National Stadium BTS station

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

BTS W1 Traditional station sign.svg
201701 Train No.107 at National Stadium Station.jpg
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
Connectionsferry/water interchange Khlong Saen Saep boat service
Construction
Structure typeElevated
Other information
Station codeBTS W1.svg
History
Opened5 December 1999 (1999-12-05)
Services
Preceding station BTSbangkok.svg BTS Skytrain Following station
Terminus Silom Line Siam
towards Bang Wa
Location

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

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