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How to Get to AIT Bangkok Campus

AIT is located 40 km north of Bangkok on Paholyothin Road. Taxis from central Bangkok cost a minimum of Baht 300, depending on traffic conditions at the time.

For directions on transportation to or from Suvarnabhumi International Aiport, click here.

AIT is located 16 km north of Bangkok's Don Muang International Airport. Transport from the Airport is available by Airport Limousine (Baht 600, US$ 16) and by taxi (Baht 200-250).

Two air-conditioned bus routes terminate at AIT: 

1. No. 29 (Downtown-Airport-AIT) and

2. No. 39 (Downtown Victory Monument - Paholyothin Road - AIT.)


Working Hours

Working Hours: 07:30 to 16:30 daily
Holidays: Thai official holidays

Temporary Accommodation

Temporary accommodation can be arranged at a Bangkok hotel. A single room at a first-class hotel would cost at least Baht 2000 daily.

Accommodation at the AIT Conference Center Hotel on campus is available to conference delegates, training program participants, AIT staff, faculty, students, alumni and their immediate families. Single rooms, twin-bed rooms and suites can be booked. Information about longer-term accommodation for students and faculty/staff is available as is information from the Housing Office .


The AIT Conference Center Dining Hall is open for service everyday from 07:00 to 22:30. Meals cost about Baht 100. A variety of Thai, Muslim and Chinese food is available at the Student Cafeteria, which is open from 07:00 to 20:00. A meal in the cafeteria costs about Baht 30.

Communication Services

Mail may be posted at the Government Post Office located on the ground floor of the Administration Building. Its hours of service are 09:00 to 16:00, Monday through Friday. For incoming mail, the following address may be used:

    Your Name
    c/o Your School/Program/Unit
    Asian Institute of Technology
    P.O. Box 4, Klong Luang
    Pathumthani 12120

Telex and fax services are available in the Administration Building Lobby from 07:30 to 20:00, Monday through Friday, and from 10:00 to 17:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays. Long distance or overseas telephone calls can be arranged through the AIT telephone operator at the Administration Building Lobby or through the AIT Center (with a nominal service charge).

AIT's telephone number is (66)-2 516- 0110 (34 lines).

The fax number is (66)-2 516-2126.

There are many calling card and coin phones on campus.

Email is available to all Faculty, Staff and Students of the Institute (Search here). Email addresses for AIT are also available

Climate in Thailand

Thailand has a tropical climate with three seasons. Temperatures in the hot season (March to May) range from 24 C (76 F) to 35 C (95 F). Humidity is high. During the wet season (June to November), the minimum temperature is about 22 C (72 F) and the maximum about 34 C (93 F). Relative humidity is 80% or higher. Short fierce downpours are common.

During the cool season (December to February) the maximum daytime temperature in Bangkok is about 32 C (90 F).