Seaports. Thailand has a coastline of 3,148 km1 with over 4,000 km of waterways. Ports include Bangkok, Laem Chabang, Map Ta Phut, Ranong, Phuket, Songkhla, Sattahip, and Si Racha.
Bangkok Port (Thai: ท่าเรือกรุงเทพ) (BKP), popularly known as Khlong Toei Port (ท่าเรือคลองเตย), is an international port on the Chao Phraya River in Khlong Toei District of the Thai capital city, Bangkok . Until recently, Bangkok Port was one of the world’s 100 busiest container ports .
Although most cruise lines will show Bangkok as a cruise port , in reality, ships moor at the Laem Chabang Port , in the Golf of Thailand, which is located around 80 miles ( 130 km) from Bangkok , the Capital of Thailand. Pattaya, the other main highlight of the port , is 25 miles (40 km) to the south.
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The Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) (Thai: การท่าเรือแห่งประเทศไทย, RTGS: Kan Tha Ruea Haeng Prathet Thai) is a state corporation of Thailand, responsible for the regulation and governance of the ports of Thailand, primarily the ports of Laem Chabang and Bangkok Port, the country’s two largest.
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Most cruise ships call on the port of Laem Chabang on the Gulf of Thailand, which is two hours south of Bangkok , the nation’s capital, though smaller ships often dock at Klong Toey on the Chao Phraya River, right on the outskirts of the big city.
Lat Krabang (Thai: ลาดกระบัง, pronounced [lâːt krā. Lat Krabang District.
|Lat Krabang ลาดกระบัง|
|District location in Bangkok|
|Coordinates: 13°43′20.34″N 100°45′34.81″ECoordinates: 13°43′20.34″N 100°45′34.81″E|
The quickest way to get from Laem Chabang to Bangkok is to taxi which costs ฿2200 – ฿2600 and takes 1h 16m. Is there a direct bus between Laem Chabang and Bangkok ? No, there is no direct bus from Laem Chabang to Bangkok . However, there are services departing from Laem Chabang and arriving at Khaosan Road via Pattaya.
The distance between Laem Chabang and Pattaya is 19 km. The road distance is 24.7 km.
List of busiest container ports
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