Wongwian Yai BTS Station

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This article is about the BTS skytrain station in Bangkok. For MRT station, see Wongwian Yai MRT Station. For the commuter railway station, see Wongwian Yai Railway station. For the traffic intersection, see Wongwian Yai.
Wongwian Yai
BTS Skytrain
Location Khlong San, Bangkok
Coordinates 13°43′16″N 100°29′43″E / 13.72111°N 100.49528°E / 13.72111; 100.49528Coordinates: 13°43′16″N 100°29′43″E / 13.72111°N 100.49528°E / 13.72111; 100.49528
Line(s) Silom Line
Other information
Station code S8
Opened 15 May 2009
Previous names Yaek Taksin
Preceding station   Bangkok Rapid Transit   Following station
Silom Line
toward Bang Wa

Wongwian Yai station (Thai: สถานีวงเวียนใหญ่) is a BTS skytrain station, on the Silom Line in Khlong San District, Bangkok, Thailand. The station is located on Krung Thon Buri Road to the west of Taksin intersection, about 20 minute walking from Wongwian Yai where the statue of King Taksin is situated.

There are plenty of residences and small shops around the station and the intersection, while larger markets and accommodations are crowded farther around the traffic circle of Wongwian Yai, including Wongwian Yai Railway Station, historical commuter railway terminal to Mahachai (local name of Samut Sakon provincial city) and Mae Khlong (Samut Songkhram) in south-western suburb.

The Station opened on 15 May 2009, together with Krung Thonburi Station on the 2.2 kilometers skytrain extension reaching Thonburi on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River.

Station layout[edit]

Side platform, the doors open at left
Platform 4  BTS  towards National Stadium (→)
Platform 3  BTS  towards Bang Wa (←)
Side platform, the doors open at left
Concourse Ticket machines, Ticket offices, Shops

Exits, SkyWalk to Taksin Junction


Street level

- Krung Thon Buri Road, Ratchaphruek Road and Somdet Phra Chao Tak Sin Road

Bus services to Wongwian Yai

See also[edit]