Explore Tourism Bangkok's Chatuchak Market

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Explore Tourism Bangkok's Chatuchak Market

Located at Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, Chathuchak, Bangkok; Chatuchak Weekend Market has more than 15,000 stalls and 11,505 vendors in operation. Opened in 1942, Chatuchak Market was originally located in Sanam Luang. Then after a few months he moved to Sanam Chai who moved back to Sanam Luang in 1958. Starting from clothes, accessories, food, art, books, animals, plants, to antiques can be found at Chatuchak Weekend Market. With a large location and a variety of products for sale, visitors to the Chatuchak Weekend Market are estimated to reach 200,000 people every week, you know.

Many tourists have a love-hate relationship with Chatuchak Market – a weekend market that is always busy with residents and tourists in Bangkok. The density of the sales tents, the crowds of visitors and the hot air temperature can sometimes make you dizzy.

Chatuchak Opening Hours

Friday -> 18.00 – midnight

Saturday & Sunday -> 09.00 – 18.00

Chatuchak Market opens from Friday evening, and many people like to spend their Friday nights at this market. However, if you choose to come on the weekend, the best time to come to Chatuchak Market is in the morning! You will also likely get cheaper prices because the traders there believe that the merchandise that sells first thing in the morning will bring good luck.

How to Get to Chatuchak

  • Bangkok Train Sky: Get off at Mo Chit Station
  • MRT: Get off at Chatuchak Park Station

It is highly recommended to go to Chatuchak using public transportation. Since many people will also visit Chatuchak on weekends, the road access to get there will be quite busy. So avoid driving by car as much as possible.

It is recommended to buy a 1-day BTS pass or Rabbit card before leaving for Thailand if you often travel by public transportation in Bangkok and want to avoid queuing for this card at the counter. Especially on weekends, many tourists also use public transportation so the queue at the card purchasing counter can be quite long.

Chatuchak Map

Chatuchak Market is divided into many areas, and therefore, you might get confused when you get there. The following is a breakdown of the area numbers and the types of goods they sell. We recommend bookmarking this page so you can always check it when you arrive in Chatuchak!

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