How to go from BANGKOK to PATTAYA?

How to get from Bangkok to Pattaya
Pattaya is a big tourist spot in Thailand. How to get from Bangkok to Pattaya?

 Minivan to Pattaya 
 Bus to Pattaya 
 Taxi/Car to Pattaya 
Train to Pattaya
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    • Pattaya – the one of the most visited places in Thailand. It is very popular by foreign tourists because it is easily accessible from Bangkok. Pattaya offers a lot of tourists attractions, interesting site like Sanctuary of Truth, Floating market, Tiffany’s Cabaret Show, Nong Nooch Tropical Garden, Wat Phra Khao Yai (Big Buddha Hill), Water parks, Wat Phra Yai Temple, Thai boxing show, Night markets, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Museum, Art Gallery and other sites. There are a few ways how you can reach Pattaya from Bangkok, you can use bus, minivan, private car or train of Thai Railways. The most popular option is to travel by private minivan, these minivans are fast and very comfortable. From Pattaya you can also travel to Koh Larn. This island is close to Pattaya beach town and is accessible by boat or speedferry. Travel by plane is not possible, there are no flights between Bangkok and Pattaya.

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From Bangkok to Pattaya you can travel by van, bus, taxi/car or train.

    • Travel distance from Bangkok to Pattaya is only about 150 km and it is very easy accessible by car, tourist bus, van, minivan or private taxi/car. From Bangkok to Pattaya you can also travel by train of Thai Railways. Buses and minivans depart from various bus stations in Bangkok, bus tickets are cheap, start already at $4/pp and minivans or vans are comfortable, fast. Travel by bus/van from Bangkok to Pattaya takes only about 2.5-3 hours. Another possibility is to travel by private taxi or car to Pattaya. Travel by private taxi/car from Bangkok to Pattaya takes about 2 hours and it costs about $50-80/car. Pattaya has also an airport, but there are no direct flights from Bangkok, only flights with stopover, this option does not make a sense. Book your cheap bus/van tickets or private car from Bangkok to Pattaya easily online. From Pattaya you can travel by van/bus+ferry to Koh Kood or Koh Chang via Trat.

How to travel from Bangkok to Pattaya?


1. VAN/MINIVAN from Bangkok to Pattaya 

    • a cheap and fast option how to get from Bangkok to Pattaya
    • travel by van from Bangkok to Pattaya takes about 2-2.5 hours
    • lots of private vans go all the day from Bangkok to Pattaya
    • modern, comfortable, clean and air-conditioned minivans
    • various companies: Mama Tour, BangkokTaxi24, PGS, Glass Flower, Panipa Pattaya Tour, T-Tour…
    • price of the one-way ticket is about $8-9/pp (you can book also the whole car)
    • Book and buy tickets from Bangkok to Pattaya online online

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Panipa Pattay Tour Minivan from Bangkok to Pattaya (photo: 12go.asia)


2. BUS from Bangkok to Pattaya

    • another cheap option how to get from Bangkok to Pattaya
    • travel by tourist bus from Bangkok to Pattaya takes about 3 hours
    • buses depart from various bus stations or hotels, check 12go.asia or Baolau
    • lots of buses throughout day
    • bus companies: Roong Reuang Coach, Bell Travel, Thai Sriram…
    • price of the one-way cheap bus ticket from Bangkok to Pattaya is about $5-13/pp
    • Book and buy bus tickets from Bangkok to Pattaya on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square
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Roong Reuang Coach from Bangkok to Pattaya, bus tickets cost only about $5 (photo: 12go.asia)


3. TAXI / CAR from Bangkok to Pattaya

    • next fast way how to get from Bangkok to Pattaya
    • price of taxi from Bangkok to Pattaya start at $50-80 (depends on the type of car)
    • travel by private luxury taxi from Bangkok to Pattaya takes about 2 hours
    • taxi companies: Bangkok Taxi 24, Bell Transport, PGS, Glass Flower, Ground Business, Thailand Limo by Datum…
    • Book your luxury private taxi from Bangkok to Pattaya online

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Private taxi/car from Bangkok to Pattaya of Glassflower (photo: 12go.asia).


4. TRAIN from Bangkok to Pattaya

    • you can also travel by train of Thai Railways, 2nd or 3rd class
    • the most cheapets train ticket from Bangkok to Pattaya costs about $1-2/pp (depends on the type of train)
    • travel by train from Bangkok to Pattaya takes about 3.5-4 hours
    • trains depart from Hua Lamphong Railway Station in Bangkok
    • trains arrive to Pattay Railway Station
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Travel by train from Bangkok to Pattaya is also possible, but the schedule is limited.

12go.asia – search, book tickets, flights online

– 12go.asia sells the train, bus, ferry tickets and flights mainly for Thailand (+also tickets for Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia)
– company offers also a tickets of the bus companies in Vietnam, Thailand… (eg. Mai Linh, Hoang Long, TheSinhTourist, Hung Thanh, Futabus…)
– ferry tickets in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, eg. ferry to Vung Tau, ferry to Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Lanta
– tickets for the most frequented railway routes in Thailand – Bangkok > Chiang Mai, Bangkok > Surat Thani, Bangkok > Kanchanaburi..
– if you buy train tickets for Thailand over 12go.asia, you have to pick them in the office: Bangkok (DOB building) or Chiang Mai (Bossotel)
– 12go can deliver these train tickets, more information about trains in Thailand
– you can use an online train ticket in Vietnam in your mobile phone (not in Thailand)
– if you buy a ticket of private trains in Vietnam to Lao Cai on 12go.asia or Baolau (Fansipan Express, Sapaly…), you must pick it up at the station
– read any other additional information, when you order a ticket
– information about 12go.asia read in article about transportation in Vietnam

