Bangkok Airport (BKK)
Flights from Australia to Bangkok will disembark at Suvarnabhumi Airport.
Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok (BKK) is the third busiest airport in Asia and the main hub for four different Thai airlines. The airport boasts the world's tallest control tower and third largest single-building terminal. All arrivals and departures, both international and domestic, are handled within the one very large building.
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to Suvarnabhumi Airport. Book your Bangkok Airport accommodation.
Getting to Bangkok
There are many airlines that offer flights to Bangkok from Australia. Direct flights from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne take around nine hours. There are also flights from Sydney or Melbourne that include a stopover in Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong and Singapore. Direct flights from Perth take around seven hours.
Airlines that fly to Bangkok
Airlines that offer cheap flights to Bangkok from Australia include:
For more on Bangkok vacations check out our Bangkok travel guide or view our range of Bangkok vacation packages that include flights, accommodation and often other extras like tours or car hire.
Arguably the premiere attraction in the Thai capital is the Grand Palace, the official residence for Thailand's royalty since its completion in 1785. The gold tipped structure sits majestically on the Chao Phraya River and contains the Wat Phra Kaew, the most sacred Buddhist temple in the country and the revered Emerald Buddha.
The world's largest reclining Buddha is found near the Palace at Wat Pho. Other notable temples include Wat Arun, Golden Mount, Wat Suthat and Wat Ratchanaddaram.
Lumphini Park offers a great escape from the city's frenetic pace and a boat trip on the canals provides a fun yet convenient way to move around the city. Shoppers will love the department store MBK and the Bobae Market, an extensive clothing market. Khao San Road is the city's dedicated tourist strip featuring the associated traveler infrastructure and an extensive range of Bangkok accommodation.
Bangkok's colorful nightlife is legendary with everything from traditional cultural performances to risqué Go Go dances and mesmerizing drag shows. And it would be criminal not to experience a Thai massage in the country that developed the relaxing art form.
There are several fascinating Bangkok tours available including day trips north to explore the remnants of ancient Ayutthaya, paying your respects at the Bridge on the River Quai or patting a placid tiger at the Tiger Temple.