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There are 8 ways to get from Ko Phuket to Pattaya by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly to Utapao  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Utapao (UTP) HKT - UTP

$50 - $171

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Bus The Transport Company  •  15 h 36 min

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

$25 - $34

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Fly to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) HKT - BKK
  2. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya

$41 - $147

Fly to Don Muang, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Don Muang (DMK) HKT - DMK
  2. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya

$28 - $117

Bus Phuket Travel  •  17 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Hua Hin
  2. Take the bus from Hua Hin to Pattaya Bus Terminal

$43

Bus, train  •  18 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani 780
  2. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Pattaya

$28 - $94

Bus Sawadee Tour  •  32 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Station to Pattaya Sawasdee

$28

Drive  •  13 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Phuket to Pattaya 608.2 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Ko Phuket to Pattaya is to bus which costs ฿900 and takes 32 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ko Phuket to Pattaya is to fly which costs ฿1600 - ฿6000 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Phuket Bus Station station and arriving at Pattaya Sawasdee. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 h 40 min.

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The distance between Ko Phuket and Pattaya is 620 km. The road distance is 973.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ko Phuket to Pattaya without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 36 min and costs ฿800 - ฿1100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Ko Phuket to Pattaya, including transfers.

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Ko Phuket to Pattaya bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Phuket station.

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The best way to get from Ko Phuket to Pattaya is to fly which takes 3 h 44 min and costs ฿1600 - ฿6000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿800 - ฿1100 and takes 15 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Phuket Airport to Utapao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Ko Phuket to Pattaya bus services, operated by Roong Reuang Coach, arrive at Pattaya station.

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Map of how to get from Ko Phuket to Pattaya.
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  • Distance: 387.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

What companies run services between Ko Phuket, Thailand and Pattaya, Thailand?

Thai AirAsia and Bangkok Airways fly from Thalang to Pattaya twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phuket to Pattaya via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and Bangkok Mochit in around 15 h 36 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phuket to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
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
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
Roong Reuang Coach
Phone
02 747-4307
Email
service@pattayabus.com
Website
pattayabus.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
pattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Phuket Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bell Travel Service
Phone
66 (0) 2747-4673
Website
belltravelservice.com
Bus from Hua Hin to Pattaya Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
belltravelservice.com
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Sawadee Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phuket Bus Station to Pattaya Sawasdee
Ave. Duration
32 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia

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Yes, the driving distance between Ko Phuket to Pattaya is 973 km. It takes approximately 13 h 27 min to drive from Ko Phuket to Pattaya.

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Bangkok Airways and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Phuket Airport to Utapao Airport.

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There are 2880+ hotels available in Pattaya. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ko Phuket to Phuket Airport is to bus which takes 28 min and costs ฿50 - ฿95.

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