There are 5 ways to get from Bangkok to Pattaya by bus, train, taxi or car

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Mini Van  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Khaosan Road to Pattaya

$7 - $14

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Bus  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Ekkamai to Pattaya

$4 - $5

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Pattaya 283 Hua Lamphong - Phlu Ta Luang - Class III Fan

$8 - $35

Taxi  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bangkok to Pattaya 93.2 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Pattaya 93.2 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Pattaya is to bus which costs ฿140 - ฿160 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Pattaya is to taxi which costs ฿1400 - ฿1700 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Khaosan Road and arriving at Pattaya. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hua Lamphong and arriving at Pattaya. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Bangkok and Pattaya is 100 km. The road distance is 149.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Pattaya without a car is to Mini Van which takes 2 h 30 min and costs ฿250 - ฿450.

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The Mini Van from Khaosan Road to Pattaya takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Bangkok to Pattaya bus services, operated by Mama Travel and Tour, depart from Khaosan Road station.

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Bangkok to Pattaya train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, depart from Hua Lamphong station.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Pattaya is to Mini Van which takes 2 h 30 min and costs ฿250 - ฿450. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ฿280 - ฿1100 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Pattaya.
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  • Distance: 62.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Pattaya, Thailand?

Mama Travel and Tour operates a bus from Bangkok to Pattaya 3 times a day. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Bangkok to Pattaya once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 39 min.

Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Mama Travel and Tour
Website
mamatravelandtour.simdif.com
Bus from Khaosan Road to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
mamatravelandtour.simdif.com
Book at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Chonburi Pattaya Walking Street
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Tara Tour and Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Pattaya Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Roong Reuang Coach
Website
pattayabus.com
Bus from Bangkok Ekkamai to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
pattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Bangkok to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
All Thai taxi
Phone
+66 2 018 9799
Website
allthaitaxi.com

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Bangkok to Pattaya bus services, operated by Mama Travel and Tour, arrive at Pattaya station.

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Bangkok to Pattaya train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Pattaya station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Pattaya is 149 km. It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to drive from Bangkok to Pattaya.

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There are 2722+ hotels available in Pattaya. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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