Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport

Traveling to and from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport

On this page, you will find the information you need to easily make your way through Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport to your destination.

Guide to Thailand’s Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport

Arrival and departure terminal maps and other information for navigating through Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport.

Arrival Terminal

Arrival map of Bangkok airport
  • Please present your passport and Immigration card. Please make sure to fill out the Immigration Card in the cabin.
  • There are separate Immigration counters for residents and travelers. Travelers need to go to the counter that says "Foreign Passport."
Fast Track Immigration

Fast track Immigration is available to the following customers:

  • Business Class
  • Disables passengers
  • Senior passengers (over the age of 70)
  • Expectant mothers
  • Passengers with infants

Please show your boarding pass when using this service.

  • Customers with goods to declare must turn in their Customs Declaration forms.
  • If you have items to declare, please go to the red counter.
  • If you do not have items to declare, please go to the green counter.

Departure Terminal

Departure map of Bangkok airport
Airport Information

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Security Check and Immigration

Please get on the escalator to pass through the Security Check on the upper floor. You will proceed to Immigration after completing the Security Check. Note: Please prepare your passport and hold onto your appropriate half of the Immigration card and boarding pass.

Fast Track Security Screening

Fast track security screening is available to the following customers:

  • Business Class
  • Disables passengers
  • Senior passengers (over the age of 70)
  • Expectant mothers
  • Passengers with infants

Please show your boarding pass when using this service.


Transit map of Bangkok airport
Transiting from ANA to Other Airlines (International Flights)
  • After arrival on the 2nd floor, please proceed to the 3rd floor and pass through the security check. Go to the gate for your transit flight after completing check-in at the transit counter for international flights.
    • If you’re transiting to an airline that does not have a transit counter on the 3rd floor, please pick up your baggage after Immigration and go through Customs. Then you must check in again at the international flight check-in counter on the 4th floor.
Transiting from ANA to Thai Smile Airways (Domestic Flights)

If transiting to Phuket (HKT), Chiang Mai (CNX), Krabi (KBV), Koh Samui (USM) and Hat Yai (HDY) by Thai Airways (TG):

  • After check-in at the Bangkok Airways (PG) transit counter, complete the Immigration at transit inspection area for domestic flights and proceed to the boarding gate of connecting flights.
    • Note: The above does not apply if your flight number has “TG” and is operated by Thai Smile Airways (WE).

If transiting to domestic flights other than the above:

  • After Immigration, baggage collection and Customs, please proceed to the boarding gate counter of domestic flights on the 4th floor.

If transiting from other airline's international flights and Thai domestic flights to ANA:

  • When you have not checked in to ANA flights at departing airports, please check-in at ANA transfer counter (Transfer Counter EAST or WEST) on the 3rd floor and proceed to the ANA boarding gate.
    • Except for transfer from a part of airline companies.

Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) to Downtown Bangkok

  • * "→" indicates the route.


Airport Rail Link

Services all 8 stations between Suvarnabhumi Station that is on lower ground floor 1 of the airport terminal building → Phaya Thai Station.
Only local trains called City Line trains, and all go to Phaya Thai Station.

  • Platform: There is a ticket booth in the first basement floor of the airport terminal building. The platform is underground level 2.
  • Traveling time: Approx. 30 minutes to Phaya Thai
  • Fares: 15 to 45 Baht depending on the destination. Fare to last stop Phaya Thai is 45 Baht.
  • Timetable: 2 to 6 services every hour from 5:30 am to 0:02 the next morning on weekdays, 5:30 am to 22:08 during weekends.
  • * Note that the final city line train runs non-stop to Phaya Thai Station.


  • Platform: Using the automatic taxi allocation machine (touch-screen) located at Gate No. 4 and No. 7 on Airport Terminal Building 1F will print a piece of paper with a number on it. At the taxi waiting area, there are electronic notice boards hanging from the ceiling. Head towards the electronic notice board with your number and your taxi will be waiting for you. Walk to the taxi.
  • Traveling Time: Approx. 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Fares: Approx. 300 to 350 Baht including the metered fare (About 250 to 300 Baht to the center of Bangkok) and dispatch fee of 50 Baht (You will be charged the total of the combined metered fare and dispatch fee on arrival at your destination. If toll roads are used, the toll is to be paid by the customer)
  • Operating hours: 24 hours


  • Platform: These are electric-powered taxis. Book at the EV TAXI VIP counter outside Airport Terminal 1 exit 3. These taxis have a GPS tracking system and in-car surveillance cameras and are safer than regular taxis.
  • Traveling Time: Approx. 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Fares:It is 150 baht for the first ride and about 700 to 800 baht to get to the Bangkok city center.Credit cards are accepted. When using toll roads, the toll is paid by the passenger.
  • Operating hours: 24 hours


  • Platform: Outside Airport Terminal Building second floor (Arrivals). There is a reception counter in the baggage claim area and in the arrivals lobby outside that area.
  • Traveling Time: Approx. 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Fares: Price to Bangkok City Center is from 1,300 Baht (Price will differ depending on the vehicle type and distance. Price is from 800 Baht if within the vicinity of the airport. Includes toll road tolls.Credit cards are accepted.
  • Operating hours: 24 hours

Airport Bus

The S1 bus route to Khao San Road is operational.

  • Platform: The bus stop is out exit 7 on the first floor of the airport terminal building (arrivals floor) and across the street passing in front of the building.
  • Traveling time: About 1 to 1.5 hours
  • Fares: 60 Baht
  • Operating hours: 6:00 to 20:00 (30 minutes intervals)