There are 8 ways to get from Pattaya to Khao Lak by plane, bus, ferry, train 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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Fly from Utapao  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Utapao (UTP) to Phuket (HKT) UTP - HKT

$114 - $239

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Bus The Transport Company  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Bangkok Mochit
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khao Lak

$30 - $41

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Bus to Suvarnabhumi, fly  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Suvarnabhumi Airport
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Phuket (HKT) BKK - HKT

$100 - $208

Bus, Public Van to Don Muang, fly  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Suvarnabhumi Airport
  2. Take the Public Van from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Bangkok Don Muang Airport
  3. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Phuket (HKT) DMK - HKT

$88 - $180

Ferry, train, bus  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bali Hai Pier Pattaya to Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin
  2. Take the train from Hua Hin to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Surat Thani station to Phang Nga

$69 - $103

Bus Sawassdee Thoa Thai  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Chonburi 400
  2. Take the bus from Chonburi to Phang Nga Bus Terminal

$45 - $51

Bus, train, Minivan  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya Bus Terminal to Hua Hin
  2. Take the train from Hua Hin to Chumphon
  3. Take the Minivan from Chumphon to Khao Sok
  4. Take the bus from Khao Sok to Khao Lak

$58 - $86

Drive  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Pattaya to Khao Lak 567.7 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Pattaya to Khao Lak is to bus which costs ฿950 - ฿1400 and takes 16 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pattaya to Khao Lak is to fly which costs ฿3700 - ฿8000 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Pattaya and Khao Lak is 561 km. The road distance is 908.3 km.

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The best way to get from Pattaya to Khao Lak without a car is to ferry and train and bus which takes 12 h 7 min and costs ฿2200 - ฿3400.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Pattaya to Khao Lak, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Pattaya to Khao Lak is to fly which takes 4 h 2 min and costs ฿3700 - ฿8000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿950 - ฿1400 and takes 16 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Utapao Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pattaya to Khao Lak is 908 km. It takes approximately 12 h 44 min to drive from Pattaya to Khao Lak.

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Bangkok Airways and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Utapao Airport to Phuket Airport.

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There are 174+ hotels available in Khao Lak. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pattaya to Khao Lak.
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  • Distance: 350.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

What companies run services between Pattaya, Thailand and Khao Lak, Phangnga, Thailand?

Thai AirAsia and Bangkok Airways fly from Pattaya to Khao Lak twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pattaya to Khao Lak via Bangkok Mochit, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, and Khao Lak in around 16 h 20 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Utapao to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Utapao to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Hin to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $15
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $40
Train from Hua Hin to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Bus operators
Airport Pattaya Bus
Website
airportpattayabus.com
Bus from Pattaya to Suvarnabhumi Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airportpattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Suvarnabhumi airport public van
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Bangkok Don Muang Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transitbangkok.com
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surat Thani station to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Pattaya Bus
Website
pattayabus.com
Bus from Pattaya to Bangkok Mochit
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
pattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Pattaya to Chonburi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
bus
Bus from Pattaya to Chonburi
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
12go.asia
Sawassdee Thoa Thai
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Chonburi to Phang Nga Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
easybook.com
Bell Travel Service
Website
belltravelservice.com
Bus from Pattaya Bus Terminal to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
belltravelservice.com
Book at
12go.asia
Fame Tour
Website
chumphon-kohtao.com
Bus from Chumphon to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
chumphon-kohtao.com
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Khao Sok to Khao Lak
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
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

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The best way to get from Pattaya to Utapao Airport is to taxi which takes 43 min and costs ฿410 - ฿500.

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