Passenger guide - Bangkok Don Mueang airport (DMK) 


Don Mueang International Airport, opened on March 27, 1914, operates with low-cost flights in the area of the capital of Thailand and is generally connected with domestic tourist destinations. There are also international flights to neighbouring countries and destinations in Southeast Asia and the Far East.

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Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminal 1 (international flights) and Terminal 2 (domestic flights), open 24 hours a day and connected every 15 minutes through a shuttle bus service.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 35.2 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +66 2535 1192 / 1123 / 1254. Tourist information: Tel +66 2535 3674 / 3673. Information desks and tourist offices in the Arrivals and Departures Halls of Terminal 1 and on levels 1 and 3 of Terminal 2.


The airport is located 23 km (15 miles) to the northeast of Siam financial district and 25 km (16.5 miles) from Hua Lamphong central railway station.

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Bus - There are several services that leave from the Arrivals area of both terminals: Line 29 - Lak Si, Mo Chit, Hua Lamphong, Victory Monument, Sam Yan; 510 - Lak Si, Mo Chit, Saphan Khwai, Victory Monument; 555 - Lak Si, Dusit Palace, Suvarnabhumi; 59 - Bangkhen University, Ladprao, Saphan Kwai, Chatuchak; 554 - Lak Si, Ramintra, Suvarnabhumi; 187 - Din Daeng, Rajvithi, Victory Monument, Charoen Krung, Si Phraya Pier; 538 - Din Daeng, Victory Monument, Rama Hospital; 504 - Don Din, Silom. Bus A1 runs to Bangkok bus station every 30 minutes between 7:00 am and 0:00 am, and departs from gate 6 of Terminal 1 and from gate 12 of Terminal 2. The LimoBus Express (Tel +66 991 918 800) goes to Ploenchit, Lumphini Park and Khaosan Road from 9:30 am to 0:00 am, with a frequency of 30 min. It leaves from gates 6-8 of Terminal 1 and gate 14 of Terminal 2. There are also free services between the Don Mueang and Suvarnabhumi airports.

Train - The station is found 500 meters away and is connected to the enclosure through a bridge on the second floor of Terminal 1. Services depart from there to Hualamphong, in the city centre, where you can make connections throughout the country. Travel time is around 50 minutes.

Taxi - Ranks are located outside the Arrivals area of both terminals. It is advised to have your destination written in Thai. The trip to the city centre can take 30 to 90 minutes, depending on traffic.

Public transport schedules and fares


Car rental counters are found in the Arrivals Halls and operate around the clock. Avis (Tel +66 847 008 153), Budget (Tel +66 2535 2143), Chic Car Rent (Tel +66 982 826 773 / 774), Sixt (Tel +66 2504 3748).


The airport has banks, currency exchange bureaus, ATMs, post office, mobile phone services, charging stations, public telephones and Wi-Fi access free of charge for 2 hours. The Amari Don Muang Airport hotel offers business facilities and conference rooms. The Coral Executive Lounge is located next to gate 51 of Terminal 2 and opens from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm (maximum stay: 3 hours); it is available only for domestic flights and offers computers with internet access, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, TV, refreshments, newspapers and magazines.

Food and Drinks- Restaurants, fast food outlets, coffee shops, bakeries and ice-cream stores on levels 3 and 4 of both terminals. Many of them are open around the clock.
Shopping- Duty-free items on level 3 of Terminal 1, convenience stores on level 3 of Terminal 2, souvenirs, fashion and accessories, books, toys.
Baggage- Luggage storage in the Departures Hall, on the second floor of Terminal 2 (Tel +66 2535 1882). The lost and found service is operated by the information office, Mondays through Fridays between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm (Tel +66 2535 1100).
Other Services- Medical clinic, smoking sectors, spa, children's playgrounds, massage chairs, pharmacies.


There is a seven-storey parking facility in front of the terminals. The service counter is situated on the third floor of the building, close to the elevator. More information: Tel +66 2535 1247 / 1605. Rates


Passengers requiring special assistance should contact their airline prior to their arrival. Inside the enclosure there are elevators, adapted toilets and telephones, and designated parking spaces. Unaccompanied minors between 8 and 11 years old will be supervised by the staff from the corresponding airline through the necessary procedures.


The Amari Don Muang Airport Bangkok Hotel (Tel +66 2566 1020) is found across from the airport and is connected through a pedestrian bridge. There are more options in the surroundings, some of which offer courtesy shuttles for their guests. Take A Rest Donmuang Residence (Tel +66 618 564 026), Montri Resort & Spa (Tel +66 877 950 055), Don Mueang Airport Modern Bangkok (Tel +66 959 634 554), Thip Mansion Don Mueang Airport (Tel +66 991 166 365), Sleep Owl Hostel (Tel +66 2085 1155), SweetLoft Hotel (Tel +66 800 607 877), D-hub Hostel (Tel +66 958 800 582), Zleep63 Hostel (Tel +66 953 636 577), Domingo Hostel Donmuang (Tel +66 867 078 727).