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How to go fro Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport to Hualamphong train station

  • ilovetravel-
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    Hi everyone!!
    I need a help about the transfer from the international airport to the train station (where i'm going to catch a train to chumpton). How can I get there? can someone give me some tips!?
    bus, subway?! thank you a lot!!
    I am a litte bit nervous about that and I really hope to find someone who can give me a hand!!! Thanks guys!! Cheers

    #1 Posted: 13/12/2010 - 01:16

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  • goonistik

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    Hi!

    What time will you arrive? If you arrive after midnight, taxi will be your only option.

    Otherwise, it seems the Airport Express train is the best way to go.

    http://www.suvarnabhumiairport.com/to_from_airport_link_en.php

    You get off at Makkasan and go to the Petchburi MRT station. Than take the MRT to Hualomphong MRT Station

    #2 Posted: 13/12/2010 - 08:48

  • Fettnoi72

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    Hi!

    There are Busses directly from the Suvarnabhumi Arrival Terminal (Level 1) to Hualampong start 5AM to 12PM
    Bus : AE 4 Suvarnabhumi - Hualampong ; Ticket :150 TBHT

    Check out this link:
    http://bangkok.sawadee.com/airport/trans.htm#Airport_Shuttle_Bus

    Timetable for the Trains to the South:
    http://sawadee.com/transfer/train-south.htm

    #3 Posted: 14/12/2010 - 02:19

  • ilovetravel-
    ling

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    thank you a lot!! yes I think I am gonna catch the AE bus!!
    another little help... I d like to book online the train to Chupton but I cant do that from the national train website (the page doesn't work) do you knows guys a way to book it!?! i want to catch the one around 7.30pm and for sure the first class is gonna be fully booked on the same day (25th December). thanks guys!!

    #4 Posted: 14/12/2010 - 15:32

  • goonistik

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    Please check out the information here

    http://www.seat61.com/Thailand.htm#How to book

    #5 Posted: 14/12/2010 - 21:45

  • Maryanne

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    Make absolutely sure that if you ever take a taxi from the airport they put the meter on before they start moving.
    Don't believe them when they tell you 500 baht or 600 baht to Bangkok. It is absolutely not true.
    You have to pay 50 baht at the desk to go in a Taxi Que from the airport arrival floor, any Taxi that tried to charge a fixed price instead of a meter get out and go to the desk to complain. Many travelers don't know or don't complain and that is why it happens so much these days.

    Or if you want to be savvy, when you walk out of your arrivals area go back upstairs to the departure floor, and grab a taxi that is dropping someone off. No extra fees to pay and they are usually very happy to catch another customer without having to go back down to the que. DO this discreetly or they will stop it...

    #6 Posted: 19/6/2013 - 06:20

  • freiburger

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    Maybe your information is a little outdated and the thread is really old anyway.

    When you catch a Taxi at arrival you have to pay nothing at the counter. Just tell them where you wanna go and they give you a bunch of paper you hand out to the driver. The driver will go by meter. Since 2 years nobody is aksing at the airport for the 450 baht anymore. The driver will ask you if you wanna go by tollway. If you agree then either the driver pay ahead or he ask you for money for the toll. Either way at the end of the journey you pay the rate on the meter, plus 50 baht airport fee and the tollway fee.

    by the way, as far as I know they don't charg the 50 baht and Suvarnabhumi, only at Don Muang I think they still do.

    This is so far my experience, the last trips from Suvarnabhumi I never payd the 50 Baht extra.

    Maybe if you pick up a taxi at departure they will try to cheat you and sell you the 450 Baht ride. If you go by meter and traffic is low the fare is around 300 to 350 Baht all in.

    #7 Posted: 19/6/2013 - 09:32

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