There are no rail rinks between the Khao San Road area and Don Mueang Airport so travel by road is your only option. There are three ways to travel by road from the Khao San Road area to Don Mueang Airport of which public bus in the cheapest:
- Taxi: 250 to 350 THB
- Private Minivan: 100 to 150 THB
- Public bus: 50 THB
Khao San Road to Don Mueang Airport Bus
There are two public bus routes from near to the Khao San Road to Don Mueang Airport:
- Bus 59: Via Victory Monument, Chatuchak and Lak Si
- Bus A4: Direct
Bus 59 to Don Mueang Airport runs more frequently than Bus A4, however, because Bus 59 travels via Central Bangkok it tends to take at least 40 minutes longer to complete the journey. You are better off waiting a bit longer for Bus A4, which runs every 30 minutes from 07:00 to 23:00. Outside these hours you have no alternative but to take the slower Bus 59.
The A4 bus to Don Mueang Airport is a comfortable modern bus with an area for large luggage to be left near the main passenger doors in the centre of the bus. You do not need to buy a ticket in advance. Pay your 50 THB fare to the conductor on the bus.
The journey by the A4 bus from the Khao San Road area to Don Mueang Airport takes form 45 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes depending on the time of the day and the traffic. The journey is nearly as quick as by taxi or minivan because the bus travels most of the way via the Express Toll road.
Location of the Khao San Road Bus Stop
The closest bus stop to the Khao San Road for service to Don Mueang Airport is on the Ratchadamnoen Klang Road only 230 metres walk from the Khao San Road.
Don Mueang Airport Bus Stop
Bus services from near to the Khao san Road terminate in front of the Domestic Terminal at Don Mueang Airport.