There are two airports in the Bangkok area.
Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) is located about 25 km (16 miles) east of downtown. The airport, which is the busiest in Thailand, is a hub for Asia Atlantic Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Business Air, Jet Asia Airways, Orient Thai Airlines, Thai Airways International and Thai Smile. It is also a mini-hub for Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Emirates, EVA Air and SriLankan Airlines. Dozens of airlines fly non-stop from BKK to countless destinations in Thailand, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and North America.
The most-traveled international routes are for flights from Bangkok to Singapore, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo and Kuala Lumpur, in Asia; London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Paris, in Europe; and Sydney and Melbourne, in Australia. The busiest domestic routes are for flights to Phuket, Chiang Mai, Samui and Hatyai.
Don Mueang International Airport (DMK) is primarily used by low-cost carriers flying from Bangkok. The airport is a hub for Thai AirAsia, Orient Thai Airlines, Nok Air and Thai Lion Air. Non-stop flights are available to destinations within Thailand as well as other cities in Asia.
If you’re searching for cheap airfares from Bangkok, your search should include all of the airlines that fly from both Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Mueang International Airport. Low-cost carriers that fly from Suvarnabhumi Airport include Cebu Pacific, IndiGo, Jeju Air, Jetstar Airways, Jetstar Asia Airways, Jin Air, Norwegian Air Shuttle, SpiceJet, Spring Airlines, Thai Smile, Tigerair, Tigerair Mandala, Tigerair Philippines and VietJet Air. Budget airlines flying from Don Mueang International Airport include AirAsia, City Airways, Firefly, Nok Air, Solar Air, Thai AirAsia and Thai Lion Air. Whether you’re flying to Phuket or Chiang Mai, Hong Kong or Singapore, Koh Samui or Manila, if you’re looking for inexpensive flights, but sure to check these airlines.