The distance from Bangkok Airport to Silom is about 35 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

Taking a train from the Suvarnabhumi to Silom is the most preferred way to travel because it’s affordable, comfortable, and fast enough. To transport, here are the steps

  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 either toward Bang Wa and get off at Sala Daeng Station or take the Silom Line to Chong Nonsi Station. Both the stations are located roughly about 5-10 minutes from the area’s center.

Sala Daeng Sation is close to Lumpini Park whereas the Chong Nonsi Station is nearby Sathorn Road and its business district.

Below are the details for taking the train:

  • Average cost: THB 45 for the ARL, THB 30-40 to either Sala Daeng or Chong Nonsi.
  • Travel duration: 60-80 minutes.
  • 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 is by far the most comfortable and luxurious travelling option you can take. This is because you can enjoy the door-to-door services, customize and choose the vehicle of your own choice, and skip all the waiting in between. If you’re looking for one, we at The Exclusive Transfer provide various BKK transportation options to choose from.

Below are the details for taking a private transfer service:

  • Average cost: THB 1000 – THB 3000
  • Travel duration: 45-60 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.

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

Public taxi is the second most preferred travelling option to get to Silom because the fare is affordable enough but still provide the similar experience to private transfer option. To transport, you can take the taxi available readily at the airport itself.

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 450- THB 600
  • Travel duration: 45-60 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 Silom:

  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 either toward Bang Wa and get off at Sala Daeng Station or take the Silom Line to Chong Nonsi Station. Both the stations are located roughly about 5-10 minutes from the area’s center.

Below are the details for taking the bus:

  • Cost: THB 45 from the Airport, THB 30-40 to either Sala Daeng or Chong Nonsi.
  • Travel duration: 90-120 minutes in total.
  • Seating accommodation: AC, comfortable seat
  • Suitable for: Passengers with at most 2 luggage
  • Additional information: The bus leaves every 30-35 minutes.

About Silom Area

Silom is an area of Bangkok Thailand around Silom Road, a major road that runs from near the river to Lumphini Park. This 2.78 km long area is well-known for its vibrant nightlife, business districts, shopping centers, and cultural and recreational attractions such as Sri Maha Mariamman Hindu Temple. It’s also often referred to as the Wall Street of Thailand. If you happen to visit the area, some of the recommended restaurants to eat at are Ormthong, Kingkong Buffet and Sri Ananda Bhawan. Some of the recommended hotels and accommodations nearby are Centre Point Hotel, Evergreen Laurel Hotel, and Mode Sathorn.