A2 Bus is Bangkok's shuttle bus service, connecting Don Mueang International Airport (DMK) with Bangkok City. Don Muang Airport Bus A2 connects the airport with BTS Victory Monument Station and passes BTS Mo Chit and MRT Chatuchak Park stations on the way. A2 Bus route helps to reach the main areas of Thai capital conveniently.
Taking A2 Bus from Don Muang Airport to the city is a good choice for travelers because the shuttle bus service is very convenient, not expensive and quite fast, as Bangkok A2 Bus route is direct and uses express way so it stops at few bus stops only before reaching the final destination.
Don Muang Airport A2 Bus
All buses running on Don Muang A2 Bus route are new blue air-conditioned buses.
Bangkok A2 Bus Fare
Current Bangkok A2 Bus fare is 30 THB per person.
The ticket can be bought on board. So far the bus fare needs to be paid by cash only but there are plans to implement other payment methods too.
Bangkok A2 Bus Timetable
Bangkok A2 Bus service operates daily, from 6:30 to 23:00.
The expected frequency of A2 Bus: every 25 minutes 15 minutes.
Pay attention that A2 bus departures from 21:00 are less frequent than at the daytime. According to this timetable found at the airport, bus A2 schedule after 21:00 is the following: 21:00, 22:00, 23:00 (last bus).
The journey on this Don Muang Airport bus route usually takes about 40 minutes but can take significantly more if the traffic conditions are really harsh.
Bangkok A2 Bus Route
A2 Bus runs from Don Muang Airport to Victory Monument. On the way, A2 Bus route passes BTS Mo Chit and MRT Chatuchak Park stations so it's worth to drop off there instead of going all the way to BTS Victory Monument Station if you're planning to use BTS.
Bus Stop at Don Muang Airport
All Don Muang Airport shuttle buses park on the first floor of Terminal 1 (Exit No. 6).
Main Stops on A2 Bus Route
Central Lad Phrao Mall
Saphan Kwai (stops at BTS Saphan Kwai Station)
Ari (stops at BTS Ari Station)
Sanam Pao (stops at BTS Sanam Pao Station)
Victory Monument (BTS Victory Monument Station is nearby)
A2 Bus Route Map
Full list of bus stops on Don Muang Airport shuttle bus A2 route with exact locations can be found on the A2 Bus route map below. "Inbound" bus stops are used when traveling on A2 Bus from Don Muang Airport to Bangkok, "Outbound" bus stops are used when taking A2 Bus to Don Muang Airport from the city.
Tips on Taking A2 Bus
On the way to Victory Monument, A2 Bus passes BTS Mo Chit Station and MRT Chatuchak Park Station. This place is roughly on the mid-way between Don Muang Airport and the center of Bangkok City. Dropping off here and changing to the BTS or MRT is a good way to avoid the horrendous traffic of Thai capital. You can also take BTS at Victory Monument but covering the distance between Chatuchak and Victory Monument by BTS would be much faster, especially during rush hour.
Boarding on A2 Bus at Don Muang Airport might be not convenient for passengers with children and big luggage as the luggage space inside buses is limited. The buses on A2 route also tend to get crowded during rush hour so you might need to stand all the way to your destination. The journey can take much more than 40 minutes, as the length of it depends on the time of the day and traffic conditions.
A1 Bus also passes BTS Mo Chit and MRT Chatuchak Park station so, if you are planning to use BTS, you can choose this bus route instead.
Another alternative to A2 Bus is the recently opened SRT Red Line commuter train that lets to reach MRT network from Don Muang Airport a bit faster.
Detailed information about taking A2 Bus from BTS Mo Chit Station and MRT Chatuchak Park Station to Don Mueang Airport can be found here: Bangkok A1/A2 bus from MRT/BTS to Don Mueang Airport.
Other Don Muang Airport Bus Routes
There are 3 more shuttle bus routes starting at Don Mueang International Airport (DMK):
The most important information about all Don Muang Airport bus routes can be found here: Bangkok Don Mueang Airport Bus.
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If you have connecting flights at different airports in Bangkok, you can use free shuttle bus between BKK and DMK airports to save time and money.
If you are traveling with a large luggage or just don't like using public transportation in foreign countries, enjoy a hassle-free trip to the city by booking a private transfer here: Private Don Mueang Airport (DMK) Transfers.
What is the best area to stay in Bangkok? The answer can be found in the guide to Bangkok Best Areas.
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