How to get to Suvarnabhumi Airport from Bangkok?
two three types of airport link train from Suvarnabhumi airport to Bangkok – two different express trains which only take 15 minutes, and a city link train which takes just under 30 minutes. The first express train from Suvarnabhumi airport makes no stops and goes straight to the Bangkok Makkasan Station and back again. The second express train goes from Phayathai to Suvarnabhumi airport and back again. Phayathai is the most convenient stop for interchanging with the Bangkok city skytrain (BTS).
Either express airport link train to Suvarnabhumi airport costs 90 baht, while the Bangkok City train costs 45 Baht. The City train from Suvarnabhumi airport Bangkok takes longer as it makes a few stops. These stops are Lat Krabang, Ban Thup Chang, Hua Mak, Ratchaprarop, Phaya Thai and of course Makkasan.
Both of these airport link trains run every day between 6AM and midnight. They are clean and air conditioned and really take the hassle out of getting to and from Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok, especially at high traffic times. The downside is, you have to carry your luggage slightly further if you have a lot of luggage with you. That being said, there are plenty of people on the airport link trains from Suvarnabhumi airport with their luggage, so you won’t feel out of place.
Does the BTS Skytrain go all the way to Suvarnabhumi Airport?
No. However, if you are staying in Bangkok near a BTS stop then you can get to the Suvarnabhumi airport link very easily. Catch the airport link train at the BTS Phayathai station to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi airport – just follow signs to the airport link from there. It’s only a couple of minutes walk and much cheaper and reliable than catching a taxi.
If you’re travelling to Bangkok alone or in just a small group, taking the Express airport link trains or City train to Suvarnabhumi airport will save you hundreds of baht and time sitting in traffic.
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