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Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK)

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Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK)
Address999 Moo 1 Bangna, Trade Road km 15 Rachathewa, Bang Phli, Samut Prakan, 10540, Thailand
Telephone(02) 132 1888
Websitewww.suvarnabhumiairport.com
Number of terminals1
Time zoneGMT Indochina Time: GMT/UTC +7
MapBangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport
LocationBangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport is located 28 km (18 miles) east of Bangkok.
Airport codeBKK
Transfer between terminalsA free shuttle bus operates between the terminal and parking lots, as well as the on-site Novotel hotel.
Driving directionsRoad access to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport is provided by five motorways connected to Bangkok's outer ring road. The main access road (and the most convenient route) from the airport site is the elevated roadway going north from the passenger terminal to Motorway 7, which connects Bangkok and Chonburi. Take this toll road westwards to central Bangkok.
Car rentalThe car rental service counter is situated outside the international arrivals area. Avis, Budget, Hertz, and several local operators are represented at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport. Rental cars should be returned to the Car Rental Service Office in the Public Transport Center.
Public transport and taxisBus: Airport Express (tel: (02) 134 4097) bus services stop outside the international arrivals area, offering four routes into Bangkok. The travel time to the city center averages about 45 minutes and the fare is about ฿34. Local buses run from the Public Transport Center, which is reached via a shuttle bus. Routes connect to various destinations in Bangkok.
Shuttle: Shuttle buses (tel: (02) 134 0171) run fixed routes at regular intervals to a number of destinations in and around the city.
Taxi: Taxis are available outside Arrivals. It is advisable to book taxis at the service counters. A fee of ฿50 must be paid to the driver in addition to the fare, which averages ฿300–฿350.
Rail: Airport Rail Link (tel: (02) 308 5600; www.srtet.co.th) runs 24-hour services from a station immediately beneath the terminal building. Fast services include the Makkasan Express route, which stops only at Makkasan Station (travel time: 15 minutes; fare: ฿90) en route to the city center, and the Phaya Thai Express Line, which goes nonstop to Phaya Thai Station in the city center (travel time: 18 minutes; fare: ฿90). A slower city train, which stops at seven stations and takes a little under 30 minutes, is also available (fare: ฿45).
Car parkingShort-term parking is available immediately opposite the main terminal building. Long-term parking is further away from the terminal, adjacent to the Public Transport Center. Parking information is available (tel: (02) 132 1888).
Information and help desksThere are 10 information desks positioned around the terminal building in both the domestic and international areas.
Airport FacilitiesMoney: Bureaux de change, banks, and ATMs are located throughout the terminal building.
Communications: Public telephones are located on all levels. Free Wi-Fi is available at various points throughout the terminal building. Internet access points and postal facilities are located on levels 2 and 4.
Food: There are numerous fast food outlets, bars, and restaurants at the Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport. These can be found on levels 3 and 4. In addition, there are four restaurants and two bars in the nearby Novotel (tel: (02) 131 1111; www.novotel.com).
Shopping: Shops selling everything from fresh-cut flowers to designer clothing are available on levels 2, 3, and 4 of the terminal building. Duty-free shops are also on these levels, with most located on the main departures level (level 4). VAT refunds are available for departing international passengers.
Luggage: Luggage trolleys are available in the arrivals and departures halls. A left-luggage service is available on levels two and four (tel: (02) 134 7795). A lost property counter (tel: (02) 132 1880) is located on level 4.
Other facilities: A wide variety of facilities are available in the terminal building, including traditional Thai massage and spa facilities. A medical clinic (tel: (02) 132 7777) is available on level 1. Muslim prayer rooms are located on level 2 of the terminal building.
Conference and business facilitiesThere is a business center at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport offering a variety of services, including meeting room rental. CIP airline lounges (tel: (02) 134 6284) are located on level 3; these offer a range of services to First Class and Business Class travelers, including private meeting rooms, state-of-the-art video and visual entertainment areas, and shower facilities. Extensive meeting and conference facilities are also available at the nearby Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport hotel (tel: (02) 131 1111; www.novotel.com).
Disabled facilitiesAs befits a recently built airport, a good range of facilities and assistance are available to disabled passengers, from elevators and accessible toilets to dedicated parking spaces.
Airport hotelsThere is one on-site hotel at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, the Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport hotel, which is located in front of the passenger terminal. Another hotel is a short drive away. There is a greater selection of hotels in Bangkok itself.

Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport
The 612-room, four-star Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport is located in front of the passenger terminal building, which it is connected to by a 300-meter (984-foot) underground walkway. Facilities here include meeting space, multiple dining options, and a fitness center.
Samutprakarn, Moo 1 Nongprue Bang Phli
Bangkok, Thailand
Tel: (02) 131 1111.
Web: www.novotel.com

Queen's Garden Resort
The 100-room Queen's Garden Resort is just five minutes from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport by shuttle. The complex, which occupies three buildings, offers a Thai massage area, 24-hour reception, and an outdoor pool.
Ladkabang, 21 On Nuch—Ladkabang Road
Bangkok, Thailand
Tel: (02) 172 6114.
Web: www.queensgardenresort.net

Grand Inn Come Hotel
Another option close to the airport, the mid-range Grand Inn Come Hotel has a 24-hour restaurant, a massage parlor, and a range of rooms and suites, along with meeting and event facilities.
Samutprakarn, 99 Moo 6 Kingkaew Road
Bangkok, Thailand
Tel: (02) 738 8191.
Web: www.grandinncome-hotel.com

Amaranth Suvarnabhumi Airport
Part of the Best Western consortium, the Amaranth has an outdoor pool, gym, and spa, plus a 24-hour restaurant and bar. The hotel provides a free airport shuttle service and has extensive meeting facilities.
Samutprakarn, 68 Moo 2,Kingkaew Road
Bangkok, Thailand
Tel: (02) 315 9393.
Web: www.amaranthhotel.com
Full airport nameBangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport
CityBangkok
State or provinceThailand
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