Bangkok Travel has essential travel information of the “City of Angels”, including hotels, festivals, specials, attractions, events, and transportation details of Bangkok BTS train, MRT (metro), and ways from Suvarnabhumi Int’l Airport to downtown Bangkok City area.

Bangkok Transportation

From the Suvarnabhumi International Airport to downtown Bangkok City area
By SARL (Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link): City Line & Express Line

Opened in August, 2010, Bangkok’s airport rail has 2 lines: City Line and Express Line. The City Line stops at 8 stations along the way starting from Suvarnabhumi International Airport to BTS Phaya Thai Station, while the Express Line travels non-stop from the airport to Makkasan Station in 15 minutes.
City Line: 15-45 baht (30 minutes to the Phaya Thai Station)
Express Line: 150 baht (15 minutes to Makkasan Station)

By Bus: Take air-conditioned airport bus no. 552.

By Taxi:
Take taxi on the lower level of the airport. Queue up and inform them of your designated stop, a ticket and a driver would be given and assigned to send you off. It takes about 40 minutes, 350-400 baht (includes 50 baht airport fee & 65 tollway fees) to downtown Hualumphong (Bangkok Train Station).

Please visit the official website of Suvarnabhumi International Airport for more information on transportation from airport to downtown Bangkok. 

BTS Skytrain

BTS SkytrainBangkok BTS Skytrain has 2 lines: Silom and Sukhumvit. The Silom line runs between the National Stadium in Siam shopping area to Wonwian Yai in Thonburi (close to the Grand Palace), while the Sukhumvit line runs from Mo Chit to On Nut. These 2 BTS lines meet at Siam Station, and also interconnect 2 MRT stations: Sala Daeng and Asok. BTS Skytrain runs between 06:30 through midnight with a new train every 3-6 minutes. BTS Skytrain has always been an efficient means of transportation for one’s travel in Bangkok to major shopping areas such as Siam, Silom, Sathorn and more. Travellers may hop on a BTS skytrain to the Chatuchak Weekend Market at Mo Chit Station or Saphan Kwai Station, Siam Discovery Centre, the Paragon, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum and Siam Shopping Area at Siam Station, Central Department Store, SOGO Department Store and Central World at Chitlom Station, the Emporium Department Store at Phrom Phom Station, J Avenue at Thonglor Station, as well as Chao Phraya River at Saphan Taksin Station for an efficient Bangkok travel.

Please visit the official website of Bangkok BTS Skytrain for more information on transportation from airport to downtown Bangkok. 

MRT (Bangkok Metro)

The MRT (Bangkok Metro) has a total of 18 stations running from Bang Sue to Hua Lamphone via Phra Ram 9 (Rama 9). Travelers may simply access to Chatuchak Weekend Market at MRT Kamphaeng Phat Station, Fortune Park IT Mall at Huai Khwang Station, Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre at MRT Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre Station, and Central Ladprao Department Store at Lat Phrao Station. It interconnects 2 BTS Skytrain stations at Sala Daeng and Asok.

Please visit the official website of Bangkok Metro-MRT for more information on transportation from airport to downtown Bangkok. 

From Bangkok to Pattaya

By CarBy Car:
Pattaya, a popular holiday destination about 147 kilometers southeast of Bangkok can easily be connected via Highway no. 7 (Motorway) and Highway no. 3 (Bangna Trad – Chonburi Route) in about 2 hours and 30 minutes.

By Bus:
Air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned coaches are available at Eastern Bus Terminal at Ekkamai, Northern Bus Terminal at Mo Chit, and Southern Bus Termina at Borommarat Chonnani Road. Travellers may also take direct air-conditioned buses that run from 06:30-19:00 daily from Suvarnabhumi International Airport to Pattaya.

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