Airport Rail Link
The Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link started its official operation since August 2010, offering commuters faster travel times between Bangkok’s international airport and the city centre.
Operating daily from 06.00 to 24.00, the Airport Link to Suvarnabhumi Airport will provide two transit options:
Direct Express Train
Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link is now ready to provide check-in and luggage transfer services at Makkasan Station. Passengers can check in at Makkasan Station 3-12 hours before their flights on their way to the airport terminus, Suvarnabhumi Station.
The ride will take 15 minutes from the City Air Terminal (Makkasan) train station. This service will connect to the city’s mass transit subway system. Passengers will have the opportunity of checking in their luggage at the City Air Terminal, before boarding the express train to Suvarnabhumi airport.
It costs THB 150 per person for a non-stop trip between Makkasan and the airport.
City Link Train
The ride will take 30 minutes to travel the 28 kilometers (17 miles) to the airport, making six stops along the way throughout the city, and linking with both the Subway (MRT) and Skytrain (BTS) systems in Bangkok.
The cost of the City Line is between THB 15 – THB 45 according to distance travelled between Phayathai Station and Suvarnabhumi Airport.
Getting to the Hotel
Upon arrival, head to the Airport Rail Link located at the basement level of Suvarnabhumi Airport. The Continent Hotel guests are recommended to purchase the Express Line ticket to Makkasan station, where they would need to change lines & take the subway from Petchburi (MRT) to Sukhumvit (MRT) station. On arrival at Sukhumvit MRT Station take Exit No. 2.