Bangkok is a city where nearly every possible mode of transportation is available and necessary to use on a regular basis to get around.

On any given day navigating Bangkok you’ll likely have to take the BTS Skytrain, hop in a tuk tuk for a quick ride, take a taxi, or jump on the back of a motorbike to beat the traffic or get deep into the neighborhood.

So here are the five most common forms of transportation in Bangkok.

1. BTS / MRT / Airport Link

Relatively new to Bangkok’s transportation scene are the BTS, MRT, and Airport Link. The BTS and Airport Link are both mass transit trains that run on tracks elevated above ground while the single line MRT is an underground subway.

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  • David Lee

    In late 2007, I quit my job and left the comfortable life in the USA for the open road with nothing but a 20-pound backpack, a …

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