MRT Bangkok (Mass Rapid Transit) is the Underground Train in Bangkok. It is Connected to the Famous BTS Skytrain in 2 Stations (in both Silom and Sukhumvit lines) making Transportation around the City easy and Convenient. The train Line is Also connected to the ARL (Airport Rail link), So it is connected to the Airport as well. In Addition to that, it is also Connected to Bangkok Buses Stations.
The MRT has a total of 18 Stations. All the Signs and Stations names are written in Thai and English Languages. Tickets are Sold through Selling Machines in Each Station.
The MRT makes some touristic Attractions reachable. For example, You can reach Chatuchak Weekend Market by dropping off at the Chatuchak Station. In addition you can go to Rod Fai Market by dropping off at Kampaengphet Station.
The MRT Bangkok Operates daily from 6:00 AM in the morning till 12:00 Midnight. Trains arrive almost every 5 or 7 minutes Depending on the Time. The Busiest time is during the Rush hour, The trains arrive every 5 minutes. The Rush Hour is considered to be between 7:00 to 9:00 AM in the morning and Between 4:00 to 7:00 PM in The evening. Outside these timeframes, The trains arrive almost every 7 minutes.
Something you should know before Taking the MRT and not to get confused of is that the Tickets and the membership cards are Different from the Ones of the ARL (Airport rail link) and The BTS Sky Train. Which means that you will need to buy them Separately .