What Thai airport should I fly to?
You can fly into Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand.
What happens when I arrive at Suvarnabhumi International Airport?
If you arrive on an international flight, our Host will meet you on the aerobridge. If you arrive via a domestic flight to Bangkok, you will be met at the arrivals gate. If you’re travelling direct from Bangkok, the meeting point is in the Departure Hall, at Counter D24. From there, you’ll be transferred to our waiting plane.
How do I get to Soneva Kiri from Suvarnabhumi International Airport?
Transfers to Koh Mai Si (MSI), Soneva Kiri’s Airport Island, are via Soneva Kiri’s private eight-seater Cessna 208 Caravan, that operate daily on a fixed daytime schedule. The transfer time takes approximately 90 minutes. When you arrive at Koh Mai Si, there is a five-minute speedboat ride to Soneva Kiri.
The first transfer flight departs at 06:00 and the last flight to Soneva Kiri departs at 15:40. To be able to make that flight guests should arrive in Bangkok by 13:00.
For those arriving later we can assist with booking an overnight stay in Bangkok (at your own expense). You will depart Bangkok on the first flight to Soneva Kiri the following day.
How do I arrange transfers to Soneva Kiri?
Transfers are arranged by our Reservations team. They will need to know the details of your international flights at least 72 hours in advance.
A roundtrip is USD650 per adult for High & Peak Season and USD400 per adult for Low Season, USD325 per child for High & Peak Season and USD200 for Low Season.
Please note that Soneva Kiri reserves the right to make changes to your flight itinerary at any time.
Where is the check-in counter for Soneva Kiri’s transfer flight?
Soneva Kiri’s check-in counter for all transfer flights is located in the Suvarnabhumi International Airport Departure Terminal, 4th floor, Counter D24.
Please note that the check-in counter is open two hours before departure time, and check-in is 90 minutes before the flight is scheduled to depart.
The check-in counter will close 40 minutes before departure in accordance with Thai Civil Aviation’s policy. If you are arriving on an international flight, please keep a buffer of at least 120 minutes between your arrival and your departure time to Soneva Kiri. Any guests who arrive late to the check-in counter will not be allowed to board.
If I need help at the airport, who can I contact?
Our Soneva Kiri airport representatives can be contacted at 082 208 8888.
Are there fast track and lounge services for Soneva guests at Suvarnabhumi International Airport?
Yes, guests transiting from international Business or First Class flights en-route to Soneva Kiri, receive complimentary Fast Track services and can use the Bangkok Airways Blue Ribbon Lounge on Concourse A, Level 2 (Opposite Gate A3). This should be arranged in advance with our Reservations team.
Please note, this service is currently unavailable due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Complimentary lounge access is not available for guests departing from Soneva Kiri to Bangkok. Lounge access is priced at THB 600 per two hours per person. Please note that this lounge is located before Immigration and security clearance.
What is the baggage allowance on the aircraft?
The standard weight is 15 kg per person, including hand luggage. If you have more luggage, please let our Reservations Team know in advance. There is no baggage allowance for infants under two on the aircraft.
Do infants require their own seat?
Transfers for infants below the age of two are free of charge. Due to legal safety requirements, there is no separate seat allocation for infants under two on the aircraft.
May I bring water or any liquids on the flight?
All liquids, gels, creams and pastes in containers of 100 ml or more are not permitted in hand luggage, and must be placed in your check-in luggage.
Are there any other ways to get to Soneva Kiri?
Yes, Soneva Kiri is accessible from Trat Province (a 5-6 hour drive or a 1-hour flight from Bangkok, charged as per airline). From Trat, you can organise a speedboat transfer from Laem Sok pier at USD 1,200 per boat each way (max. 14 persons) or by public ferry (the ferries have fixed departure times, usually before 14:00 hours). Soneva Reservations is unable to assist with booking the domestic flights or car transfers.
You can also book a Soneva Private Charter between Trat Airport and Soneva Kiri at USD 2,500 each way, and we can also arrange private charters from any Thai destination to Trat Airport. Please contact our Reservations Team for more information.
Please note that Soneva Kiri flights are registered as private charters, exclusively for the use of guests staying at Soneva Kiri. Guests can opt to travel on Soneva Kiri’s plane to Koh Kood,
stay one night with us and take the flight back to Bangkok at a later date if they wish to spend additional days at another resort on the island.
Can I land my private jet on Soneva Kiri’s airport island?
Any aircraft that is compatible with runways of 820 metres can land at Koh Mai Si. Please refer to the Koh Mai Si Airport fact sheet for more details.
What happens on departure from Soneva Kiri?
The exact timing for your departure will be communicated to you by your Barefoot Butler on the evening before departure. Your luggage will be collected and you will be presented with your final bill for signing approximately one hour before you depart. Our transfer team ensures that all Soneva guests reach Suvarnabhumi International Airport on time for connecting flights.