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BTS Skytrain




The BTS Skytrain is officially known as the Elevated Train in Commemoration of HM the King's 6th Cycle Birthday, in service since December 5, 1999, the BTS Skytrain system is a fast, clean, reliable and modern option to travel around most of Bangkok’s downtown core. The routes connect Bangkok’s important hotels, main shopping areas such as the Chatuchak Weekend Market, all Sukhumvit Road's attractions and other commercial and tourist areas; it is especially convenient for visiting the Siam Square area.
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Currently there are two Skytrain lines: the light-green Sukhumvit line which travels down Sukhumvit road and then goes up Phahonyothin to northern Bangkok terminating at On Nut station and the dark-green Silom line, which starts out at Saphan Taksin station, travels through Silom area, interchanges with the Sukhumvit line at Siam Square.

The Skytrain operates 06:00 am – midnight daily, the last train leaves between 23:30 and 23:50. Fares depends of how many zones you are traveling, consult the map near each ticket machine, trains come every three minutes during peak hours, during rush hours in the morning and the evening, the trains sometimes get packed. Journey times are no more than 30 minutes from one end of the line to the other.

More information at:

Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company Limited
Address: 1000 Phahonyothin Road, Chom Phon, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900
Telephone: 0 2617 7300
BTS Hotline: 0 2617 6000

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