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

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[Updated 26 September 2022] Your complete post-COVID Thailand travel guide. Learn how to go to Bangkok from Singapore, including the travel insurance, proof of vaccination, 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. In short, you can travel to Thailand just like before the pandemic. Hooray!

However, you will still need to prepare the following if you are travelling to Thailand before 1 October 2022:  

  • A valid passport
  • A visa (if required, not required for Singaporeans traveling by air)
  • Proof of vaccination (before 1 October 2022)
    • You may or may not be asked by the immigration officer to provide proof of vaccination. However, you may wish to generate a copy of your vaccination certificate via Notarise and save the HealthCert to your Apple Wallet or Google Pay.

From 1 October 2022, international travellers no longer need to show proof of vaccination or ATK (ART) test results. Apart from that, selected nationals including Singapore Citizens who currently enjoy 30-day visa exemption will get an extension to 45 days until 31 March 2023. 

Options for Travel Insurance to Bangkok

If better protect yourself and insure yourself and your family against any unforeseen circumstances, you may purchase a travel insurance before entering Thailand.

These are the travel insurance previously 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 September 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 33 to the city. Click here for all the private and public transportation details from DMK 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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