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Shopping mall near airport

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Shopping mall near airport

As topic suggests, are there any decent shopping malls near the airport?

We fly in for one night and are staying at novotel airport and hope to do some shopping before heading home.


Bangkok, Thailand
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1. Re: Shopping mall near airport

As the Novotel is right inside the airport, there is nothing very close.

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2. Re: Shopping mall near airport

If your hours work out right you might be able to use the rail link to get you to Pratunam shopping. Less than 45 baht for the City Line ride to Ratchaprorop and walk from there. But it depends on what hours are available. City line stops running at midnight.

By the way, a meter taxi from Bangkok to the airport will be around 300 baht for everyone in the taxi. Millions of tourists routinely stay in the city and take the taxi into the airport even for early departures. Hotels in the city are definitely cheaper than the Novotel.

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3. Re: Shopping mall near airport

Probably the closest small shopping mall and outdoor market is located about 10 minutes away at the Paseo. www.bangkok-travel-ideas.com/paseo-mall.html

The open air night market is open from about 4pm to 11pm from Wednesday to Monday. Worth a browse through and and has a range of fast food and local restaurants open until late. It will not have the selection of Pratunam or Seacon Square.

Next closest option would be Seacon Square about a 20 minute car ride away or else take the train to Pratunam as suggested.

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4. Re: Shopping mall near airport

i think King Power better...it's inside in Airport...

And it easy and convenience for you.

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"i think King Power better...it's inside in Airport...And it easy and convenience for you."

I'm going to have to strongly disagree.. King Power is-- at the airport-- fundamentally a duty free sales venue.. As such, you'll mostly find the 'common; duty free items.. Yes, they do have other non-traditional items, but in the end, it's far from being a real retailing venue.

so long as the OP has a plan for where and how to pack and carry anything they may purchase on the "outside" (in town) I think the outside shopping is by far a better overall value in both price and selection terms,

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6. Re: Shopping mall near airport

I think you should just take the airport express! You can take the airport express to phayathai station and from there take the Bts skytrain to Chidlom station where there is a shopping mall Central Chidlom or walk through the skywalk to Central World , Bangkoks Main Shopping Arcade! It takes about half an hour to phayathai station and another five minutes to chidlom with the BTS

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