Chao Phraya River of Kings
Chao Phraya the major river in Thailand, named the river of kings, flows through 10 provinces. Many canals (Klongs) are used for rice paddies irrigation. On the west bank of Bangkok is the city of Thonburi which merged in 1971
Two MRT (underground) lines are under construction to Thonburi
New boat service
From the Tewet pier (15) is a boat service on the Padhung Krung Kasem to Hualampong train/MRT station.
Major sites accessible, a cheap and enjoyable, not miss it. Buy the ticket at the pier station.
Stop at every pier from Wat Rajsingkorn pier S3 in the south to Nonthaburi pier N30 in the north
06.00 – 18.30 10, 12. 14 baht
Weekday only, every 20 minutes.
Blue Flag, tourist
Stop at 8 piers from Sathorn BTS station to Phra Arthit N13
English-speaking staff guide
From Sathorn 09.00 to 1730
From Phra Arthit (Khao San) 09.30 to 18.00
Go to Asiatique open-air mall
every 30 minutes – 50 baht
Orange Flag, all piers
To Nonthaburi pier N 30. 15 baht. Crowded
06.00 to 19.00 every 12 to 20 minutes
Yellow Flag, express for commuters
To Nonthaburi N30
Rush hours only, faster, more comfortable, stop only at 10 piers.
Monday – Friday. Morning 06.15 to 7.00 and afternoon 16.45 to 20.00 every 10 minutes.
20, 30 baht
Green Flag, express for commuters
All the way to the northern pier of Pakret N33 stop at 13 out of 33 piers
Monday – Friday 06.10 to 08.10 and afternoon 16.05 to 18.05.
15, 20, 35 baht every 20 minute
Long-Tail Boats, narrow boats with a strong car/truck engine
At Saphan Taksin, tours on Thonburi klongs
Crossing ferry to Thonburi 3 baht from pier Tha Chang N9 – Tha Phra Chang N10-11-12 – Tha Thien N8 to Wat Arun – Rajinee Pier N7 – Si Phraya Pier between Royal Orchid Sheraton and River City arts and antique shopping center.
Dinner Cruise on The Chao Phraya
A lot of dinner cruise to select. it’s better to book a few days in advance
If you have any questions, I will be more than happy to help you out