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Bangkok airport (BKK)

Suvarnabhumi Airport, also known as Bangkok Airport and opened on September 28, 2006, is the most important in Thailand and one of the world's busiest and most modern air terminals. It operates with domestic and international flights in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Oceania and Africa.

Official Website: airportthai.co.th
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 60.8 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +66 2132 1888 / 1111-2. There are 10 information desks in the Arrivals and Departures areas and the waiting rooms. Tourist offices in the Arrivals Hall (Tel +66 2134 0040 / 0041).

 
 

The airport is located in the city of Racha Thewa (Bang Phli district, Samut Prakan province), 30 km (18.7 miles) to the east of Bangkok.

 
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Bus - Several services from Bor Khor Sor (Tel +66 2134 4097 / 4099), BMTA (Tel +66 2246 0339 / 0741-4) and public vans (Tel +66 2134 0171 / 090 003 2959) leave from the public transportation center, 3 kilometers away from the terminal and connected through free shuttles. There is also a courtesy service between the Suvarnabhumi and Don Muaeng airports that operates from 5:00 am to 0:00 am. It departs from the platform located on the second floor of the terminal, next to gate 3.

Train - The Airport Rail Link (Tel +66 2308 5600) operates between 6:00 am and 0:00 am from basement B. It runs to Phaya Thai Station in around 30 minutes, with stops at Ratchaprarop, Makkasan, Ramikhamhaeng, Hua Mak, Ban Thap Chang and Lat Kbabang.

Taxi - Cabs available around the clock at the platforms located on the first floor, gates 4 and 7. The trip to the city centre takes 30-50 minutes.

 

Car rental counters are located on the second floor, next to gates 7 and 8, and operate 24 hours a day.

ASAP Car Rental (Tel +66 988 314 744)
Avis (Tel +66 847 008 159)
Bizcar (Tel +66 899 925 556 / 557)
Budget (Tel +66 2134 4036)
Chic Car Rent (Tel +66 613 936 886)
Europcar (Tel +66 819 046 846)
Hertz (Tel +66 867 795 456)
National (Tel +66 2722 8487)
Sixt (Tel +66 869 094 422)
Thai Rent A Car (Tel +66 826 685 061 / 071)

 

The airport has banks, currency exchange bureaus (24 hours a day), ATMs, post office, VIP lounges, mobile phone services, charging stations, internet kiosks and free Wi-Fi access for 2 hours. The Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport is found nearby and provides meeting and conference rooms.

Food and Drinks- You can find restaurants, coffee shops, bars, fast food outlets, bakeries and ice-cream stores inside the building.
Shopping- Duty-free shops on level 4, convenience stores, souvenirs, books, newspapers and magazines, fashion and accessories, cosmetics.
Baggage- Secure wrapping on the fourth floor. 24-hour left luggage services on the second floor, baggage reclaim area, and on the fourth floor, behind check-in counter Q (Tel +66 2134 7795 / 7796). Lost and found office on the fourth floor, Departures Hall, between gates 5 and 6 (Tel +66 2132 1880).
Other Services- Smoking lounges, prayer room, medical clinics, spas, children's playrooms, recreation areas, pharmacies.

 

There are parking lots for short and long stays, open 24 hours a day. More information: +66 2132 1888.

Car Parks 1, 2, 3, 4 - Areas for short stays opposite the terminal.
Long-term Car Park - Located next to the public transport center. Connected to the main building through a free shuttle service.

 

Inform your airline about your particular needs prior to your arrival. Facilities inside the enclosure include elevators, adapted toilets and telephones, and reserved parking spaces. Children between 8 and 11 years old travelling alone will be escorted through the necessary procedures by the air company staff.

 

On the fourth floor is situated the Miracle Transit Hotel (Tel +66 2134 6565), while the Boxtel @ Suvarnabhumi Airport (Tel +66 2134 9626) is found on the basement. The Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (Tel +66 2131 1111) is connected to the terminal through an underground walkway. Other accommodations in the surroundings include: YHA Bangkok Airport (Tel +66 825 828 442), BS Residence Suvarnabhumi (Tel +66 2737 1997), Mariya Boutique Residence (Tel +66 2326 7854), Floral Shire Resort (Tel +66 2327 0836), Convenient Resort (Tel +66 2327 4118), Panini Residence (Tel +66 2737 1118), Wanderlust Bangkok Hostel (Tel +66 816 482 642).

 
 
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Latest updates: May, 22, 2018
 
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