Free parking and shuttle buses for mourners at Bangkok’s airports

During the royal cremation ceremony in Bangkok, the public will be allowed to park for free in certain areas at both Don Mueang and Suvarnabhumi airports. In addition, there will be free shuttle buses to Sanam Luang for mourners.

FREE SHUTTLE BUSES

ROUTE 1: Suvarnabhumi airport to Sanam Luang
DATES: 19-30 October 2017
TIME: 6:00 am to 6:00 pm *
START: Exit 8 on 1st floor
FINISH: Nang Loeng police station

* On 26th October, the service will run 24 hours.

ROUTE 2: Don Mueang airport to Sanam Luang
DATES: 23-31 October 2017
TIME: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm *
START: Exit 15 on 3rd floor of Terminal 2
FINISH: Royal Turf Club at Nang Loeng

* On 26th October, the service will run from 8:00 am to midnight.

FREE PARKING AT SUVARNABHUMI AIRPORT

Between 19-30 October 2017, there will be free parking available for mourners in the Long Stay parking lots in Zones C, D and E.

FREE PARKING AT DON MUEANG AIRPORT

Between 23-31 October 2017, there will be free parking available for mourners on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the five-storey parking building.

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6 thoughts on “Free parking and shuttle buses for mourners at Bangkok’s airports

  • October 6, 2017 at 1:13 pm
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    Free shuttle buses and car parking at airports don’t make good sense although it’s better than none. How many day-trippers will pay for the flights just to go to Bangkok to pay respect ?
    Travellers will be having their luggage. It will be more feasible if these shuttle buses start and return at a place where all travellers are sure to be there during their stay, e.g. Siam Square.

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    • October 6, 2017 at 1:15 pm
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      It’s mainly for people living near the airports. They can park their cars there and then catch the shuttle bus. It’s called Park & Ride! But I do know some people who will be flying in for the cremation. Obviously those people won’t need the free car park, but they will find the shuttle bus useful.

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      • October 6, 2017 at 1:33 pm
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        OIC, probably there have many car parks in the airports.Initially, I was thinking those shuttle buses are for air passengers.

        My biggest concern is how so many people can get away from the Grand Palace area during the cremation day, especially late night. Considering its magnitude and even during annual NY countdown, trains run until 2 am, the night of Oct 26 should has all trains and buses for that area runs all night till morning.
        This is a “no-next-time” event and they should plan well.

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  • October 6, 2017 at 4:07 pm
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    Is these shuttles just one way or 2 ways ?

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    • October 6, 2017 at 4:12 pm
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      It doesn’t specifically say, but as it’s a park and ride concept, I’m sure it is.

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