There are 10 ways to get from Phuket to Pattaya by plane, bus, ferry, bus and 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.

Recommended option

Fly Phuket to Utapao  •  4 h 31 min

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

$43 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Surathani Talad Kaset Station 779
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Pattaya 393 Samui

$24 - $50

8 alternative options

Fly Phuket to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  5 h 59 min

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

$42 - $148

Fly Phuket to Don Muang, Public Van, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Don Muang (DMK) HKT - DMK
  2. Take the Public Van from Bangkok Don Muang Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya

$30 - $120

Ferry to Krabi, fly to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the ferry from Phuket Rassada Pier to Ao Nang Pier
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) KBV - BKK
  3. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya

$64 - $180

Bus Sawassdee Thoa Thai  •  15 h 24 min

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

$36 - $37

Bus The Transport Company  •  15 h 35 min

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

$25 - $33

Bus, train  •  19 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Phuket to Ban Takhun
  2. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Pattaya

$42 - $140

Bus Sawadee Tour  •  32 h 40 min

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

$28

Drive  •  13 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Phuket to Pattaya 608.2 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Phuket to Pattaya is to bus which costs ฿900 and takes 32 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phuket to Pattaya is to fly which takes 4 h 31 min and costs ฿1400 - ฿5500.

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The distance between Phuket and Pattaya is 623 km. The road distance is 973 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Phuket to Pattaya, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Phuket Bus Station and arriving at Pattaya Sawasdee. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 h 40 min.

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

Thai AirAsia and Bangkok Airways fly from Phuket to Pattaya twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phuket to Pattaya via Chonburi in around 15 h 24 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phuket to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Train from Hua Lamphong to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once 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
Bus operators
Airport Pattaya Bus
Website
airportpattayabus.com
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airportpattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Suvarnabhumi airport public van
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Bangkok Don Muang Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transitbangkok.com
Sawassdee Thoa Thai
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Chonburi
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
easybook.com
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chonburi to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Pattaya Bus
Website
pattayabus.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
pattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Phuket to Ban Takhun
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$5
Super
$6
Supreme
$5 - $6
Sawadee Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phuket Bus Station to Pattaya Sawasdee
Ave. Duration
32 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators

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