Flights from Manchester to Bangkok

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Manchester to Bangkok

  • The most popular airline flying from Manchester to Bangkok last month was Emirates
  • Manchester to Bangkok is 5,981 miles
  • The average flight time from Manchester to Bangkok is 12h 30min
  • Bangkok is served by 2 airports. These are Bangkok Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang .
  • £401 was the cheapest return price from Manchester to Bangkok last month

Airlines that fly from Manchester to Bangkok

A number of airlines provide flights from Manchester to Bangkok, all of which include a stop along the way. Routes are provided by Etihad, which stops in Abu Dhabi, Emirates, which stops in Dubai, Swiss, which stops in Zurich, Lufthansa, which stops in Frankfurt, and KLM, which stops in Amsterdam.

Terminal Information

Manchester Airport

There are three terminals at Manchester Airport. Etihad, Swiss and Lufthansa flights leave from Terminal 1. Emirates and KLM flights leave from Terminal 3. Manchester Airport advises all passengers to check-in at least three hours before their scheduled flight departure time.

Both terminals offer a range of food, drink and shopping facilities. Fast food restaurant like Burger King, coffee shops like Starbucks and a range of more substantial food and drink outlets can be found as well as a selection of high street stores for any last minute holiday essentials.

Passengers will also find the Escape Lounge at both Terminals 1 and 3. For a fee, you can enjoy complimentary food and drink, free Wi-Fi and a quiet lounge in which to relax before your flight.

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport is located approximately 25 kilometres east of Bangkok city. The airport has one main terminal which is divided into sections labelled A to G. The arrivals hall is situated on the 2nd floor of the terminal building. Here you’ll find car hire facilities, an information desk, food and drink outlets and a currency exchange. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport.

Ground transportation options can be found on level B, the ground floor. There are some food outlets here and a currency exchange as well as access to buses, trains and taxis to the city centre.

If you intend to hire a car in Bangkok, you will need to have an International Driving Permit. This is different to your standard international driving license and you need to apply for the permit prior to travel.

A number of local buses leave from the airport to the city centre. Tickets can be bought from the Public Transport Centre in the arrivals hall. Taxis run 24 hours a day and fares are calculated according to a meter plus an extra airport charge. The Airport Rail Link is another way to get into the city centre. Trains run regularly and reach the city centre in 30 minutes.

Practical Information

British nationals who are planning to stay in Thailand for 30 days or less do not need to apply for a visa before travelling. This is known as a visa exemption. Anyone planning to stay in Thailand for longer than 30 days should apply for a visa before travelling. It is not possible to extend an initial 30 day visa exemption once you are in the country and there are fines for over-staying.

What to Expect in Bangkok

Bangkok has a tropical climate with high temperatures throughout the year and monsoon weather from May until September. October to February is seen as an optimum time to travel to Bangkok as temperatures tend to be in the high twenties rather than the humid mid-thirties and the rainy season is over.

The average cost of living in Bangkok is close to half of what it is in Manchester. . If you’re looking for wine or imported beers in the supermarket, prices tend to creep up and even exceed what you’d pay back in the UK but, on the whole, Bangkok is very affordable.

Bangkok is six hours ahead of the UK.

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