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There are 7 ways to get from Bangkok to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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Fly from Suvarnabhumi

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Khon Kaen (KKC)

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Train

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Khon Kaen

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Fly from Don Muang

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Khon Kaen (KKC)

Bus via Khon Kaen Bus Terminal 1

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Bangkok to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC)

Drive

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC)

Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Khon Kaen (KKC) flights

The flight time between Suvarnabhumi (BKK) and Khon Kaen (KKC) is around 1h 3m and covers a distance of around 377 km. The fastest flight normally takes 1h. Services are operated by Thai Smile, Bangkok Airways and Thai Vietjet Air. Typically 56 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Flight route information

Average flight journey time:
1h 3m
Fastest flight journey time:
1h
Flight distance:
377 km
Flights per week:
56
Cheapest price:
฿467
Carbon emissions:
124 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:00
Last flight departs at:
19:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Khon Kaen (KKC) flight schedules

Bangkok → Khon Kaen Airport (KKC)
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COVID-19 help in Thailand

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1422

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Thailand.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1422.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is to bus via Khon Kaen Bus Terminal 1 which costs ฿380 - ฿480 and takes 8h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is to fly which costs ฿500 - ฿5500 and takes 2h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangkok to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC). However, there are services departing from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and arriving at Khon Kaen Airport via Khon Kaen Bus Terminal 1 and CentralPlaza Khon Kaen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 2m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is 389 km. The road distance is 458.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) without a car is to bus via Khon Kaen Bus Terminal 1 which takes 8h 2m and costs ฿380 - ฿480.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Bangkok to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC), including transfers.

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Bangkok to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) bus services, operated by Rung Prasert Tour, depart from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is to fly which takes 2h 26m and costs ฿500 - ฿5500. Alternatively, you can bus via Khon Kaen Bus Terminal 1, which costs ฿380 - ฿480 and takes 8h 2m, you could also train, which costs ฿160 - ฿1400 and takes 8h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Khon Kaen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Bangkok to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) bus services, operated by Rung Prasert Tour, arrive at Khon Kaen station.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC).
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  • Distance: 388.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 26m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Khon Kaen Airport (KKC), Thailand?

Thai Smile, Bangkok Airways and Thai Vietjet Air fly from Bangkok to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) every 4 hours. Alternatively, Rung Prasert Tour operates a bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen every 3 hours. Tickets cost ฿377 and the journey takes 6h 30m. Nakhonchai Air also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿460 - ฿6000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿490 - ฿1400
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿1100
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿700 - ฿1500
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿2800
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿150 - ฿1400
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿150 - ฿240
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿360 - ฿500
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Bus operators
Rung Prasert Tour
Phone
02 941 8833
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿377
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿350 - ฿450
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sun Bus
Phone
081-8794949
Email
sunbus2112@hotmail.com
Website
sunbus.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
฿515
Schedules at
sunbus.co.th
Book at
tdc.thairoute.com
Chan Tour
Phone
086-304-7026
Website
chantour.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Chan Tour to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿400
Schedules at
chantour.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿330 - ฿550
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
sombattour.com
Star
฿337
Super
฿401
Supreme
฿528
Other operators
Taxi from Bangkok to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC)
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Estimated price
฿3300 - ฿4000
Tom Taxi Services
Phone
+66 98 281 2537
Website
tomtaxiservice.com
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com
GoodTaxiThai
Phone
+66 85 046 6356
Website
goodtaxithai.com
All Thai taxi
Phone
+66 2 018 9799
Website
allthaitaxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is 458 km. It takes approximately 6h 24m to drive from Bangkok to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC).

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Bangkok Airways, Thai Smile and Thai Vietjet Air offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Khon Kaen Airport.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Khon Kaen Airport (KKC). Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs ฿40 - ฿55.

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