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There are 12 ways to get from Pattaya to Laos by plane, train, bus, night bus, night 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 Utapao to Udon Thani, train  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Utapao (UTP) to Udon Thani (UTH) UTP - UTH
  2. Take the train from Udon Thani to Nong Khai

$94 - $253

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Bus  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Bangkok Mochit
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Si Chiang Mai

$21

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Bus to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Luang Prabang  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Suvarnabhumi Airport
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Luang Prabang (LPQ) BKK - LPQ

$95 - $262

Bus to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Vientiane  •  5 h 55 min

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

$51 - $206

Bus to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Udon Thani, train  •  14 h 50 min

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

$90 - $212

Bus to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Pakse  •  5 h 38 min

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

$78 - $290

Bus to Don Muang, fly to Vientiane  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Bangkok Mochit
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Vientiane (VTE) DMK - VTE

$57 - $127

Bus, train  •  21 h 37 min

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

$58 - $122

Train  •  23 h 22 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 Nong Khai 75 Hua Lamphong - Nong Khai - Class II AC

$61 - $146

Bus, night bus  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Bangkok Mochit
  2. Take the night bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$21 - $32

Train, night train  •  18 h 53 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 Nong Khai 77 Hua Lamphong - Nong Khai - Class II AC / ...

$35 - $95

Drive  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Pattaya to Vientiane 569.6 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Pattaya to Laos is to bus which costs ฿687 and takes 15 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pattaya to Laos is to bus and fly which costs ฿2500 - ฿9500 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pattaya to Laos. However, there are services departing from Pattaya and arriving at Si Chiang Mai via Bangkok Mochit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 1 min.

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The distance between Pattaya and Laos is 831 km. The road distance is 911.4 km.

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The best way to get from Pattaya to Laos without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 1 min and costs ฿687.

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It takes approximately 12 h 34 min to get from Pattaya to Laos, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Pattaya to Laos is to train which takes 23 h 22 min and costs ฿1900 - ฿4800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿687 and takes 15 h 1 min.

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

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Pattaya to Laos bus services, operated by Budsarakham Tour, arrive at Si Chiang Mai station.

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Map of how to get from Pattaya to Laos.
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  • Distance: 519.6 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 34 min

What companies run services between Pattaya, Thailand and Laos?

You can take a train from Pattaya to Vientiane via Hua Lamphong and Nong Khai in around 23 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pattaya to Vientiane via Bangkok Mochit in around 15 h 1 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Luang Prabang via Vientiane
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Pakse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Pakse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Utapao to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Don Muang to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Udon Thani to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
Train from Bang Sue to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
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 Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
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
Budsarakham Tour
Phone
0907793900
Email
brt@budsarakamtour.com
Website
budsarakamtour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Si Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Pattaya to Laos is 911 km. It takes approximately 13 h 59 min to drive from Pattaya to Laos.

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Thai AirAsia offers flights from Utapao Airport to Udon Thani Airport.

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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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