Novel Coronavirus – COVID-19 testing in Bangkok


Where To Get Tested For COVID-19 In Bangkok - Hospital Guides, Prices, Tips

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As Thailand’s COVID-19 cases are going up, many people have started to take their own health more seriously, especially in fear of unknowingly being infected. 

To ease your mind, here’s a list of hospitals in Bangkok where you can get tested for COVID-19.  

Note: There’s a possibility that prices might differ for locals and foreigners, as well as for individual cases. Do make sure to give a hospital a call to double-check before your appointment.


1. Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute


Price: ฿8,000 – 14,000. Tests may be free based on doctors’ discretion, as reported by Khaosod.
Address: 38 Moo 4/14 Tiwanon Rd, Mueang Nonthaburi District, Nonthaburi 11000
Nearest Train Station: Ministry of Public Health MRT
Telephone: +66-2-951-1171
Website


2. Chulalongkorn Hospital


Price: ฿3,000 – 6,000
Address: 1873 Rama IV Rd, Pathum Wan, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330
Nearest Train Station: Saladaeng BTS
Telephone: +66-2-256-4000
Website


3. Ramathibodi Hospital


Price: ฿5,000 (Thais), ฿7,000 (Foreigners)
Address: 270 Thanon Rama VI, Thung Phaya Thai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400
Nearest Train Station: Victory Monument BTS
Telephone: +66-2-201-1000
Website

Note: Tests will only be given to those with COVID-19 symptoms.


4. Vichaiyut Hospital


Price: ฿7,500
Address: 53 Setsiri Rd, Phyathai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400
Nearest Train Station: Ari BTS
Telephone: +66-2-265-7777
Website

Note: Tests are reserved for those with COVID-19 symptoms.


5. Bangpakok 9 International Hospital


Price: ฿7,900 – ฿10,000
Address: 362 Rama 2 Road, Bang Mot, Chom Thong, Bangkok 10150
Nearest Train Station: Ari BTS
Telephone: +66-2-109-9111
Website


6. Phyathai 2 Hospital


Price: ฿6,100 – ฿6,500
Address: 943 Phahonyothin Rd, Phaya Thai, Bangkok 10400
Nearest Train Station: Sanam Pao BTS
Telephone: +66-2-271-6700
Website


7. Phyathai 3 Hospital


Price: ฿6,100 – ฿6,500
Address: 111 Phet Kasem Rd, Pak Khlong Phasi Charoen, Phasi Charoen, Bangkok 10160
Nearest Train Station: Bang Phai MRT
Telephone: +66-2-467-1111
Website

Note: Tests will only be given to those with recent travel to high-risk countries.


8. PatRangsit Hospital


Price: ฿8,000
Address: Pathum Thai limited company, Phahonyothin Rd, Khu Khot, Lam Luk Ka District, Pathum Thani 12130
Telephone: +66-2-998-9999
Website


9. Siriraj Piyamaharajkarun Hospital


Price: Based on doctors’ prescription
Address: 2 Thanon Wang Lang, Siri Rat, Bangkok Noi, Bangkok 10700
Nearest Train Station: Bang Khun Non MRT
Telephone: +66-2-419-1000
Website

Note: Tests will only be given to those with COVID-19 symptoms


10. The Bangkok Christian Hospital


Price: ฿8,000 – ฿10,000 for both Thais and foreigners
Address: 124 Si Lom, Suriya Wong, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500
Nearest Train Station: Saladaeng BTS
Telephone: +66-2-625-9000
Website


11. Praram 9 Hospital


Price: Prices start from ฿9,200 (Thais) and ฿10,000 (foreigners). Depending on individual cases, prices can reach up to ฿16,000.
Address: 99 Rama IX Rd, Bang Kapi, Huai Khwang, Bangkok 10310
Nearest Train Station: Phra Ram 9 MRT
Telephone: +66-2-202-9999
Website

Update, 18th March 2020: Due to a current shortage of test items, the hospital is not providing diagnoses at the moment.