Baolau – search, book tickets, flights online

– Baolau sells the train, bus, ferry tickets and flights mainly for Vietnam (also a tickets for Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines…)
– flights of various airlines in southeast Asia, eg. Vietnam Airlines, VietJet Air, JetStar, Thai Airways, Thai Smile…
– various travel routes in Vietnam, eg. Da Lat to Hoi An, Lao Cai to Hanoi, Nha Trang to Hoi An, Da Lat to Hanoi
– current train, bus, ferry schedules and flight plans, eg. Hanoi to Sapa – Bus schedule, Hanoi to Lao Cai – Train schedule
– you can use online train ticket in your mobile phone in Vietnam (Recommended – print a ticket)
– read any other information about ticket before you order, read also frequently asked questions on Baolau
– you can select a seat or berth in a train if you book tickets online

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Beach in Pattaya.
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Silverlake Vineyard in Pattaya.
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The beach full of tourists in Pattaya.
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Ko Lan Island.
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Buddha statue in Pattaya – Wat Phra Khao Yai (Big Buddha Hill).
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The boat in Pattaya.


icon-info-circle FAQ + TIPS – Travel route from Bangkok to Pattaya:

How to book and buy tickets + taxi from Bangkok to Pattaya?

    • Book and buy bus/van tickets from Bangkok to Pattaya on 12go.asia or Baolau.

How long does it take to get from Bangkok to Pattaya?

    • Travel by van/minivan from Bangkok to Pattaya takes about 2-2.5 hours.
    • Travel by tourist bus from Bangkok to Pattaya takes about 3 hours.
    • Travel by private taxi or car from Bangkok to Pattaya takes about 2 hours.
    • Travel by train from Bangkok to Pattaya takes about 3.5-4 hours.

What is the travel distance from Bangkok to Pattaya?

    • Travel distance from Bangkok to Pattaya by bus, van, train is about 150 km.

How much does it cost to travel from Bangkok to Pattaya?

    • Travel by van/minivan from Bangkok to Pattaya costs about $8-9/pp.
    • Travel by tourist bus from Bangkok to Pattaya costs about $5-13/pp.
    • Travel by private taxi from Bangkok to Pattaya costs $50-80/pp (depends on the type of car)
    • Train tickets from Bangkok to Pattaya start already at $1-2/pp.

What is the best way of transport from Bangkok to Pattaya?

    • The best and fastest way of transport from Bangkok to Pattaya is to travel by van/minivan or private taxi.

What is the cheapest way of transport from Bangkok to Pattaya?

    • The cheapest way of transfer from Bangkok to Pattaya is to travel by train.

Is there a direct flight from Bangkok to Pattaya?

    • No, there are no direct flights to Pattaya from Bangkok, it is not possible to travel by plane. There are only flights with stopover in another city of Thailand, but this option does not make a sense.

Where you can travel from Pattaya?

    • You can travel to Koh Larn, it is the closest tourist island. Another option is to travel by bus/minivan or car + ferry to Koh Chang via Trat town in the east of Thailand.

How you can travel from Pattaya to Koh Samui?

    • There are a few ways how you can travel to Koh Samui from Pattaya. You can take a train or bus via Bangkok to Surat Thani and from Surat Thani you can travel by speedboat or ferry to Koh Samui. Another fast option is to travel by bus or taxi to U-Tapao Airport (40 km from Pattaya) and take a direct flight to Koh Samui. Travel by plane via U-Tapao Airport save your a lot of time. Read this article: How to go to Koh Samui from Pattaya?

icon-list-alt Bus Schedule / Timetable – Bangkok to Pattaya + Bus Tickets:

Bus Schedule - Bangkok to Pattaya

Departs in Bangkok

Arrival in Pattaya

Bus Ticket

Roong Reuang Coach

06:30

09:30

From $5.00

Roong Reuang Coach

13:00

16:00

From $5.00

Roong Reuang Coach

18:30

21:30

From $5.00

Roong Reuang Coach

07:00

10:00

From $5.00

Roong Reuang Coach

13:30

16:30

From $5.00

Roong Reuang Coach

17:30

20:30

From $5.00

Tara Tour and Travel

08:30

12:30

From $8.00

Tara Tour and Travel

10:30

14:00

From $8.00

Thai Sriram

09:00

12:00

From $11.00

Thai Sriram

11:00

14:00

From $11.00

Thai Sriram

13:00

16:00

From $11.00

Thai Sriram

15:00

18:00

From $11.00

Bell Travel

13:30

16:30

From $13.00

Bell Travel

17:30

20:30

From $13.00

T Tour

06:00

09:00

From $6.00

T Tour

07:00

10:00

From $6.00

T Tour

08:00

11:00

From $6.00

T Tour

09:00

12:00

From $6.00

T Tour

10:30

13:30

From $6.00

T Tour

12:00

15:00

From $6.00

T Tour

13:30

16:30

From $6.00

T Tour

15:00

18:00

From $6.00

T Tour

16:00

19:00

From $6.00

12 Go Transport

09:00

11:00

From $9.00

12 Go Transport

09:30

11:30

From $9.00

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Richman Poorman Guesthouse in Pattaya (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap hotels and guesthouses in Pattaya.
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Book and buy bus tickets or book your taxi from Bangkok to Pattaya + Schedule:

(You can change your departure, arrival, date, eg. Chiang Mai to Pattaya, Pattays to Bangkok, Pattaya to Kanchanaburi…)

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