Khlong Saen Saep boat service

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Pratunam Pier, which is an interchange between the western Golden Mount line and the eastern NIDA line.

The Khlong Saen Saep Express Boat service operates on the Khlong Saen Saep in Bangkok, providing fast, inexpensive transportation through the city's traffic-congested commercial districts. The service has a checkered reputation, due to the polluted water in the khlong and the haphazard nature in which the service is operated.

The 18-kilometre route is served by 100 boats of 40-50 seats, and operates 5:30am to 8:30pm daily on weekdays (7pm at the weekend). Prices are 8 to 20 baht, depending on distance travelled. The service carries about 60,000 passengers per day. It is run by a company called Family Transport.

Route[edit]

The service runs between Pom Prap Sattru Phai and Bang Kapi districts in Bangkok. At Pratu Nam pier in Pathum Wan/Ratchathewi districts is an interchange between the western line, which terminates at Golden Mount, and the eastern line which terminates at NIDA, where passengers must change boats. Boats go past Watthana and Huai Khwang districts, running parallel to Phet Buri Road.

Golden Mount Line begins in Pom Prap Sattru Phai, heading west are Phan Fa Lilat, Bobe Market, and Charoen Phon stops
Continuing west on Golden Mount Line in Pathum Wan district stops in Hua Chang (MBK), Pratu Nam (Central Pier). NIDA line begins in Pratu Nam, heading west stops in Chit Lom, Witthayu, Nana Nuea.
NIDA line heading west in Watthana district stops in Asoke, Prasan Mit, Ital-Thai, RCA, Thong Lo, Charn Issara, and Klong Tan

NIDA Line[edit]

  1. Pratunam - interchange, near Pratunam garment district, CentralWorld and Pantip Plaza.
  2. Chidlom - near Central Chidlom.
  3. Wireless - at Witthayu Road near British Embassy.
  4. Nana Nua (Sukhumvit Soi 3) - near Bumrungrad Hospital, "Little Africa" neighborhood.
  5. Nana Chard (Sukhumvit Soi 15)
  6. Asoke-Petchaburi - near Bangkok Metro Phetchaburi station and the old site of Embassy of Japan.
  7. Prasanmit - at Srinakharinwirot University (Prasarn Mitr Campus).
  8. Italthai - at Italthai Tower
  9. Wat Mai Chonglom - near Royal City Avenue (RCA).
  10. Baan Don Mosque
  11. Soi Thonglor - a trendy street with many boutique shopping malls.
  12. Charn Issara - at Charn Issara 2 Building.
  13. Vijit School
  14. Sapan Klongtun - near busy intersection of Petchaburi, Ramkhamhaeng, Rama IX and Phra Khanong roads, with Bangkok Skytrain (BTS) shuttle-bus service.
  15. The Mall Ram 3 - The Mall Ramkhamhaeng, near Rama IX Road intersection.
  16. Wat Noi
  17. Ramkhamhaeng.29
  18. Wat Thepleela - Soi Ram Khamheang 39
  19. Ramkhamhaeng.U - Opposite Ramkhamhaeng University.
  20. Mahadthai
  21. Wat Klang
  22. The Mall Bangkapi - The Mall Bangkapi on Lat Phrao Road.
  23. Bangkapi - Bang Kapi district office and market.
  24. Wat Sriboonreung - terminal pier, near National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA).

Golden Mount Line[edit]

  1. Panfa Leelard - terminal, near Golden Mount and other attractions.
  2. Talad Bobae - a large garment market.
  3. Sapan Charoenpol
  4. Baan Krua Nua
  5. Sapan Hua Chang - near MBK Center and Bangkok Skytrain National Stadium station and Siam station, and closest to Bangkok Skytrain Ratchathewi station.
  6. Pratunam - interchange, near Pratunam garment district, CentralWorld and Pantip Plaza.

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