Bangkok Airport Rail Link

Airtport Rail Link Bangkok
Airport Rail Link / Srtet

Bangkok Airport Rail Link is an express rail connecting Suvarnabhumi Airport with Bangkok City Center. It is the best way to travel between the Airport and Bangkok city center considering price and travel time.

Location: It is located in B Floor, the lowest floor of Suvarnabhumi Airport. It connects with MRT (Subway) at Makkasan Station and BTS (Skytrain) at Phayathai Station.

Operating Time: Daily, from 6am until 12am (midnight). During peak hours (6am to 9am and 4pm to 8pm of weekday), trains will depart every 12 minutes and it will be 15 minutes for off-peak and weekend. You can also download Airport Rail Link Timetable for more information.

Bangkok Airport Rail Link Token
Bangkok Airport Rail Link Token

Fare: 15 to 45 Thai Baht depending on the distance you travel.

How to purchase tokens: Tokens can be purchased at Ticket Vending Machines (Coins and Notes) or from counters at every station.

How to use tokens: Tab your token over the card reader on automatic entry gate. Once verified, the gate will open and you will be able to walk through. When depart, drop your token out to the slot of the exit gate.

Bangkokbits' Tips on Bangkok Airport Rail Link

1. If you have small luggage, travel alone (or have a few travel companions) and are not in rush, travelling with Airport Rail Link is the right method for you.

2. During peak hours, Airport Rail Link is the most optimized method to get you to Bangkok city center and vice versa. Other methods like taking a taxi or a bus are not recommended as you don’t want to get stuck in traffic for hours.

3. There is also the high-speed train service called ‘Express Line’ but it is currently under maintenance until further notice.

4. More information about Bangkok Airport Rail Link can be found here