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Airport Rail Link

Bangkok, Thailand
+66 2 308 5600
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Easy Transportation Though Crowded at Rush Hour

We took this from the airport to get closer to our hotel near Khao San Road (we took a taxi from... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chelsea C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Fast and cheap

If you go to the town from airport. You can reach the town through the interchange of MRT or BTS... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hong Kong, China
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Bangkok, Thailand
+66 2 308 5600
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Reviewed yesterday

We took this from the airport to get closer to our hotel near Khao San Road (we took a taxi from the Phaya Thai stop). It was rush hour so it filled up quickly! Luckily we were at the front of the line from boarding,...More

Thank Chelsea C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you go to the town from airport. You can reach the town through the interchange of MRT or BTS around 40 mins . The fee must cheaper than taxi or rental car. It is very economy.

Thank dekishea
Reviewed yesterday

So what happened to the express? The Airport Rail Link is very convenient but the express was even more convenient. I am still confused the infrastructure was build for the express but the express ceased.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 2 days ago

So easy to get to and from the airport. All signs are visible so you can't get lost. I travelled from there from the Sky Train. Ticket kiosk are in Thai as well as English. So cheap around about $1 USD.

Thank 394Chris
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very efficient. Fine at rush hour with large cases and did not feel this was a problem for anyone at all to be honest despite some of the reviews that advised caution. Get a ticket from the machine and it is very clear from the...More

Thank familylovingholidays
Reviewed 2 days ago

Easy and cheap (45 Baht) transfer from the city to the airport. Takes about 30 minutes from Phayathai and is very easy to use. Trains are clean, smooth and quiet. Much quicker, easier and cheaper than a taxi.

Thank kevin_murphy9
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an easy way to connectd with the Sky Train or Metro, avoiding taxis on the very crowded freeways. It's not fancy, but has ample room for bags.

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 3 days ago

The rail link is a great advantage to get to the city i always use it as compare to other options as its cheap. Remember your normal BTS card wont work at this so you have to get their own ticket.

Thank Rahber A
Reviewed 3 days ago

The airport rail was unreliable when I took it back to the airport. It was during rush hour and the train was so packed. At one time all the passengers were asked to come down from the train due to some unknown issue on the...More

Thank jazzmozart
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If somebody blindfolded you and asked you when the train began to move, you might as well guess. This very clean train stealthily glides along the rails and shows you a wide spectrum of Bangkok lifestyles from above. Once you switch to the other trains...More

Thank LimeSlurpee
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is the express train from Bangkok international airport to Makkasan train station operating in 2017 ? If not is it better to get the Airport Rail Link (non express) from airport to Makkasan station OR is the taxi from airport into Bangkok without undue traffic delay at 1700 - 1800 hours ? Approximate taxi fare from Makkasan station to Courtyard Marriott hotel (Ratchadamri Road)?
23 May 2017|
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Response from Mazmannan | Reviewed this property |
When I was in Bangkok in early May 2017 - I was informed by the Air Link staff that it was not running. Whether this was true just for the day that I was travelling from the airport to the city or whether they have withdrawn... More
Grace T
We will arrive bangkok at 1a.m.can we still ride the airport link by that time going to phaya thai station? Thanks for your reply.
18 May 2017|
Response from sam s | Reviewed this property |
No, the last train is at 00.05 AM, suvarnabhumi to bangkok.
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Hello - when you arrive into the airport how long to transfer to the domestic flight gates? Also where do I buy the ticket? Money in machines at the Station or do you need to line up to pay at a counter? Is it still 45 baht? Thank you!
4 May 2017|
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Response from Jazzman54 | Reviewed this property |
It takes 5 -10 minutes on the travellators to get from train to the airport domestic area. The tickets for train are available by machine and counter. There is usually one machine accepts bank notes the others take coins. It... More