Bangkok’s public commuting infrastructure allows visitors to get around the city easily. Tourists and visitors have access to several electric rail systems, tens of thousands of taxis and fleets of buses, making it easy for travellers to get to cultural attractions, shopping malls, restaurants and entertainment venues.
BANGOK MASS TRANSIT SYSTEM (BTS)
Riding the BTS is one of the most convenient ways to get around Bangkok. Three BTS stations – namely Asoke, Mo Chit and Sala Daeng – are connected to the MRT. Meanwhile, the Phaya Thai BTS station provides access to the Airport Rail Link. For more information, click here.
METROPOLITAN RAPID TRANSIT (MRT)
The MRT is the underground train system. Three MRT stations – namely Sukhumvit, Chatuchak and Silom – are connected to the BTS. Meanwhile, the Petchaburi MRT station provides access to the Airport Rail Link.
The congress venue, Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC), is located on New Rachadapisek Road in Central Bangkok. The QSNCC is conveniently accessible by BTS Skytrain, MRT Subway, taxi, bus and car. MRT ‘Queen Sirikit National Convention Center station’ is right in front of the Center, reached by exit no.3.
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Map of Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC) and surrounding area
AIRPORT RAIL LINK
Airport Rail Link connects Suvarnabhumi Airport with downtown Bangkok. The train ride only takes 15-30 minutes from the airport. The Airport Rail Link station in Phaya Thai is connected to the BTS, while the station in Makassan is just walking distance from the MRT. The train service runs from 06.00 to midnight. For more information, click here.
Riding the local bus is the cheapest way to get around Bangkok. There are 108 bus routes in Bangkok, served by both regular and air-conditioned buses. For more information, click here.
Taxi service is available 24 hours. Taxis have meters and are air-conditioned. For more information click here.
Visitors to Bangkok now can have access to Taxi services while on the go with Bangkok’s “Grab a Taxi” Service. For more information on the service, downloading the app and getting connected click here.