When is Chatuchak Market open?

2018-01-31T16:33:50+00:00January 31st, 2018|

Chatuchak Market opening times: Wednesday and Thursday (Plant section only) 7am-6pm Friday (Wholesale only) 6pm-12pm Saturday and Sunday (The whole market) 9am-6pm

Can I send my items directly home?

2018-01-31T16:32:18+00:00January 31st, 2018|

Various courier services are available at Chatuchak Market such as DHL, which will ship your items overseas. This service is not included in the price when you buy the item from the stalls.

Can I buy in bulk?

2018-01-31T16:32:13+00:00January 31st, 2018|

It depends on the stall owner, but in most cases, yes. A lot of the owners carry a limited number of certain products but it can be arranged so they can get more sent in [...]

How long should I be there for?

2018-01-31T16:32:09+00:00January 31st, 2018|

The market is open for the majority of the day but it is recommended to allow half a day minimum to have a good look around Chatuchak. It takes at least 3 hours to briefly [...]

What should I wear?

2018-01-31T16:32:04+00:00January 31st, 2018|

Chatuchak Market is very big and requires a lot of walking in hot temperatures. It would be advised to wear comfortable walking shoes and light clothing that is suitable for the humid weather. Many Thais [...]

When is the best time to go?

2018-01-31T16:31:59+00:00January 31st, 2018|

It is advised to go in the morning to Chatuchak Market. It gets very hot and busy in the mid-afternoon. You should allow the majority of the day to go to the market and leaving [...]

How should I barter?

2018-01-31T16:31:55+00:00January 31st, 2018|

Smiling and being polite is a good start to getting a deal. Don’t be scared to walk away if you are unsure with the price. You can shop around and see if you can get [...]

Are prices negotiable?

2018-01-31T16:31:50+00:00January 31st, 2018|

Yes, unless it clearly states in the stall otherwise. Bartering is common across Thailand so remember to haggle for the best possible price.


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