Bangkok | Thailand

Chao Phraya River Express Boat Bangkok

Thailand Tour 2013

Bangkok | Thailand

04 Nov 2013 | Mon

Day 19 of 43

  • Chao Phraya River Express Boat Bangkok
  • Wang Lang Market Bangkok
  • Sampheng Chinatown Market Bangkok

Chao Phraya River Express Boat Bangkok

If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to get around Bangkok, then the Chao Phraya River Express Boat is the perfect option for you. This express boat service runs up and down the Chao Phraya River, making stops at various tourist attractions along the way. Best of all, it’s very affordable – a one-day pass only costs around 100 baht (about $3 USD).

Chao Phraya River Express Boat at Sathorn Pier Bangkok

What makes the Chao Phraya River Express Boat so special is its ability to give riders a taste of Thai culture and history. As you ride down the river, you’ll be able to see some of Bangkok’s most iconic sights, including the Grand Palace, Wat Arun, and more.

If you’re looking for an authentic Thai experience, look no further than the Chao Phraya River Express Boat.

Chao Phraya Express Boat Co, Ltd. has been established in 1971 by Khunying Supatra Singholaka. The company provided the river transportation services on the Chao Phraya River, Bangkok, Thailand.

​Over the past 50 years, Chao Phraya Express Boat has played an important role in waterway transportation in Bangkok and the surrounding areas. Launching in 2020, the 4 new air-conditioned catamaran boats are running between Nonthaburi and Sathorn mainly connects to the rail systems such as BTS and MRT.

– Business Website Chao Phraya Express Boat

The Chao Phraya Express Boat (Thai: เรือด่วนเจ้าพระยา Ruea Duan Chao Phraya) is a transportation service in Thailand operating on the Chao Phraya River. It provides riverine express transportation between stops in the capital city of Bangkok and to Nonthaburi, the province immediately to the north. Established in 1971, the Chao Phraya Express Boat Company serves both local commuters and tourists. It also offers special tourist boats and a weekend river boat tours, as well as offering boats available for charter.[1] Along with BTS Skytrain and Bangkok MRT, using the boats allows commuters to avoid traffic jams during the peak hours on weekdays.

The 21 km (13 mi) route is served by 65 boats and operates from 06:00–21:30 (last departure from CEN-Sathorn pier of a yellow flagged boat) on weekdays and from 06:00–18:40 on weekends and holidays. Current prices are from THB10 (Local line for distance within one zone) to THB32 (for green-yellow flag trip on its entire route from Pakkret to Sathon), depending on the type of boat and the distance travelled.[2] The river boats carry an average of about 40,000 passengers per day.

– Wikipedia Chao Phraya Express Boat

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