Airport Link in service from August 23, 2010

The Airport Link train connecting Bangkok and Suvarnabhumi airport will go in operation for commercial service from Aug 23, Transport Minister Sohpon Zarum said on Tuesday.

Mr Sohpon said the date was settled after a consultation with the State Railway of Thailand.

The Airport Link will offer two types of service on parallel rails - the City Line which stops at every station to transport passengers from Phaya Thai to Suvarnabhumi airport and the non-stop Airport Express which runs from Makkasan to the airport.

The fare for the City Line starts from 15 baht and the Airport Express 100 baht per trip.

Check-in service at Makkasan city terminal station is expected to begin in October.