There are 7 ways to get from Hat Yai to Pattaya by plane, bus, train, ferry or car

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Fly to Utapao  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Utapao (UTP) HDY - UTP

$34 - $102

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Bus The Transport Company  •  18 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Hat Yai to Bangkok Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Pattaya

$28 - $37

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Fly to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) HDY - BKK
  2. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya

$50 - $201

Fly to Don Muang, Public Van, bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Don Muang (DMK) HDY - DMK
  2. Take the Public Van from Bangkok Don Muang Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya

$36 - $153

Train, ferry  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Hat Yai to Hua Hin 42 Yala - Hua Lamphong - Class III AC / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin to Bali Hai Pier Pattaya

$54 - $91

Bus Piya  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Pattaya

$28

Drive  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Hat Yai to Pattaya 669.1 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Hat Yai to Pattaya is to bus which costs ฿900 and takes 17 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hat Yai to Pattaya is to fly which costs ฿1100 - ฿3400 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hat Yai Bus Terminal and arriving at Pattaya. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 35 min.

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The distance between Hat Yai and Pattaya is 660 km. The road distance is 1070.5 km.

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The best way to get from Hat Yai to Pattaya without a car is to train and ferry which takes 13 h 10 min and costs ฿1700 - ฿3000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Hat Yai to Pattaya, including transfers.

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Hat Yai to Pattaya bus services, operated by Piya, depart from Hat Yai Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Hat Yai to Pattaya is to fly which takes 3 h 4 min and costs ฿1100 - ฿3400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿900 and takes 17 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Hat Yai Airport to Utapao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Hat Yai to Pattaya bus services, operated by Piya, arrive at Pattaya station.

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Map of how to get from Hat Yai to Pattaya.
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  • Distance: 412.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

What companies run services between Hat Yai, Thailand and Pattaya, Thailand?

Thai AirAsia flies from Hat Yai to Pattaya once daily. Alternatively, Piya operates a bus from Hat Yai to Pattaya once daily. Tickets cost $28 and the journey takes 17 h 35 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hat Yai to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Airport Pattaya Bus
Website
airportpattayabus.com
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airportpattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Suvarnabhumi airport public van
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Bangkok Don Muang Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transitbangkok.com
Piya
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Pattaya Bus
Website
pattayabus.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
pattayabus.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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hat Yai to Pattaya is 1071 km. It takes approximately 14 h 44 min to drive from Hat Yai to Pattaya.

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Thai AirAsia offers flights from Hat Yai Airport to Utapao Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Hat Yai to Hat Yai Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs ฿190 - ฿230.

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