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

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Bus Sri Mongkol  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya Bus Terminal to Nakhon Ratchasima

$8 - $13

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Bus Sombat Tour  •  7 h 35 min

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

$9 - $13

Train  •  10 h 55 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 Thanon Chira 145 Hua Lamphong - Ubon Ratchathani - Class II Fan / ...

$18 - $67

Taxi  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pattaya to Nakhon Ratchasima 209 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Pattaya to Nakhon Ratchasima 209 miles

$29 - $45

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pattaya Bus Terminal and arriving at Nakhon Ratchasima. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Pattaya to Nakhon Ratchasima. However, there are services departing from Pattaya and arriving at Thanon Chira via Hua Lamphong. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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The distance between Pattaya and Nakhon Ratchasima is 262 km. The road distance is 334.4 km.

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The best way to get from Pattaya to Nakhon Ratchasima without a car is to bus which takes 6 h and costs .

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The bus from Pattaya Bus Terminal to Nakhon Ratchasima takes 6 h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Pattaya to Nakhon Ratchasima bus services, operated by Sri Mongkol, depart from Pattaya Bus Terminal station.

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

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The best way to get from Pattaya to Nakhon Ratchasima is to bus which takes 6 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 55 min.

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Pattaya to Nakhon Ratchasima bus services, operated by Sri Mongkol, arrive at Nakhon Ratchasima station.

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

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Map of how to get from Pattaya to Nakhon Ratchasima.
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  • Distance: 163.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

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

Sri Mongkol operates a bus from Pattaya to Nakhon Ratchasima twice daily. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 6 h. Nakhonchai Air also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pattaya to Nakhon Ratchasima via Hua Lamphong in around 10 h 55 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 Thanon Chira
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
3 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
Bus operators
Sri Mongkol
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Pattaya Bus Terminal to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Pattaya to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Roong Reuang Coach
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
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$6
Super
$8
Supreme
$8 - $9
Other operators
Taxi from Pattaya to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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 Nakhon Ratchasima is 334 km. It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to drive from Pattaya to Nakhon Ratchasima.

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