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There are 6 ways to get from Bangkok to Pattaya by bus, train, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Bus  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Ekkamai to Pattaya

฿120 - ฿240

Cheapest option

Train  •  3h 50m

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

฿105 - ฿1145

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 29m

  1. Take a taxi from Bangkok to Pattaya 148.5 km

฿2500 - ฿3100

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Pattaya 148.5 km

฿400 - ฿600

Private Transfer  •  1h 29m

  1. Take a town car from Bangkok to Pattaya 148.5 km

฿1700

Shuttle  •  1h 29m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bangkok to Pattaya

฿400

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Pattaya is to bus which costs ฿120 - ฿240 and takes 2h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Pattaya is to shuttle which costs ฿400 and takes 1h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bangkok Ekkamai and arriving at Pattaya. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bangkok to Pattaya. However, there are services departing from Phaya Thai and arriving at Pattaya via Lard Krabang. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 50m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Pattaya is 100 km. The road distance is 148.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Pattaya without a car is to bus which takes 2h 41m and costs ฿120 - ฿240.

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The bus from Bangkok Ekkamai to Pattaya takes 2h 41m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Bangkok to Pattaya bus services, operated by Roong Reuang Coach, depart from Bangkok Ekkamai station.

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

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Pattaya is to bus which takes 2h 41m and costs ฿120 - ฿240. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ฿100 - ฿1200 and takes 3h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Pattaya.
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  • Distance: 100.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 41m

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

Roong Reuang Coach operates a bus from Bangkok Ekkamai to Pattaya hourly. Tickets cost ฿128 and the journey takes 2h 41m. Pannipa Pattaya Tour also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Lard Krabang to Pattaya once daily. Tickets cost ฿70 - ฿1100 and the journey takes 2h 29m.

Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Lard Krabang to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿70 - ฿1100
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿70 - ฿180
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿270 - ฿380
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿800 - ฿1100
Bus operators
Roong Reuang Coach
Phone
02 747-4307
Email
service@pattayabus.com
Website
pattayabus.com
Bus from Bangkok Ekkamai to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿128
Schedules at
pattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Pannipa Pattaya Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿235
Schedules at
bookaway.com
Bell Travel Service
Phone
66 (0) 2747-4673
Website
belltravelservice.com
Shuttle from Bangkok to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿400
Schedules at
belltravelservice.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Glassflower
Phone
063 158 1356
Email
info@glassflower.co.th
Website
glassflower.co.th
Towncar from Bangkok to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
฿1700
Schedules at
glassflower.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Taxi from Bangkok to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Estimated price
฿2500 - ฿3100
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com
GoodTaxiThai
Phone
+66 85 046 6356
Website
goodtaxithai.com
All Thai taxi
Phone
+66 2 018 9799
Website
allthaitaxi.com

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Bangkok to Pattaya bus services, operated by Roong Reuang Coach, 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 1h 29m to drive from Bangkok to Pattaya.

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There are 3013+ hotels available in Pattaya. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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