Donmueang Airport is mainly used for domestic flights and short-haul flights to neighboring countries. It is also the hub for many low-cost Airlines; namely, Nok Air, Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Air, and Orient Thai Airlines.
Table of Contents
- 1 What are the things you should know about Donmueang Airport?
- 1.1 From and to Donmueang Airport
- 1.2 Transfer between Airports
- 1.3 Hotels near Donmueang Airport
- 1.4 Sim Cards
What are the things you should know about Donmueang Airport?
From and to Donmueang Airport
Donmueang Airport is located in the northern part of Bangkok. The nearest MRT Station is Phahon Yothin which is still far from the Airport. Therefore, it could be a bit difficult for people who have never traveled from and to the Airport before but you don’t have to be worries as we will make it easier for you!
At the arrival platform, there will be notice boards giving direction to where buses are parking. The list of buses and their routes are as below;
|A1||Don Mueang Airport – BTS station (Mo Chit)/MRT station (Chatuchak) – Mo Chit 2 / Northeastern Bus Terminal (08.30 a.m. – 11.30 p.m. and Bangkok Bus Station (Mo Chit) – return to Don Mueang Airport (08.30 a.m. – 11.30 p.m.)|
|A2||Don Muang Airport – BTS station (Mo Chit) – BTS station (Saphan Kwai) – BTS station (Ari) – BTS station (Sanam Pao) – BTS station (Victory Monument) (08.30 a.m. – 11.30 p.m.)|
|29||Don Mueang – Laksi – Mo Chit – Victory Monument – Sam Yan – Bangkok Railway Station (Hua Lamphong Station) (24 hours)|
|510||Don Mueang – Laksi – Mo Chit – Saphan Khwai – Victory Monument|
|59||Don Mueang – Bangkhen – Kasetsart University – Central Lad Phrao – Chatuchak – Saphan Khwai – Victor Monument – Ratchadamnern Sanamlung (Khao San Road) (24 hours)|
|554||Don Mueang – Laksi – Ramintra – Suvarnabhumi (04.00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m.)|
|187||Don Mueang – Din Daeng – Ratwiti – Victory Monument – Charoenkrung – Thanam Sipraya|
|538||Don Mueang – Din Daeng – Victory Monument – Rama Hospital|
|504||Don Mueang – Din Daeng – Pratunam – Silom – Saphan Krung Thep|
Travelling with Taxis is the most convenient method to get to Bangkok City Center. At the arrival platform, there will be notice boards giving direction to where taxis are parking.
At the arrival platform, there will be notice boards giving direction to Donmueang Train Station. It terminates at Bangkok Station (Hualumphong Train Station) which is near Hualumphong MRT Station.
Operating Time: Daily, around 3am to 11pm. It is recommended to check train schedule at www.railway.co.th first.
Travel Time: Approximately 50-90 minutes from Donmueang Train Station to Bangkok Station (Hualumphong Train Station).
Tickets: The fare for rapid trains is around 100-170 Thai Baht (please check with the staff at the train station again). Express trains and special express trains are not recommended as they cost a lot more.
Transfer between Airports
You can take a free bus from Donmuaeng Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport at Passenger Terminal on the 1st Floor. The service is available from 5am to 12am (midnight).
Buses arriving from Donmuaeng Airport will drop passengers at Passenger Terminal on the 4th Floor, Gate 5.
Hotels near Donmueang Airport
Just in case you need a place to stay after a tiring flight or before leaving for other cities / neighboring countries. Here is the list of some decent hotels near Donmueang airport;
The most famous mobile operators are AIS, DTAC and TRUE. There will be counters of these operators around arrival gates and you can purchase local sim cards there.