Bangkok Skytrain (BTS)

Bangkok Travel Guides / October 22, 2016
Bangkok Skytrain (BTS)

Skytrain, widely known as BTS by locals, is an elevated train system consisting of two lines: BTS Sukhumvit Line and BTS Silom Line.

The BTS Sukhumvit Line connects north districts to south east districts. It stops at 22 stations, including these popular ones: Mo Chit, Victory Monument, Phaya Thai, Siam, Asok, and Ekkamai. BTS Sukhumvit Line meets the underground MRT system at Mo Chit and Asok stations.

The BTS Silom Line runs from central Bangkok to the west. This line covers 13 stations, and National Stadium, Siam, Sala Daeng, and Talat Phlu are counted as the most busiest stops along its route. BTS Slilom Line connects to underground MRT system at Sala Daeng/Silom station.

This high-tech system is an efficient and relaxing way to get around in the city. It is the best option to take during Bangkok peak hours.

Service hours: 06:00 to 00:00 daily

Service schedule: A new train arrives every 5 to 8 minutes.

BTS fares: Fare ranges between 15 baht ($0.43) to 42 baht ($1.21) per trip, depending on the length of the travel distance.

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