Bangkok Airport Railway Officially Opened

Thai Transport Minister Sophon Zarum on Monday morning presided over the official opening of Bangkok’s much-anticipated Airport Rail Link project, providing a direct link from several regions of the capital to the Suvarnabhumi International Airport.

After several setbacks and numerous delays, the Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link officially opened to the public on Monday, offering commuters shortened travel times between Thailand’s major international airport and the heart of Bangkok.

The 28km network connects Suvarnabhumi Airport in Samut Prakan, east of Bangkok, with the City Air Terminal (CAT) in Bangkok’s Makkasan area through a non-stop 15-minute journey titled the Express Service.

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