Laem Chabang (Bangkok, Thailand)

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Laem Chabang cruise port


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Bangkok's cruise port Laem Chabang serves the capital city of Thailand. Bangkok City is located in the country's center, near Gulf of Thailand, covering Chao Phraya River's both banks. Laem Chabang's population is around 90,000, Bangkok's population is over 1,57 million (metro over 14,6 million).

Port Laem Chabang (Bangkok) cruise port

Port Laem Chabang (locode THBKK) also serves as one of the major stops on the coastal highway linking Pattaya and Bangkok through Sukhumvit Road.

In 2017, for the first time ever, Port Laem Chabang became homeport for a premium cruise ship. Costa Cruises (Costa Asia) had here the company's first-ever turaround/homeporting season with the 2400-passenger liner Costa Victoria. The ship was based here in January 2017 for roundtrip itineraries around the Thailand Gulf. The ship arrived on January 11, 2017, from Singapore. Until January 25th, Costa Victoria operated 3x 4-night itineraries visiting Koh Samui Island, Sihanoukville Cambodia and Phu Quoc Island Vietnam. Followed a 4-night relocation cruise to Shanghai (China).

Also in 2017, Star Cruises (GHK-owned brand) announced a new Laem Chabang homeport deployment for SuperStar Gemini, scheduled between December 17, 2017, and April 27, 2018. During its homeporting, SuperStar Gemini operated a roundtrip 3-night / 4-day itinerary visiting Sihanoukville and Ko Samui (Sunday departures), 2-night / 3-day itinerary to Sihanoukville (Wednesday departures) and 2-night / 3-day itinerary to Koh Kong Island (Friday departures).

Bangkok's two international airports combined serve 85+ million passengers annually. This makes Port Laem Chabang a perfect destination for fly-cruises and exotic cruisetours.

Laem Chabang cruise terminal

The larger ships dock at Laem Chabang International Terminal. It is situated 30 minutes away from Pattaya, direction North, and an hour and a half away from Bangkok, direction Southeast. The Bangkok cruise port terminal offers food and beverage kiosks, information center for the passengers, bus service, taxi, gift and souvenir shop, duty free zone.

Laem Chabang (Bangkok, Thailand) cruise port map (printable)

It is recommended to use bus instead of the very expensive taxi services. You will reach the city center for hour and a half.

Khlong Thoey

Smaller cruise ships use Khlong Thoey (also spelled Klong Toey, Khlong Toei), the second Bangkok cruise port terminal. It is in service since 1947 and was the main cruise port until 1991. Khlong Thoey is close to the city center but still not so close to walk.

Bangkok cruise port terminal

Laem Chabang tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions

Bangkok was established in 1782. It will enchant you with charm and unique culture. You will be amazed by gorgeous temples, huge Buddha statues, golden spires, wonders of the architecture, archeological sites. You can explore the attractive nightlife, meet the culture and taste the cuisine. Buy unique souvenirs and learn the history of this stunning place. Located very close to the Equator, Bangkok is one of the world’s hottest places. The best visit time would be from November through February, the driest and coolest period.

Do not miss to visit:

  • Wat Phra Kaew: the palace of Wat Phra Kaew. Located in the Royal Enclosure, this temple is the home of the Emerald Buddha, very popular attraction. Interesting fact is that from November through February, the Emerald Buddha wears a scarf.
  • Wat Pho: Bangkok’s oldest university close to the temples complex, you can see the third biggest Buddha in Thailand. It is 132 ft tall.
  • Wat Arun: located at the river side and dating before Bangkok’s establishment. You can see the famous 270 ft spire and enjoy beautiful sunset.
  • National Museum: Thai art exhibitions from more than 1500 years. One of the top Southeast Asia’s highlights.
  • Royal Barges Museum: take a look at the special royal ornate barges.
  • Thon Buri: ride the Thon Buri canals and enjoy the beautiful Bangkok architecture.
  • Khao San Road: Bangkok’s bohemian heart.
  • Siam Square: trend setters’ shopping area.
  • Nana Plaza and Soi Cowboy: Patpong’s red light districts.
  • Floating Market of Bangkok: great place to visit, but you will need at least several hours to get there. Located 100 km away from Bangkok.

Port Laem Chabang cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Laem Chabang, Bangkok, Thailand. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

18 December, 2022
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff 507:0002:00
26 December, 2022
Seabourn Cruises Cruises cruise lineSeabourn Encore08:0018:00

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