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Transport



Use the quicklinks below to jump to the desired section regarding transport in and around Silom.


Bus

Charoen Krung Rd:
Regular buses: 16,36,77,93115,116

Si Phraya Rd:
Regular buses: 1,35,36,93

Surawong Rd:
Regular buses: 1,16,35,36,75,93

Silom Rd:
Regular buses: 17,22,62,67,106,116,149
A/C buses: 15

Sathon Nua Rd:
Regular buses: 17,22,62,67,76,106,115,116,149
A/C buses: 15,67

Sathon Tai Rd:
Regular buses: 17,22,62,67,106,116,149
A/C buses: 15,67

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Boat

The main piers in this area are:
Saphan Taksin convenient for Skytrain and the Shangrila Hotel.
Oriental for the Oriental Hotel.
Wat Muang Khae for General Post Office.
Si Phraya for Si Phraya Road.
River City for River City department store and Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel.

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Other

BTS Skytrain
Saladaeng for eastern Silom and Sathon Roads.
Chong Nonsi for western Silom Rd.
Surasak for western Sathon Road.
Saphan Taksin for Chareon Krung Road and the Chao Phraya River Express.

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Getting around

It takes about 30 minutes to walk from one end of Silom to the other. Traffic can be very bad in this area, so you are best to catch the skytrain to as close a spot as you can then walk.

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Silom? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Thailand.


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