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Airport Rail Link (ARL)

Airport Rail Link (ARL) Bangkok

Bangkok’s newest addition to its public transportation network is the Airport Rail Link (ARL). It conveniently transits from Suvarnabhumi airport to downtown Bangkok within only 30 minutes, covering a distance of 28 kilometers. The partially elevated rail link ends at the terminal station Phaya Thai which has an interchange with …

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Entering the Kingdom of Thailand

Thai Airways landing in Bangkok

Yin dee ton rub su Krung Thep! Welcome to Bangkok! If you are flying by plane you will land at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport which officially opened in 2006 for international flights. With many airline tickets fares decreasing over the decades, Bangkok has seen a rapid growth in tourism. Before you …

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Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport

Suvarnabhumi Bangkok International Airport

Suvarnabhumi Airport, pronounced “su-wa-na-poom”, opened in September 2007 and replaced the overloaded and ageing Don Muaeng International Airport. The name was given by H.M. the King Bhumibol Adulyadej, meaning “The Golden Land”, referring to the continental Indochina as ““Golden Peninsula” or “Golden Land” which is a traditional name for the …

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Getting Downtown from Suvarnabhumi Airport

Airport Rail Link Bangkok

There are several options to get to and from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport, none of them particularly expensive. In general, it should take no more than one hour to get to your destination in the city – or even as far as Pattaya. Metered taxis, limousine services, buses, and public vans …

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