Last updated:March 1, 2021How to travel from Suvarnabhumi Airport to central Bangkok Thailand?If it’s your first time visiting Bangkok, it can be quite confusing to travel to the city center.This article is a detailed transportation guide from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Bangkok, including ticket prices, schedules, and how to book online tickets. Check tickets to central BangkokOverviewSuvarnabhumi Airport is about 36km from central Bangkok. There are different ways to go from Suvarnabhumi Airport to central Bangkok.Airport Rail LinkBusCar rentalPublic VanTaxiHere is the location of transportation on different floors of the airportB1 floor: Airport Rail LinkLevel 1: Bus and TaxiLevel 2: The station arrives and is a place to catch a private car, rent a car or shuttle busTravel tips Don’t forget to book your 4G sim card in advance to travel easier. Take note of the hotel address and contacts in case you are lost or your driver is not familiar with the way. Suvarnabhumi Airport to Bangkok by Airport Rail LinkTime: 6 am to midnight dailyLocation: Service at Basement BTraveling by Airport Rail Link is the easiest and most common way to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport to central Bangkok. The rail link covers a distance of 28 kilometers, providing service between Phayathai Station to the end terminal at Suvarnabhumi Airport.This rail system connects with the Bangkok Skytrain BTS and the Bangkok Subway Train MRT, making your travel even easier.Along the way, the train stops at 6 stations including Rajprarop Station, Makkasan Station, Ramkhamhaeng Station, Hua Mark Station, Thab Chang Station, and Lad Krabang Station.It takes about 30 minutes to reach the last station, stopping at each station from 3-5 minutes.Airport Rail Link TicketsYou can choose from two different types of trains: City Line and Express (travel time less than 20 minutes).a) Price:City Line’s ticket starts from 15 baht up to 45 baht, while Express’s ticket is 150 baht.Airport Rail Link’s single journey ticketb) How to buy tickets?OnlineTo avoid queues at the station, you can book Airport Rail Link tickets online and receive a QR code in your email. Just exchange your voucher and be on your way!At the stationYou can buy tickets at staff counters or buy tickets from vending machines. Select the train station you want to visit on the screen, pay, and get your ticket. Tips: if you plan to spend a few days in Bangkok, BTS Skytrain Rabbit Card is an excellent option to travel by BTS at a discount!Check train ticketsTrain travel tipsAirport Rail Link is always crowded, so be careful not to get in the way of getting on and off the train.On the train, there is a speaker that automatically announces the next station in Thai and English, pay attention to get to the right station. Suvarnabhumi Airport to Bangkok by bus1. Airport Express BusThis is a direct bus with a fixed price of 150 baht. This bus stops at Silom Road, Sukhumvit Road, Khaosan Road, and BTS Hualamphong stations.It takes about 45 minutes to operate, operating from 5 am to midnight daily.See alsoAsia Travel Guide10+ Best Things To Do In Kanchanaburi, ThailandThe following four bus routes can help you find your way from Suvarnabhumi Airport to central Bangkok by bus that suits you best.2. Public busThis is the cheapest means of transportation from Suvarnabhumi Airport to central Bangkok.You exit the airport at Gate 5, find the Airport Shuttle Service area, take the shuttle bus to the Public Transport Center to find the bus back to the center.Bus fares range from 24-35 baht depending on the stop. Each bus route will stop at 6 to 8 stations. It takes more than an hour for the car to run.Only some bus routes operate 24 hours a day, so if you land at night it is likely that you will not be able to catch the appropriate bus. Suvarnabhumi Airport to Bangkok by TaxiTaxi services are available 24 hours a day and of course are much more comfortable than buses or subways. The cost from Suvarnabhumi airport to Bangkok city center by taxi is $27 to $35 (van 9 pax).Tips for taking taxisWe recommend booking your taxi in advance with 12go to avoid scams.If you get a taxi at the airport, carefully check whether the taxi driver has turned on the meter to avoid fraud or pressure on getting off the bus.Also, avoid taking a taxi or private car during rush hour, because the road from Suvarnabhumi airport to central Bangkok is often stuck or moving very slowly. Transfer by hotel shuttleMany hotels and hostels in Bangkok offer airport pick-up services.Therefore, if you travel in a large group, it can be a reasonable and convenient way to travel from Suvarnabhumi Airport to central Bangkok.