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There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya by train, plane, bus, ferry 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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Train, fly to Utapao  •  5h 51m

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

$53 - $395

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Train, fly to Don Muang, bus  •  8h 58m

  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

$42 - $191

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Train, 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

$59 - $221

Train, ferry  •  22h 58m

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

$66 - $112

Bus  •  27h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hat Yai Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Pattaya

$45

Train, bus  •  45h 21m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Ekkamai to Pattaya

$3,506 - $3,507

Drive  •  20h 34m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya 1000 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya is to bus which costs RM 189 and takes 27h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya is to train and fly which costs RM 220 - RM 1700 and takes 5h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya. However, there are services departing from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Pattaya via Hat Yai Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 22m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Pattaya is 1093 km. The road distance is 1600.1 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 22h 58m and costs RM 270 - RM 470.

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It takes approximately 5h 51m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya bus services, operated by Sri Maju, depart from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan station.

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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 9:25 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 8:25 PM in Pattaya.

Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya.
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  • Distance: 682.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 51m

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

You can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya via Hat Yai Bus Station and Hat Yai Bus Terminal in around 27h 22m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Utapao
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang via Senai
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Phuket
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Utapao via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Phuket
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Utapao via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Pakistan International Airlines
Website
www4.piac.com.pk
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang via Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
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 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $20
Platinum
$23 - $27
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Eastern and Oriental Express
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
Ave. Duration
41h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3,500
Schedules at
belmond.com
Bus operators
Airport Pattaya Bus
Website
airportpattayabus.com
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airportpattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hat Yai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
srimaju.com
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
$31
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Roong Reuang Coach
Phone
02 747-4307
Email
service@pattayabus.com
Website
pattayabus.com
Bus from Bangkok Ekkamai to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
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 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
royalferrygroup.com
Book at
12go.asia

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya is 1600 km. It takes approximately 20h 34m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya.

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

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There are 2956+ hotels available in Pattaya. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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