Information & Facts
From the airport passengers can either catch a taxi from the
departure terminal or ride a free shuttle to the Public
Transportation Center and hire one from there. Travel time depends
greatly on traffic but is at least 30 minutes and can be much more.
An exit fee is expected to be paid by the passenger although this
can be paid at the end of the ride. Passengers can request the
driver use the expressway which will cost small additional fee.
Rides will cost between US$7 to US$12.
Car rental companies are represented by local and international
operators. The Car Rental service counter at Arrivals will make
bookings, and the shuttle bus will transport customers to the
Transport Centre to pick up rental cars.
The free shuttle bus (Express route) transports passengers to
the Transport Centre from where public buses, taxis and rental cars
can be found. Taxis can also be found on Level 1 at Arrivals.
Public buses run several routes from the Transport Centre to
Bangkok, while the Airport Express provides air-conditioned coaches
between the airport and first-class hotels in downtown Bangkok.
There is also a Limousine Service counter on the 2nd floor of the
+66 (0)2 132 1888 or +66 (0)2 132 3888.
Currency exchange is available on Level 2 at Arrivals, and ATMs
are located throughout the terminal building. Public telephones are
widely available. A tourist information service is located in the
Arrivals hall on Level 2, duty free shopping and a myriad of
restaurants, wine bars and fast food outlets are also
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
Shuttle buses provide a free service between the main terminal
and the transport centre, as well as connecting other airport