How to get from KRABI to PATTAYA?

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How do you get from Krabi to Pattaya? You can travel by plane + bus, train or taxi/car.

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    • Pattaya is a very popular tourist site, which for many years has been one of the most visited places in Thailand. It is located on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand, 150 kilometers south of Bangkok, in the province of Chon Buri. When we say Pattaya, it means above all the busy city day and night life. There are countless bars, discos, cabaret, restaurants and nightclubs. Although Pattaya is a busy resort, you will also find a quiet place here. Located in the northern part of the resort. In the beginning of its glory, Pattaya was a place of rest. American soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War used to come here. Pattaya offers not only sandy beaches, the opportunity to try water sports and lively city life. At Jomtien Beach you will find a water park with a pool system with four huge slides and an amusement park with many adrenaline attractions. This place is especially popular with families with children. There are 4 options how you can travel to Pattaya from Krabi: flight + bus/train, tourist bus, bus+train or private car/taxi via Bangkok.

From Krabi to Pattaya you can travel by plane + train, bus, taxi.

    • Travel distance from Krabi to Pattaya is about 910 km and about 800 km by plane via Bangkok. The best and fastest option of transfer to Pattaya from Krabi is to take a flight to Bangkok and from Bangkok you can travel by bus or train to Pattaya. There are also some flights with stopover in Chiang Mai – another fast option. Pattaya has an airport, but there are no flights from Krabi. Travel by plane+bus/train via Bangkok takes about 7-9 hours and it costs about $40-80/pp. Another popular option how to reach Pattaya is to travel by combination of the bus and train via Surat Thani and Bangkok. Travel by bus+train from Krabi to Pattaya via Surat Thani and Bangkok takes about 18-22 hours and it should cost about $25-70/pp. You can take a sleeper train from Surat Thani to Bangkok and train with seats from Bangkok to Pattaya. There are also some sleeper tourist buses from Krabi to Pattaya via Bangkok. Travel time by bus from Krabi to Pattaya (via Bangkok) takes about 14-18 hours and bus tickets cost about $25-50/pp. The last option how to reach Pattaya from Krabi is to travel by private taxi/car. From Pattaya you can travel by van/bus+ferry and visit Koh Kood or Koh Chang islands. Book bus/train tickets and flight from Krabi to Pattaya easily online.

How do I get from Krabi to Pattaya?


1. FLIGHT + BUS / TRAIN from Krabi to Pattaya


This is the most fastest option of transfer to Pattaya from Krabi. Take a direct flight from Krabi Airport to Bangkok (about 1.5 hour) and bus or train from Bangkok to Pattaya. There is no direct flight from Krabi to Pattaya. There are also some flights to Pattaya from Krabi, but via Chiang Mai in northern Thailand.

A) DIRECT FLIGHT from Krabi to Bangkok

    • there are various direct flight from Krabi to Bangkok
    • direct flight from Krabi to Bangkok takes about 1.5 hour
    • direct flight from Krabi to Bangkok costs about $26-70/pp
    • airlines to Bangkok: Nok Air, Bangkok Air, Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Air…
    • flights from Krabi Airport to Don Mueang and Suvurnabhumi airports in Bangkok
    • Book your flight from Krabi to Bangkok online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square

B) BUS / TRAIN from Bangkok to Pattaya

    • there are various buses, minivans or train of Thai Railways to Pattaya
    • travel by bus or train from Bangkok to Pattaya takes about 2-4 hours
    • the most cheapest option of getting to Pattaya from Bangkok
    • there are various private transport companies to Pattaya
    • the most cheapest train tickets to Pattaya cost about $1-2/pp (3rd + 2nd class)
    • bus tickets from Bangkok to Pattaya cost about $6-13/pp
    • read this article: How to travel from Bangkok to Pattaya?
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You can take a flight to Bangkok and bus or train from Bangkok to Pattaya – the most fastest way of transport.


2. BUS + TRAIN from Krabi to Pattaya (via Surat Thani)


There is no direct train from Krabi to Pattaya in Thailand. If you want to travel by train, you can travel by train (seats or sleeper berths) from Surat Thani to Bangkok and from Bangkok to Pattaya. Surat Thani is accessible by bus or minivan from Krabi. Surat Thani Railway Station is about 160 km from Krabi town. There is no train between Surat Thani and Krabi.

A) BUS or TAXI/CAR from Krabi to Surat Thani

    • there are some private buses or minivans from Krabi to Surat Thani
    • travel by bus/minivan or taxi from Krabi to Surat Thani takes about 2-3.5 hours
    • bus tickets from Krabi to Surat Thani costs about costs about $11-18/pp
    • private companies to Surat Thani: Phantip, Hat Yai World Tour
    • Book your bus or minivan from Krabi to Surat Thani on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square

B) TRAIN from Surat Thani to Bangkok

    • there are various trains of Thai Railways from Surat Thani to Bangkok
    • travel by train from Surat Thani to Bangkok takes about 9-12 hours
    • the most cheapest option of getting to Bangkok from Surat Thani
    • train tickets to Bangkok from Surat Thani cost about $8-50/pp (seats or sleeper berths)
    • trains arrive to Hua Lamphong Railway Station in Bangkok

C) TRAIN from Bangkok to Pattaya

    • travel by train from Bangkok to Pattaya takes about 3.5-4 hours
    • the most cheapest option of transport to Pattaya from Bangkok
    • the most cheapest train tickets to Pattaya cost about $1-2/pp (3rd or 2nd class)
    • read this article: How to get from Bangkok to Pattaya?
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From Surat Thani to Pattaya you can travel by train via Bangkok (photo: 12go.asia).


