Sathorn Pier, or known as Central Pier, located near Saphan Taksin Skytrain (BTS) Station in Bangkok, is one of the piers found along the Chao Phraya River Express Boat route.
Sathorn Pier is the main pier where tourists and travelers can find shuttle boats or Chao Phraya Express Boats that include Tourist Boat, Local Line (No Flag), Orange Flag Boat, Yellow Flag Boat and Green Flag Boat. It is the perfect place to make a transfer on both the Bangkok and Thonburi sides.
If you are unfamiliar with the boat routes, taking Blue Flag Chao Phraya Tourist Boat can be a great option as it takes passengers to major attractions around Bangkok such as Wat Pho. It provides service to 8 piers and within one day, you will be able to enjoy unlimited trips along the Chao Phraya River conveniently without going through hassle of buying boat tickets. If you get on board, there will be a tour guide as well who can give you guidance on where to go and what to see. The fare for tourist boat costs ฿150 for unlimited service per day.
Sathorn Pier also provide shuttle boats to major hotels like The Peninsula Bangkok, Millennium Hilton Bangkok, Menam Riverside Hotel, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bangkok and Bangkok Marriott Resort & Spa. It also offers shuttle boat to Bangkok Night Festival Market named Asiatique the Riverfront.
You can buy Chao Phraya Express Boat tickets at Sathorn Pier (Central Pier), Phra Arthit Pier, BTS Tourist services Unit, Siam Station (interchange station) and Taksin Station.
*LOCAL LINE (NO FLAG) Route : Nonthaburi (N30) ~ Wat Rajsingkorn (S3) Operation : Monday - Friday Morning Service 06:45 - 07:30 hrs. Afternoon Service 16:00 - 16:30 hrs. Fares : 8 / 10 / 12 Baht (Depends on distance)