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There are 12 ways to get from Pattaya to Khon Kaen by bus, plane, train, night train, taxi 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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Bus to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Khon Kaen  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Suvarnabhumi Airport
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Khon Kaen (KKC) BKK - KKC

$39 - $174

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Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Bangkok Mochit
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen

$14 - $19

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Bus to Don Muang, fly to Khon Kaen  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Bangkok Mochit
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Khon Kaen (KKC) DMK - KKC

$29 - $125

Fly Utapao to Udon Thani, bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Utapao (UTP) to Udon Thani (UTH) UTP - UTH
  2. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen

$49 - $164

Bus to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Udon Thani, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Suvarnabhumi Airport
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Udon Thani (UTH) BKK - UTH
  3. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen

$45 - $123

Bus to Don Muang, fly to Udon Thani, bus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Bangkok Mochit
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Udon Thani (UTH) DMK - UTH
  3. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen

$30 - $79

Bus, train  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Bangkok Ekkamai
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Khon Kaen 75 Hua Lamphong - Nong Khai - Class II AC

$17 - $52

Minivan, bus  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the minivan from Pattaya to Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Chan Tour to Khon Kaen

$15 - $22

Train  •  12 h 20 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 Khon Kaen 75 Hua Lamphong - Nong Khai - Class II AC

$20 - $76

Train, night train  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Pattaya to Hua Lamphong 284 Yanasangvararam - Hua Lamphong - Class III Fan / ...
  2. Take the night train from Hua Lamphong to Khon Kaen 133 Hua Lamphong - Nong Khai - Class III Fan / ...

$20 - $76

Taxi  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pattaya to Khon Kaen 327.3 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Pattaya to Khon Kaen 327.3 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Pattaya to Khon Kaen is to bus which costs ฿450 - ฿650 and takes 9 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pattaya to Khon Kaen is to fly and bus which costs ฿1600 - ฿5500 and takes 5 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pattaya to Khon Kaen. However, there are services departing from Pattaya and arriving at Khon Kaen via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pattaya to Khon Kaen. However, there are services departing from Pattaya and arriving at Khon Kaen via Hua Lamphong. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 20 min.

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The distance between Pattaya and Khon Kaen is 443 km. The road distance is 523.7 km.

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The best way to get from Pattaya to Khon Kaen without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 20 min and costs ฿450 - ฿650.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Pattaya to Khon Kaen, including transfers.

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Pattaya to Khon Kaen bus services, operated by Roong Reuang Coach, depart from Pattaya station.

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Pattaya to Khon Kaen train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, depart from Pattaya station.

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The best way to get from Pattaya to Khon Kaen is to bus which takes 9 h 20 min and costs ฿450 - ฿650. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ฿650 - ฿2500 and takes 12 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Pattaya to Khon Kaen.
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  • Distance: 277.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

What companies run services between Pattaya, Thailand and Khon Kaen, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Pattaya to Khon Kaen via Bangkok Mochit and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 9 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pattaya to Khon Kaen via Hua Lamphong in around 12 h 20 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Utapao to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Don Muang to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Don Muang to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Flights from Don Muang to Udon Thani via Ubon
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Don Muang to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $120
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
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 Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
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
Roong Reuang Coach
Phone
02 747-4307
Email
service@pattayabus.com
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
Bus from Pattaya to Bangkok Ekkamai
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
pattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
The Transport Company
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Rung Prasert Tour
Phone
02 941 8833
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Pannipa Pattaya Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Pattaya to Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
12go.asia
Chan Tour
Phone
086-304-7026
Website
chantour.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Chan Tour to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Sun Bus
Phone
081-8794949
Email
sunbus2112@hotmail.com
Website
sunbus.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
sunbus.co.th
Book at
tdc.thairoute.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen Bus
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$10
Super
$12
Supreme
$14 - $16
Other operators
Taxi from Pattaya to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Khon Kaen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Pattaya to Khon Kaen bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Air, arrive at Khon Kaen station.

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Pattaya to Khon Kaen train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Khon Kaen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pattaya to Khon Kaen is 524 km. It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to drive from Pattaya to Khon Kaen.

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Thai Smile offers flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Khon Kaen Airport.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Khon Kaen. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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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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