12. Paolo Hospital Phaholyothin


Price: ฿5,000 (Thais), from ฿6,000 (Foreigners)
Address: 670 1 Phahonyothin Rd, Samsen Nai, Phaya Thai, Bangkok 10400
Nearest Train Station: Saphan Khwai BTS
Telephone: +66-2-279-7000
Website


13. Paolo Hospital Chokchai 4


Price: ฿6,000-7,000 for both Thais and foreigners
Address: 1 Chok Chai 4 Rd, Lat Phrao, Bangkok 10230
Nearest Train Station: Ratchadaphisek MRT
Telephone: +66-2-514-4140
Website


14. Paolo Hospital Samutprakarn


Price: ฿6,500 for both Thais and foreigners
Address: 123 Moo 8 Srinagarindra Rd, Tambon Bang Muaeng, Samut Prakan 10270
Nearest Train Station: Srinagarindra BTS
Telephone: +66-2-363-2000
Website


15. Paolo Hospital Rangsit


Price: ฿8,000 for both Thais and foreigners
Address: 11, 1 Rangsit – Nakhon Nayok Rd, Tambon Prachathipat, Thanyaburi District, Pathum Thani 12130
Telephone: +66-2-577-8111
Website


16. Paolo Hospital Kaset


Price: ฿6,500 for both Thais and foreigners
Address: 2012 5-7 Soi Phahon Yothin 34, Sena Nikhom, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900
Nearest Train Station: Sena Niknom BTS
Telephone: +66-2-150-0900
Website


17. Paolo Hospital Phrapradaeng


Price: ฿8,600-฿9,000 for both Thais and foreigners
Address: Suksawad Road, Pak Khlong Bang Pla Kot, Phra Samut Chedi District, Samut Prakan 10290
Telephone: +66-2-818-9000
Website


18. Rajavithi Hospital


Price: Prices may vary depending on individual cases
Address: 2 Phayathai Rd, Thung Phaya Thai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400
Nearest Train Station: Victory Monument BTS
Telephone: +66-2-354-8108
Website

Note: Tests will only be given to those with COVID-19 symptoms


18. Ramkhamhaeng Hospital – drive-thru test


Where To Get Tested For COVID-19 In Bangkok - Hospital Guides, Prices, Tips

To reduce direct contact with other patients, you can also get tested for COVID-19 at a drive-thru testing station at Ramkhamhaeng Hospital.

Once you’re there, you don’t need to step out of the vehicle. Just roll down your window and allow the staff member to take a sample from your nasal cavity and throat. Then, the hospital will send your sample to a laboratory for examination. 

Where To Get Tested For COVID-19 In Bangkok - Hospital Guides, Prices, Tips

The results will be sent to you via e-mail, SMS, and the hospital’s app after 5 – 8 hours from when your sample has been collected. If you come here in the afternoon, you’ll get the result the following morning. 

Due to huge demand of people wanting to get tested, you must leave your phone number with the hospital’s inbox on Facebook and wait for a scheduled appointment via SMS. This way, the hospital can manage a huge number of people per day and deliver fast service.  

Price: ฿6,500 for both Thais and foreigners (Price from the hospital’s website)
Address: 436 Ramkhamhaeng Rd, Hua Mak, Bang Kapi District, Bangkok 10240
Telephone: +66-2-743-9999


High-risk people get tested for free


If a person is classified as a “high-risk” patient, that person can get tested for COVID-19 for free. According to Thairath, you’ll have to fall under one of these categories to be grouped as such:

  1. Have a body temperature higher than 37.5 ํ Celsius, along with a respiratory problem including coughing, sore throat, runny nose, and breathing difficulty.
  2. Recently arrived from high-risk countries including China, South Korea, Iran, and Italy.
  3. Been in close contact with travellers from high-risk countries.
  4. Been in close contact with those tested positive for COVID-19
  5. Healthcare workers who came across COVID-19 patients.

Real-time update


Where To Get Tested For COVID-19 In Bangkok - Hospital Guides, Prices, Tips

Covidtracker is available in Thai, English, Chinese, and Japanese
Source

A Thai website developing and software company 5Lab has launched a website called Covidtracker, which allows the public to track COVID-19 cases around Thailand. 

Where To Get Tested For COVID-19 In Bangkok - Hospital Guides, Prices, Tips

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The website also includes information on the patients’ status, hospitals that are open for testing, as well as clarifications on any false rumours regarding the situation.

If you’re in a high-risk group, we urge you to visit any hospital on the list. For those who are not at risk, it’s highly advisable to remain calm and protect yourself by avoiding going to crowded areas, washing hands regularly, and wearing masks – be strong and safe, everyone

You can also take precautionary measures such as daily temperature taking to ensure that you’re keeping up with your health.


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