line, which is slightly slower. There are of course public buses, but it can take two hours to commute in the heavy traffic of Bangkok.
DMK used to be BKK and Bangkok’s main airport. Now it is the world’s largest hub for low-cost airlines. THere are trains from the nearby station and they will bring you to the city in one hour. This is the cheapest way to travel into the city, but only if you are patient enough for delays and being completely off schedule. Metered taxis are the most efficient way to reach Bangkok.
When to go to Bangkok?
When you search cheap flights to Bangkok, take into consideration that it has two seasons: wet and dry. Naturally, the best time for your trip to Bangkok is during the dry season, from late October until March. The days are very hot but not as humid and there are fewer surprise rainstorms. Since this is high season, it’s important to book early.
If you're looking for really cheap flights to Bangkok and you don’t mind being wet, April to October is the time for you. Rates drop to low season prices, but if you visit during Songkran, the highly popular Thai water festival, the rates go up again. There are a few storms at nights, but the days are dry with plenty of sun.
What to see and do in Bangkok?
Nightlife: The city has countless trendy cocktail bars and places to grab a drink. Sky Bar would be a great start for the evening. If you are looking for a very cheesy experience, go to the bars of Soi Cowboy.
Shopping: Don’t use your baggage allowance on your way to Bangkok, you will need it for your return! Shopping in Bangkok is just fantastic. From Chatuchak Weekend Market to the quirky shops of MBK, there are plenty of shopping options for prices you don’t see in Israel.
Attractions: Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Arun, Jim Thompson House, Khaosan Road, Lumphini Park.
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This information is correct as of September 2017
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