Southern bus terminal Sai Tai Mai Bangkok

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The southern bus terminal of Bangkok Sai Tai Mai or Southern Bus Terminal is one of the largest bus stations of the capital. There are coaches all across southern areas, as well as minivans to Kanchanaburi, Pattaya and other nearby in Bangkok city.

There are long distance routes for large buses at least in the following cities: Hua hin, Cha am, Phuket, Krabi, hat Yai (to continue their journey to Malaysia), Surat Thani (to get to Koh Samui), Chumphon, Ranong, Phang nga, Satun (hence the ferry to Langkawi in Malaysia or the island of Ko Lipe), O. Tao, Koh Phangan. Minivans depart to Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi, Pattaya, the village of Mae Klong and Mahachai and others. Bus schedules available for online booking from Bangkok, including from this bus station, see below.

The bus station is very big. Inside is a waiting area, market, cash, Bank, ATMs, cafes. Tickets for buses in the far areas need to buy at the ticket office and out to the buses already purchased tickets is on the third floor of the terminal. Tickets for minivans are bought on the street on the racks on the East side of the building, and boarding.

Южный автобусный терминал Бангкока Sai Tai Mai

How to get to Sai Tai Mai

South bus terminal is located far from the center of the city in the Thonburi district on the street Boromratchchonnani Rd (Sai Tai Mai on a map of Bangkok). Metro next to him no, get out of the city by taxi or bus.

The taxi ride from the centre depending on the area will cost 200-350 baht ( 407.3 RUB, see the currency of Thailand and the exchange rate). The closest Khao San road, then – Sukhumvit.

Much more economical and can be reached by city bus, the trip can cost from 10 baht. Some areas will have to change. To plan a route by bus to the terminal from the desired location, you can use the route planner on google map, but keep in mind that there information is sometimes presented out of date, so double check the routes on the official website of the city buses of Bangkok - The bus stop is right at the entrance to the terminal, and the bus rolled in here off the highway to drop off or pick up passengers. But maybe some of them stop only at stops on the highway, check on the place.

That's convenient routes (as of 2019):

  • No. 35. Goes through the Chinatown, railway station Hua Lamphong, the Democracy Monument (district Khao San road).
  • No. 79. From the districts of Pratunam and Siam, the Democracy Monument (Khaosan road).
  • №№ 123, 516, 556, 511, 127. from the Grand Palace and Khaosan road.
  • No. 125, 515, 539. From the ring metro station and Victory Monument.
  • No. 149. From the area of Sukhumvit.
  • No. 170. From Chatuchak market (Chatuchak) and Northern bus terminal Mor Chit.
  • No. 177. From Victory Monument via district Prucnal, Siam and Silom, the Democracy Monument (Khaosan road).
  • No. 183. From Victory Monument via district Prucnal, Democracy Monument (Khaosan road).
  • How to get to the southern bus terminal Sai Tai Mai from Suvarnabhumi airport

    Direct transport from Suvarnabhumi here no. You need to go either by taxi 500 baht + 50 baht for the toll road, or two buses. The best way to get on the airport metro ARL to the end station Phaya Thai, from there, to travel one station on the BTS to Victory Monument and from there bus No. 125, 515, 183, 177, or 539.

  • How to get to the southern bus terminal Sai Tai Mai from don Muang airport

    From don Muang to Sai Tai Mai is also no direct transport, and a taxi ride will cost from 350 baht + 50 baht for the toll road.

    If you want to get inexpensive, Express bus A1 or A2 to go to Victory Monument and from there bus No. 125, 515, 183, 177, or 539. A1 and A2 go from 07:30 to 23:30 every 20 minutes and costs 30 baht. Leave from the exit of the terminal.

    Also at the airport to catch the Express bus A4 (buses run from 07:30 to 23:30 every 20 minutes, cost 60 baht) and drive to the end near the Khao San road. There you can transfer to buses №№ 123, 516, 556, 511, 35, 79, 177, 183, 127


Schedule of buses from Bangkok are available for booking online:

Comments / recent posts on the topic on the forum
Надежда1 25 January, 2019
Zdravstvuet! Somewhere across that from don Muang airport can be reached in the city by train, could you tell me is it true and how to do it. ...
admin 25 January, 2019

Hello Hope! We probably came across this information, that's about the way all painted in detail - ...
ViN1 27 January, 2019
Good day! Tell me,please, I need from the Airport to reach the hotel, closest to the Nana station or Asok. Understand correctly that I get from the Airport to Makkasan station, there are transferring and going to the Sukhumvita where switching to Asok? ...
admin 28 January, 2019

Hello! Yes, this is the best route to Asok, but if you need it Nana, it is easier to drive to the last station Phaya Thai and change there to a green line Skytrain to Nana. So it will be a little more expensive, but only one transplant. ...
Ksyunya 13 February, 2019
Good day! Prompt how better from Baiyoke Sky to get to Pattaya to go to the airport and there on the bus or get to the bus station in Bangkok? How will be faster? ...
admin 13 February, 2019

View travel agencies in the area first, surely there will be some minivans, like Khao San road walk.
And so through the airport suitable option there from Baiyoke to airport metro, but already there is from the eighth output every hour a bus for 120 baht go; or free callbase from the airport to the bus station, airport, Public Transportaion Center, and there, too, for 120 baht to North Pattaya and 143 baht to Jomtien every hour.
Well, or at metro's morchit drive, but even more time will be spent, and more. Better through the airport though. ...
marmoset_ya 14 February, 2019
Good afternoon, prompt please, the shortest route from Suvarnabhumi airport to Wat Arun or the second variant To the temple of the reclining Buddha.
Thank you ...
admin February 15, 2019

Hello! So look, both temples are in the same place just on different sides of the river, so more will write how to get to the Reclining Buddha, and Aruna from it you can cross on a ferry for 3 baht. Here is pierce on the map, where there is a ferry, as you can see he very near the temple of the reclining Buddha. To get to Wat Arun on the ground - a thankless task, unless by taxi.
Now, the Reclining Buddha on a taxi from the airport counter or Grab will take around 400 baht.
If you want economical, then hop on the airport Express S1 for 60 baht and drive to Khao San road (here in detail how and where it is sent - Go to the end, and then from her walk 25 minutes to the entrance of the temple. On the way pass by the Royal Palace. Well, or a taxi for 50 baht you can get there. ...
Irina From 17 February, 2019
Good day! Please tell me how to get from the metro area Phra Khanond to the Royal Palace? Thank you! ...
admin 18 February, 2019

Hello Irina! By taxi just to Grab a thought from 300 baht an ordinary trip and 200 economy. So maybe better not to mess with the metro and by taxi. If by metro, then the easiest way is go to the National Stadium without a transplant, or with a transfer to the underground metro to Hua Lamphong, but these stations still taxis will have 50 baht for a ride. ...

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