How to go to Bangkok from Singapore? Thailand Travel Guide 2022

How to go to Bangkok from Singapore? Thailand Travel Guide 2022

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[Updated 17 June 2022] Your complete post-COVID Thailand travel guide. Learn how to go to Bangkok from Singapore, including the travel insurance, Thailand Pass registration, etc.

What are the travel requirements to enter Bangkok Thailand from Singapore?

A tourist will no longer be required to undergo pre-arrival and post-arrival COVID testing when flying into Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket or any airports in Thailand.

However, you will still need to prepare the following if you travel to Thailand before 1 July 2022:  

  • A valid passport
  • A visa (if required, not required for Singaporeans traveling by air)
  • Certificate of COVID-19 Vaccination (to be submitted through Thailand Pass)
  • Completed Thailand Pass registration
    • All travelers must register for the Thailand Pass up to 60 days before departure via this registration link.
    • Application will be automatically approved within 1 to 2 hours. Once approved, you will receive a QR code. You can either print out the QR code or save it to your mobile device.
  • Proof of travel insurance with minimum coverage of USD $10,000.00 covering COVID-19 treatment and hospitalisation in Thailand.
  • Download and set-up MorChana contact tracing app on Google Play or Apple Store  (not explicitly stated as requirement but better to have)

From 1 July 2022, foreign travellers to Thailand will no longer need to apply for Thailand pass or purchase a travel insurance with COVID-19 coverage of at least USD 10,000. Only the following are required:  

  • A valid passport
  • A visa (if required, not required for Singaporeans traveling by air)
  • Certificate of COVID-19 Vaccination or professionally administered negative Antigen Test Kit (ATK) test result within 72 hours of travel (to be presented at point of entry)

Options for Travel Insurance to Bangkok

If you are travelling to Thailand before 1 July 2022, you will need to purchase a travel insurance before applying for Thailand Pass. It is mandatory that your travel insurance has COVID-19 medical expenses coverage of at least USD 10,000.

These are the travel insurance recommended by Thailand Pass:

  • AXA – From THB 1567 for THB 750,000 medical coverage over 7 days (include loss baggage, flight delay, travel delay, quarantine hotel accommodation)
  • MSIG – From THB 1100 for THB 800,000 medical coverage over 15 days
  • FWD – From THB 650 or THB 700,000 medical coverage over 30 days

Read their detailed comparisons here.

What are the flights from Singapore to Bangkok

The following are the airlines with direct flights from Singapore to Bangkok (as of June 2022):

  • Thai Airasia – Don Mueang International Airport (DMK)
  • Jetstar – Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
  • Scoot – Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
  • Singapore Airlines – Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
  • Thai Airways – Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
  • Thai Vietjet Air – Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)

Don Mueang International Airport (DMK) was the only airport in Bangkok before Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) was built. Serving mainly low cost carriers for now, Don Mueang airport is about 20km from downtown Bangkok. It costs around THB 200 for a taxi ride from the airport to the city. A trip onboard the new MRT line launched in late 2021 will cost around THB 80 to the city.

Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) is the newer airport with better facilities. It has direct connection to Bangkok’s Airport Rail Link, providing convenience to travel to any parts of Bangkok by commuter rail. 

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