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.

Recommended option

Fly to Utapao  •  3 h 2 min

  1. HKT - UTP

$55 - $178

Cheapest option

Bus The Transport Company  •  15 h 35 min

$26 - $34

6 alternative options

Fly to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. HKT - BKK

$41 - $146

Fly to Don Muang, Public Van, bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. HKT - DMK

$29 - $118

Bus Phuket Travel  •  17 h 21 min

$43

Bus, train  •  19 h 47 min

$43 - $141

Bus Sawadee Tour  •  32 h 40 min

$29

Drive  •  13 h 27 min

  1. 608.2 miles

$85 - $130

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 35 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
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 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
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Hua Lamphong to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once 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
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
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
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
$29
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
busonlineticket.co.th
Bell Travel Service
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
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Phuket to Ban Takhun
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$5
Super
$6
Supreme
$5 - $7
Sawadee Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phuket Bus Station to Pattaya Sawasdee
Ave. Duration
32 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ko Phuket and Pattaya is 620 km. The road distance is 973 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Ko Phuket to Pattaya is to fly which takes 3 h 2 min and costs ฿1700 - ฿6000.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Ko Phuket to Pattaya, including transfers.