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Suvarnabhumi Airport | Don Muang Airport


Thailand is now operating two airports in and just outside Bangkok. Suvarnabhumi is the newly opened airport, located in Samut Prakan Province. Airport codes for Suvarnabhumi and Don Muang are BKK and DMK, respectively.

Passengers who have to connect their flights between Suvarnabhumi and Don Muang Airports, should allow at least 50 minutes to travel (it can be 1-2 hours depending on traffic). The distance between the two airports is about 40 km by using the expressway. The metered taxi will cost around 400-500 baht (depending on traffic), including expressway tolls and 50 baht surcharge on the meter.

 Suvarnabhumi Airport
 Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited or AOT

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Suvarnabhumi Airport covers an approximate area of 32 sq.km. Located at Km.15 on the east-bound Bangna-Trat Highway in Bang Phli District, Samut Prakan Province. It is about 29 km. from Bangkok's downtown. All international flights (arrivals and departures) and some domestic flights are operated here.

At the initial phase of service provision, the north section of this newly opened airport will be able to accommodate 45 million passengers per year, 76 flights per hour and 3 million tons of cargo handling per year.

Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link

Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link provides direct rail services to and from Suvarnabhumi Airport. Suvarnabhumi Station is an underground station, part of which is located under Suvarnabhumi Airport Terminal. Owned by the State Railway of Thailand (SRT), both SA Express Service and SA City Line are operated on the same tracks at speeds of up to 160 km/hr.

SA Express Service: Suvarnabhumi Airport Makkasan (City Air Terminal, interchange with MRT Phetchaburi Station)
SA Express is a 15-minute non-stop ride with a flat fare of 150 baht. It runs between 06.00 and 24.00 hrs. Each train has 3 passenger coaches, a seating capacity of 170, and one luggage coach. At Makkasan Station, passengers can check-in at check-in counters and load their luggage to the train, which also provides the convenient transfer to various airlines.

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SA City Line Service: Suvarnabhumi Airport Lat Krabang Ban Thap Chang Hua Mak Ramkhamhaeng Makkasan Ratcahprarop Phaya Thai (interchange with BTS Phaya Thai Station)
SA City Line is a 30-minute commuter trip which operates between Suvarnabhumi Airport and Phaya Thai Station. There are 8 stops including the terminal stations. Services are available from 06.00 to 24.00 hrs and the fares start from 15 to 45 baht. The train has 3 passenger coaches with a capacity of 745 passengers.

Transportation Services


The Public Transportation Centre of the airport is located near the Bangkok Catering Company Building about 5 min. drive from the passenger terminal. Passengers can find all types of transportation here--limousines, taxis, rented cars and express buses. One can get to the centre from the terminals via a shuttle bus.

1. Airport Express
There are four express bus routes from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Bangkok downtown. The cost is 150 baht for entire route. (Service hours: 05.30-24.00 hrs.)

• AE 1: Suvarnabhumi Airport-Surawong Rd.-Silom Rd.
Bus stops: Phetburi Soi 30, Central World Plaza, (BTS) Ratchadamri Station, Lumpini Park, Sala Daeng (on Rama 4 Rd.), Montien Hotel, Tawana Ramada Hotel, Plaza Hotel, Surawong Soi Kamjai Lamsuri, Charoen Krung Soi 47/1, Loet Sin Hospital, Central Silom, Silom Soi 26, Narai Hotel (Silom Soi 18), Sofitel Hotel (Silom Soi 12), Bangkok Bank (Silom Soi 6), (BTS) Sala Daeng Station

• AE 2: Suvarnabhumi Airport-Khao San Rd.
Bus stops: Phetburi Soi 30, Platinum Fashion Mall, Phetburi soi 20, Phetburi Soi 10, Uruphong, Saphan Khao, Thai Airways (Lan Luang), Wat Ratchanadda, Democracy Monument, Royal Hotel, National Theatre, Phra Athit Rd., Phra Sumen, Khao San Rd.

