How to Get from Bangkok Don Mueang Airport to Bangkok City and Other Destinations
Don Muang Airport is located 30 kilometers north of the center of Bangkok. You can travel from it to Hua Hin, Bangkok, Pattaya or Suvarnabhumi International Airport by taxi, transfer or public transport.
Taxi from Bangkok Don Mueang Airport
One of the usual and convenient options for traveling in Thailand is a taxi. You can order a car by phone or on the airport's website, or you can catch a taxi in the street. In addition, to the left of Bangkok Airport, there is a taxi rank, where you can choose one of the available cars.
If you arrive at night, ordering a car is the only possible option to get to your destination, since public transport in the country runs only during the day. Also if you need to make a change to another flight, which leaves from Suvarnabhumi, you can order a taxi.
A taxi from Bangkok Airport will take you anywhere in Thailand, however, when ordering a car you may encounter some difficulties. For example, local drivers usually do not speak foreign languages well, so we advise you to write on paper the name of the place you need to go to and show it to the driver.
A taxi from Bangkok Don Mueang Airport to Bangkok City will cost you 300-400 baht, and the trip will take about half an hour. But its cost can greatly increase depending on the time of day, traffic jams, and toll roads.
Transfer from Bangkok Don Mueang Airport
If you like traveling with all the amenities and do not know how to get from Don Muang Airport to Hua Hin or Bangkok, it is better to book a transfer via the Internet. This is a very beneficial service, especially if you are traveling with children or a lot of luggage.
It is better to book a transfer from Bangkok Don Mueang Airport to your hotel or any other destination in advance. On the Kiwitaxi website, you can choose a car suitable for you depending on the number of passengers and luggage (for example, you can even book a minivan if you travel in a group). Next, you need to make a full prepayment online by card or add your card to your booking and pay in cash to the driver later.
If you are planning a trip with a child, do not forget to order a baby car seat additionally, you just need to tick the corresponding box when booking a car.
Tariffs for Kiwitaxi services can be found on our website. The cost of each trip is fixed, which means that after booking the car it will not change under any circumstances.
When booking a transfer from Bangkok Airport on the Kiwitaxi website, you can leave your flight details. In this case, the driver will meet you right at the entrance to the airport. To ensure that you do not get lost, the driver will hold a nameplate with your name.
All Kiwitaxi drivers undergo special training. They not only take you to your destination as fast as possible but also provide high-quality service and pleasant communication. In addition, the driver will help you with your luggage.
Kiwitaxi service offers its customers only new cars, the age of which does not exceed seven years. All our cars are equipped with air conditioning to conveniently travel long distances.
Public transport from Bangkok Don Mueang Airport
You can also leave Don Muang Airport by bus or train. Public transport is the most inexpensive way of traveling within the country as the bus fares are quite low. Buses in Thailand are usually equipped with air conditioning and a place for luggage. The bus station is right outside the airport under the overpass.
It's possible to get to Pattaya from Don Muang Airport by bus but only with change. First, you need to get to the North Bus Station in Bangkok and then change to the bus to Pattaya.
If you prefer traveling by train, you can take a train at Don Muang Railway Station, which is located near the airport. The train goes to Hua Lamphong Station in Bangkok. However, this option is more suitable for tourists who have free time, since the schedule of electric trains is not always respected.
Bangkok Don Mueang Airport: useful information
Don Muang is the second international airport in Thailand. It has two terminals: one serves international flights, the other — domestic ones. The building is not very big, it has a simple planning, so it is impossible to get lost there. The prices for tickets to Don Muang are much lower than for the same flights arriving in Suvarnabhumi.
The airport has everything for the comfort of tourists: restaurants, Internet cafes, a medical center, a car rental desk, a currency exchange office, two luggage rooms, and an information desk.
Don Muang Airport has two waiting rooms, regular and a VIP-class one, souvenir shops, duty-free shop, and bank branches. For travelers, there is a hotel, where, if necessary, you can stay at night.