There are 8 ways to get from Pattaya to Patong 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  •  2 h 27 min

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

$75 - $202

Cheapest option

Bus The Transport Company  •  15 h 51 min

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

$33 - $46

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Bus to Suvarnabhumi, fly  •  4 h 58 min

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

$61 - $171

Ferry, train, bus  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bali Hai Pier Pattaya to Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin
  2. Take the train from Hua Hin to Chumphon
  3. Take the bus from Chumphon to Phuket Bus Terminal 2 779

$60 - $93

Train, bus  •  19 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Pattaya to Hua Lamphong
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal 780

$38 - $105

Mini Van, bus  •  20 h 6 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pattaya to Khaosan Road
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

$37

Bus Sawadee Tour  •  32 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya Sawasdee to Phuket Bus Station

$36 - $39

Drive  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Pattaya to Patong 609.1 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Pattaya to Patong is to Mini Van and bus which costs ฿1229 and takes 20 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pattaya to Patong is to fly which costs ฿2400 - ฿7000 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pattaya to Patong. However, there are services departing from Pattaya and arriving at Patong via Bangkok Khao San Road and Phuket Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 6 min.

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The distance between Pattaya and Patong is 628 km. The road distance is 974.6 km.

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The best way to get from Pattaya to Patong without a car is to ferry and train and bus which takes 14 h 40 min and costs ฿1900 - ฿3100.

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Pattaya to Patong, including transfers.

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Pattaya to Patong bus services, operated by Mama Travel and Tour, depart from Pattaya station.

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The best way to get from Pattaya to Patong is to fly which takes 2 h 27 min and costs ฿2400 - ฿7000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿1000 - ฿1600 and takes 15 h 51 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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Pattaya to Patong bus services, operated by Thai Sriram Tour, arrive at Phuket Bus Terminal 2 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pattaya to Patong is 975 km. It takes approximately 13 h 29 min to drive from Pattaya to Patong.

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

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Map of how to get from Pattaya to Patong.
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  • Distance: 392.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

What companies run services between Pattaya, Thailand and Patong, Phuket Province, Thailand?

Thai AirAsia and Bangkok Airways fly from Pattaya to Patong twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pattaya to Patong via Bangkok Mochit, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, and Phuket in around 15 h 51 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
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 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
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Utapao to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
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 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
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)
$17 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
Train from Hua Lamphong to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
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
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Chumphon to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.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
Mama Travel and Tour
Website
mamatravelandtour.simdif.com
Bus from Pattaya to Khaosan Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
mamatravelandtour.simdif.com
Book at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Sawadee Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Pattaya Sawasdee to Phuket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
12go.asia
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
$38
Schedules at
royalferrygroup.com
Book at
12go.asia

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