Discover Which Thailand Airlines Are Affordable AND Go To Your Destination

Flying with any of the Thailand airlines is a lot less expensive than in most western countries.

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You Would Think Air Travel Is Expensive in Thailand.


In fact Thailand is a great hub because going anywhere from there is very affordable and diverse.

Flights within Thailand are usually around 2000 Baht to most destinations within Thailand.

Flights to the neighboring countries:

 • Malaysia

 • Cambodia

 • Laos

 • Myanmar are cheap too.

A great option is to book in advance and do a little flight comparison research.

Below will get you started with the top Thai airlines and their destinations.

Your #1 Most Economical Option - Air Asia

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Thai AirAsia is the only low-cost airline in Thailand operating both domestic and international flights.

It's unique because those flights are from the Bangkok International Suvarnabhumi Airport.

AirAsia or Thai AirAsia offers some of the lowest air fares if booked in advanced.

Air Asia Local Destinations

 • Chiang Mai

 • Chiang Rai

 • Hat Yai

 • Krabi

 • Phuket

 • Narathiwat

 • Makhon Si Thammarat

 • Surat Thani

 • Ubon Ratchathani

 • Udon Thani

Air Asia International Destinations

 • Singapore

 • Ho Chi Minh

 • Yangon

 • Kuala Lumpur

 • Johor Bahru

 • Penang

 • Bali

 • Guangzhou

 • Shenzen

 • Hong Kong

 • Macau

 • Taipei

The drawback with Air Asia is that it's very impersonable and you get no frills at all.  Basic food and water costs extra.  If you're okay with that then I recommend this airline.

Let's look at your other options.

Flying In Thailand?  Check Out Bangkok Air Flights

 • Bangkok

 • Chiang Mai

 • Ko Samui

 • Krabi

 • Pattaya

 • Phuket

 • Sukhothai

 • Trat

This airline also operates overseas.  Flown it and liked it more than Air Asia?  Know that it also services to 20 destinations in

 • Cambodia

 • China

 • Japan

 • Laos

 • Maldives

 • Burma

 • Singapore

 • Vietnam

and is based in Bangkok International Suvarnabhumi Airport.

Other Thai airlines worth considering and that are low cost are

Nok Air - The "Thai Bird"

Another low-cost airline based in Bangkok.  This one is reliable as it's been in operation since July 2004.

Did You Know?  'Nok' means bird - The company logo is bird's beak painted on the nose. Nok means bird. Thai Airways International owns them and so Nok Air has the same seal of quality as their owner. 

Nok Air flies to

 • Bangkok's Don Mueang International Airport (its main hub)

 • Chiang mai

 • Hat Yai

 • Nakhon Si Thammarat

 • Phuket

 • Sura Thani

 • Trang

 • Udon Thani

Want To Go Somewhere in Thailand More Obscure?

Want to go into deeper parts of Thailand?  In that case fly PBair.  It's another low-cost airline that goes where the other ones won't.

They go to from Bangkok's Suvernabhumi airport to

 • Buriram

 • Lampang

 • Nakhon Phanom

 • Nan

 • Roi Et

 • Sakon Nakhon

 • Mae Sot

Another one of the Thailand Airlines that does this is SGA Airlines.  This company goes to

 • Chiang Rai

 • Pai

 • Mae Hong Son

Want To Fly Something More 'Comfortable'?

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Now you know about most low-cost airlines and their destinations. 

What if you want something that guarantees a comfortable flight at an affordable price? 

If you're traveling overseas I recommend checking out Thai International Airlines

Check out for yourself if they're worth booking a ticket with.

Safe travels!

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