There are 8 ways to get from Koh Tao to Pattaya by bus and ferry, ferry, bus 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, busferry  •  18 h 49 min

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

$43 - $69

6 alternative options

Bus and ferry, Mini Van  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San Catamaran
  2. Take the Mini Van from Khaosan Road to Pattaya

$52 - $56

Bus and ferry, bus  •  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 to Koh Samui, fly to Utapao  •  5 h 54 min

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

$142 - $386

Ferry to Koh Samui, fly to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  7 h 33 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

$128 - $452

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

$69 - $206

Ferry to Chumphon, fly to Don Muang, bus  •  9 h 49 min

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

$121 - $257

Questions & Answers

The distance between Koh Tao and Pattaya is 335 km.

The best way to get from Koh Tao to Pattaya without a car is to bus and ferry and ferry which takes 10 h 4 min and costs .

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

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The quickest flight from Koh Samui Airport to Utapao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Bangkok Airways offers flights from Koh Samui Airport to Utapao Airport.

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There are 2820+ hotels available in Pattaya. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Koh Tao to Pattaya.
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  • Distance: 209.5 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 4 min

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, and Khaosan Road in around 13 h 19 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.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 Suvarnabhumi via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $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 Utapao
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Koh Samui to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chumphon to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chumphon to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $150
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
$39
Schedules at
lomprayah.com
Book at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Tao Mae Had Pier to Bangkok Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Mama Travel and Tour
Website
mamatravelandtour.simdif.com
Bus from Khaosan Road to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
mamatravelandtour.simdif.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
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
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Ferry from Ko Tao to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $21
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
$17 - $20
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Lomprayah
Website
lomprayah.com
Ferry from Ko Tao to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
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

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