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Cheap flights to Bangkok for Australians in July 2022

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The Thai capital of Bangkok is a haven of temples, markets and street food. Popular activities for travellers include lots of shopping, authentic Thai massages, learning to cook delicious, local cuisine and experiencing the colourful nightlife.

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) is a major international transfer hub, while Bangkok Don Mueang Airport (DMK) serves most domestic and low-cost carrier flights. Regular direct flights are available from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.

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How much is a flight to Bangkok from Australia?

It costs $716 on average for return flights to Bangkok from Australia, according to August 2021 data from Cheapflights.

How long does it take to fly to Bangkok from Australia?

  • From Sydney: Approximately 9 hrs 50 mins + when flying direct to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport
  • From Melbourne: Approximately 9 hrs 20 mins + when flying direct to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport
  • From Brisbane: Approximately 9 hrs 20 mins + when flying direct to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport
  • From Perth: Approximately 7 hrs + when flying direct to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport

Which airlines fly to Bangkok from Australia?

When's the best time to book Christmas flights to Bangkok?

The golden rule about flight tickets might be the earlier you book, the cheaper the fare but that's not so true with flights to Bangkok according to Skyscanner data.

For Christmas flights your cheapest flights come out between October and the beginning of November. If you're flying out of Sydney, your sweet spot is the first week of October while from Perth waiting as late as November can save you up to 6%.

You can take advantage of cheaper flights scheduled before 6 December (one-way prices can start from under $300). After this date, one-way fares rise steadily.

Return journeys towards the end of December and around 10 January cost close to $400. After which they steadily drop.

Bangkok insider flight tips

  • Multiple airlines operate frequent direct flights to BKK from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.
  • Depending on how long you’ll be spending in Bangkok, time of day is a big thing to consider when booking your flights. If you’re someone who can sleep on the plane then look out for overnight flights as this maximises your time when you get there. You might want to avoid wasting an entire day in transit if you’re only going for a few days.
  • You can save an average of $100-$300 return on flights to Bangkok from Melbourne, Sydney or Perth by travelling on a budget airline such as Scoot or AirAsia. These flights stop in Singapore or Kuala Lumpur, adding on an extra 3-5 hours to your journey and landing at DMK. From Brisbane Thai Airways’ direct flights to BKK are generally the most economical option, otherwise you can fly with Jetstar and change in Sydney or Melbourne.

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