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Airports in Bangkok

Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK)


With wellness spas, Thai massages, duty-free shops and a great selection of restaurants offering cuisines from around the globe, Suvarnabhumi International Airport is one of the best airports to use while in South East Asia. It is Thailand's busiest airport and consistently one of the busiest in Asia. Over 50 million passengers use Suvarnabhumi International Airport every year.

Suvarnabhumi means 'Golden Land' in Sanskrit and truly is the gateway to the riches of Asia. Passengers are spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping options at the airport. It also boasts one of the world's largest single-building passenger terminals and the third tallest control tower in the world. The staff are incredibly friendly and helpful, as they are eager to ensure that all passengers get a world-class experience when using Suvarnabhumi International Airport.


The airport is situated 20 miles (32km) east of downtown Bangkok.

Getting to the city

The Airport Rail Link (ARL) is the fastest way to get to central Bangkok. The service runs from the first floor of the airport and connects travellers to the MRT underground at Makkasan Station and the BTS Skytrain at Phaya Thai Station. Public buses run several routes from the Transport Centre to Bangkok, while the Airport Express provides air-conditioned coaches between the airport and hotels in downtown Bangkok. There is also a Limousine Service counter on the 2nd floor of the Arrivals Hall.


GMT +7


Tel: +66 (0)2 132 1888 or +66 (0)2 132 3888.

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Bangkok International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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