Arrive Stress-Free
An International Travelers' Ground Transportation Guide

Destination Search

Currency Exchange

Thai Baht
THB 100:
Thai Baht (THB 100)
USD $2.75
CAD $3.60
AUD $3.86
NZD $4.24
EUR €2.46
GBP £1.81
JPY ¥330.73

More Currencies,
Foreign Exchange Calculator

Read More: Are you headed to one of the most dreaded airports?

Are you headed to one of the most dreaded airports?

Read More: Do You Need Insurance to Rent a Car?

Do You Need Insurance to Rent a Car?

Search for BKK Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport Rental Car Deals

Car Rental

More Things to do in Bangkok, including Tours, Layover, and Overnight Ideas

Stuff to do in Bangkok

Bangkok Tour Ideas

Bangkok Rose Garden Cultural Center and Thai Village Half-Day Tour

Bangkok Rose Garden Cultural Center and Thai Village Half-Day Tour
3 hours 30 minutes
USD 40.42

Escape Bangkok on this half-day tour to The Rose Garden Cultural Center, located 20 miles (32 kilometers) just outside Bangkok, amidst the rural scenery along the Nakhon Chaisri River.

7-Night Northern Thailand Tour: Sukhothai, Lampang and Chiang Mai from Bangkok

7-Night Northern Thailand Tour: Sukhothai, Lampang and Chiang Mai from Bangkok
8 days, 7 nights
USD 902.00
Experience the treasures of Thailand's northern kingdom on a seven-night tour, round-trip from Bangkok. See ancient palaces and Buddhist statues at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Sukhothai Historical Park, and discover glittering temples and fascinating markets in the northern capital of Chiang Mai. You'll visit the Friends of the Asian Elephant organization and afterwards have a traditional khantohk dinner at a local homestay – just some of the many amazing experiences to be enjoyed! This tour operates with a maximum of 16 people, ensuring a small-group experience with your expert guide.

More Things to do in Bangkok, including Tours, Layover, and Overnight Ideas

Home > Destinations >Country flagThailand > Samut Prakan > Bangkok

BKK Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport Information

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport TransfersSafely Arrive or Depart Stress-Free at the Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport -- Book a safe and convenient private Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport transfer from USD 42 or a safe and economical shared Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport shuttle transfer from USD 14.
Book My Private Car Now
Book My Shuttle Now

 BKK Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport Info & Guide

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport

Where is Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport?  

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport (IATA: BKK, ICAO: VTBS), previously known as New Bangkok International Airport, also referred to as Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, Suvarnabhumi Bangkok Airport, Suvarnabhumi Airport, or even just Bangkok Airport, is located in Racha Thewa in Bang Phli, about 25 kilometres (16 miles) east of downtown Bangkok, Samut Prakan, Thailand. The airport is named to honour the golden kingdom, Suvarnabhumi, hypothesised to have been located somewhere in Southeast Asia.

In 2014, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport served 46,423,352 passengers, making it the busiest of the city's two international airports, the other being Bangkok Don Mueang Airport (DMK). Suvarnabhumi inherited the airport code, BKK, from Don Mueang, after the older airport ceased international operations for a number of years. Today, BKK handles most international flights, while DMK handles low-cost airlines and regional commuter flights.

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport is a hub for Asia Atlantic Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Business Air, Jet Asia Airways, Orient Thai Airlines, Thai Airways International and Thai Smile. Other airlines that fly to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport include Aeroflot, Air France, Air India, Asiana Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Condor, Delta Air Lines, El Al, Emirates, Eurowings, EVA Air, Japan Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Nordwind Airlines, Okay Airways, Oman Air, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Singapore Airlines, Transaero Airlines, Turkish Airlines and Vietnam Airlines.

Cities with flights to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport include Addis Ababa, Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Auckland, Bangalore, Bangladesh, Beijing, Brisbane, Brussels, Chengdu, Chennai, Chiang Mai, Colombo, Delhi, Dhaka, Dubai, Frankfurt, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Hyderabad, Islamabad, Istanbul. Jakarta, Karachi, Kolkata, Kuala Lumpur, Kunming, Lahore, London, Los Angeles, Macau, Madrid, Mandalay, Manila, Melbourne, Milan, Moscow, Mumbai, Munich, Muscat, Osaka, Oslo, Paris, Penang, Perth, Phnom Penh, Phuket, Rome, Seoul, Shanghai, Siem Reap, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Taipei, Tehran, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Vienna, Yangon and Zürich.

Your best bet for a Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport transfer is a private car (preferred by many over a taxi, for the greatest security). Details on all options are included in this guide.

Or, to truly arrive stress-free, pre-book a private Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport transfer from IHateTaxis now.

>Read about changes coming: Thai Military cleverly clamps down on the Bangkok Airport taxi chaos



 Other Items of Interest at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport

Services at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport include:

  • Spa
  • Wonderworld play area - Departures Lounge
  • A depiction of the Samudra manthan (churning of the ocean) sculpture


Trivia: Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport is located on what had formerly been known as Nong Nguhao, which means Cobra Swamp(!). The airport also has the world's tallest free-standing control tower (132.2 metres or 434 feet).

Additional Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

 More Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport Transfer & Airport Connection Options

Last Updated: 8 Jul 2015