The Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link finally opened on the 23rd 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 2 Transit options:
Direct Express Train
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.
Please note: For the time being flights and luggage check-in services are not available but it will be at a later stage.
It costs 100 THB per person for a non-stop trip between Makkasan and the airport. The fare will rise to 150 THB from January 2011 onwards
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 starts from 15 THB until the end of 2010 and it will then rise from (15 THB to 45 THB from January 2011 onwards)
Getting To The Hotel:
Upon arrival, head to the airport rail link located on the basement level of Suvarnabhumi Airport. Citrus Sukhumvit 13 guests are recommended to purchase the Express Line ticket to Makkasan station, and then from Makkasan station we would suggest that you take a taxi directly to the hotel, which is about a 20 minute ride depending on the traffic.