National Stadium BTS station

National Stadium station (Thai: สถานีสนามกีฬาแห่งชาติ; RTGSSathani Sanam Kila Haeng Chat) is a BTS Skytrain station on the Silom Line in Pathum Wan District, Bangkok, Thailand.

BTS W1.svg
National Stadium

สนามกีฬาแห่งชาติ
National Stadium BTS Station (2021).jpg
The station as seen from MBK Center
General information
LocationPathum Wan
Bangkok
Thailand
Coordinates13°44′47.45″N 100°31′44.79″E / 13.7465139°N 100.5291083°E / 13.7465139; 100.5291083Coordinates: 13°44′47.45″N 100°31′44.79″E / 13.7465139°N 100.5291083°E / 13.7465139; 100.5291083
Owned byBangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA)
Operated byBangkok Mass Transit System
Public Company Limited
(BTSC)
Line(s)
Platforms2
Tracks2
Connections
Construction
Structure typeElevated
Other information
Station codeW1
History
Opened5 December 1999 (1999-12-05)
ElectrifiedThird rail 750 V DC
Services
Preceding station BTSbangkok.svg BTS Skytrain Following station
Terminus Silom Line Siam
towards Bang Wa
National Stadium Station Traditional sign

Nearby landmarksEdit

 
National Stadium Station in 2017

The station is located on Rama I Road to the west of Pathum Wan intersection, where the National Stadium, MBK Center, Siam Discovery Center, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre and Siam Square are situated and all linked to the station by skybridge. It is also in walking distance to Siam Center and Siam Paragon, which are located at Siam station. Jim Thompson House, a popular Thai silk museum of Jim Thompson, is just opposite the station in Soi Kasemsan 2.

To the west of the station, which is still a terminus, passengers can take the buses or taxis for a short distance to the historical area of Bangkok, where notable attractions are located such as the Grand Palace, Sanam Luang, Wat Pho, the Democracy Monument, Ratchadamnoen Avenue, Giant Swing, Golden Mount and Khaosan Road

FacilitiesEdit

Station layoutEdit

U3
Platform
Side platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 3 Silom Line toward Bang Wa
Platform 4 Silom Line Terminus
Side platform, doors will open on the left
U2
ticket sales class
ticket sales floor Exit 1-4, Passenger Service Center
Ticket offices, ticket machines, shops,
MBK Center (Mahboonkrong) and Tokyu Department Store
Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Siam Discovery
G
street level
- Bus stop, National Stadium (Supachalasai Stadium)
Pathumwan Institute of Technology, Jim Thompson House
Faculty of Sports Science, Faculty of Psychology and Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University

Bus connectionsEdit

BMTA

  • 11: Prawet – National Stadium
  • 11: Mega Bangna – National Stadium
  • 15: Kanlapapruek – Bang Lamphu[1]
  • 47: Khlong Toei Pier – Department of Lands (Pak Khlong Talat)
  • 73: Siam Park – Phra Phuttha Yodfa Bridge
  • 93: Athlete's Village – Si Phraya Pier
  • 204: Bangkok City Hall (Din Daeng) – Ratchawong Pier
  • 508: Paknam (Crocodile Farm) – Ratchaworadit Pier[2]

Smart Bus

  • 48: Ramkhamhaeng University Bangna Campus - Wat Pho
  • 113: Minburi - Bangkok Railway Station

ExitsEdit

  • Exit 1: Soi Kasemsan 2, Jim Thompson House Museum, Pathumwan Institute of Technology, Tesco Lotus Rama 1, Bus Stop to Siam (escalator)
  • Exit 2: Sala Wachirawut National Stadium, Charoen Phon Intersection, Bus Stop to Yotse (Elevator)
  • Exit 3: Bangkok Art and Culture Center (bridge)
  • Exit 4: 2nd floor, MBK Center (bridge)
  • Exit 5: Wan Siam Bridge connecting Pathumwan Intersection
    • MBK Center 2nd and 3rd Floor (Link Bridge)
    • Bangkok Art and Culture Center, Anti-Money Laundering Office, Hua Chang Bridge and Saphan Hua Chang Pier
    • Siam Square Soi Klang - Soi 2
    • Siam Discovery, M floor and 1 (connection bridge)
    • The meeting point is at Exit 2, in front of the study of Commerce.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "15 | Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA)".
  2. ^ "508 | Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA)".