How to get from don Muang airport to the tourist area of Bangkok

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The Pratunam area is one of the most popular tourist areas of Bangkok, where tourists select hotels (see more about hotels and places of Bangkok, and where better to choose a hotel). This area is much more comfortable and cleaner than a tourist street Khao San road there are many shopping centers and markets, and is represented by urban transport. There is no problem with the fact that cheap to get here from the old international airport at don Muang. About all the ways how to do it, read on:

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By taxi

Такси в Бангкоке

Taxi from don Muang airport to the Pratunam area will cost about 450 baht for the meter taxi-meter, plus an additional payment of 50 baht for travel on the toll road. Best use of a licensed official taxis ordered at the Desk in the arrivals terminal. To do this, after collecting your Luggage follow the posts on the Taxi signs inside the terminal. There will be a queue, you can sometimes stand for an hour. If you don't want to wait, you can go outside, go left to the bus stop on the main road and catch the car there as usual show of hands. But 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:

How does a transfer bookingDetails >
Поиск трансфераFind the right route
Бронирование онлайнBooking a transfer online
Встреча водителемThe driver meets you at the airport or at the station

In a rented car

Price: from 600 baht/day ( 951.28 RUB)

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 rental through one of the services comparison of prices from different distributors:

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.

Buses

  • Cost: 6,5 - 24 baht (from 14.8 RUB)
  • Time: 1.5 – 2 hours
  • Period of work: round the clock
Автобус №510 из Дон Муанга

From the airport can be reached by a regular city and a special airport bus routes. The fare is very cheap, but there are a couple of disadvantages: very long bus ride due to traffic jams, and will not take you to the hotel. But if you are familiar, then the hotel can be reached on foot, just choose the correct route, which runs closer. Or you can come to the area and need to take a taxi if you have the address of the hotel. Trip within the Pratunam area by taxi will cost about 100 baht by meter. 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 the address is written both in English and in Thai.

To yourself make it easier to navigate which bus to choose, look at the location of your hotel relative to the major bus stop Victory Monument (Victory Monument on the map), and the centre of Pratunam (Pratunam on the map).

  • If your hotel is near Victory Monument, you'd better choose the buses A1, A2, A4, 59, 29, 510, 187, 538.
  • If your hotel is closer to the center area or along Ratchadamri Road, it is better to choose buses A3 and 504, they go through the whole street.

Bus routes A1, A2, A3 and A4 is a special airport Express trains, which leave from a bus stop directly outside the terminal don Muang. To sit on city buses 59, 29, 510, 187, 538 and 504, after exiting the airport go a little to the left, and the pointer Bus Stop turn to stop, which is on the main highway that passes near the airport.

Автобусная остановка рядом с аэропортом Дон Муанг
Comments / recent posts on the topic on the forum
Kri_ss 12 May, 2019
Class, thanks for your answers))
We had been planning with her husband vacation in Thailand, so re-read the forum from and to)) ...
Sherzod 27 May, 2019
Hello. How can I get from the airport to the hotel Suvarnbhumi Don Muang cheaper ? And how much is a taxi from the airport to the hotel is don Muang ?Thanks in advance ...
admin 27 May, 2019

Hello! You mean Amari Don Muang Airport Bangkok Hotel? It's right across the street from the airport terminal is located, so follow our instructions https://nashaplaneta.net/asia/thai/bangkok-kak-dobratsa-iz-aeroporta-suvarnabhumi-v-don-muang and when you get to don Muang, there on foot. Public buses stop just on the other side of the road where this hotel is. ...
Ninar 31 July 2019
Hello!
Tell me, on a boat with the flag reachable from the Phra Arthit pier to Tha Chang in the morning? ...
admin July 31, 2019

Hello Nina! These piers connects orange and the boat without a flag. ...
Марина_24 20 October, 2019
Good day!
Stop At Baiyoke sky Hotel, would like to enjoy a boat ride on the river Chaopraya to the Temple of the dawn.
From what station to sit (Purely to see the city) and how to get it from our hotel?
Thank you! ...
admin 20 October, 2019

Marina, take a boat ride and reach the Temple of dawn - all the same different things.
If you just want to Church to get, you need to get to the pier and take a ferry. And if you want it on the boat ride, I understand you just interested in a regular boat and not a cruise, it is another. But IMHO, ride the Shuttle boat - a dubious pleasure, especially during rush hour. It is still a vehicle, do not think that you are there to see. In principle, about how to get there here we have written in detail - https://nashaplaneta.net/asia/thai/bangkok-wat-arun.
But, nevertheless, here's the layout:
If you just ferry to cross, then I would chose the option to fully get across the water, but will have a little walk, but the city view, if you have not seen. Actually for me I Bangkok love that only would do so, I mean, more walk walked. In short, from the hotel along the Mall, Indra Square exit on the main street of Ratchaprarop and turn left. Walk to the canal pier to Pratunam. There on the boat get to the end of Phan Fa, is near temple of the Golden mount. And from there on foot through the whole district to the pier, Tha Tien, from where we ferried to the other side. We heard that Tha Tien like closed for renovations, but there is so nearby pier ferries run, on the spot will understand. Of course to go far, but a lot of things along the way will see, there is after all the most interesting places, maybe some temples along the way to visit.
When we did not want to walk a lot, then you can take the subway to the Marina to get with transfers. First on the airport metro two stops to Makkasan, and there on the subway and transfer to Sanam Chai. Sanam Chai is a new station according to the map, I'm there ...
Марина_24 21 October, 2019
thank you very much for the detailed answer! I think the place will become more clear. First time is always a pun in my head))) ...
olga28-72@mail.ru 29 October, 2019
Hello!!! 16 Nov arrive in Bangkok the night from 16 to 17 in Bangkok is a Marathon. Want to take part in the race. You can register at the exhibition of the Bangkok marathon (Bangkok Marathon) 2019 Chantana Yingyong Building (อาคารจันทนยิ่งยง), 154 Rama I Road, Khwaeng Wang Mai, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon. Please tell me how there can be easily reached from the airport. Because we have a limited time(registration ends in 19 hours) ...
admin October 31, 2019

If Suvarnabhumi, then most likely sit in the airport on the metro ARL to the end, and there ride the BTS to Siam station. It's faster than a taxi to go. ...