The capital city of Thailand, Bangkok, has been transformed over recent decades. It has become a vast business center and is now one of the most densely populated cities in the world. The vast difference between the ancient buildings and modern skyscrapers can be seen clearly. A great way to get around the city is the Skytrain, but there are also river taxis that are an innovative way to get from one place to another. Be sure to visit the Old City district, in the heart of the modern city, where you will find a palace alongside museums, theaters and bazaars.
Flying to Bangkok
1. Which airports serve Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok?
Kuala Lumpur has an international airport which serves as the main international hub for Malaysia. It is just 28 miles from the city and all flights to Bangkok Changi Airport will depart from here.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok?
There are several airlines that operate direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok. These include Thai AirAsia, Air Asia, Malaysia Airlines and Thai Airways. There are other airlines that operate indirect routes, such as Tiger Airways.
3. How long is the flight?
The time for a direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok is around 2 hours. For flights with connections, the flight will take a minimum of approximately 7 hours. There are some routes with layovers of almost a day between flights. The city of Kuala Lumpur is just one hour ahead of Bangkok.
4. Climate changes between Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok
The climate between the two cities is not that different, both have year-round average daily temperatures that fall between 30°C and 35°C. Both places see a great deal of rain from time to time as well, but you can expect plenty of sunshine and humidity.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
There are some cultural differences between Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok, although they are not so great that visiting the Thai capital is a culture shock. The language in Bangkok is Thai and the currency is the Baht. The currency will be available at the airport but arranging it in advance might give you a better exchange rate.
US passport holders are not required to obtain a visa when entering Thailand for tourism purposes and will be permitted to stay for a period not exceeding 30 days on each visit.
A river cruise is a good way to see some of the main sights in the city and if you are on a family holiday consider attractions such as the Bangkae Amusement Park or Dusit Zoo. For a busy city it has plenty of green spaces, so you can always find somewhere a little more peaceful to relax. The Temple of the Emerald Buddha is an excellent place to visit as well.
There are several museums that are worth a visit, including the National Museum, where you can learn more about traditional art, literature and weaponry. The Royal Barges National Museum features a collection of boats and there is also an Air Force museum. The city also has a flower market and plenty of places for you to enjoy the traditional and delicious Thai cuisine.
Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Last modified: May 16, 2022 8:27 -04:00
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The average price for connecting flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok is MYR699.
The average price for direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok is MYR519.
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The average price for one way flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok is MYR181.
The average price for round trip flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok is MYR514.
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