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Book a flight from Birmingham to Bangkok with Qatar Airways and travel to the exotic capital of Thailand in real style and comfort. From the moment you step on board you will be treated to the best levels of service available in air travel today. During your flight, choose from a range of award-winning services that include exceptional cuisine and items from our exclusive collection. Attentive cabin crew are committed to catering for all your requirements and by the time you land in Bangkok, you’ll be refreshed and ready for business or sightseeing.
Bangkok is a heaving Thai metropolis renowned for its bustling night markets and ornate shrines. The city has its own network of canals which are fed by the Chao Phraya River, and you can take a boat trip right past the Rattanakosin royal district. This complex is home to the famous Emerald Buddha temple in the Grand Palace, and nearby you’ll also find the Khymer-style Wat-Arun spire.
Birmingham International Airport is just five miles from the UK’s second largest city and serves the midlands and heartland of the country. Modern, efficient and with the emphasis on the customer experience, it’s a rapidly expanding airport that offers the best in both facilities and warm welcomes.
Customers flying from Birmingham with Qatar Airways will find it a convenient alternative to Heathrow or Gatwick if they are staying in the north or midlands, and its proximity to the internationally renowned Birmingham NEC conference centre makes it a key airport for business customers.
Transportation and parking
Transportation is excellent and the free Air-Rail monorail connects the airport to the nearby Birmingham International railway station in just two minutes. Buses run to and from New Street station in the heart of the city, taking around 15 minutes. Taxis are plentiful and can be booked by your hotel concierge in advance. Journey time is approximately 25 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. There are three multi-storey car parks offering short and medium-term stays, and two long-stay car parks are also available, located close to the A45 and linked to the terminal by frequent shuttle buses.
At the airport
Customers flying from Birmingham with Qatar Airways depart from the main Departures area. The airport is very busy, and the completion of the new runway has increased the volume of passengers considerably, so allow extra time before your flight is due to depart to check-in and clear the tight security checks.
Facilities and amenities
The airport is very business-passenger friendly, with its own dedicated business centre providing plenty of meeting rooms and conference facilities. Free Wi-Fi is easy to connect to throughout the terminal, and retail outlets offer a good selection of travel and luxury goods, as well as Duty Free items. A multi-faith prayer room is open for devotions, and baby-changing facilities are also on offer.
Food and drink are provided by a number of outlets and vendors, offering both local and international cuisine, fast food, snacks and beverages. The airport is also accessible, with excellent access and assistance for those with mobility issues.
Book a flight to Bangkok with Qatar Airways and you’ll arrive at one of the world’s most exciting and popular destinations.
Not only a beloved destination by the adventurous travellers and ‘backpackers,’ but it’s also a wonderful destination for the more discerning, luxury travellers.
Whether you’re looking for ancient temples, bustling markets, lively nightlife or absolute luxury, you’ll find it in Bangkok.
Many of the city’s best known sights can be found in the historic centre within the Rattanakosin district.
The most spectacular attraction is the Grand Palace, which was once home to the King of Thailand and today offers visitors a rich mixture of history and architectural splendour.
Within the palace grounds you’ll also discover Thailand’s holiest temple, Wat Phra Kaew. Other highlights in Rattanakosin include the large reclining Buddha statue at Wat Pho and the Thai-European fusion of Wat Ratchabophit.
Other popular districts worth exploring during your trip to Bangkok include Siam Square for sheer high-end luxury shopping, and Silom for its bustling entertainment venues.
For a very different perspective on the city and a more relaxing way to see the sights, go for a cruise down the Phraya River.
Flights to Bangkok with Qatar Airways land at Suvarnabhumi Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Bangkok please check the visa and passport requirements.