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Bangkok Don Mueang Airport

General information

The second busiest airport in Thailand is located in the north of Bangkok, closer to the city centre than Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport. Bangkok Don Mueang Airport was the busiest airport in Thailand until 2006. Today it is known as Bangkok’s low cost and domestic airport. In 2019, more than 41 million passengers used the airport. AirAsia (Island Transfer) and Nok Air (Fly’n’Ferry) offer cheap airline tickets from Bangkok Don Mueang Airport to the popular islands of Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao. Next to AirAsia and Nok Air, low-cost carrier Lion Air offers many flights from the airport.


Where is Bangkok Don Mueang Airport situated?

The airport is located in the north of Bangkok. In front of the airport is Don Muang Toll Way, this road connects the airport with the city centre.

How many terminals does Bangkok Don Mueang Airport have?

There are two terminals, T1 for international flights and T2 for domestic flights. The majority of the flights depart from the modern Terminal 2. T2 at Bangkok Don Mueang Airport has four piers/concourses and is much larger than T1 with one pier/concourse.

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Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Bangkok Don Mueang Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Thailand.

Airport Distance
Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport 29km



The distance from Bangkok Don Mueang Airport to the centre of Bangkok is 25 kilometres. By car, it takes 35 minutes to get to the centre of Bangkok.

From DMK Airport to Bangkok City centre by Car
25 km
35 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Bangkok Don Mueang Airport by public transport. Visit the Bangkok Don Mueang Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Bangkok Don Mueang Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Bangkok is about THB 400.-. Book your taxi at Bangkok Don Mueang Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From DMK Airport to Bangkok City centre by Taxi
25 km
35 min
THB 400.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Bangkok Don Mueang Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, National (Enterprise Holdings), Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Bangkok Don Mueang Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Bangkok Don Mueang Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Bangkok Don Mueang Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Bangkok Don Mueang Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Bangkok Don Mueang Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Bangkok Don Mueang Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • AirAsia
  • Thai Lion Air
  • Nok Air
  • Scoot
  • NokScoot


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Bangkok Don Mueang Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Amari Don Muang Airport Bangkok - SHA Plus, Bangkok

With a walkway connecting the hotel and Don Muang Airport, Amari Don Muang Airport is among the most popular meeting venues on this side of the city. Free WiFi is available in all areas.


ZZZ Hostel @ Don Mueang Airport Bangkok, Bangkok

Boasting free WiFi, ZZZ Hostel is located in Bangkok, on the opposite side of the road from Don Mueang International Airport. This hostel offers a 24-hour front desk. Guests can make use of a terrace.

Hotels in Bangkok

Looking for the best hotels in Bangkok? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Happy 3, Bangkok

Conveniently located within a 5-minute walk from National Stadium BTS Skytrain Station in downtown Bangkok, Happy 3 boasts an indoor pool and comfortable rooms decorated in soft tones. Free WiFi is available in all areas.


Here Hostel Bangkok, Bangkok

Here Hostel is located in Bangkok, 700 metres from Khao San Road. Free WiFi access is available in this hostel. Free coffee and tea can be enjoyed at the communal pantry daily. Each private or shared dormitory-style room provides air conditioning.


W Bangkok Hotel, Bangkok

A 3-minute walk from Chong Nonsi BTS Skytrain Station, W Bangkok Hotel - SHA Extra Plus offers a luxury accommodation with modern amenities and free Wi-Fi in the public areas. It boasts an outdoor pool, fitness centre and an on-site restaurant.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Bangkok Don Mueang Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


From Bangkok: Ayutthaya Temples Small Group Tour with Lunch

Embark on a guided day trip to the World Heritage site of Ayutthaya, the old capital of Siam, and visit 4 of the historical city's most remarkable temples.


Bangkok: Damnoen Saduak Market and Maeklong Railway Market

Visit the Maeklong Railway Market and the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market on either a private or group tour from Bangkok. Interact with friendly local market vendors.

Tour & transport

Bangkok: City Highlights Temple and Market Walking Tour

Immerse yourself in the cultural and historical heritage of Bangkok by exploring the Grand Palace, the Emerald Buddha Temple and the options for Wat Pho, local markets and Wat Arun. Enjoy this trip with an experienced, local tour guide.


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