How to get from don Muang airport to the tourist area of Khao San
Inexpensive transport links between the old airport at don Muang is developed even better than from the new Suvarnabhumi airport. Drive from the popular tourist area of Khao San road from here is by taxi, a special airport bus routes, and on city buses. Here are all the ways read more:
- How to get from don Muang airport by train
- How to get from don Muang airport to Pratunam area
- How to get from Suvarnabhumi airport to don Muang
- Cost: 450 baht (15 US dollars, see the currency of Thailand and the exchange rate)
- Time: 40-60 minutes
Taxi from don Muang airport to Khao San road will cost about 450 baht for the meter taxi-meter, plus an additional payment to the taxi driver 50 baht, and tolls on a toll road. Best use of a licensed official taxis ordered at the Desk in the arrivals terminal. To do this, after collecting your Luggage pass next to the posts for the signs for Taxi. There will be a queue, you can sometimes stand for the whole hour. If you do not want to stand can go outside, go left to the bus stop on the main road and catch the car there as usual show of hands. Before planting, be sure to ask the driver whether the trip meter, which simply ask "Taxi meter?". If the driver will answer no, catch the next ride.
Do not use a taxi when exiting the terminal to the Parking lot passing the turn, as you will be offered a trip at a fixed value. The price can reach up to 2 thousand baht. Also, do not accept the proposals of "help", which revolve around queue, offering to go faster.
If you do not want to stand in line and you are ready to pay more, better pass on on the counter Lumisune taxi, where prices are about twice as high, or order a local taxi service in advance. In this case, it will be more comfortable car which will be waiting for you to Board the plane, and the driver will meet you at the airport with a sign. The price per trip is fixed, you can pay online. Book this transfer service can through the search form:
In a rented car
Price: from 600 baht/day
Time: 1 hour
At don Muang airport have several offices world famous distributors, and if you want you can leave the car, and the same to return or to return a car rental elsewhere. It is also possible to rent car in the Bangkok and other resorts. Better to book the car in advance via the Internet. The rental price when booking in advance starts from 600 baht, and the longer the term, the lower the price. Can find and book car rentals using the search form and compare prices from different distributors:
Find car rental at the airport don Muang
To control the car necessarily need an international driving permit (IDP). Is such a law, made in the form of booklets in several languages that are issued in addition to the regular national rights of the bodies of the traffic police. They act only when presented together with your national (domestic) rights, so don't forget to take with you on a trip. To get an IDP is not required to write any exams, you only need to pay a fee. Order them easiest website public services.of the Russian Federation, the value of discount will be 1120 rubles. You can contact the traffic police or the MFC personally, but then the IDP will cost 1600 rubles (price 2018). To pick up right after their manufacture in the traffic police or in the MFC. Details about car rent in Thailand read here.
- Cost: 6,5 - 24 baht (less than$1)
- Time: 1.5 – 2 hours
This is the budget and is a convenient way to get to your destination, especially if you are familiar and know where your hotel in the Khaosan area. In extreme cases, on arrival in the area you can catch a taxi on the meter and get the right address. To have fewer misunderstanding with the taxi drivers, it is better to have the hotel address in the Thai language. On the voucher of hotel booking sites Agoda.com and booking.com. address presented both in English and in Thai.
There are several options how to get to Khao San from the airport by bus:
The airport bus A4. This is a special airport bus runs from 07:00 to 23:00 every 30 minutes, in the way a little more than an hour, but can be more during rush hour. Departs directly from the exit of the terminal. The route passes through important stop to Victory Monument, Democracy monument, a little passes through the area of Khao San road and ends up next to him at the final stop near the monument to World War 1 Monument. If you need to reach the airport from this neighborhood and you don't know where exactly is the route, it is best to go from World War 1 Monument (stop on the map) to reach there on foot from Khao San road within 5 to 10 minutes.
City bus No. 59. It is a regular city bus that makes a huge number of stops on the way, so there is a much longer – 2 hours or more. Run around the clock. But the bus not from the arrivals terminal and stops at regular city bus stop on the main highway that runs along the airport. Exit the terminal and walk to the left and get to the stop signs Bus Stop, it is very close. Here with other Thais wait for the bus, it will pass.
But keep in mind that not all the bus no. 59 to finish the route in Khao San. There is a special additional buses on a limited route, i.e. they do not go to the end. You can recognize it by the red sign on the windshield, where it is stated in the Thai language, to stop what they follow. Also check with the bus conductor or driver.
Through the Khaosan area, this route does not pass, but makes a stop near the Democracy Monument and ends up at a final stop near the monument to World War 1 Monument. From both stops to hotels in the area at hand.
With a transfer. If not wait for a direct bus No. 59 can be reached with transfers, time will almost as well as directly. To do this, take city stop for bus number 29, 510, 187, 538 (go round) to the stop Victory Monument. At Victory Monument do the transplant on a bus №59, 157, 159, 171, 183, 201, 503, 509 Oh.