The distance from Bangkok Airport to Chatuchak Market is about 36 km and there are 4 ways to get from Suvarnabhumi, i.e. by train, private transfers, public taxi and shuttle bus. Below you will find the details of each transportation method and which one is the best option.

1. Train

There is no direct train to Chatuchak Market from the BKK but it is the most preferred way to transport due to speed and cost-effectiveness. Below are the steps to use the train to travel:

  1. Take the Airport Rail Link (ARL) on level B of the terminal to Phaya Thai BTS Station.
  2. From Phayathai BTS Station, take the Skytrain to Mo Chit via the Sukhumvit line.
  3. From Mo Chit BTS Station, you can walk into the market, which is approximately 1.5 km away.

Below are the details for taking the train:

  • Average cost: THB 45 for the ARL, THB 20 to travel to Mo Chit Station.
  • Travel duration: 30 mins from the Airport to Phaya Thai BTS Station, then another 25 mins to Mo Chit BTS.
  • Seating accommodation: AC, less comfortable seat and sometime you need to stand as there are no available seats left
  • Suitable for: Passengers with 1-2 luggage max.
  • Additional information: The train from the Suvarnabhumi leaves every 15 mins.

2. Private Transfers

Taking a private transfer service from Bangkok Airport is the most comfortable and luxurious way to travel due to privacy, door-to-door service and ability to customize and choose vehicles of your own choice. There are various companies to choose from, with a variety of cars to choose. For example, the limousine service from level 2 of the Suvarnabhumi Airport is the most preferred one. Others can be found online.

Below are the details for taking a private transfer service:

  • Average cost: THB 1000 – THB 3000
  • Travel duration: 30-35 mins
  • Seating accommodation: AC, comfortable seat, spacious
  • Suitable for: All types of passengers
  • Additional information: Services are usually hassle-free and the provider handles everything from you the moment you leave the terminal.

If you’re looking for one, we also provide this service. Check out our vehicle fleet that you can book today for a Bangkok Airport transfer straight to your accommodation below:

SUV

Suitable for families travelling during holidays to Thailand and off-road adventures.

  • Starting cost: THB 1,000
  • No. of passengers: 2-4
  • No. of luggage: 4-6 
  • Amenities: AC, audio, CD, Aux

Toyota Camry

A popular choice for those looking for a budget family airport transfer and road trips.

  • Starting cost: THB 1,200
  • No. of passengers: 2-4
  • No. of luggage: 2-4 
  • Amenities: AC, audio, CD, Aux

Toyota Commuter

Suitable for families and those travelling in large group with spacious and comfortable seats.

  • Starting cost: THB 1,500
  • No. of passengers: 8-10
  • No. of luggage: 10-15 
  • Amenities: AC, audio, CD, Aux

Toyota Commuter VIP

Similar to the commuter, commuter VIP provides you with an upgrade level of comfort and amenities.

  • Starting cost: THB 2,000
  • No. of passengers: 8-10
  • No. of luggage: 10-15 
  • Amenities: AC, audio, CD, Aux, WIFI, Bluetooth, stereo speaker

Hyundai Staria

Suitable for small families and groups to transfer to and from the BKK Airport in a luxury and comfort style.

  • Starting cost: THB 2,200
  • No. of passengers: 2-6
  • No. of luggage: 4-6 
  • Amenities: AC, audio, CD, Aux, WIFI, Bluetooth

BMW Series 5

Suitable for business and luxury private trip in a comfortable limousine taxi service.

  • Starting cost: THB 2,500
  • No. of passengers: 2-3
  • No. of luggage: 2-4 
  • Amenities: AC, audio, CD, Aux

Benz E Class

Take your business and luxury private trip to the next level in a comfortable limousine Benz car.

  • Starting cost: THB 2,800
  • No. of passengers: 2-3
  • No. of luggage: 2-4 
  • Amenities: AC, audio, CD, Aux

Toyota Alphard

A great choice for small groups or families travelling to and from the airport, and getting around Bangkok and Thailand.

  • Starting cost: THB 3,000
  • No. of passengers: 2-4
  • No. of luggage: 4-6 
  • Amenities: AC, audio, CD, Aux, WIFI, Bluetooth

3. Public Taxi

Taking a public taxi to Chatuchak Weekend Market is the second most preferred way because of the similar level of comfort you get from private transfer but on a much cheaper price. The taxis from the Airport operate on the taximeter, so make sure to avoid using those that don’t.

Besides, there are other application-based taxis you can take such as from Grab or Bolt, which maybe a bit more expensive but you are guaranteed to never get scammed.

Below are the details for taking a taxi from the Airport:

  • Average cost: THB 400- THB 600
  • Travel duration: 45-55 mins
  • Seating accommodation: AC, comfortable seat
  • Suitable for: 1-3 passengers with not more than 2-4 luggage as most of the taxis are Sedan cars.
  • Additional information: The public taxis are available on the level-1 of the terminal.

4. Shuttle Bus

Last but not least is to take a bus from the Bangkok Airport to the destination. It’s the least preferred way to travel as it follows the same route and costs similar to the train, but takes much longer to reach the destination and provide less comfortable experience.

Here are the steps to take the bus to Chatuchak Market:

  1. Take the shuttle bus located on level 1 of the terminal to Phaya Thai BTS Station.
  2. From Phayathai BTS Station, take the Skytrain to Mo Chit via the Sukhumvit line.
  3. From Mo Chit BTS Station, you can walk into the market, which is approximately 1.5 km away.

Below are the details for taking the bus from the Airport:

  • Cost: THB 35 from the Airport, and 20 THB from Victory Monument to Hua Lamphong Bus Station.
  • Travel duration: 50 minutes to Phaya Thai Station and 20 minutes to Mo Chit Station
  • Seating accommodation: AC, comfortable seat
  • Suitable for: Passengers with at most 2 luggage
  • Additional information: The bus leaves every 30-35 minutes.

About Chatuchak Weekend Market

Chatuchak Weekend Market is one of the largest and most famous markets in Bangkok, Thailand. It is located at Kamphaeng Phet 2 Rd, Chatuchak and is a vibrant and bustling market that attracts both locals and tourists. Here, you will find more than 8,000 stalls and vendors that sell various things – from famous Thai street food to small goodies and souvenirs. Whether you’re interested in shopping, eating, or simply soaking in the lively ambiance, the place has something for everyone. The best time to visit the Market is between 6 pm to 9 pm, which is the time when you can see beautiful neon lights shining and people interacting with each other.