BANGKOK
BANGKOK (SUVARNABHUMI) INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Updated : 2016/1/4

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Key to symbols

  • Arrival
  • Departure
  • Connection
  • Security Zone
  • Public Zone
  • Security Zone (no use)
  • Stairs/
    Escalator
  • Toilets
  • Bus
  • Currency Exchange
  • Elevator
  • Taxi
  • Information
  • Train
  • Parking

Transfers from JAL → other international airlines

Please check in at the transfers counter after arrival.
Each airline has different transfer counters, so please check the information boards within the airport to find the counter location. The oneworld transfers counter is Transfer Counter WEST-1.

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Departure

On the 3rd floor, there are stairs/escalators from 2nd and 4th floor, security, Departure gates, transit counter WEST-2, transit counter for Thai Airways (TG), oneworld transit counter WEST-1 and International transit counter for Star Alliance and Bangkok Airways (PG) on EAST transit counter.

Arrival

At the 2nd floor thare are toilets, airport information counters, stairs/escalators to Departure gates and Transfer Security. Once you pass through security, you can go to the 3rd floor.

Transfers from other international airlines → JAL

The arrivals gate is on level 2. Please go to the JAL transfers counter on level 3.
The JAL transfers counter is on the airport signs as "Transfer Counter WEST-1".
Each airline has different arrival gates, so please check the information boards within the airport to find the correct location.

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Departure

Arrival

On the 2nd floor, there are toilets, airport information counters, stairs/escalators, Arrival gates, Domestic Flights transit counter for TG and PG, immigration screening, for Domestic Flights transit and Domestic Flights gates.

Transfers from JAL → Thai domestic flights

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On the 3rd floor, there are stairs/escalators from 2nd and 4th floor, security, Departure gates, transit counter WEST-2, transit counter for Thai Airways (TG), oneworld transit counter WEST-1 and International transit counter for Star Alliance and Bangkok Airways (PG) on EAST transit counter. At the 2nd floor thare are toilets, airport information counters, stairs/escalators to Departure gates and Transfer Security. Once you pass through security, you can go to the 3rd floor.

Customers connecting from Bangkok to the following destinations

Thai Airways (TG): Phuket (HKT), Hat Yai (HDY), Chiang Mai (CNX), Samui (USM), Krabi (KBV)
* Except flights operated by THAI Smile (WE)

It is possible to check baggage through from Japan to the final destination (provided that the transfer time in Bangkok is less than 24 hours.)Bangkok Airways (PG): Phuket (HKT), Chiang Mai (CNX), Chiang Rai (CEI), Samui (USM), Krabi (KBV), Trat (TDX)

  • In general, you should be able to check your baggage through from Japan to the above destinations provided that it is on the same ticket (and that the transfer time in Bangkok is less than 24 hours.)
  • After arrival, please check in at the TG or PG transfers counter.
  • After arrival in Bangkok, you can carry out immigration procedures at the Immigration station located in the transfers area (only for transfers from Bangkok on the same day.)
  • Customs inspection is carried out at the final destination listed above.

Passengers taking Thai domestic flights at Don Mueang Airport

Limousine Bus

  • Departs from level 2 of Suvarnabhumi Airport passenger terminal.
    Price: from 1200 Baht (THB). Duration: 60-90 minutes.

Taxi

  • Departs from level 2 of Suvarnabhumi Airport passenger terminal.
    Price: 50 Baht (THB) is added to the meter fee (highway charge will also be added).
    Duration: 60-90 minutes.

Regular bus

  • You can use the shuttle bus to move from the passenger terminal to the regular bus terminal.
  • Take bus number 554 or 555 from the bus terminal to Don Mueang station.
  • There are no announcements on the bus, and it does not go all the way to Don Mueang Airport, so please take care if taking the regular bus (Thai language only).
  • Price: 34 Baht (THB) one-way.
    Duration: 90-120 minutes.

Transfers to domestic flights at Don Mueang Airport

  • Departing from Suvarnabhumi Airport and connecting to a domestic flight at Don Mueang Airport takes a minimum of 3 hours 30 minutes.
  • * Transport and fares for transfer are subject to change, so please confirm details in advance.

Passengers connecting to other Thai domestic flights

  • After completing Immigration in Bangkok, collect your baggage and proceed to the domestic check-in counters on level 4 to check in for your connecting flight.

Transfers from Thai domestic flights → JAL

If JAL check-in and immigration procedures have been carried out at departure

  • It is possible to check your baggage through from your departure point to your JAL flight.
  • After arriving in Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport), please go directly to your departure gate by following the dedicated line.

If JAL check-in and immigration procedures have not been carried out at departure

  • After arriving in Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport), please retrieve your baggage and check in at the JAL check-in counter on departures level 4.

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