Getting Here

Getting to Thailand

Thailand is well connected and the map below shows the direct international flights to its capital, Bangkok, as of April 2023. Flight operators include Thai Airways, Emirates, Air India, Scoot, Bangkok Airways, Etihad, Jetstar Asia, KLM, and Cathay Pacific. For those travelling from further afield, major international hubs that connect to Bangkok include Dubai, Doha, Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Tokyo.

Getting to/from the ISTS42 Venue and Bangkok

Travel from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya (Dusit Thani Hotel)

ISTS will be providing complimentary Shuttle Buses from Suvarnabhumi International Airport to the ISTS42 Venue in Pattaya (Dusit Thani Hotel) departing at 1:00am, 5:00am, 9:00am, 1:00pm, 5:00pm, and 9:00pm each day on Saturday (23rd), Sunday (24th) and Monday (25th).

To meet your designated shuttle bus, find the TCEB Booth within the luggage claim area. The booth will have the that the ISTS logo on it. Ask them for directions to Exit Door 4 in the arrivals/claim area. If you do not see the TCEB Booth, please depart the luggage claim area and then head to Exit Door 4 as per the below Terminal map below. Once the shuttle bus arrives and parks, the Driver’s assistant will come inside at Exit DOOR 4 with an ISTS42 sign. Please follow the Driver's assistant to the bus

Travel from Dusit Thani Hotel (Pattaya) to Suvarnabhumi Airport (Bangkok)

For departures from the ISTS42 Venue in Pattaya (Dusit Thani Hotel) to Suvarnabhumi International Airport, the ISTS Shuttle Bus will be providing rides departing at 1:00am, 5:00am, 9:00am, 1:00pm, 5:00pm, and 9:00pm each day on Friday (29th), Saturday (30th) and Sunday (31st). Additional shuttle buses may be added. The total travel time from Pattaya to Suvarnabhumi International Airport is approximately two hours. Please take this into consideration when planning your return trip home.

For further transportation options to and from the ISTS venue, see this document.

Things to do during a layover at Suvarnabhumi Airport

If you find yourself with some spare time at Suvarnabhumi Airport, consider visiting this website to discover activities to fill your hours.