In Thailand, traffic moves on the left. Paved roads of two or four lanes wide are mostly common in connecting Thailand's major cities. Road condition is good enough to do cycling, motorcycling and self-driving tours, however, these are not recommended because of the madness of mixed traffic and local drivers who are failure to obey traffic laws.
As one of the busiest cities in Southeast Asia, Bangkok has heavy traffic composed of motorcycles, bicycles, cars, trucks, buses, and three-wheeled tuk-tuks. In Bangkok, the other problem you might encounter is that it is every easy to get lost in the complicated and planning street network. So you may please visit the city with your tour guide and ask for detailed advices when having a walk on your own.
Inland Water Transportation
Inland water routes in Thailand include the Chao Phraya, Pa Sak, Bang Pakong, Mae Klong and Tha Chin rivers. The international routes are via the Mekong River, which passes through China, Myanmar, Thailand, Lao PDR, Cambodia and Vietnam. Cruises on the above rivers are important part of Thailand tourism industry. Cruise between Thailand and Lao PDR through the Chiang Khong Port in Thailand and the Luang Prabang city in Lao PDR are popular in the multinational tours in Indochina.
If you want a genuine Thai experience and save money at the same time, train is one of the best ways to travel Thailand. Thailand has well-maintained rail systems which cover domestic routes and international routes. The international train of Bangkok - Penang - Kuala Lumpur – Singapore takes 48 hours for one way trip at US$60, which could be a good choice when travel in Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. The other international route is Bangkok to Vientiane which is considered to be not that enjoyable as there are several transfers. Domestic train travels cover Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, River Kwai, Nam Tok, Ubon Ratchathani, Ayutthaya, Hua Hin, and Chiang Mai…
There are 6 regular commercial airlines in Thailand: Thai Airways, Bangkok Airways, AirAsia, Nok Air, Thai Smile, and Lion Air
Thai Airways is the biggest airline in Thailand. They provide quality service and keep high standard as an influential international airlines.
Bangkok Airways, It operates scheduled services to destinations in Thailand, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Laos, Maldives, Burma, India, and Singapore. Bangkok Airways is dedicated to become the “Asia's Boutique Airline” by providing travelers with detail-care service such as exclusive lounge in each airport, better meals onboard… Most business travelers are preferred to choose this company.
AirAsia is the largest low-cost airlines in Asia and the second international airline of Malaysia. AirAsia operates scheduled domestic and international flights to 100 destinations spanning 22 countries. There is a surcharge for the service other than air ticket, which means travelers need to pay additionally for luggage, meals and seat-picking onboard. As a low-cost airline, AirAsia also maintains a no-refund policy on substantially all of its commercial routes.
Nok Air is Thailand’s third low-cost airline for domestic flights and a subsidiary company of Thai Airways. It is possible to save up to 30% by this airline compared to Thai Airways.
Thai Smile is the regional airlines and wholly owned subsidiary of Thai Airways. Complementary service including: meal on board, free seat selection and 20Kg luggage allowance.
Lion Air is a Thai low-cost airline operating with Thai partners as an associate company of Lion Air based in Indonesia.