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There are 10 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya by train, plane, bus, ferry or car

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Utapao  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Utapao (UTP) KUL - UTP

฿2556 - ฿7267

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Bus  •  31h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Rantau Panjang
  2. Take the bus from Sungai Kolok to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Southern Bus Terminal to Pattaya

฿1314 - ฿1831

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) KUL - BKK
  3. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya

฿2936 - ฿17647

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Don Muang, bus  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Don Muang (DMK) KUL - DMK
  3. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya

฿1836 - ฿30647

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  10h 4m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) SZB - BKK
  2. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya

฿3657 - ฿13212

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Hua Hin, ferry  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Hua Hin (HHQ) KUL - HHQ
  3. Take the ferry from Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin to Bali Hai Pier Pattaya

฿2986 - ฿14937

Train, ferry  •  21h 47m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Hua Hin
  4. Take the ferry from Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin to Bali Hai Pier Pattaya

฿1966 - ฿4525

Bus via Hat Yai  •  27h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Hat Yai Chee Road
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Pattaya

฿1679

Train  •  45h 49m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Pattaya 283 Hua Lamphong - Phlu Ta Luang - Class III Fan

฿110932 - ฿111952

Drive  •  20h 33m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya 1600.8 km

฿4400 - ฿6500

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya is to bus which costs RM 170 - RM 250 and takes 31h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya is to train and fly which costs RM 340 - RM 1000 and takes 6h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya. However, there are services departing from Hentian Duta and arriving at Pattaya via Hat Yai Clock Tower and Hat Yai Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya. However, there are services departing from Kuala Lumpur and arriving at Pattaya via Hua Lamphong. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45h 49m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Pattaya is 1093 km. The road distance is 1600.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya without a car is to train and ferry which takes 21h 47m and costs RM 260 - RM 650.

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It takes approximately 6h 45m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya bus services, operated by Alisan Golden Coach Express, depart from Hentian Duta station.

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Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya train services, operated by Eastern and Oriental Express, depart from Kuala Lumpur station.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya is to bus via Hat Yai which takes 27h 56m and costs RM 227. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RM 14900 - RM 15100 and takes 45h 49m.

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  • Distance: 1092.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 45m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Pattaya, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya via Hat Yai Chee Road, Hat Yai Clock Tower, and Hat Yai Bus Terminal in around 27h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya via Bangkok Hualamphong and Hua Lamphong in around 45h 49m.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3900 - ฿10000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5000 - ฿13000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Penang, Phuket
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3700 - ฿9500
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Sultan Ismail Petra, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4800 - ฿18000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4700 - ฿17000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Senai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4700 - ฿17000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4900 - ฿18000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿4900 - ฿18000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿4700 - ฿17000
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3600 - ฿11000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Sultan Ismail Petra, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4800 - ฿18000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4700 - ฿17000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4900 - ฿18000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿4900 - ฿18000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Senai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4700 - ฿17000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿4700 - ฿17000
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3600 - ฿9500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Phuket
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3600 - ฿11000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Penang
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
฿1900 - ฿6000
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Utapao
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿13000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿5000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿13000
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Utapao via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3400 - ฿9000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Utapao via Phuket
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4400 - ฿17000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3600 - ฿11000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5000 - ฿13000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Utapao via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2000 - ฿6500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿5000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿5000
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2300 - ฿6000
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1600 - ฿4700
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Penang
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
฿1900 - ฿6000
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3900 - ฿11000
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿12000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
฿6500 - ฿18000
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
฿300 - ฿550
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿360 - ฿650
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
฿360 - ฿400
Gold
฿550 - ฿650
Platinum
฿700 - ฿850
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿45 - ฿950
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿45 - ฿160
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿750
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿240 - ฿340
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
Train from Hat Yai to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿210 - ฿1600
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿210 - ฿290
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿430 - ฿600
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1200 - ฿1600
Train from Hua Lamphong to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿80 - ฿1100
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿80 - ฿190
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿280 - ฿390
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿800 - ฿1100
Eastern and Oriental Express
Bus operators
Airport Pattaya Bus
Email
info@airportpattayabus.com
Website
airportpattayabus.com
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿130
Schedules at
airportpattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Alisan Golden Coach Express
Piya
Phone
0-2894-6330-2
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1100
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
E-Mutiara Express
Phone
(09) 774 2655
Email
hq@e-mutiara.com
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Rantau Panjang
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿351
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Queen Express
Phone
+6 09 742 2277
Email
QueenExpress77@gmail.com
Website
queenexpress.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Rantau Panjang
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿334
Schedules at
queenexpress.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Roong Reuang Coach
Phone
02 747-4307
Email
service@pattayabus.com
Website
pattayabus.com
Bus from Southern Bus Terminal to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
฿119
Schedules at
pattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Royal Passenger Liner
Phone
038-488-999
Email
info@royalferrygroup.com
Website
royalferrygroup.com
Ferry from Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin to Bali Hai Pier Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1250
Schedules at
royalferrygroup.com
Book at
12go.asia
Economy Class
฿1250
Business Class
฿1550
VIP Room for 4
฿7000

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Utapao Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya bus services, operated by Piya, arrive at Pattaya station.

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Pattaya is 1h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 8:32 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 7:32 PM in Pattaya.

Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Pattaya station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya is 1601 km. It takes approximately 20h 33m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya.

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AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Thai AirAsia and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Utapao Airport.

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There are 3144+ hotels available in Pattaya. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs RM 3 - RM 11.

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