• AE 3: Suvarnabhumi Airport-Sukhumvit (Nana)
Bus stops: Sukhumvit Soi 52-50, Phra Khanong Market, Eastern Bus Terminal, Sukhumvit Soi 38, Sukhumvit Soi 34, Sukhumvit Soi 24, Sukhumvit Soi 20, Sukhumvit Soi 18, Sukhumvit Soi 10 (Bangkok Bank), Sukhumvit Soi 6, Sukhumvit Soi 2, Central Chit Lom, Central World Plaza, Phetburi Soi 25, Phetburi Soi 35, Soi Nana

• AE 4: Suvarnabhumi Airport-Hua Lamphong Railway Station
Bus stops: Victory Monument, Soi Rangnam, 99 Hotel, (BTS) Phaya Thai Station, Department of Livestock, (BTS) Ratchathewi Station, Siam Discovery Centre, Ma Boon Khrong (MBK), Chulalongkorn University, Mandarin Hotel, Bangkok Centre Hotel, Hua Lamphong Railway Station

For more details about Airport Express services, please call +66 (0) 2134 2443, 2134 8030 or contact the Airport Express Bus Counter (gate 8, the 1st floor of the passenger building).

2. Public Buses in Bangkok
The public bus service run to and from several destinations around Bangkok.
No. 549 : Suvarnabhumi Airport – Minburi
No. 550 : Suvarnabhumi Airport – Happy Land
No. 551 : Suvarnabhumi Airport – Victory Monument (Expressway)
No. 552 : Suvarnabhumi Airport – Khlong Toei (On Nut BTS Station)
No. 553 : Suvarnabhumi Airport – Samut Prakan
No. 554 : Suvarnabhumi Airport – Rangsit (Don Muang Airport)

3. The Transport Co., Ltd. has provided bus routes to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

3.1 Suvarnabhumi Airport – Eastern Region
No.389 Suvarnabhumi – Laem Chabang – Pattaya
Departure times: 9.00, 11.00 and 15.00
No.390 Suvarnabhumi – Watthana Nakhon – Aranyaprathet – Rongklua Market
Departure times: 8.00, 11.00
3.2 Suvarnabhumi Airport – Northeastern Region
No.825 Suvarnabhumi – Saraburi – Nakhon Ratchasima – Kon Kaen
– Udon Thani – Nong Khai
Departure times: 6.00, 22.30
3.3 The Transport Co., Ltd. has also arranged for buses, which run from Bangkok to other provinces in the Eastern Region, to stop by Suvarnabhumi Airport.
No.55 Bangkok (Ekamai) – Suvarnabhumi – Chachoengsao – Bang Khla
No.9904 Bangkok (Chatuchak) – Suvarnabhumi – Chon Buri
No.9905 Bangkok (Chatuchak) – Suvarnabhumi – Ban Bueng – Laem Chabang – Bang Lamung – Pattaya
No.9906 Bangkok (Chatuchak) – Suvarnabhumi – Ban Chang – Ban Mabtaput – Rayong
No.9907 Bangkok (Chatuchak) – Suvarnabhumi – Ban Bueng – Nong Yai
– Wang Chan – Klaeng – Chanthaburi
No.9908 Bangkok (Chatuchak) – Suvarnabhumi – Ban Bueng – Nong Yai
– Wang Chan – Klaeng – Chanthaburi – Khlung – Ban San Tung
– Trat
No.9909 Bangkok (Chatuchak) – Suvarnabhumi – Si Racha – Laem Chabang
No.9910 Bangkok (Chatuchak) – Suvarnabhumi – Chachoengsao – Bang Khla
No.9916 Bangkok (Ekamai) – Suvarnabhumi – Phanom Sarakham – Khao Hin Son – Sa Kaeo

4. Shuttle Bus Service
Free shuttle bus service is provided for passengers. Express route connects the main terminal directly to the transport center. Ordinary route connects to other airport facilities.

5. Limousine
To get a limousine, contact the Limousine Service Counter at the Arrivals Level (2nd floor).

6. Metered Taxis
Metered taxis are available outside the exit on the 1st floor. Passengers can
also take a shuttle bus to the transportation center which has more taxis. There is a 50 baht surcharge on the meter. The trips to the city will cost 300 – 400 baht (plus highway tolls) and take 40 – 60 min. depending on traffic.

For more information, please visit www.suvarnabhumiairport.com or call Suvarnabhumi call centre on tel. 0 2132 1888

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