Airports in Thailand

Airports in Thailand’s Top Destinations

Thailand is a popular tourist destination for all travelers. It is important to be prepared for all travel essentials including airport locations.

In this article, we have gathered useful information about airports at the top destinations in the land of smiles.


Airports in Thailand

Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)

Nong Prue, Bang Phli District, Samut Prakan 10540

Suvarnabhumi Airport is Thailand’s busiest and largest airport. This airport is the center of all domestic and international transportation in Bangkok with over 500 flights departing and arriving every day.

Suvarnabhumi Airport offers free airport wifi, restaurants, duty-free shops, an Airport Rail Link to the city of Bangkok, taxis, and travel essentials such as tourist sim cards, tours, and currency exchange.

Getting to Suvarnabhumi Airport

Getting to Suvarnabhumi Airport is extremely convenient and easy. You can take a taxi or public transportation to save costs at any Airport Rail Link station in Bangkok. From downtown Bangkok to the airport takes around 45 minutes – 1 hour by car, depending on the traffic, and around 40 minutes by the Airport Rail Link.

Don Mueang International Airport (DMK)

Vibhavadi Rangsit Rd, Sanambin, Don Mueang, Bangkok 10210

Don Mueang International Airport is the second busiest airport in Bangkok. It is known for domestic flights in Thailand and international flights in Asia. Most flights operated by Thai Lion Air, Thai AirAsia, and Nok Air depart and arrive at Don Mueang International Airport. 

Getting to Don Mueang International Airport

The easiest way to travel to any airport is by taxi. However, if you are looking for an alternative transport option, you can take the red-line train to Don Mueang Station. Note to remember to carry some cash and coins for the ticket machine.


Airports in Thailand

Phuket International Airport (HKT)

Mai Khao, Thalang District, Phuket 83110

Phuket is probably the most visited province in Thailand. Phuket is known for its spectacular Phi Phi Islands and amazing beaches, the perfect dream vacation for all.

Phuket International Airport welcomes not only domestic flights but also direct international ones as well. The airport is located near Haad Mai Khao where visitors can enjoy the beach while overlooking the scenic view of airplanes arriving and departing from the airport up close.

Getting to Phuket International Airport

You can hire a taxi or a private van from your hotel/resort which will take around 30 minutes to one hour depending on where you are in Phuket. 

Another alternative transport option is the Phuket Airport Bus that departs from Rawai Beach, Patong Beach, Kata, and Karon Beaches with a ticket fare of 100 Baht.

Koh Samui 

Airports in Thailand

Samui International Airport (USM)

Bo Put, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani 84320

It is now super convenient to fly directly to tropical paradise such as Koh Samui. Passengers can travel from Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya, and Singapore to Koh Samui with Bangkok Airlines in just under 1.30 hrs. 

Getting to Samui International Airport

Private taxi or van.

Chiang Mai

Airports in Thailand

Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX)

Mueang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai 

Chiang Mai is another amazing destination in Northern Thailand rich in history, culture, and pristine mountainous scenery. Chiang Mai International Airport has both domestic and international flights. 

Getting to Chiang Mai International Airport

Apart from getting a private taxi to the airport, there are several ways to there from different parts of Chaing Mai as well.

You can take the Chiang Mai City Bus’s red line and yellow line to the airport or the Airport Shuttle Bus lines A1, A2, and A3 with a fare of 40 Baht.


Airports in Thailand

Krabi International Airport

Petchkasem Rd, Nuea Khlong, Nuea Khlong District, Krabi 81130

Krabi is a beautiful province in Southern Thailand surrounded by towering limestone cliffs and stunning beaches. Krabi International Airport is another busy airport in Southern Thailand second to Phuket. Many visitors travel through Krabi Airport to experience the natural beauty of the Andaman Sea.

Getting to Krabi International Airport

Private taxi or van. The airport is located near Krabi Town and around 30 minutes away from the stunning Ao Nang Beach.

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