New BTS stations in Bangkok


New BTS Gold Line Will be ready to use in Jun 2021Images adapted from ABOUTTHAILANDLIVING.COM and Pinoy Thaiyo

When in Thailand, one must-visit shopping spot is ICONSIAM. To avoid getting trapped in Bangkok’s notorious jams, the easiest way to access the mall is via shuttle boat that will take you from Sathorn Pier (under Saphan Taksin BTS) to ICONSIAM pier. 

The process might seem a little complicated, but that’s not going to be a problem anymore with the new BTS Gold Line that is slated to open mid-2021. 


Line will connect Krung Thonburi BTS to Memorial Bridge MRT


New BTS station in front of ICONSIAMImage credit: Bangkok Citismart

ICONSIAM has invested over 2 billion baht into the project, which is estimated to take around 2 years since the start of the planning process.

New BTS stations in Bangkok

Attached to ICONSIAM
Image credit:
Living Pop

The Gold Line is considered to be the shortest track on the BTS transit system, being just 1.7 km long with only 4 stations for now: 

  • Krung Thonburi – an interchange station from Silom line
  • Charoen Nakhon – connected to ICONSIAM via skywalk 
  • Khlong San – in front of Khlong San District Office and Taksin Hospital 
  • Memorial Bridge 

These 4 stations are part of the first phase, so we can look forward to more stations in the future. 

New BTS to ICONSIAM in 2021A monorail train will be operated along the Gold Line
Image credit: Thai Residents

There are 2 trains which can hold around 80-10 passengers which will be scheduled every 3 minutes.


Get ready for the new train line by June 2021 


New BTS stations in BangkokImage credit: Pinoy Thaiyo

The BTS Gold Line is hoping to be rolled out for its first trial during 2021 around June, with the transport fees at only ฿15 for every station. 

With this upcoming development, your shopping adventures at ICONSIAM will become easier. Plus, you can now conveniently access the hip Charoen Krung and Charoen Nakhon neighbourhood with its cool cafes and must-try street food!

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