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Trip Report Part1 (Belated)

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Train from airport to KL is 55 Ringgit, not 550.

 

Thanks for the interesting start.

But the bus fare was RM 12 and lands you in KL Sentral too!

I really don't know how much time is saved?  - think waiting for the train/bus to depart the airport.

 

 

And yes there is a Super Rich at the basement 2 of Su. Airport....but a short trip to the food court,yes it is where I get my fix of Thai food in Magic)...is a blessing after a 2 hr flight from Singapore...

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Train from airport to KL is 55 Ringgit, not 550.

 

Thanks for the interesting start.

Thanks for the correction, I modified the original post to correct the typo.    The Baht conversion has no typo.

 

Maybe a bus to KL is cheaper, but I think making the train price comparison is fair, as this is an equivalent standard of travel. 

 

The Bangkok airport railway is certainly a comfortable & good value service.

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Assuming waiting times for ticketing and arrival of transport being equal, the train will get you to KK Sentral (the transport hub in KL) in 30 minutes, while the bus takes slightly over an hour. Uber or taxis costs upward of RM80(USD20) taking about an hour or more depending on your final destination in the city. Your last leg after reaching KL Sentral will add another thirty minutes to your journey from airport to hotel and an additional fare.

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There are cheaper way to still travel by train to kl, which require u to take the transit train instead of the express one, go out in one of the station and go in again and wait for the next train, usually 20min wait, and itll bring the cost to about rm23, 200+ bath, still not cheap but if u have time, thats 50%+ discount for a 20min wait. The city center is about 50km away from the airport though, compared to 20-30km for bangkok. But yeah, bus is cheaper, but bus in thailand is also way cheaper too lol

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Foreign Exchange

Bangkok airport

Upstairs £1 = 41.?? (I didn’t consider the figure worth writing down, but it began with a 41.  What is the point ?)

Downstairs £1 = 43.75 (competing booths at entrance to railway station)

XE = 43.93.

So that’s a loss of 0.4% compared with mid market. Remarkably good. Even if you are taking a taxi to Pattaya, it could be worth a detour downstairs. I was heading into Bangkok using the rail link.

 

 

while rates at airport railway station are very good indeed it needs to be mentioned that those booths are open only when trains are running i.e. 6-24 so all those arriving past midnight can't take  that advantage.

 

Only good news about exchanges upstairs is that no need to shop for rates as all are uniform in those.

 

waiting for Pattaya bars installment impatiently   

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