Suvarnabhumi airport’s Airport Link starts full services with special discount.
Arriving and departing passengers as well as relatives or friends seeing them off from Suvarnabhumi International Airport, in Bangkok’s adjacent province of Samut Prakan, will save significant time in travelling as the Airport Rail Link project, linking the airport and the Makkasan and Phaya Thai areas in downtown Bangkok, commences operations.
The 28km rail link connects Suvarnabhumi Airport in the eastern flank of the capital and the City Air Terminal in Bangkok’s Makkasan area, where passengers are able to check in their baggage.
With the speed capacity of 160km per hour, the train will serve eight stations and can cater up to 50,000 passengers daily.
City Line commuter trips, with set fares at Bt30, take 30 minutes to reach the airport and will operate 24 hours from Phaya Thai station. Trains pass through six stations.
The Express Service operates 19 hours daily from 6am to 1am and provides a non-stop journey between the City Terminal and the airport with the promotional fare set at Bt100.
(MCOT online news)