Map to Suvarnabhumi Airport
road to the Golden Land


The map to Suvarnabhumi Airport shows the location of the international airport to Bangkok in Samut Prakarn province just south-east of the city limits with details on how to get to the city.

Suvarnabhumi (pronounced su-wan-na-poom) means the Golden Land, the ancient name for old Siam and neighboring Burma, Cambodia and Laos. The name of the airport was bestowed by HM King Bhumipol Adulyadej.

Please use the interactive of map for the location of the airport from Bangkok city.


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Highway 7 is the Bangkok – Chonburi Highway to leads east and south-east to Chonburi and Pataya. To the west Highway 7 joins up with Phra Rama IX Road that goes to various parts of the city. The distance from the airport to Phra Rama IX subway station is about 25 km.

Lat Krabang Road leads westwards to Sukhumvit Soi 77 that leads to Sukhumvit Road near the On Nut skytrain station. The distance from the airport to On Nut skytrain station is about 15 km. It's about 35 km from the airport to the expressway entrance at Ploenchit.

The airport started operations at 0100 hours on 28 September 2006. Suvarnabhumi International Airport is far bigger than Don Muang airport. The main buildings are 563,000 sq m in area within a land area of 32 sq km. Please give yourself 30 – 40 minutes to walk from the check-in counters to your departure gates.


Bangkok Airport Link

The Bangkok Airport Link which opened on 23 August 2010 connects Suvarnabhumi Airport to Makkasan and Phaya Thai stations in the city.

At the Phaya Thai station, commuters can connect to the Bangkok skytrain and at Makkasan connections can be made to the Bangkok subway at the Petchaburi station.


For transit passengers, the Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel is linked to the terminal building by a walkway.

Hope you find the map to Suvarnabhumi Airport useful when you visit Bangkok.

A historical background to the name and development of the new airport is at Suvarnabhumi Airport.


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