Bangkok Sky Train

Bangkok sky train

Bangkok sky train ( (Thaiรถไฟฟ้า rot fai fa) is a good way of getting around Bangkok is quite easy these days, even though there are still horrendous road traffic issues to contend with. So, apart from getting around on foot, or choosing a taxi, there are other options because Bangkok has a very efficient metro (the MRT) and Mass Transport System (the BTS or Skytrain) which has elevated routes above all the traffic in central Sukhumvit road in central Bangkok. There are 2 lines, on is Silom, and the other is the Sukhumvit line, these trains get pretty full during peak hours.

The Bangkok sky train has 34 stations spread across two main lines which run above your head in central Bangkok the main line also connect to Bangkok’s main airport Suvarnabhumi, Bangkok also boasts a very good underground system which is known as MRT  this is another good way & an alternative to using the Bangkok Sky train. A lot of Thai citizens use the Bangkok Sky Train as a way of commuting to work on a daily basis it runs from 06.30 am until and midnight & it can get extremely busy & extremely hot during peak hours.

Bangkok Airport Rail Link is a commuter rail line connecting SuvarnabhumiAirport to Phaya Thai (BTS) station via Makkasan Station (MRT Phetchaburi.

How do I get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport?

The train starts its journey at Suvarnabhumi station and ends the ride at Phaya Thai interchange station in downtown Bangkok. Phaya Thai is a major station of the BTS Skytrain, from there you can take the train to travel around the cit

30 Day Pass – Bangkok Sky Train

  • For 15 trips (  valid for 30 days )  – 375 baht
  • For 25 trips (  valid for 30 days )-  575 baht
  • For 40 trips (  valid for 30 days )- 480 baht
  • For 50 trips (  valid for 30 days )- 1000 baht
List Of  – Bangkok Sky Train Stations
  • Mo Chit – Sapan Kwai -Ari – Sanam Pao
  • Victory Monument – Phaya Thai -Ratchathewi
  • Chit Lom – Ploen Chit – Nana -Asok
  • Prom Phong -Thong Lo -EKkami
  • Phra Khanong -ON Nut -Bang Chak
  • Punnawithai – Udom – Suk – Bang -Na – Bearing

 

Most sky stations do have elevators & toilets see here for  further information about   call the BTS helpline: +66 (0)2 617 7300 

 

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