BKK Airport

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport, or Bangkok Airport, serves the city of Bangkok and is Thailand's main airport and one of the most important in Southeast Asia. 
Suvarnabhumi International Airport offers daily flights from all major airlines to Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.
The new Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport, opened in 2006, is located at 30km (18.6m) east of downtown Bangkok. The airport can service up to 45 million passengers per year and is a hub for international carriers, including Thai Airways, Orient Thai Airways, Bangkok Airways, Thai Air Asia, as well as  for Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Emirates Airline, EVA Air, Indian Airlines, Royal Jordanian, and Sri Lankan Airlines.
It is one of two international airports in Bangkok, while the other is Don Mueang International Airport.
Management company: Airports of Thailand PCL
Address: 999 Moo 1 Bangna - Trad Road Km 15 Rachathewa, Bang Phli Samut Prakan 10540, Thailand
Telephone: (66) 2132-1888, (66) 2132-1111-2
IATA code: BKK
National code: TH
Transport to/from the airport
Suvarnabhumi Airport City Line (SA City Line)
The SA City Line line provides a service between Phayathai Station and Suvarnabhumi Airport Terminal, in 30 minutes and covering about 28 Km.
The stops are as follows:
  • Rajprarop Station,
  • Makkasan Station (connection to MRT Subway),
  • Ramkhamhaeng Station,
  • Hua Mark Station,
  • Thab Chang station.
The service is from 06:00 to 24:00, every day. Location at the airport: at Basement B.
SA Express 
A train SA Express is a service that transports passenger from City Air Terminal or Makkasan Station to Suvarnabhumi Airport within 15 minutes without stopping at any station along the way. 
SA Express
SA Express offers also an express route that transports passenger from Phyathai Station to Suvarnabhumi Airport within 20 minutes without stopping at any station along the way. 
At the Public Transport Center at Suvarnabhumi Airport are the buses that connect the airport to Bangkok.
The bus routes are 4:
  • Suvarnabhumi Airport - Pattaya,
  • Suvarnabhumi Airport - Sa Kaeo,
  • Suvarnabhumi Airport - Nong Khai,
  • Suvarnabhumi Airport - Sriracha.
By car the fastest way, from/to Buenos Aires airport and the center of Bangkok, is via ทางพิเศษศรีรัช e Strada 7: about  32 km in 25 minutes.
Taxis at the airport are on the 1st floor of Terminal 1 and are available 24 hours a day.
Car Rental
Is possible to rent a car at the airport with Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National, Sixt and other local car rental companies.
Text by Alisè Vitri
Photo: Sisterscom.com, Shutterstock
Video: www.airportthai.co.th
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Updated September 2019
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