Pratunam Night Market – Shopping in Bangkok at Night

Pratunam Night Market is one of the most popular night markets in Bangkok. Located in Thai capital’s famous shopping district Pratunam, the night market is one of the best places for souvenir and clothing shopping in Bangkok.

Pratunam Night Market – Shopping in Bangkok at Night

In general, Pratunam Night Market is the same Pratunam Market which occupies a large area and is open all day long with a big number of various shops opening at different time.

Unlike the morning and day markets, Pratunam Night Market is more like a retail market selling clothes and a variety of other products such as shoes, hats, watches, jewelry, scarves, underwear, cosmetics, false eyelashes, fashion bags and many others. Plenty of gifts and souvenirs are sold at Pratunam Night Market as well.

Even if the best place for souvenir and gift shopping in Bangkok is Chatuchak Weekend Market, on weekdays Pratunam Night Market is the place to go. Prices here are normally lower than you could find at Bangkok night markets or other shopping venues such as MBK Center, Platinum Fashion Mall.

Pratunam Night Market Location

Pratunam is one of the most famous shopping areas in Bangkok that is conveniently located in the center of the city. Most of Pratunam Market’s stalls and shops that are open at night can be found on the streets just in front of Baiyoke Tower II.

Pratunam Night Market – Shopping in Bangkok at Night

Pratunam Night Market Opening Hours

Pratunam Night Market is open daily, from around 19:00 to 03:00.

However, you can visit Pratunam Market at any other time of the day as well. As early as 04:00 starts Pratunam Morning Market and at the daytime the area is occupied by Pratunam Day Market.

Things to Buy

The choice of goods being sold at Pratunam Night Market can’t compete with Chatuchak Weekend Market but still you won’t be short of the options here.

Clothing of various styles can be found at Pratunam Night Market.

Pratunam Night Market – Shopping in Bangkok at Night

Counterfeit designer brand clothes are not an exception.

Pratunam Night Market – Shopping in Bangkok at Night

At Pratunam Night Market you will also find handmade shoes…

Pratunam Night Market – Shopping in Bangkok at Night

…cheap ladies handbags…

Pratunam Night Market – Shopping in Bangkok at Night

…men’s handbags…

Pratunam Night Market – Shopping in Bangkok at Night

…belts and other accessories.

Pratunam Night Market – Shopping in Bangkok at Night

Cheap electronics is another thing that attracts people to Pratunam Night Market.

Pratunam Night Market – Shopping in Bangkok at Night

Fancying about new watch for as low as 100 THB? Plenty of them can be found here.

Pratunam Night Market – Shopping in Bangkok at Night

Various souvenirs are sold at Pratunam Night Market as well.

Pratunam Night Market – Shopping in Bangkok at Night

Passport holder with free name and free logo costs only 60 THB. It’s one of the best deals that can be found in Bangkok for this popular souvenir.

Pratunam Night Market – Shopping in Bangkok at Night

Food

Street food stalls and restaurants at Pratunam Night Market offer various Thai food dishes for a reasonable price. Grab a seafood snack and enjoy while shopping.

Pratunam Night Market – Shopping in Bangkok at Night

Or take a break and give these deliciously looking fried shrimps a try.

Pratunam Night Market – Shopping in Bangkok at Night

Don’t miss a chance to try various exotic Thai fruits at Pratunam Night Market as well. Vendors serve them prepared for eating right away.

Pratunam Night Market – Shopping in Bangkok at Night

Tips

Cross the main road and continue shopping at Palladium Night Market.

For a different shopping experience walk a bit further to Talad Neon Night Market.

If you are planning to stay in Pratunam, check How to get from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Pratunam Area.

How to get there

When planing your trip to Pratunam Night Market, take into consideration the operating hours of public transportation as canal boats operate only until around 20:00 and all Bangkok metro systems close at midnight.

By Airport Rail Link

Take Airport Rail Link train to Ratchaprarop Station and walk about 400 meters on Ratchaprarop Road. Pratunam Night Market will be on your right.

By MRT

Take MRT Metro to Phetchaburi Station and transfer to Airport Rail Link Makkasan Station. Take Airport Rail Link train to Ratchaprarop station.

By BTS

Take BTS SkyTrain to Phaya Thai Station and transfer to Airport Rail Link Phaya Thai Station. Get on the Airport Rail Link train going to Suvarnabhumi Airport and drop off at Ratchaprarop station.

By Boat

Take Khong Saen Saep Express Boat and drop off at Pratunam Pier.

By Bus

Take a Public Bus No. 13, 14, 17, 54, 72, 73, 74, 77, 183, 204, 504, 514, 536, 547 and drop off at Pratunam Market bus stop.

By Taxi

Take a Taxi and tell the driver to bring you to “Pratunam”. The driver will definitely know the place.