Flying is the most practical way to move around Thailand and quickly reach the major tourist destinations.
We support advance ticket booking for domestic flights in Thailand connecting Bangkok with Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Sukhothai, Phitsanulok and Mae Sot in Northern Thailand; Udon Thani, Nakhon Phanom, Khon Kaen, Roi Et, Buriram and Ubon Ratchathani in Northeastern Thailand; Chumphon, Surat Thani, Koh Samui, Phuket, Krabi, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Hat Yai and Narathiwat in Southern Thailand.
Types of airlines in Thailand
There are seven domestic carriers operating in Thailand: two full-service carriers and five low-cost carriers.
Thai Airways (TG) is the national flag carrier airline of Thailand operating domestic flights from Bangkok to most of the airports in the country, as well as international flights to Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapore, China, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan.
Bangkok Airways (PG) is a Thai full-service airline operating domestic flights from Bangkok to a selected number of airports in the country, as well as international flights to Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapore and China.
Thai Smile (WE) is a Thai low-cost airline subsidiary of Thai Airways operating domestic flights from Bangkok to most of the airports in the country, as well as international flights to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia and Taiwan.
Nok Air (DD) is a Thai low-cost airline operating domestic flights from Bangkok to most of the airports in the country, as well as international flights to Vietnam, Myanmar, Malaysia and Singapore.
Thai AirAsia (FD) is a Thai low-cost airline affiliate of AirAsia Group operating domestic flights from Bangkok to most of the airports in the country, as well as international flights to Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapore and China.
Thai Lion Air (SL) is a Thai low-cost airline affiliate of Lion Air Group operating domestic flights from Bangkok to a limited number of airports in the country, as well as international flights to Vietnam, Myanmar, Singapore and China.
Thai VietJet Air (VZ) is a Thai low-cost airline associate of VietJet Air operating domestic flights from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Udon Thani, Pattaya, Krabi and Phuket, as well as international flights to Vietnam.
Getting around Thailand by planeThailand has 33 commercial airports.
The four major international airports are Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Mueang Airport serving Bangkok, Chiang Mai Airport and Phuket Airport. Other international airports include Chiang Rai Airport, Udon Thani Airport, U-Tapao–Rayong–Pattaya Airport, Samui Airport, Surat Thani Airport, Krabi Airport and Hat Yai Airport.
The list of domestic airports is extended to Buriram Airport, Chumphon Airport, Hua Hin Airport, Khon Kaen Airport, Lampang Airport, Loei Airport, Mae Hong Son Airport, Mae Sot Airport, Nakhon Phanon Airport, Nakhon Ratchasima Airport, Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport, Nan Nakhon Airport, Narathiwat Airport, Phitsanulok Airport, Phrae Airport, Ranong Airport, Roi Et Airport, Sakon Nakhon Airport, Sukhothai Airport, Trang Airport, Trat Airport and Ubon Ratchathani Airport.
Northern Thailand comprises the provinces of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Lamphun, Mae Hong Son, Nan, Phayao, Phrae, Uttaradit, Tak, Sukhothai, Phitsanulok, Phichit, Kamphaeng Phet, Phetchabun, Nakhon Sawan and Uthai Thani.
Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai are three mountainous provinces in Northern Thailand bordering Myanmar and Laos. The temperature is cooler than the rest of the country and the landscape offer stunning views of picturesque towns lying at the foot of the mountains. Visitors can travel here to enjoy a relaxing atmosphere, admire the beautiful temples in Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, and set a base camp for trekking or visiting the hill tribes in the Golden Triangle.
Northern River Valleys
The Northern River Valleys comprise Lampang, Lamphun, Nan, Phayao and Phrae. These provinces are outside the classic tourist circuit and contain many interesting and unspoilt towns ready to be explored.
Flights to Lampang
Flights to Nan
North Central Plains
Near the border with Myanmar, Tak province contains many national parks, including Taksin Maharat, Mae Moei, Lan Sang and Namtok Pha Charoen, as well as many impressive waterfalls, Namtok Thi Lo Su and Namtok Thi Lo Re. The central region surrounds Sukhothai, the ancient centre of Thailand. Sukhothai Historical Park preserves the ruins of the first capital of Siam, recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site for the numerous temples and monuments.
