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Chao Phraya Express Boat

Bangkok, Thailand
02-449-3000-2
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Fast, efficient, a bit chaotic, but fun

Running from the Taksim wharf and stopping in many sites, especially on a Sunday for the temples... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
AdrianLW
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Tel Aviv District, Israel
Quick and cheap way to beat the trafffic

For the major tourist attractions that are near the Chao Praya river, this is a good way to beat... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Orator11
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Singapore, Singapore
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Bangkok, Thailand
Chinatown / Yaowarat
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Running from the Taksim wharf and stopping in many sites, especially on a Sunday for the temples activities, this simple form of transport is fast efficient and worthwhile. Not to be confused with the more time xclusive type ‘dinner cabaret’ boat rides.

Thank AdrianLW
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Reviewed 4 days ago

For the major tourist attractions that are near the Chao Praya river, this is a good way to beat the traffic jams on the roads. If you take the orange flag boat, which comes along most often and which also makes stops at each pier,...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Easy transport via the river Chao Phraya, take the express boat. For only 15 Baht you can travel easy and fast.

Thank marcmabelis
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to get around on the river. Quick, cheap & good sightseeing. It can get busy but it’s worth squashing on for the trip.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great way to travel Bangkok. it gives you a wonderful view of the city and takes you to several big attractions.

Thank Brody R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fast and efficient way to travel along the river, the Chao Phraya Express Boat orange flag is 15B per journey regardless of the distance. I suggest take a map easier to navigate. I've travelled the Chao Phraya river for years using the orange coloured flag...More

Thank L0ula101
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Reviewed 1 week ago

1st time to Thailand with 2 boys, 16 and 10 and the Mr. They could've ridden the boat all day and been happy! Great way to see the city and ride along with tourists and locals alike. Cheap too! Just a few baht pp and...More

Thank Jacob'smom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are public transportation boats that go up and down the Chao Phraya river, and it is worth a trip. Get on at Sapaan Taksin BTS pier (Sathorn Pier) and go all the way to the Grand Palace. It's super cheap, and is filled with...More

Thank andrewmJ4880FH
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The is an easy and very inexpensive way to see Bangkok from the riverside and also a good way to come back an forth from e.g. Saphan taksin (skytrain) to the grand palace/Wat Pho/Wat Arun/Chinatown etc.. I think the orange line runs every 20 minutes...More

Thank Brian N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have any errands along the river, the Chao Phraya Express Boat is the way to travel. You're not only going form A to B, but it's like a sightseeing tour along the way. You see a lot of Bangkok's famous landmarks from the...More

Thank Bangoe
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Better known as 'Yaowarat' among locals, Chinatown is
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filled with a vibrant mix of colours, scents and
flavours coming from the roadside restaurants and
all-day markets. The real action, however, happens
after sunset. Surrounded by neon lights, Thais and
tourists alike flock here around dinnertime to feast
...More
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doris_teo
30 April 2018|
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Response from sekjr0521 | Reviewed this property |
Take the river taxi (orange flag) and enjoy the crowd and the shuffle. Don't bother with the Grand Palace (500THB). Go to Wat Pho instead - same location - cheaper (100THB) with the same temples and chedi. Smaller and not... More
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Fariza D
13 March 2018|
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Response from Annie T | Reviewed this property |
The express boat only costs 20 bath per person, tourist boat for 2 hours costs 1500 bath per person. Obviously it has more advantages such as visiting all the famous places, floating market, .... express boat drop you at... More
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