There are 5 ways to get from Pattaya to Cha-am by ferry, bus, train, taxi or car

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Ferry  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bali Hai Pier Pattaya to Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin

$47 - $51

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Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya Bus Terminal to Cha-am Intersection

$15

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Train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Pattaya to Hua Lamphong 284 Yanasangvararam - Hua Lamphong - Class III Fan / ...
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Ban Chaam 169 Hua Lamphong - Yala - Class II Sleeper AC / ...

$18 - $66

Taxi  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pattaya to Cha-am 186.1 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Pattaya to Cha-am 186.1 miles

$26 - $40

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pattaya Bus Terminal and arriving at Cha-am Intersection. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pattaya to Cha-am. However, there are services departing from Pattaya and arriving at Ban Chaam via Hua Lamphong. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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The distance between Pattaya and Cha-am is 100 km. The road distance is 297.7 km.

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The best way to get from Pattaya to Cha-am without a car is to ferry which takes 3 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Pattaya to Cha-am, including transfers.

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Pattaya to Cha-am bus services, operated by Bell Travel Service, depart from Pattaya Bus Terminal station.

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Pattaya to Cha-am train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, depart from Pattaya station.

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The best way to get from Pattaya to Cha-am is to bus which takes 5 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 15 min.

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Pattaya to Cha-am bus services, operated by Bell Travel Service, arrive at Cha-am Intersection station.

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Pattaya to Cha-am train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Ban Chaam station.

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Map of how to get from Pattaya to Cha-am.
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  • Distance: 62.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

What companies run services between Pattaya, Thailand and Cha-am, Thailand?

Bell Travel Service operates a bus from Pattaya to Cha-am once daily. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pattaya to Cha-am via Hua Lamphong in around 9 h 15 min.

Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Pattaya to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice 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
Train from Hua Lamphong to Ban Chaam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Bell Travel Service
Website
belltravelservice.com
Bus from Pattaya Bus Terminal to Cha-am Intersection
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
belltravelservice.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Royal Passenger Liner
Website
royalferrygroup.com
Ferry from Bali Hai Pier Pattaya to Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
royalferrygroup.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Pattaya to Cha-am
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
P.T. Taxi Service
Phone
+66854449035
Website
pttaxiservice.com
Cherry Taxi Service
Phone
+66841205646
Website
cherrytaxiservice.com
Tom Taxi Service
Phone
+66982812537
Website
tomtaxiservice.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Pattaya to Cha-am is 298 km. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Pattaya to Cha-am.

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There are 324+ hotels available in Cha-am. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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