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Find cheap flights to Thailand from R6 017

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Bangkok
Bangkok1 stopR9 773
Phuket City
Phuket City2 stopsR10 636
Koh Samui
Koh Samui2 stopsR15 388

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FAQs - booking Thailand flights

  • How long is the flight to Thailand?

    An average direct flight from South Africa to Thailand takes 25h 44m, covering a distance of 14710 km. The most popular route is Johannesburg - Bangkok with an average flight time of 15h 55m.

  • What is the cheapest flight to Thailand?

    The cheapest ticket to Thailand from South Africa found in the last 72 hours was R9 888. The most popular route is Johannesburg OR Tambo to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was R9 888.

  • What are the most popular destinations in Thailand?

    The next most popular destinations are Phuket City (36%) and Krabi (2%).Searches for flights to Koh Samui (0,9%) and to Surat Thani (0,6%) are also popular.

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Top 5 airlines flying to Thailand

 
Need help choosing which airline to fly with from South Africa to Thailand? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to verified KAYAK customer reviews.
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Singapore AirlinesOverall score based on 1483 reviews
8,2entertainment
8,1comfort
8,7crew
8,4boarding
7,8food
Airline reviews

Excellent meal served with real utensils, cardboard served hot meals instead of plastic utensils and plastic covers. Quick service, friendly and accommodating stewards.

10,0 ExcellentGordon, Apr 2024HKT - SIN
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Excellent meal served with real utensils, cardboard served hot meals instead of plastic utensils and plastic covers. Quick service, friendly and accommodating stewards.

I commend the flight attendants on our SFO-SIN flight who went above and beyond to provide us with extra snacks and food. This type of service makes the flight experience personal and awesome.

Awesome as always. I wish though the cabin for premium was upgraded.... Same old sane old :(

It was a great flight Food was great Crew was spectacular

Cabin Crew always friendly and helpful. Seating cramped - foul smelling from toilets, high risk of disease. Guard personal property such as expensive sunglasses Coffee always awful and cold Meal trays toddler sized Not worth the extra cost to fly SQ - use a budget airline, same if not better experience

Wonderful service, planes and interior in great condition, very pleasant experience

The singapore airline now compared before covid, I like the service before covid. SQ was the best of all airlines but now I am going to look for different airline if I am travelling in asia.

I did not like anything. Flight experience was bad overall.

Due to the delay of my first flight, my connecting flight with JetBlue was canceled by Singapore Airlines, but the JetBlue crew was very accommodating and rebooked a seat for me. The crew was very nice and had good attitude.

The male traveller seated in the row in front diagonally opposite my husbands seat across the aisle as soon as the seatbelt sign went off moved across the aisle into the seat in front of my husband for the entire journey from London to Singapore he had his seat reclined and pushed back and the seat touching my husbands knees for the entire journey from London to Singapore. very uncomfortable for my husband.

No entertainment u less you pay. Wish there were some free movies

I was traveling business purposes and I only had one carry on and a personal computer back pack . My carry on was 8.5 kg little more than allowable. At jfk airport check in they did not let me carry it . I was little disappointed.

The entertainment selections are amazing. But the live TV is sometimes spotty. If you’re going to have it, then have it. If you can’t make it consistent, then, perhaps it’s better not to have it. The crew are always cordial when approached, but they seem to do the minimum and sit around, talking to each other in the back of the plane during the flight. I realize that delays are not always predictable, but I missed my flight in Dubai because we left 90 minutes late from Washington. I will say that Emirates took very good care of me in Dubai. But I would rather not be delayed.

Me and 2 other rows were forgotten during food service. We waited over an hour before they finally served our food. Then only had what was left. They did apologize. Also, they locked the bathroom due to turbulence and my 4 year old had to pee himself because they wouldn’t unlock it for him.

Great flight. Comfortable seats, courteous service, and excellent selection for entertainment.

The individual attention the crew gives to passengers is commendable and I find them positively helpful.

The amenities offered in the Business class is far away less compared with other Air Companies. Emirates is going down in the competition pricing the same value as Qatar airways for example.

Crew in Hyderabad could have been more helpful they were only focused on ripping customers.

Well emirates since after covid recovery their service became much poorer than before , old planes to some destinations, untrained staff , rude , inflexible, and poor food, this specific flight the plane felt like in the 90s , and staff behavior was rude due to usual incidents in these flights for some destinations, i understand this but they pit everyone at the same basket, a readiness to be rude anytime

There was a smell front the washroom on flight. There could have been efforts to ensure better sanitation/air circulation once used severally.

More facilities to transport to the gates......felt too much walking distance

I liked the overall service and comfort. The only annoying thing was paying for excess baggage at the airport. They have limited options and they don't take all cards.

Crews are very rude and unhelpful. Cramped seats in economy. Foods are useless

Polite and helpful crew. My son developed fever. Crew members came and gave him medication and also came and enquired about his health several times.

Other than low space, which is the problem with all airlines for economy class, the flight was excellent.

Overall good but staff in the place looked extremely tired after 8hrs in 14 hrs journey and then service was cut short and response time for calls increased in later part of flight. Food was ok not astonishing

The flight from Doha to Mumbai with Indigo was worst in my whole life, I had booked tickets with Qatar, but still we had to fly by Indigo , worst flight

I encountered challenges with the boarding staff during the boarding pass issuance process, leading to disagreements. Despite my agent's information that carrying a small cabin bag along with a separate bag containing my laptop and purse was permitted, the boarding staff did not allow it.

