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
฿120 - ฿240
Train • 3h 50m
฿105 - ฿1145
4 alternative options
Taxi • 1h 29m
฿2500 - ฿3100
Drive • 1h 29m
฿400 - ฿600
Private Transfer • 1h 29m
Shuttle • 1h 29m
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Pattaya is to bus which costs ฿120 - ฿240 and takes 2h 41m.
The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Pattaya is to shuttle which costs ฿400 and takes 1h 29m.
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.
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.
The distance between Bangkok and Pattaya is 100 km. The road distance is 148.5 km.
The best way to get from Bangkok to Pattaya without a car is to bus which takes 2h 41m and costs ฿120 - ฿240.
The bus from Bangkok Ekkamai to Pattaya takes 2h 41m including transfers and departs hourly.
Bangkok to Pattaya bus services, operated by Roong Reuang Coach, depart from Bangkok Ekkamai station.
Bangkok to Pattaya train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, depart from Lard Krabang station.
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.
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 from Lard Krabang to Pattaya
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 29m
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- ฿70 - ฿1100
- Book at
- Schedules at
- 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
Shuttle from Bangkok to Pattaya
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More Questions & Answers
Bangkok to Pattaya bus services, operated by Roong Reuang Coach, arrive at Pattaya station.
Bangkok to Pattaya train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Pattaya station.
Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Pattaya is 149 km. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from Bangkok to Pattaya.
There are 3013+ hotels available in Pattaya. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.