After many delays and five long years of construction the brand new Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link (SARL) has finally opened to the public. The train line promises a quick and easy way to travel from downtown Bangkok to the Suvarnabhumi airport.
Greg Jorgensen, co-host of Bangkok Podcast has written an excellent article comparing the train line to taking a taxi. Both offer their own pros and cons depending on how you like to travel.
Bangkok Airport Rail Link vs. city taxi
To compare time, cost and convenience, I rode out to the airport on the new Airport Rail Link train, then traveled back into the city using a taxi, hauling a big suitcase the whole way. I chose Bangkok’s Hualumphong Railway Station as my start/end point due to its relatively central location… Continue Reading On CNNGo
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