The qatar airways flights were great, the code share with Indigo could have been a lot better. There is no option for web check in, there is not information on the tickets for the INDIGO PNR this caused a problem with security letting us into the airport. The indigo staff did not even want us to line up before they opened the counters. There is not option on the indigo flgith to request special meals.

Very Old flight. I didn’t expect to see this old flight. The entertainment system was very poor for a 15+ hours flight. The staff was amazing and food could is no bad could be better.

The flight was one hour late. The food is mediocre and the screen was broken

It is just ok, the sits are very uncomfortable, the temperature too low and there weren’t blankets. The food is mediocre and there are no screens to watch movies.

Flight was smooth but unnecessary long because we had to refuel at FCO Rome. Air hostesses service and response to call light could be better. Both planes were old with broken seat arms and toilets. Why Africans had to be given the farthest Gates is what baffles me and why we have to pay for Aisle seats I found really strange. Is there ever an end to ripping people off even after paying over $2300 for one seat.

On my return flight the TV did not work the entire flight! They knew it wasn’t working but they let me sit there. The guy sitting nièce to me told me he was ok the previous flight and it wasn’t working. This is business class by the way!

Same but worse than international. The inter African flights are worse.

The entertainment (movies) blockbuster and classics never change. I am a frequent Ethiopian flyer and this should be addressed. Not much changed from my summer flight and my December flight. It is annoying - surely you can update the selections more often. Same with food options. It becomes extremely boring to be offered the same exact meals from Washington to Addis to Maputo every trip, each time. AS

Entertainment was very poor. Couldn’t watch anything. Ear pieces were the wrong type .

Hot, uncomfortable and very rough take off and landing. Very regrettable.

The seats were quite uncomfortable despite having good legroom. The 350s are quite nice but the problem is on the old 777 aircraft. Special meal requests are not catered for as they should. They never had any ice for drinks.

Entertainment system poor - couldn't hear, no flight info etc.

1st of all on February 27th Abu Dhabi to Delhi flight the seat wasn't comfortable at all, coming back the Lounge at Abu Dhabi didn't have anything. Than the Food in the flight

Good range of movies but lacking decent tv shows. Wifi was really expensive on this flight, considering flights under 7 hours have a $9.99 USD charge for streaming, to jump up to $24.99 for a 7 hour 40 flight seemed a little bit of a rip off. Staff are inattentive, and really need to improve on the customer experience. The new airport is fantastic, as is the new lounge, a huge upgrade from the old airport and lounge!

Crew were very polite and quicker in service. Excellent cooling, comfortable seats and tasty food served

The staff was very nice and polite but it was very very hot and no ways to have some fresh air. It would be nice to have more time to sleep since it was a night flight

The staff was kind and polite, but it was very very hot and no ways to have some fresh air.it would be also be nice to have more time to sleep, since it was a night flight

Very unfriendly team. It was very difficult to get a cup of coffee. Legroom was extremely small. Old, dilapidated plane.

Food was very good. Again tray could use a non-skid mat. I had a regular seat - comfortable - able to sleep undisturbed. Boarding was uneventful.

Crew was good, boarding mediocre, food choices were limited, seating was not comfortable

Crew did not cooperate… I just asked water twice for one crew member and she didn’t get anything.. and when I asked other crew member he gave me water and he was not respectful.. I kept Hindu non veg meal chicken .. when I get my turn chicken was not provided and then they gave me veg paneer and green peas curry which I don’t like..

Sits are very uncomfortable Don’t feel like to travel in Etihad. It was 1st time we traveled in Etihad now we decided we don’t want to travel in Etihad.

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5/5dom.
1 stopEtihad Airways
29h 05mJNB-BKK
12/5dom.
1 stopEtihad Airways
28h 20mBKK-JNB
R9 773
9/5jue.
1 stopEtihad Airways
16h 55mJNB-BKK
16/5jue.
1 stopEtihad Airways
28h 20mBKK-JNB
R9 888
3/5vie.
2 stopsQatar Airways
20h 15mDUR-BKK
10/5vie.
1 stopQatar Airways
30h 05mBKK-DUR
R11 153
16/5jue.
2 stopsQatar Airways
25h 40mDUR-HKT
22/5mié.
1 stopQatar Airways
16h 25mHKT-DUR
R11 441
19/8lun.
1 stopSingapore Airlines
22h 10mJNB-BKK
28/8mié.
1 stopSingapore Airlines
14h 45mBKK-JNB
R11 556
18/8dom.
1 stopSingapore Airlines
15h 05mJNB-BKK
28/8mié.
1 stopSingapore Airlines
14h 45mBKK-JNB
R12 111
3/5vie.
1 stopEmirates
36h 35mDUR-BKK
9/5jue.
1 stopEmirates
19h 10mBKK-DUR
R12 744
3/5vie.
1 stopEmirates
17h 50mJNB-BKK
9/5jue.
1 stopEmirates
18h 50mBKK-JNB
R12 744
7/5mar.
1 stopEthiopian Air
22h 40mJNB-BKK
12/5dom.
1 stopEthiopian Air
23h 10mBKK-JNB
R12 782
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1 stopEthiopian Air
22h 40mJNB-BKK
15/5mié.
1 stopEthiopian Air
32h 00mBKK-JNB
R12 820

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9/5jue.
2 stopsQatar Airways
37h 00mDUR-BKK
R6 017
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1 stopQatar Airways
19h 05mCPT-HKT
R6 554
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16h 55mJNB-BKK
R6 937
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R7 071
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21h 20mHKT-JNB
R15 887
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