3. BUS from Krabi to Pattaya (via Bangkok)


A) BUS from Krabi to Bangkok

    • there are some tourist sleeper buses from Krabi to Bangkok
    • travel time by bus from Krabi to Bangkok is about 11-13 hours
    • bus tickets from Krabi to Bangkok costs about $19-37/pp
    • bus companies to Bangkok from Krabi: Lignite, Transport Co
    • buses arrive to Southern Terminal or Morchit station in Bangkok
    • Book your bus ticket from Krabi to Bangkok online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square

B) BUS / MINIVAN from Bangkok to Pattaya

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Bus of Lignite and Transport Co from Krabi to Bangkok (photo: 12go.asia).


4. TAXI/CAR from Krabi to Pattaya (via Bangkok)


A) Private Taxi / Car from Krabi to Bangkok

    • from Krabi to Bangkok you can also travel by private car
    • travel time by car/taxi from Krabi to Bangkok is about 11-12 hours
    • travel by car/taxi from Krabi to Bangkok costs about $370/car
    • taxi companies to Bangkok from Krabi: Bangkok Taxi 24
    • Book your private car/taxi from Krabi to Bangkok online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

B) Private Taxi / Car from Bangkok to Pattaya

    • from Bangkok to Pattaya you can tarvel by private car/taxi
    • travel by private car/taxi from Bangkok to Pattaya takes about 2 hours
    • there are various private taxi companies to Pattaya: Bell Transport, Bangkok Taxi 24, Glassflower…
    • private taxi/car from Bangkok to Pattaya costs about $50-80/car
    • read this article: How do you get from Bangkok to Pattaya?
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From Krabi to Pattaya you can also travel by private taxi/car via Bangkok (photo: Bangkok Taxi 24, 12go.asia).


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

How to book and buy tickets / flights from Krabi to Pattaya?

    • Book and buy bus/van tickets from Krabi to Pattaya on 12go.asia or Baolau.
    • You can also search another routes, e.g. Krabi > Surat Thani, Bangkok > Pattaya…

How long does it take to travel from Krabi to Pattaya?

    • Travel by plane + bus/train from Krabi to Pattaya (via Bangkok) takes about 7-9 hours.
    • Travel by tourist bus + train from Krabi to Pattaya (via Surat Thani, Bangkok) takes about 18-22 hours.
    • Travel by tourist bus from Krabi to Pattaya (via Bangkok) takes about 14-18 hours.
    • Travel by private taxi from Krabi to Pattaya (via Bangkok) takes about 14-16 hours.

What is the travel distance from Krabi to Pattaya?

    • Travel distance from Krabi to Pattaya by bus, train via Bangkok is about 910 km by land and about 800 km by plane.

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

    • Travel by plane + bus/train from Krabi to Pattaya (via Bangkok) costs about $40-80/pp.
    • Travel by tourist bus + train from Krabi to Pattaya (via Surat Thani, Bangkok) costs about $25-70/pp.
    • Travel by tourist bus from Krabi to Pattaya (via Bangkok) costs $25-50/pp.
    • Travel by private taxi/car from Krabi to Pattaya (via Bangkok) costs $420-460/car.

What is the best and fast way of transport from Krabi to Pattaya?

    • The best and fastest option of transport from Krabi to Pattaya is to take a direct flight to Bangkok and from Bangkok you can take a bus or train to Pattaya. There are also some flights to Pattaya via Chiang Mai in northern Thailand.

What is the cheapest option of transport from Krabi to Pattaya?

    • The cheapest option of transport from Krabi to Pattaya is to travel by bus + train via Bangkok or Surat Thani.

Is there a direct train from Krabi to Pattaya?

    • No, there are no direct train to Pattaya from Krabi in Thailand. But you can travel by train of Thai Railways from Surat Thani, this city is about 160 km by road from Krabi town. There is a train from Surat Thani to Bangkok and from Bangkok you can take another train to Pattaya Railway Station.

Is it possible to travel by private car/taxi from Krabi to Pattaya?

    • Yes, you can take a private car or taxi from Krabi to Bangkok and from Bangkok you can take another private car to Pattaya. This way of transport is the most expensive option of getting to Pattaya from Krabi.

Is there a direct flight from Krabi to Pattaya?

    • No, there are no direct flights to Pattaya from Krabi. But there are direct flights from Krabi to Bangkok. There are also some flights with stopover in Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai is a popular tourist site in northern Thailand and this place attracts many visitors almost every day.
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Pattaya in Thailand is one of the most popular tourist sites.
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Pattaya is also accessible by bus from Bangkok but also from Krabi.
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Pattaya offers various large and small beaches and tourist resorts.


icon-arrow-circle-right Book and buy tickets or flights from Krabi to Pattaya + Schedule:

(You can change your departure, arrival, date, eg. Krabi > Surat Thani, Surat Thani > Bangkok, Bangkok > Pattaya…)


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