How to Get from Bangkok City to Suvarnabhumi Airport
People planning their back flight from Bangkok often wonder how to get from the city center to Suvarnabhumi Airport. In this article, we’ve collected actual options of transportation from Bangkok downtown to the air hub. Hope you’ll find our information useful.
Taxi from Bangkok City to Suvarnabhumi Airport
You can easily find a taxi in Bangkok, especially near malls, hotels, cafes, etc. All local cabs are metered, and if a driver is eager to offer you a fixed fare to get to Suvarnabhumi Airport, they probably try to overcharge you. Don't negotiate a price, you’d better change a taxi. A journey from Bangkok city downtown to Suvarnabhumi Airport takes around 20 euros and 45 minutes. Note that the majority of Bangkok taxi drivers don’t understand English, and you may need to explain yourself in gestures.
Transfer from Bangkok City to Suvarnabhumi Airport
If you don’t want to arrange a taxi travel to Suvarnabhumi, think of a private transfer option. The difference is that you pre-order a journey in advance, and receive a preferred class vehicle at any time and point you need. To reserve a Kiwitaxi transfer, you should indicate in the booking: exact pick-up time and place, a destination, a number of passengers. A transfer fare is fixed and depends on a car class you choose. To place an order, you need to provide your bank card details.
A Kiwitaxi transfer from Bangkok city center to Suvarnabhumi Airport costs from 27 euros, the trip lasts 45 minutes. Your driver will be waiting for you at the agreed place and time to safely and quickly get you to the air terminal. Kiwitaxi hires only professional licensed drivers and operates technically inspected cars, which makes the service reliable and safe.
Public Transport from Bangkok City to Suvarnabhumi Airport
You may take an Airport Rail Link train in Bangkok to get to Suvarnabhumi Airport in half an hour, paying 1-2 euros per ticket. The train is available round the clock, but you need to know the scheduled stations. Also, there’s a public 1-euro bus departing from Ratchadamnoen Avenue every hour from 6 am to 11 pm and reaching Suvarnabhumi Airport in about an hour. The bus has no designated place for luggage – you’ll have to keep everything with you during the trip.
Unlike a door-to-door service offered by taxis and transfers, public transport implies reaching a terminal or a pick-up station first, which takes additional time.
If you’re going from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport by rented car, choose the route via Road 5. Despite you’ll have to pay for expressways, this is the shortest way to the air terminal.