There are 5 ways to get from Cha-am to Pattaya by ferry, bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Ferry  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the ferry from Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin to Bali Hai Pier Pattaya

$48 - $52

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cha-am Intersection to Pattaya Bus Terminal

$15

3 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Ban Chaam to Hua Lamphong 170 Yala - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper AC / ...
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Pattaya 283 Hua Lamphong - Phlu Ta Luang - Class III Fan

$17 - $68

Taxi  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cha-am to Pattaya 187.5 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Cha-am to Pattaya 187.5 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cha-am to Pattaya is to bus which costs ฿470 and takes 5 h 30 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Cha-am to Pattaya is to ferry which costs ฿1500 - ฿1700 and takes 3 h 40 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cha-am Intersection and arriving at Pattaya Bus Terminal. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Cha-am to Pattaya. However, there are services departing from Ban Chaam and arriving at Pattaya via Hua Lamphong. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 44 min.

More details

The distance between Cha-am and Pattaya is 100 km. The road distance is 300.1 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Cha-am to Pattaya without a car is to ferry which takes 3 h 40 min and costs ฿1500 - ฿1700.

More details

It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Cha-am to Pattaya, including transfers.

More details

Cha-am to Pattaya bus services, operated by Bell Travel Service, depart from Cha-am Intersection station.

More details

Cha-am to Pattaya train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, depart from Ban Chaam station.

More details

The best way to get from Cha-am to Pattaya is to bus which takes 5 h 30 min and costs ฿470. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ฿550 - ฿2300 and takes 8 h 44 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Cha-am to Pattaya.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 62.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

What companies run services between Cha-am, Thailand and Pattaya, Thailand?

Bell Travel Service operates a bus from Cha-am to Pattaya once daily. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cha-am to Pattaya via Hua Lamphong in around 8 h 44 min.

Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Ban Chaam to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
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
Bell Travel Service
Website
belltravelservice.com
Bus from Cha-am Intersection to Pattaya Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
belltravelservice.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Royal Passenger Liner
Website
royalferrygroup.com
Ferry from Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin to Bali Hai Pier Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
royalferrygroup.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Cha-am to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Thai Happy Taxi
Phone
+66841158210
Website
thaihappytaxi.com
Bliss Travel
Phone
+6632900202
Website
taxiservicehuahin.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Need to know: Greyhound, Travelling around the UAE and Which London airport should I choose? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.