There are 5 ways to get from Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus Nakhonchai Air  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya

$9 - $13

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Bus Sombat Tour  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Bangkok Mochit
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Pattaya

$10 - $13

Train  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Thanon Chira to Hua Lamphong 136 Ubon Ratchathani - Hua Lamphong - Class II Fan / ...
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Pattaya 283 Hua Lamphong - Phlu Ta Luang - Class III Fan

$18 - $70

Taxi  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya 208.9 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya 208.9 miles

$29 - $45

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nakhon Ratchasima and arriving at Pattaya. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya. However, there are services departing from Thanon Chira and arriving at Pattaya via Hua Lamphong. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 59 min.

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The distance between Nakhon Ratchasima and Pattaya is 262 km. The road distance is 334.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs .

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The bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya takes 5 h 45 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Air, depart from Nakhon Ratchasima station.

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Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, depart from Thanon Chira station.

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The best way to get from Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 59 min.

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Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Air, arrive at Pattaya station.

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Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Pattaya station.

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Map of how to get from Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya.
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  • Distance: 163.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand and Pattaya, Thailand?

Nakhonchai Air operates a bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $11 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. Sri Mongkol also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya via Hua Lamphong in around 10 h 59 min.

Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Thanon Chira to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $35
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)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Sri Mongkol
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Bangkok Mochit
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$6
Super
$8
Supreme
$8 - $9
Roong Reuang Coach
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
Other operators
Taxi from Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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Yes, the driving distance between Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya is 334 km. It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to drive from Nakhon Ratchasima to Pattaya.

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