Friday, 18 October 2019

Suvarnabhumi Airport

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Thai name สนามบินสุวรรณภูมิ

Photo : www.suvarnabhumiairport.com

Suvarnabhumi Airport covers an approximate area of 32 sq.km. Located at Km.15 on the east-bound Bangna-Trat Highway in Bang Phli District, Samut Prakan Province. It is about 29 km. from Bangkok's downtown. All international flights (arrivals and departures) and some domestic flights are operated here.

At the initial phase of service provision, the north section of this newly opened airport will be able to accommodate 45 million passengers per year, 76 flights per hour and 3 million tons of cargo handling per year.

 

Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link

Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link provides direct rail services to and from Suvarnabhumi Airport. Suvarnabhumi Station is an underground station, part of which is located under Suvarnabhumi Airport Terminal. Owned by the State Railway of Thailand (SRT), both SA Express Service and SA City Line are operated on the same tracks at speeds of up to 160 km/hr.

SA Express Service: Suvarnabhumi Airport – Makkasan (Bangkok City Air Terminal, interchange with MRT Phetchaburi Station)

SA Express is a 15-minute non-stop ride with a flat fare of 150 baht. It runs between 06.00 and 24.00 hrs. Each train has 3 passenger coaches, a seating capacity of 170, and one luggage coach. At Makkasan Station, passengers can check-in at check-in counters and load their luggage to the train, which also provides the convenient transfer to various airlines.

The one-way fare is 90 baht, round trip 150 baht (valid for 14 days).

SA City Line Service: Suvarnabhumi Airport – Lat Krabang – Ban Thap Chang – Hua Mak – Ramkhamhaeng – Makkasan – Ratcahprarop – Phaya Thai (interchange with BTS Phaya Thai Station)

SA City Line is a 30-minute commuter trip which operates between Suvarnabhumi Airport and Phaya Thai Station. There are 8 stops including the terminal stations. The train has 3 passenger coaches with a capacity of 745 passengers. Services are available from 06.00 to 24.00 hrs and the fares start from 15 to 45 baht.

For more information, contact call center at 1690.

 

Transportation Services

The Public Transportation Centre of the airport is located near the Bangkok Catering Company Building about 5 min. drive from the passenger terminal. Passengers can find all types of transportation here--limousines, taxis, rented cars and express buses. One can get to the centre from the terminals via a shuttle bus.

Public Buses in Bangkok

The public bus service run to and from several destinations around Bangkok.

No. 549 : Suvarnabhumi Airport – Minburi

No. 550 : Suvarnabhumi Airport – Happy Land

No. 551 : Suvarnabhumi Airport – Victory Monument (Expressway)

No. 552 : Suvarnabhumi Airport – Khlong Toei (On Nut BTS Station)

No. 553 : Suvarnabhumi Airport – Samut Prakan

No. 554 : Suvarnabhumi Airport – Rangsit (Don Muang Airport)

 

The Transport Co., Ltd. (BorKhorSor)

The Transport Co., Ltd. (BorKhorSor)  has provided air-con buses between Suvarnabhumi Airport and many provinces in the eastern and northeastern regions, from 05.40 – 21.00 hrs. Tickets are available at the service counters of BorKhorSor (Passenger Terminal, Public Transport Center). The bus numbers and routes are as follows :

Bus No. Routes
55 Ekkamai Bus Terminal – On-nut Intersection – Suvarnabhumi Airport – Klongsuan – Klong Prawes – Chachoengsau – Amphur Bang Klah
389 Suvarnabhumi Airport – Laemchabang – Pattaya
390 Suvarnabhumi Airport – Chachoengsau – Rongklua Market
825 Suvarnabhumi Airport – Nakhon Ratchasima – Khonkhaen – Udonthani – Nongkhai
9904 Jatujak Bus Terminal (Expressway) – Suvarnabhumi Airport – Motorway – Chonburi
9905 Jatujak Bus Terminal (Expressway) – Suvarnabhumi Airport – Pattaya (Jomtien)
9906 Jatujak Bus Terminal (Expressway) – Suvarnabhumi Airport  - U-Tapau – Banchang – Maptaphut – Rayong
9907 Jatujak Bus Terminal (Expressway) – Suvarnabhumi Airport – Amphur Klaeng – Chantaburi
9908 Jatujak Bus Terminal (Expressway) – Suvarnabhumi Airport – Amphur Klung - Trad
9909 Jatujak Bus Terminal – Suvarnabhumi Airport – Sriracha – Leamchabang (Chonburi)
9910 Jatujak Bus Terminal – Suvarnabhumi Airport – Chachoengsau – Bangklah
9916 Ekkamai Bus Terminal – Sukhumvit (Expressway) – Suvarnabhumi Airport – Motorway – Sakaeo

 

Shuttle Bus Service

Free shuttle bus service is provided for passengers. Express route connects the main terminal directly to the public transport center. Ordinary route connects to other airport facilities.

 

Limousine

To get a limousine, contact the “Limousine Service Counter” at the Arrival Hall exits (2nd floor).

 

Metered Taxis

Metered taxis are available outside the exit on the 1st floor. Passengers can also take a shuttle bus to the transportation center which has more taxis. There is a 50 baht surcharge on the meter. The trips to the city will cost 300 – 400 baht (plus highway tolls) and take 40 – 60 min. depending on traffic.

 

For more information, please visit www.suvarnabhumiairport.com or call Suvarnabhumi call centre on tel. 0 2132 1888