There are 10 ways to get from Koh Tao to Pattaya by bus and ferry, ferry, bus, train or plane

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

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin Catamaran
  2. Take the ferry from Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin to Bali Hai Pier Pattaya

Cheapest option

Ferry, train  •  14 h 54 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Chumphon
  2. Take the train from Chumphon to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Pattaya

$38 - $96

8 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San Catamaran
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Ekkamai to Pattaya

$49 - $51

Bus and ferry, bus Bell Travel Service  •  14 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin Catamaran
  2. Take the bus from Hua Hin to Pattaya Bus Terminal

Ferry, bus and ferry  •  18 h 49 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Koh Samui
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Pattaya 393 Samui

$43 - $67

Ferry to Koh Samui, fly to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui
  2. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) USM - BKK
  3. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya

$126 - $452

Ferry to Koh Samui, fly to Utapao  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui
  2. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Utapao (UTP) USM - UTP

$132 - $378

Ferry to Chumphon, fly to Don Muang, Public Van, bus  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Chumphon
  2. Fly from Chumphon (CJM) to Don Muang (DMK) CJM - DMK
  3. Take the Public Van from Bangkok Don Muang Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya

$120 - $258

Ferry to Surat Thani, fly to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
  2. Fly from Surat Thani (URT) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) URT - BKK
  3. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya

$67 - $204

Ferry to Surat Thani, fly to Don Muang, Public Van, bus  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
  2. Fly from Surat Thani (URT) to Don Muang (DMK) URT - DMK
  3. Take the Public Van from Bangkok Don Muang Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya

$58 - $156

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Koh Tao to Pattaya is to bus and ferry and bus which costs ฿1640 - ฿1690 and takes 13 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Koh Tao to Pattaya is to ferry and fly which costs ฿4400 - ฿13000 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The distance between Koh Tao and Pattaya is 335 km.

It takes approximately 10 h 4 min to get from Koh Tao to Pattaya, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Koh Tao, Surat Thani, Thailand and Pattaya, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Koh Tao to Pattaya. However, you can take the taxi to Ko Tao, take the bus and ferry to Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin, take the taxi to Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin, then take the ferry to Bali Hai Pier Pattaya. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Koh Tao to Pattaya via Ko Tao, Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San, Kong Salak, Pai Rongrian Si Wi Kon , Soi Sukhumvit 65/1, and Bangkok Ekkamai in around 13 h 31 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Surat Thani to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Koh Samui to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chumphon to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $150
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chumphon to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $180
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chumphon to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $40
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)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Lomprayah
Website
lomprayah.com
Bus and ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Pattaya Bus
Website
pattayabus.com
Bus from Bangkok Ekkamai to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
pattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
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
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
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
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
$38
Schedules at
royalferrygroup.com
Book at
12go.asia
Lomprayah
Website
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Ko Tao to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Ferry from Ko Tao to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Ko Tao to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia

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