There are many ground transportation options at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport: Bangkok Airport Shuttle, Taxi Service, Limousines, Rental Cars, and Public Vans & Buses. To choose the best Bangkok Airport transfer, you have to decide whether you need privacy or want to reduce the expenses by sharing your ride.
In order to help you book the best deal, we have listed all transfer options and rates for a ride from Bangkok Airport to the city.
There is free airport shuttle service at BKK for both airport staff and passengers. Shuttle Bus Express can take you from the airport terminal to the Public Transportation Center and Car Rental Center. So, if you want to use public transport or rent a cat from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Bangkok, use this yellow or blue complimentary shuttle to get to one of these centers first.
There is a regular shuttle service between Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang International Airport from 5 AM to 12 AM. This service is free, and you can locate this shuttle at the Passenger Terminal on the second Floor, Gate 3. If you need a ride from BKK to Don Muang Airport, this is the best solution.
There are some private airport shuttles you can book from Bangkok Airport to Bangkok, such as Klook Airport transfers. The rate from Suvarnabhumi Airport to the city will be $20.15 if you use online booking process. They offer a meet-and-greet service and have great reviews.
To find your ride at BKK Airport, look for a Klook airport representative at the Arrival Hall between Gates 3 and 4.
There are three transportation options, both being great choices when it comes to the price - public buses, public vans, and airport rail. Buses are definitely the cheapest option but bear in mind that they could be crowded and take longer to get you to a destination. There are 11 available bus routes with rates ranging from 24 to 35 baht($0.77-1.12).
As opposed to public buses, public vans offer a more comfortable service with fewer stops along the way. There are 9 available routes with rates ranging from 25 to 70 baht($0.80-2.24). Since the price is similar, we recommend using vans to get to your destination faster.
How to find the bus/van pick-up spot?
Buses and vans pick up passengers at the Public Transportation Centre which is outside the main terminal building. To get there, go outside the Arrivals Hall, at Entry Gate 5, and look for the Airport Express Shuttle Service.
Alternatively, you can travel via Bangkok Airport Rail Link which operates from 6 AM to 12 AM. The City Line trains are available every 10 to 15 minutes, and it can take you from Bangkok Airport to the city within 30 minutes.
Use this Airport Link to get to Phaya Thai station for 45 baht or $1.44. When you arrive, transfer to the Skytrain(BTS) to further explore the city. The price will be no more than 15 baht per stop($0.48).
How to find the train pick-up stop at BKK?
Go to the First Floor to find the entrance to the Airport Rail Link service.
Bangkok Taxi Service
Bangkok Airport taxi is a very convenient airport transfer. It is more expensive than public transportation, of course, but it should get you to your destination faster. The designated taxi stands are at Entry Gate 4 - you will need to take an elevator from the Arrival Hall on the second to the first floor.
This Bangkok airport transfer is available 24/7, and the rate from Suvarnabhumi Airport to downtown Bangkok is 350-400 baht($11-13). This price includes the courtesy fee of 50 baht for the taxi driver.
Note that traffic in Bangkok can be pretty congested, so sometimes taxi transfer is not much faster than other transportation options.
There is one taxi service in Bangkok similar to Uber - Grab Taxi. It is an app-based transfer company that can easily take you from BKK to any destination in the area. You can find out more on their website.
Another possible transportation choice at BKK is limo service which is available 24/7. It is much more expensive, but it is the best Bangkok Airport transfer if you’re looking for an exclusive travel experience and comfortable ride in a modern car. The rates from Suvarnabhumi Airport to the city depend on the type of vehicle you need - from 950 to 2200 baht($30-70).
How to find a limo at BKK?
All service counters are located on the same floor. From the Arrivals Hall, look for the nearest one, and choose from the available vehicles.
If you want to have a vehicle just for yourself so that you can explore the city on your own schedule, you should use Suvarnabhumi Airport Car Rental. There are many rental companies at BKK, including Avis, Budget, Hertz, Thai Rent A Car, Chic Car Rent, and more. You can find all of them at the International Arrival Hall, between Entry Gates 7 and 8.
The prices depend on the type of vehicle. One-day rates start from $23.
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Bangkok is not only the most populous city but also the capital city of Thailand, located in central Thailand. Apart from over eight million citizens, there are usually even more tourists and visitors each year. Offering alluring temples and museums, interesting shops, and exotic food, this is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations.
This is a new Bangkok International Airport officially opened in 2006. The airport code is BKK. It is the busiest airport in the country that serves almost 60 million passengers every year. Offering great-looking facilities and modern amenities, Suvarnabhumi Airport has a unique design. You can use their internet kiosks, the post office, hair salon, spa, pharmacies, and book kiosks.
Whether you need airport transportation or a nice place to eat or shop, you will find it at Bangkok Airport without difficulties. There are many reliable transfers, including airport shuttles and vans, taxis, rental cars, and more. Also, note that you no longer have to pay the airport tax for international departures, since it is included in the ticket price.
Things to do
Bangkok is so popular year-round destination for many reasons - history, religion, food, nightlife, entertainment. There are numerous Buddhist temples and shrines that are major tourist attractions, such as Wat Arun Ratchawararam(Temple of Dawn), Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the Golden Buddha, and Temple of the Golden Mountain. You also have to visit The Grand Palace and Bangkok Art and Culture Centre.
If you’re looking for shops, markets, or food vendors, you must see the following places: MBK Center, CentralWorld, Pratunam Market, Siam Square, and Yaowarat Road. Those who want to experience vibrant Bangkok’s nightlife should go to Patpong, an entertainment district, and Soi Cowboy, a narrow street with many interesting bars. There are several beautiful places for nature lovers as well - Lumphini Park, Safari World, Chatuchak Park, and Benchasiri Park.
A Different Ride for Each Budget
Shared Ride Shuttle service is the most economical way to and from the airport yet very convenient and efficient.
Book a private car, van or limo when you need direct, exclusive service to and from the airport.