Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) information
Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, or Bangkok International Airport, serves the city of Bangkok in Thailand. The Bangkok Suvarnabhumi airport also serves Thailand’s province of Samut Prakan. As one of the biggest international airports in Southeast Asia, Suvarnabhumi Airport serves as a hub for numerous airlines such as Bangkok Airways, Thai Airways and Thai Smile. It is also the focus city for EVA Air and Vietnam Airlines flights to Gaya.
Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport has one passenger terminal building that operates both domestic and terminal flights. The passenger terminal has seven floors and two basement levels. The 4th floor has all the domestic and international departures while all arrivals are located on the 2nd floor.
The Suvarnabhumi Airport is located approximately 34 kilometres from the city centre of Bangkok. A taxi from the city centre to the airport would cost around THB315-400 (MYR40-50) and take about 26 minutes of travel time. Taking the bus or train would be a cheaper alternative for THB24-63 (MYR3-8) with a travel time of 30 minutes for the train and 57 minutes for the bus.
Things to do in Suvarnabhumi Airport
As one of the largest airports in Southeast Asia and a main international airport in Thailand, the Suvarnabhumi Airport offers an extensive range of services and facilities for transiting, arriving and departing passengers. There is a wide selection of duty-free shops and retail stores from branded luxury goods to quick convenience stalls. Travellers will also find quite an offering of dining options from sit down restaurants to cafes.
Many other services are offered at the Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport including VAT refunds and banking services, luggage storage services as well as lifestyle facilities such as spas and saunas. Free WiFi is also available throughout the airport terminal.
For transit passengers or those that just want to stay close to the airport, the official airport hotel of Suvarnabhumi Airport is the Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport hotel which is only a 10-minute walk via an air-conditioned underground walkway from the passenger terminal.
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There are at least 23 flights from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport to Singapore per day operated by scheduled airlines such as Thai Airways and Singapore Airlines as well as low-cost airlines such as Thai Lion Air, Scoot and Jetstar.
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