The cheapest way to get to Suvarnabhumi airport from Bangkok and Pattaya
In Bangkok airport can be reached in various ways, and we described in detail in the article about the Suvarnabhumi Bangkok Airport, how to get. But there is one way to get to the airport from Bangkok in just over 21 baht (see currency of Thailand, the exchange rate), or from Pattaya for 42 baht, however the route will have to spend 3-4 hours. Is this route via railway station Lat Kratang, which is located quite near the airport.
To get to the airport at 21 baht from Bangkok, you first need to get to the railway station of Bangkok Hualaphong. This can be done by metro (see metro in Bangkok), or if you're staying in the heart of Chinatown, on foot. Thence easterly direction (East Line) station Lat Kratang (also sometimes spelled Lat Krabang) daily at least 10 times for trains with cars of the third class value of 6 baht! The schedule can be found here - www.railway.co.th/checktime/. Way in about 1 hour because the trains are very slow, along the way making many stops.
From Pattaya station Lat Kratang the train only goes once a day to the local railway station (see station Pattaya) at 14:21, arrives at 17:14, cost 27 baht. Check the schedule here - www.railway.co.th/checktime
At the station Lat Kratang need to go to the airport metro line of ARL (Airport Rail Link) from where the airport train City Line 15 baht for one stop. These trains run from 06:00 to 24:00 approximately every 15 minutes. To clarify the schedule and cost can www.srtet.co.th/. The City Line train arrives on the lower floor of Suvarnabhumi airport, and will only rise in the departure hall or arrival on the escalator or the Elevator.
Can also be reached from the Lat Kratang to the airport by taxi for 50 baht.