How do I get to Ayutthaya from Bangkok by train?
For a scenic route with a touch of local charm, trains departing from Bangkok’s Hualamphong train station will get you to Ayutthaya in 80 to 150 minutes, depending on which service you choose. The fastest train of the day is the 8:30am train, which completes the journey to Ayutthaya in 77 minutes.
Does Ayutthaya have an airport?
The nearest major airport is Don Mueang International Airport (DMK / VTBD). This airport has international and domestic flights from Bangkok, Thailand and is 61 km from the center of Ayutthaya, Thailand.
How much time do you need in Ayutthaya?
We recommend at least an overnight stay (but 2 nights is better) in an Ayutthaya hotel. There are heaps of good quality mid-range options and budget guesthouses throughout the town. Click here to read our review of the top 10 Ayutthaya hotels. Here’s some popular Ayutthaya accommodation for you to choose from.
How do I get Ayutthaya?
It takes about 90 minutes to get to Ayutthaya. First, take an MRT or BTS skytrain to Mo Chit Station. After that, take a taxi or motorbike taxi or jump on bus number 26, 77, 96, 104, 136, 145, or 509 to get to the right bus section to Ayutthaya. The bus ticket price is 60 baht per person.
How much is tuk-tuk in Ayutthaya?
When you arrive in Ayutthaya you either book a sightseeing tour with a tuk-tuk, which is not that cheap and usually the fee has to be negotiated. Most tuk-tuk drivers charge about 200-400 baht per hour.
Can I get a boat from Bangkok to Ayutthaya?
There is no public boat between Bangkok and Ayutthaya.
Can I wear shorts in Ayutthaya?
You can still wear shorts or a dress, but just have a long scarf with you to wrap around your waist. Almost all the temples have street markets at the door where you can buy one for a $3 to $5.
Is Ayutthaya worth visiting?
A rich history and developing modern culture make Ayutthaya a fascinating place to visit. Only 85 km north of Bangkok, this special place possesses both the ruins of an ancient city and the feel of a modern one. With its unique history, Ayutthaya is a worthy cultural destination to include on your holiday in Thailand.
Why is Ayutthaya famous?
Once an important center of global diplomacy and commerce, Ayutthaya is now an archaeological ruin, characterized by the remains of tall prang (reliquary towers) and Buddhist monasteries of monumental proportions, which give an idea of the city’s past size and the splendor of its architecture.
Is Ayutthaya open?
Open daily on weekdays except Wednesday 9.00 a.m.-4.30 p.m. Free admission fee also.
How many temples are there in Ayutthaya?
Built in the traditional Khmer style, the complex consists of a central prang or spire perched atop a rectangular base amid four smaller prang and eight chedi-like temples or merus.
How do I get from Ayutthaya to Pattaya?
You can take a bus from Ayutthaya to Pattaya via Ayuthaya, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, and Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal in around 5h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ayutthaya to Pattaya via Hua Lamphong in around 5h 59m.
Can you wear jeans to Grand Palace?
Any kind of long trousers (including jeans) and long skirts are OK for the Grand Palace. Just bring a long-sleeved shirt or scarf to slip over your shoulders. Outside of the Grand Palace, you should dress reasonably modestly in temples, but otherwise just wear what you would at home in hot weather.
What time does Ayutthaya open?
Ayutthaya admission fee & opening hours Most of the temples in Ayutthaya open from 8 am to 5 pm. What is this? You can purchase a package ticket, including six temples, at 220 baht.
How do I get from Ayutthaya to Sukhothai?
The best way to get from Ayutthaya to Sukhothai is to train which takes 6h 16m and costs ฿2900 – ฿4800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿630 and takes 6h 13m.
How do I get from Bangkok to Chiang Mai?
When travelling the 700 km distance from Chiang Mai to Bangkok, you have 3 options: you can catch a flight for just over 1 hour, take the train for 10.5 to 14.5 hours, or take the bus for 10 hours. Rates range between $19 and $28.
Where in Thailand is Kanchanaburi?
Kanchanaburi, town, western Thailand, 70 miles (110 km) northwest of Bangkok. The Khwae Noi (Kwai) River joins the Klong River near Kanchanaburi. Built in the 18th century as a defense against Burmese invaders, the walled town is the site of two paper factories.
What should I wear to Ayutthaya?
Covering yourself is an important matter in Ayutthaya since most places are either temples or an equally holy shrine. While there is no bar to what kind of clothes you wear, you must cover your shoulder and wear clothes till your knees. This goes both for men and women.
Can I wear a tank top to a temple?
No Sleeveless Tops First, do not wear sleeveless tops, spaghetti straps, or tank tops. Even if the weather is hot, temples do not allow visitors who wear these clothes. The general rule is to make sure your shoulders and lower part of the chest are covered.