Flights to Sukhothai
Flights to Phitsanulok
Flights to Mae Sot
The Northeastern region, known as Isan, is the biggest region in Thailand and is home to one-third of Thailand's population. From Khmer temples, to unusual sites and breathtaking scenery, Isan offers destinations that are not to be missed but still remain largely undiscovered. As such, the region boasts an authenticity that is appealing if you want to go off the beaten path. it worths to be mentioned, among others, the Khao Yai National Park, one of the biggest parks in Thailand, proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Phanom Rung Historical Park, an astonishing remnant of the Khmer empire and Khon Kaen, one of the fastest growing areas in Thailand, especially known for its high-quality silk and for its proximity to fascinating archaeological sites such as the Phu Wiang park where dinosaur bones are still preserved.
Northern Isan comprises the provinces of Bueng Kan, Nong Khai, Loei, Nong Bua Lamphu, Udon Thani, Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Mukdahan and Kalasin. Travel here to explore the great Mekong River Valley and the National Parks in Loei or cross the border to Laos.
Flights to Nakhon Phanom
Central Isan comprises the provinces of Chaiyaphum, Khon Kaen, Maha Sarakham, Roi Et, Yasothon and Amnat Charoen. Travel here to discover the Chi River Basin.
Flights to Roi Et
Southern Isan comprises the provinces of Ubon Ratchathani, Sisaket, Surin, Buriram and Nakhon Ratchasima. Travel here to visit Khao Yai National Park and marvel at the Khmer architecture of Phanom Rung Historical Park.
Flights to Buriram
Central Thailand comprises the provinces of Ang Thong, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Bangkok, Chai Nat, Lop Buri, Nakhon Pathom, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Samut Prakan, Samut Sakhon, Samut Songkhram, Saraburi, Sing Buri, Suphan Buri, Nakhon Nayok, Kanchanaburi and Ratchaburi.
Bangkok boasts magnificent temples and palaces, authentic river canals and bustling markets. The capital is also the main transportation hub in Central Thailand, with Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Mueang Airport providing connectivity to the provinces in Central Thailand.
Flights to Bangkok
Eastern Thailand comprises the provinces of Chachoengsao, Chanthaburi, Chon Buri, Prachin Buri, Rayong, Sa Kaeo and Trat.
Eastern Gulf Coast
The Eastern Gulf Coast is a region filled with popular beach resorts and paradise islands. The coastline includes world-class tourist destinations like Pattaya, Ko Samed and Koh Chang archipelago, praised for the white sandy beaches and crystal waters.
Southern Thailand comprises the provinces of Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Narathiwat, Pattani, Phatthalung, Songkhla, Surat Thani, Yala, Krabi, Phang Nga, Phuket, Ranong, Satun and Trang.
Central Gulf Coast
Chumphon and Surat Thani are the gateways to the islands in the Gulf of Thailand. Samui Airport offers direct access to the island of Koh Samui.
Flights to Chumphon
The Andaman Coast is home to some truly picture-postcard destinations in Thailand, featuring incredible coastal karst formations, sandy beaches and idyllic islands scattered through the coastline between Ranong, Phang Nga, Krabi, Phuket, Trang and Satun provinces.
Flights to Ranong
Southern Gulf Coast
The Southern Gulf Coast comprises the provinces of Nakhon Si Thammarat, Phatthalung, Songkhla, Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat, which contain beaches and landmarks popular among Malaysian tourists. Hat Yai Airport provides connectivity to the provinces in Southern Thailand.
Flights to Nakhon Si Thammarat
Flights to Narathiwat
International flights to Thailand
Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok and Phuket Airport receive international flights from Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines.
