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There are 7 ways to get from Pattaya to Patong by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Utapao  •  3 h 51 min

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

$56 - $181

Cheapest option

Bus to Don Muang, fly  •  7 h 30 min

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

$30 - $121

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Bus to Suvarnabhumi, fly  •  6 h 21 min

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

$42 - $150

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

$34 - $46

Train, bus  •  18 h 32 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 - $102

Bus Sawadee Tour  •  36 h 6 min

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

$32 - $35

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 bus which costs ฿1050 - ฿1200 and takes 36 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pattaya to Patong is to fly which costs ฿1800 - ฿6000 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pattaya to Patong. However, there are services departing from Pattaya Sawasdee and arriving at Patong via Phuket Bus Terminal and Thalang Public Health Office. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 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 bus which takes 15 h 51 min and costs ฿1100 - ฿1600.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Pattaya to Patong, including transfers.

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Pattaya to Patong bus services, operated by Sawadee Tour, depart from Pattaya Sawasdee station.

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The best way to get from Pattaya to Patong is to fly which takes 3 h 51 min and costs ฿1800 - ฿6000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿1100 - ฿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 Sawadee Tour, arrive at Phuket Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Pattaya to Patong.
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  • Distance: 392.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 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 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Utapao to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
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
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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 Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
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
Greenbus Thailand
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

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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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There are 3591+ hotels available in Patong. Prices start at $21 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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