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Useful information for your flight to Thailand

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  • What are the most popular cities to visit in Thailand?

    Thailand is full of interesting cities to visit if you’re interested in touring the country. The majority of our users (1,526%) visit Bangkok more than other cities in the country, but other popular cities in Thailand include Phuket City and Chiang Mai.

  • What popular landmarks are in Thailand?

    Thailand is full of notable places to explore, many with significant historical value to the region and the world. Some of the most popular landmarks in Thailand are Patong Beach, Kata Beach, Pattaya Beach, and Karon Beach, among many more.

  • What is the cheapest flight to Thailand?

    The cheapest flights to Thailand recently found by momondo users are $44 with Thai Vietjet Air, $47 with Thai Airways, and $47 with Thai Lion Air.

  • Which airlines fly to Thailand?

    There are 15 airlines that fly to Thailand on a routine basis, but Thai Airways, Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines happen to be the most popular among our users. In the past year, 28% of those who searched for flights to Thailand looked to travel with Thai Airways, making this airline the top choice among momondo travellers.

  • How long is the flight from Australia to Thailand?

    The average flight duration from Australia to Thailand depends on which airport you fly into and out of. Flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi is 9h 40m on average, while flying from Melbourne to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi is 9h 25m on average. Bangkok Suvarnabhumi is the most popular airport in Thailand.

  • What is the most popular airport in Thailand to fly to?

    Bangkok Suvarnabhumi is the most popular airport in Thailand to fly to at the moment. Out of all our users who flew to Thailand in the past year, 59% of them chose to fly into Bangkok’s Bangkok Suvarnabhumi airport. Keep in mind that there may be other airports within Thailand that are also a great option to fly to.

  • How much are flights to Thailand?

    Flights to Thailand can be found for as cheap as $196 per ticket. However our users tend to find airfares to Thailand for around $1,159 on average. If you’re looking to find a good deal on your flight to Thailand, then you should consider booking if you find anything for $1,083 or less.


Popular cities and sights

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Cheapest flight routes to Thailand

These routes have the cheapest flights to Thailand found by momondo users in Australia
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
MelbourneBangkok9h 25m$260
MelbournePhuket City8h 50m$262
SydneyPhuket City9h 05m$280
SydneyBangkok9h 40m$401
AdelaidePhuket City12h 45m$418
BrisbaneBangkok15h 40m$420
PerthBangkok8h 55m$426
CoolangattaBangkok13h 05m$427
BrisbanePhuket City10h 50m$432
SydneyChiang Mai18h 00m$498
MelbourneChiang Mai20h 05m$512
HobartBangkok13h 35m$518
PerthPhuket City22h 20m$616
CoolangattaPhuket City18h 20m$643
CairnsPhuket City16h 15m$664
LauncestonPhuket City16h 00m$674

Best things to do and see in Thailand

How long does it take to fly to Thailand?

Thailand has been a favourite destination for Australian travellers for many years. Most Thailand flights from Australia arrive at Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK), the main international airport in Bangkok, or at Phuket International Airport (HKT) on the island of Phuket in the south. Thai Airways offers direct flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) to Bangkok in less than 10h. There are also plenty of flights with one stopover along the way. From Melbourne Airport (MEL), flights to Bangkok on Singapore Airlines can take under 15h, while travellers departing from Sydney can fly to Bangkok in under 20h. There are also flights from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Phuket in less than 15h, flying Singapore Airlines. If you are travelling on a budget and looking for cheap flights to Thailand, flights with more than one stopover tend to be less expensive.

Can you get direct flights to Thailand from Australia?

If you are looking for direct flights to Thailand from Australia, Thai Airways offers non-stop flights from Sydney to Bangkok in less than 10h. However, it is also easy to find flights to Thailand with just one stopover through momondo. Scoot offers flights from Sydney to Bangkok with a stopover at Singapore Changi Airport (SIN). Singapore Airlines and Qantas operate along the route from Melbourne to Bangkok via Singapore as well. Passengers departing from Brisbane can also travel to Phuket with a stopover at Changi Airport. Singapore is a great place for a stopover, where travellers can enjoy exceptional dining and shopping in transit. There are also art installations, a butterfly garden and luxury hotels within the airport where passengers can rest or work before their connecting flight. Qantas flights to Bangkok from Melbourne stop over in Sydney or Dubai (DXB), while Cathay Pacific has flights to Bangkok that transit through Hong Kong (HKG).

What is the best way to travel around Thailand?

Whether you are travelling between cities or island hopping, there are many ways to get around Thailand. Thailand has an excellent rail network with a wide choice of comfortable seating, including first-class night trains and inexpensive third-class tickets. The night train from Chiang Mai to Bangkok takes 12h, while day trains tend to stop more frequently. Book train tickets in advance during the high season. Travelling by bus is an economical way to get around. Air-conditioned tourist buses connect the major cities, and while they are more expensive, they are more direct than local buses. Tuk-tuk, rideshare, open vans with bench seats, mopeds and local buses are the best way to travel around larger cities. If you’re short on time, flying is the fastest way to get around Thailand. Both major airlines and budget airlines offer flights to large cities as well as the islands. Renting a motorbike and riding across the country is also a popular way to see the country. Travelling by ferry is the best way to get around if you’re island-hopping in Thailand.

Does an Australian citizen need a passport or visa to fly to Thailand?

Australians must always carry a valid passport when travelling overseas. However, Australian citizens travelling to Thailand for tourism purposes are not required to obtain a visa. Under the Visa Exemption Scheme, Australian tourists can stay in Thailand for up to 45 days. If you are planning a longer stay, you can apply online for a Special Tourist Visa, which is valid for 90 days. Processing times can take up to 15 days. If you are travelling to Thailand for business, education or retirement, you will need to submit an application to the Royal Thai Embassy in Canberra.


Popular routes landing in Thailand

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Melbourne to Bangkok Flights
Fastest flight time9h 25m
Cheapest price$260
Sydney to Bangkok Flights
Fastest flight time9h 40m
Cheapest price$401
Bangkok to Phuket City Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest price$34
Perth to Bangkok Flights
Fastest flight time8h 55m
Cheapest price$426
Bangkok to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest price$50
London to Phuket City Flights
Fastest flight time18h 15m
Cheapest price$740
Brisbane to Phuket City Flights
Fastest flight time10h 50m
Cheapest price$432
Sydney to Phuket City Flights
Fastest flight time9h 05m
Cheapest price$280
Brisbane to Bangkok Flights
Fastest flight time15h 40m
Cheapest price$420
Melbourne to Phuket City Flights
Fastest flight time8h 50m
Cheapest price$262
Singapore to Phuket City Flights
Fastest flight time1h 45m
Cheapest price$82
Denpasar to Phuket City Flights
Fastest flight time5h 30m
Cheapest price$722
Phuket City to Bangkok Flights
Fastest flight time1h 20m
Cheapest price$48
Perth to Phuket City Flights
Fastest flight time22h 20m
Cheapest price$616
Phuket City to Koh Samui Flights
Fastest flight time0h 55m
Cheapest price$209
Coolangatta to Phuket City Flights
Fastest flight time18h 20m
Cheapest price$643
Denpasar to Bangkok Flights
Fastest flight time4h 25m
Cheapest price$214
Adelaide to Bangkok Flights
Fastest flight time11h 40m
Cheapest price$720
Cairns to Phuket City Flights
Fastest flight time16h 15m
Cheapest price$664
Coolangatta to Bangkok Flights
Fastest flight time13h 05m
Cheapest price$427

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