Cheap flights to Bangkok

Flights to Bangkok in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR8 514Average for return flights in January 2022
Return fromR5 856From Johannesburg to Bangkok
One-way fromR5 439One-way flight from Johannesburg to Bangkok

Cheap flights to Bangkok in January, February 2022

The best prices found for TH1 flights for January, February
Feb 1 - Feb 6
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

BKK

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

1 stop

17h 30m
BKK

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

18h 55m
R5 856

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 18/1/22

Feb 3 - Feb 10
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

BKK

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

1 stop

24h 30m
BKK

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

23h 50m
R5 872

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 16/1/22

Feb 6 - Feb 13
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

BKK

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

1 stop

24h 30m
BKK

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

18h 00m
R5 918

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 19/1/22

Bangkok 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Bangkok found for this year
Feb 1 - Feb 6
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

BKK

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

1 stop

17h 30m
BKK

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

18h 55m
R5 856

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

Feb 3 - Feb 10
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

BKK

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

1 stop

24h 30m
BKK

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

23h 50m
R5 872

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 16/1/22

Feb 6 - Feb 13
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

BKK

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

1 stop

24h 30m
BKK

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

18h 00m
R5 918

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 19/1/22

Last minute flights to Bangkok

Late deals on return flights to Bangkok, departing today and this week
Jan 26 - Feb 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

BKK

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

1 stop

16h 25m
BKK

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

17h 05m
R9 487

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Jan 26 - Feb 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

BKK

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

1 stop

16h 25m
BKK

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

19h 30m
R9 503

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Jan 26 - Feb 6
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

BKK

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

1 stop

18h 00m
BKK

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

18h 20m
R10 940

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 18/1/22

Can I fly to Bangkok from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Bangkok

Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Bangkok.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Bangkok.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Bangkok.

Documents
Thailand Pass - The Thailand Pass is a web-based system for Thai and foreign travelers to fill in their travel and health information and upload the related documents before travelling. This system is operational and will replace the COE system on 1 November, 2021. However, the COE will continue to be used for certain groups of travelers.

MorChana App - Alert application and contact tracing app to be used while in Thailand. Download via Apple Store or Google Play Store.


Can I fly back to South Africa from Bangkok?

Returning to South Africa from Bangkok

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Bangkok must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Bangkok are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Bangkok?

The cheapest ticket to Bangkok found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

R8 421

February

R8 004

March

R8 498

April

R8 189

May

R7 602

June

R7 989

July

R8 344

August

R8 035

September

R8 050

October

R7 602

November

R7 849

December

R9 441

Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Bangkok. Flying to Bangkok in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Bangkok?

Average Bangkok flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

ZA1 - TH1

Price

R7 596 - R11 451

TH1

Temperature

26 - 30 °C

TH1

Precipitation

10 - 320 mm

Peak season

When starting to compare flights to Bangkok, it is useful to know that its busiest months are between November and March. During this time, temperatures reach as high as 31°C and rainfall is at its lowest. Finding cheap flights to Bangkok during this period can be challenging, so booking ahead is essential. Festivals that attract international crowds to the city during peak season include Chinese New Year and the candlelit festival of Loy Krathong.

Off season

Bangkok’s “off-season,” occurs from May to October and is the period during which the city experiences the most rainfall. The cheapest flights to Bangkok are usually available during this period as well as more cost-effective accommodation and travel packages. A range of indoor activities await tourists, including shopping and visiting the city’s auspicious temples.

When is the best time to book a flight to Bangkok?

September is a shoulder month for booking the cheapest flight tickets to Bangkok while also enjoying pleasant weather conditions as rainfall begins to decrease. Temperatures range from around 25°C to 32°C. The Moon festival takes place during this month – giving guests a chance to indulge in the city’s culinary creativity. Even during this shoulder month, is it important to book flight tickets as far in advance as possible in order to get the best price.

How long is the flight to Bangkok?

Flights from Cape Town to Bangkok – 23 hours 20 minutes (average 2 stops).

Flights from Durban to Bangkok – 18 hours 11 minutes (average 1 stop).

Flights from Johannesburg to Bangkok – 22 hours 40 minutes (average 2 stops).

Which airlines operate flights to Bangkok?

The following major airlines offer flights to Bangkok: Air France, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, Finnair, Kenya Airways, KLM, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines and Air Seychelles. At least 3 months in advance is the best time to book flights to Bangkok.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Arranging airport shuttles or charters from the airport to the city centre straight after booking plane tickets to Bangkok, is the easiest and most convenient way to travel. Alternatively metre taxis provide an efficient service. A range of different cars are available from sedans to limousines, so travellers are spoilt for choice. Another transport option for tourists on a trip to Bangkok city centre is the Airport Rail Link City Line, which leaves every 15 minutes and takes 25 minutes to reach the city.

What is good to know if travelling to Bangkok?

  • Bangkok is on our list of de-stress-tinations because of its wide range of activities that focus on relaxing the body and mind. At the top of this list is Lumphini Park – an oasis at the heart of the city where public outdoor workouts attract fitness enthusiasts from all over Bangkok.
  • One site that characterises all the beauty that a trip to Bangkok has to offer is The Grand Palace. As its most ubiquitous landmark, the palace was the home of the Thai King for 150 years and is a proud tribute to traditional Thai culture and craftsmanship.
  • The Wat Traimit or Temple of The Golden Buddha houses the world’s largest gold seated statue of Buddha. The statue is a majestic example of the dedicated work of Thai artisans, once concealed under plaster to hide its value.
  • Entertainment for the whole family awaits visitors of Siam Park City – a water park with exhilarating slides as well as an amusement park that’s designed to offer an entire day of fun for children of all ages.
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