This is a selection of resources on transportation in Thailand available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you come across more useful resources, please drop us a note so that we can share them with our readers.
NLB print and digital resources
Living abroad in Thailand
If you’ve ever imagined yourself living in Thailand, then this book is for you. Apart from information on visas, finances, employment, housing and healthcare, the book also introduces the types of public transport in Thailand as well as useful tips on how to get around Bangkok.
All rights reserved, California.: Avalon Travel, 2016.
Trams, buses, and rails: The history of urban transport in Bangkok, 1886–2010
This book recounts the unique and little-known 130-year history of Bangkok’s transportation system, from the first horse-powered tramway in 1888 to the mass transit urban railway of the 21st century. It also traces the policies that have led to the urban transport network of today.
All rights reserved, Bangkok: Silkworm Books, 2014.
The Rough Guide to Bangkok
This guidebook includes maps and basic information on getting around Bangkok using public transport, such as useful bus routes, as well as a suggested list of car and bike rental agencies.
Retrieved from OverDrive. (myLibraryID is required to access this database)
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Bangkok Mass Transit System (BTS) Service Routes Map
This interactive map shows the latest service routes for the BTS Skytrain in Bangkok, with information about fares and travel time available. The website also provides tips on exploring Bangkok using the BTS network.
Transit Bangkok is your all-in-one guide to public transportation in Bangkok. It covers the bus services, MRT (Bangkok Metro), BTS Sky Trains, Chao Phraya Express Boats and Saen Saep Boat Service.