Information & Facts
Taxis are available from the stand in front of Arrivals. An
airport surcharge of 50 Baht is added to the fare. Airport buses
are available for 100 Baht and take you downtown. They leave from
the platform in front of the Arrivals hall at Terminal 1 and from
below 'Bus Stop Airport Bus' signs. Trains at Don Muang Railway
Station (500 metres from the Arrivals hall) run from 6am to 8pm.
The fare to Bangkok with an ordinary diesel train is 5 Baht. Public
buses to Bangkok railway station and other main destinations in the
city are also available.
Facilities include three banks, ATMs, bureaux de change,
restaurants, supermarket, CIP lounge, medical facility, children's
play area and a tourist information desk.
Thai is the official language, although English is widely
spoken in tourist areas.
The unit of currency is the Baht (THB), which is divided
into 100 satang. Currency can be exchanged at the airport, banks,
hotels and bureaux de change. Banks are open Monday to Friday. ATMs
are available in most cities and tourist resorts. Most large hotels
and shops accept travellers cheques, but a better rate will be
given at banks. Most major credit cards are accepted at hotels and