Flights from Dublin to Bangkok
Flight information Dublin to Bangkok
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Average flight time, total distance 9870 kilometres
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Bangkok Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang
This information is correct as of November 2015
Airlines that fly from Dublin to Bangkok
There are a number of ways to reach Bangkok from Dublin, as there are no direct flights. The connecting flights depart regularly every day, so you’re not stuck for choice when it comes to choosing when to fly.
The fastest route is with Lufthansa, which takes 13 hours and 30 minutes, stopping over in Frankfurt. Aer Lingus also have great connections with KLM, Thai Airways and British Airways, stopping in a number of major European transport hubs (including Amsterdam, Paris and Berlin).
The other airlines that operate routes to Berlin include Finnair, Turkish, Emirates, SAS, Finnair, Air France, Swiss, Etihad and Qatar Airways.
Terminal Information - Departing
If you’re flying out of Dublin on an international flight you will be using Terminal 1 or 2. If you’re flying with Lufthansa, SAS, Swiss, Turkish or Norwegian, you’ll be departing from Terminal 1. All other major airlines, including all Aer Lingus flights, depart from Terminal 2.
Terminal 2 is slightly newer than Terminal 1, but both offer a great range of dining options, free Wifi, limited plug points and shops. If you’re flying internationally, you’ll be able to take advantage of Duty Free. There are also places to exchange into Foreign Currency – and if you’re flying to Bangkok, you’ll need to order Thai baht from the airport!
If you are waiting a while, there are lounges in both Terminal 1 and 2, available to access for €20 for 3 hours.
Terminal Information - Arriving
Whilst Bangkok Airport (also known as Suvarnabhumi Airport) isn’t the newest airport, it is one of the busiest transport hubs in Asia. Even though it’s a large airport there is only one terminal, which has 7 different concourses. You should be warned that there is a lot of walking involved in Bangkok airport, with no moving walkways. If you would like help at the airport, contact your airline prior to arriving in Bangkok.
There are a number of airport lounges, as well as restaurants and shops on floors 3 or 4 of Bangkok Airport. They have free Wifi, great places to eat, prayer rooms and shops within the airport.
Occasionally Bangkok Airport do use buses to move passengers from concourse to concourse in the airport, which you will be notified of at check in.
You will need your passport on arrival in Thailand, however if you’re an Irish citizen you are exempt from having to apply for a visa (if your stay is under 30 days). It’s recommended that you have at least $35 US dollars with you on exit or entry to pay for the visa.
Make sure you arrive at the airport 3 hours prior to your departure time, to ensure there are no delays.
If you are transferring flights here, head straight to your next departure gate (which you can find on the screens, or by asking a customer service rep).
If you want to change money at Dublin Airport into Thai baht, the best option is to order the currency before arriving. This makes sure the airport will have the right currency for you, as well as allowing you to get the best rate.
What to expect in Bangkok
As you may have heard, Thailand is much cheaper than Dublin. It’s an average of €1.80 for a coffee, and 50 cents for a soft drink. Taxis, accommodation and food are equally well priced.
The cheapest and fastest way to reach the city is the Airport Rail Link to Phaya Thai terminal in Bangkok. This journey takes less than 20 minutes, and costs 90 Baht one way. Hop into a taxi to reach your accommodation at the other end.
You can find taxis on level 1 of the airport, which are the easiest method of getting to the city. The airport is 30km from Bangkok centre, and it shouldn’t take more than an hour to reach – traffic here is pretty hectic! Negotiate your price with the driver before setting off (it shouldn’t be more than 130 Baht).
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