Airport Rail Link (service: 6:00-24:00 hrs everyday)
Suvarnabhumi station is located right under the main terminal building (B1 Level).
Covering City Line (starts from 15 THB to 45 THB)
a distance of 28 kilometres. The line starts from Phyathai Station and makes stops at Rajprarop Station, Makkasan Station, Ramkhamhaeng Station, Hua Mark Station, Thab Chang Station, and Lad Krabang Station before reaching Suvarnabhumi Station within 30 minutes
Express line (a single ticket: 90 THB and a round trip ticket: 150 THB)
The express line runs directly from Makkasan Station to Suvarnabhumi Station without any stops. A journey takes about 15 minutes (runs every 20 minutes)
The express line runs directly from Phyathai Station to Suvarnabhumi Station without stops. A journey takes about 18 minutes (runs every 20 minutes).
Passengers are advised to take a skytrain (either City line or express line) to Phyathai Station in order to change to the BTS skytrain from there.
A public taxi is available at Suvarnabhumi Airport 24/7. It takes about 40~60 minutes to get to the Bangkok downtown area. Fare charged according to the distance traveled plus an extra fee of 50 THB for the driver. Platform of Passenger Terminal is on the 1st Floor, Gates 4 and 7.
Airport Limousine (24 hours service) with various kinds of cars operates by Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited. Positioning of the rented car can be tracked with the Geographic Positioning System (GPS) for the convenience and security of the passenger. Service rates is according to the distance traveled and type of vehicles. Contact the Airport Limousine Service Counter on the 2nd Floor at Baggage Claims and Arrival Hall exits, channel A, B and C.
Further information, please visit http://www.suvarnabhumiairport.com/passenger_en.php
By BTS Sky Train: The above-ground, electric BTS Sky train has two lines that travel above Sukhumvit, Silom, Sathorn, and Phahonyothin roads. The routes connect Bangkok’s leading hotels and major shopping areas such as Siam Square, Silom Road, Ratchaprasong, and Chatuchak Weekend Market. The fare ranges from 15-60 THB according to the distance. The trains run from 6 a.m. to midnight, daily. The BTS Sky Train has interchange points with the MRT Subway at Asoke/Sukhumvit, Sala Daeng/Silom, and Mo Chit/Chatuchak Park. The BTS Sky Train also has interchange points with the Chao Phraya River Boats at Saphan Thaksin/Sathorn and Bangkok’s Eastern and Northern Bus Terminals at Ekkamai and Mo Chit respectively. For more information, visit www.bts.co.th
By MRT (Subway)
connects many top tourist attractions with various accommodation areas, markets, and business districts. Fares range from 14 to 36 THB. The trains run from 6 a.m. to midnight, daily. The MRT Subway has interchange points with the BTS Sky Train at Sukhumvit/Asoke, Silom/Sala Daeng, and Chatuchak Park/Mo Chit. It also services the Bangkok Train Station, Hua Lumphong. For more information, visit
Free from the traffic jams that clog Bangkok’s roads on a daily basis, river taxis service the Chao Phraya River and numerous klongs (canals) around the city. Some are just river crossing ferries, but others service the many landing stages on both banks of the Chao Phraya and cover routes that go up as far as the northern suburb of Nonthaburi.
By Taxi: Taxis using the meter charge a minimum of 35 THB for the first 3 kilometers, and approximately 5 THB per kilometer thereafter. All 30,000+ taxis cruising Bangkok city streets are metered and are required by law to use them. If a taxi offers you a fixed-price fare politely ask to use the meter. If not, then flag down another taxi.
By Tuk Tuk: These three-wheeled, open-air, motorized taxis are popular for short journeys. Fares must be bargained in advance.
By Bus: Public buses are plentiful and cheap, with a minimum fare of 7~8 THB between most destinations within metropolitan Bangkok. Air-conditioned buses have minimum and maximum fares of 10 and 22 THB, respectively. Air-conditioned micro-buses charge a flat fare of 25 THB for all routes. A bus route map is available at bookshops and the TAT office. Visit www.bmta.co.th for more information on Bangkok’s public buses or call 1348.