Bangkok has two airports - Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Don Mueang Airport (DMK). Traveling between them can be done in several ways but the cheapest way is taking a free shuttle bus service BKK to DMK / DMK to BKK.
We would recommend you to use it because the bus is running all the way through expressway (Din Daeng Expressway & Don Mueang Tollway) which is very convenient and, of course, free of charge.
The bus is white colored and with air-conditioning. There is a storage area for luggage inside the bus so there is no problem with having a big luggage. The service is first come, first served so no pre-booking is required.
Shuttle Bus Timetable
Scheduled times of shuttle bus departure are displayed in the Airport Shuttle Bus Timetable below.
The shuttle bus starts running from both airports at 5.00 and the last bus leave at 24.00. The bus departs every 12 or 30 minutes depending on the time of the day. The route takes approximately 50-60 minutes to another airport.
However, it might take twice that time when using shuttle bus service during the rush hour or heavy rain as it may be delayed due to traffic congestion.
- Boarding Pass
- Ticket of the Departing Flight
- Passport or ID card
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Shuttle Bus from Suvarnabhumi to Don Mueang (BKK to DMK)
Boarding the shuttle bus at Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
The bus will depart from the 2nd floor of Suvarnabhumi Airport (Arrivals), outside the door 3.
You will see a desk on the right side where you should contact the staff and show the proof of travel (e-ticket or boarding pass for connecting flight) on that day. The staff will check your flight details. You will also get a stamp on our hand before boarding to the bus.
Dropping off at Don Mueang Airport (DMK)
At Don Mueang Airport buses drop off at the upper (departure) level.
Shuttle Bus from Don Mueang to Suvarnabhumi (DMK to BKK)
Boarding the shuttle bus at Don Mueang Airport (DMK)
The shuttle bus departs from Terminal 1 of Don Mueang Airport. You just need to follow the signs ''shuttle bus'' and you will see the shuttle buses being loaded outside on the 1st floor, at the door 6.
Dropping off at Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
Buses drop off passengers on the departure level of Suvarnabhumi Airport at the 4th Floor, door 5 first and then go back to board new passengers on the 2nd Floor, at the door 3.
More information about other facilities at the airports can be found here:
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