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Great tourist option

The single fare is 40 Bht making it great value. We personally thought the far slower flagged ( Orange, blue or green ) river buses more relaxing at half the price (20 Bht) but if... read more

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Newry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The single fare is 40 Bht making it great value. We personally thought the far slower flagged ( Orange, blue or green ) river buses more relaxing at half the price (20 Bht) but if you do not have around 3 hours to kill slowly zigzagging up the river and back opt for the express boat.

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Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Using the Chao Phrayer Express was alot of fun. I enjoyed being with the locals and tourists. But be warned it can get really busy, as in shoulder to shoulder, can not more busy. Plus waiting in the lines for the ride can be very tiring when it's so hot. But it was a fun experience.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a fantastic way to see the waterways of Bangkok (and very relaxing!). Took the boat all the way to the Grand Palace and saw lots on the way. We had a tour guide with us (Ginny from Tong's tours who was fantastic!) so that helped in regards to getting our tickets at the right price! No problems -... More 

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Sitges, Catalonia, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very easy to use, fast and furious, gets you exactly where you need to be if your are unsure of taking regular taxis around Bangkok's beautiful river area. Dont be shy, jump on and enjoy !

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Really exiciting to go by speed boat notvexpendive approxx 150 bth person . You can can go up to 50 km/h

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Lansing, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a fine boat, however, it stops all the same places as the local water taxi's. If you are in a hurry take it. If you want local culture and flare and pay MUCH less, take a regular water taxi.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must Bangkok experience you have to do. The most famous river in Thailand. Try a day ride then do a night ride. BEAUTIFUL

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George Town, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not necessary to hop in one of this Express Boat...just get an ordinary long tail boats or water taxis...but for comfort ride than you might wanna get the tickets directly from the Pier rather than from the street scammers...too much for a short ride

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The standard express boats of the orange line travel along the Bangkok riverside. For THB 15 you have the same route as with the tourist express boats, but for only a fraction of the price. You only miss hearing the medium informative, but hard to understand sightseeing explanations.

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Kin Kin, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Riding the express boat is simply one of the best things to do whilst in Bangkok. Wherever you want to go, try to include a boat ride as part of your day. Grand Palace, Wat Arun, Chinatown, Asiatique, all easy. Or just go on an adventure, hopping on and off when you please. Staff is very busy but will help... More 

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