A2 Bus is Bangkok's shuttle bus service, connecting Don Mueang International Airport (DMK) with Bangkok City. Don Muang Airport Bus A2 connects the airport with BTS Victory Monument Station and passes BTS Mo Chit and MRT Chatuchak Park stations on the way. A2 Bus route helps to reach the main areas of Thai capital conveniently.
Taking A2 Bus from Don Muang Airport to the city is a good choice for travelers because the shuttle bus service is very convenient, not expensive and quite fast, as Bangkok A2 Bus route is direct and uses express way so it stops at few bus stops only before reaching the final destination.
Don Muang Airport A2 Bus
All buses running on Don Muang A2 Bus route are air-conditioned. Older buses are orange but a number of new blue buses used on A2 Bus route is increasing.
Bangkok A2 Bus Fare
Current Bangkok A2 Bus fare is 30 THB per person.
The ticket can be bought on board. So far the bus fare needs to be paid by cash only but there are plans to implement other payment methods too.
Bangkok A2 Bus Timetable
Bangkok A2 Bus service operates daily, from 6:30 to 23:00.
The expected frequency of A2 Bus: every 15 minutes.
The journey on this Don Muang Airport bus route usually takes about 40 minutes but can take significantly more if the traffic conditions are really harsh.
Bangkok A2 Bus Route
A2 Bus runs from Don Muang Airport to Victory Monument. On the way, A2 Bus route passes BTS Mo Chit and MRT Chatuchak Park stations so it's worth to drop off there instead of going all the way to BTS Victory Monument Station if you're planning to use BTS.
Bus Stops at Don Muang Airport
All Don Muang Airport shuttle buses park on the first floor of Terminal 1 (Gate 6) & Terminal 2 (Gate 12).
Main Stops on A2 Bus Route
Central Lad Phrao Mall
Saphan Kwai (stops at BTS Saphan Kwai Station)
Ari (stops at BTS Ari Station)
Sanam Pao (stops at BTS Sanam Pao Station)
Victory Monument (BTS Victory Monument Station is nearby)
A2 Bus Route Map
Full list of bus stops on Don Muang Airport shuttle bus A2 route with exact locations can be found on the A2 Bus route map below. "Inbound" bus stops are used when traveling on A2 Bus from Don Muang Airport to Bangkok, "Outbound" bus stops are used when taking A2 Bus to Don Muang Airport from the city.
Tips on Taking A2 Bus
On the way to Victory Monument, A2 Bus passes BTS Mo Chit Station and MRT Chatuchak Park Station. This place is roughly on the mid-way between Don Muang Airport and the center of Bangkok City. Dropping off here and changing to the BTS or MRT is a good way to avoid the horrendous traffic of Thai capital. You can also take BTS at Victory Monument but covering the distance between Chatuchak and Victory Monument by BTS would be much faster, especially during rush hour.
Boarding on A2 Bus at Don Muang Airport might be not convenient for passengers with children and big luggage. There is no luggage space inside older yellow buses and limited space in new blue buses. The buses on A2 route also tend to get very crowded during rush hour so you might need to stand all the way to your destination. The journey can take much more than 40 minutes, as the length of it depends on the time of the day and traffic conditions.
A1 Bus also passes BTS Mo Chit and MRT Chatuchak Park station so, if you are planning to use BTS, you can choose this bus route instead.
Detailed information about taking A2 Bus from BTS Mo Chit Station and MRT Chatuchak Park Station to Don Mueang Airport can be found here: Bangkok A1/A2 bus from MRT/BTS to Don Mueang Airport.
Other Don Muang Airport Bus Routes
There are 4 more shuttle bus routes starting at Don Mueang International Airport (DMK):
- A1 Bus - to BTS Mo Chit
- A3 Bus - to Lumphini Park
- A4 Bus - to Khao San Road
- A5 Bus - to Future Park Rangsit
The most important information about all Don Muang Airport bus routes can be found here: Airport Bus Service to and from Bangkok Don Mueang Airport (DMK).
More useful information about facilities at the airport can be found here: Don Mueang International Airport (DMK).
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