Flight deals to Bangkok

Find flight deals from across Australia to Bangkok international airports.

Friendly, exotic and chaotic all at the same time, 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. Wherever you are flying from in Australia, most airlines can get you to Bangkok via Kuala Lumpur or Singapore. Regular direct flights are available from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.

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Thailand from $599 return, flying Qantas

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Travel from 20 February to 20 March and 1 May to 31 May 2018. Sample fares include Sydney to Bangkok - $599 return, Sydney to Phuket - $642 return and more. Conditions Apply

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Southeast Asia flights on sale from $246 return

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Valid in May 2018 with Scoot and AirAsia. Destinations include Krabi, Phuket and Bangkok in Thailand, Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville and Siem Reap in Cambodia, Luang Prabang in Laos and Yangon in Myanmar.

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Bangkok flights from $627 return

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Valid for travel on December 2017 with Cebu Pacific Air. Sample fare is Sydney-Bangkok.

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Flights to Phuket, Thailand from $251 return

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Travel in March - April 2018. Sample fares are Perth to Phuket Flights and more. Conditions Apply

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Thailand flights from $356 return

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Valid for travel between 1 February 2018 - 31 March 2018 with Jetstar. Destinations include Bangkok, Phuket, Koh Samui. Sample fare is for Darwin-Bangkok.

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$20 off Qatar Airways flights

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Valid on select dates. Destinations include Manila, New York City, Bangkok and more. T&C's apply.

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Bangkok flight time

  • From Sydney: 9 hrs 20 mins
  • From Melbourne: 9 hrs 20 mins
  • From Perth: 7 hrs
  • From Brisbane: 9 hrs 20 mins

Airlines that fly to Bangkok

  • AirAsia
  • Jetstar
  • Scoot
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Thai Airways

Bangkok insider flight tips

  • Thai Airways operates frequent direct flights to BKK from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Jetstar also flies direct from Melbourne and Brisbane which is usually the cheapest option if you can be flexible with your dates and you don’t have much luggage.
  • 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, AirAsia or Tigerair. 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.

How to get from the airport

BKK is a major international transit hub located 30km (about 30 minutes) east of the city centre. It connects visitors easily to the city via Airport Rail Link. Regular airport express buses are also available or you can head for a counter in the arrivals hall to book a private or shared transfer. Shared transfer shuttle buses leave once the vehicle is full and charge a flat fee depending on your destination.

From DMK there are public trains and buses to central Bangkok. The train station is opposite the airport and connects to Hua Lamphong Station in the city centre in around 50 minutes. Air-conditioned buses leave from outside the arrivals area to the station and central areas of Bangkok.

If you’ve pre-booked a hotel they will usually be happy to arrange hassle-free airport transfers for you from either BKK or DMK. If you take a taxi, head straight to a metered taxi driver and ignore touts offering a cheap price as unfortunately many are scams. Always make sure the driver knows exactly where you are going – show the hotel name written down and agree on a price before getting in. Metered taxis are at level one from BKK arrivals and in front of both passenger terminals at DMK.

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