International flights to Phuket
- 1. Effective 1 Apr 2021, passengers are not allowed to enter Thailand, with exceptions for nationals of Thailand, passengers who are spouses, parents or children of nationals of Thailand, residents of Thailand, passengers with a diplomatic or official passport, passengers who are visa exempt, passengers with a visa issued by Thailand, nationals who are permitted to enter Thailand under a special arrangement with a foreign country, students, passengers in transit through Thailand.
- 2. Passengers must have a Certificate of Entry (COE) issued by coethailand.mfa.go.th.
- 3. Passengers must have a medical certificate in English language issued by competent health authorities no more than 72 hours prior to the date of travel certifying a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, with exceptions for nationals of Thailand.
- 4. Passengers must have proof of insurance policy to cover medical expenses including COVID-19 (not less than 100,000 USD), with exceptions for nationals of Thailand.
- 5. Passengers will be required a medical declaration and are subject to medical screening, test for COVID-19 and quarantine depending on the duration of the stay.
- 1. Travellers who have completed the vaccination of the following vaccines: Pfizer BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Serum Institute of India, Johnson & Johnson, Sinovac, SK Bioscience AstraZeneca, Moderna, and hold the original vaccination certificate or a printed online vaccinated certificate are required to undergo 7-day quarantine and be tested for COVID-19 twice during the quarantine period.
- 2. Travellers who have not received the vaccine or have received other vaccines are required to undergo 10-day quarantine and be tested for COVID-19 twice during the quarantine period.
For more information, please visit www.caat.or.th/th/moicovid
International flights from Thailand
Thailand is connected with direct international flights to Tokyo and Osaka in Japan, Seoul in South Korea, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong in China, and Taipei in Taiwan.
International flights to South Korea
International flights to Taiwan
Thailand is connected with direct international flights to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Singapore, Jakarta in Indonesia, and Manila in Philippines.
International flights to Malaysia
International flights to Indonesia
International flights to Philippines
How to book flights in Thailand
Booking your flights in Thailand is very quick and simple. Search for plane routes between any two cities for your travel dates.
Select your route
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Find the flights operated by different airlines, and select the most convenient option.
Click to expand the details of the route, you will find the available fares. The airlines in Thailand offer various types of fares, depending if the provider is a full-service carrier or a low-cost carrier.
Fill in the passenger and contact details
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Review the baggage information for your trip, including carry-on and checked-in baggage allowance. Depending on the selected fare, you can add checked-in baggage.
Don't forget to provide the contact details of the person responsible for booking. We will send the ticket confirmation by email.
Complete your payment
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Check your itinerary and price breakdown. Confirm that the booking information is correct. Before you proceed to payment, you must read and accept the terms and conditions of booking.
Receive your tickets by email
Once your payment is complete, your reservation will be processed.
In the following 24 hours you will receive the itinerary and booking confirmation by email with the electronic ticket in PDF format.
You can also access to Manage your booking via web and download the electronic ticket to your device.
How to use the flight e-ticket
The electronic ticket is valid to collect the boarding pass at the check-in counter in the airport. It cannot be used to board the plane. Passengers must follow the instructions contained in the e-ticket and print a physical copy in advance or carry a digital copy in the mobile phone or tablet to present it during check-in.
RECEIVE YOUR E-TICKET BY EMAIL
Receive your electronic ticket by email in PDF format, ready to print or carry in your mobile phone.
CHECK-IN AT THE AIRPORT
Present your electronic ticket at the check-in counter in the airport or use the self check-in kiosks. Collect your boarding pass.
BOARD THE PLANE
Complete the airport security procedures and board the aircraft using your passport and your boarding pass.
Comply with transport regulations to prevent the Covid-19 pandemic
Following the regulation by Thailand authorities:
- - Passengers are required to verify the access restrictions and quarantine regulations of the province of destination before taking the flight.
- - Passengers are required to arrive to the airport 2 hours before the scheduled departure time for check in and health clearance.
- - Passengers must wear face masks when entering the airport and during the flight.
- - Passengers may need to proceed through body temperature check and additional control measures to ensure the passenger safety.
- - Passengers may need to submit a mandatory health declaration at the airport of destination according to the province's administration.