There are 8 ways to get from Surat Thani to Pattaya by train, ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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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Train, ferry  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Hin 40 Suratthani - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin to Bali Hai Pier Pattaya

$52 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 25 min

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

$20 - $27

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Train, bus  •  14 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Hin 40 Suratthani - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hua Hin to Pattaya Bus Terminal

$26 - $55

Bus and ferry  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon 393 Rayong
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Pattaya 393 Samui

$28 - $50

Drive  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Surat Thani to Pattaya 486.8 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Surat Thani to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Surat Thani (URT) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) URT - BKK
  2. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya

$37 - $167

Fly Surat Thani to Don Muang, Public Van, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Surat Thani (URT) to Don Muang (DMK) URT - 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

$28 - $119

Minivan to Krabi, fly to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Surat Thani to Krabi
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) KBV - BKK
  3. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya

$53 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Surat Thani to Pattaya is to bus which costs ฿650 - ฿900 and takes 13 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Surat Thani to Pattaya is to fly and bus which costs ฿1200 - ฿5500 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Surat Thani to Pattaya. However, there are services departing from Surat Thani and arriving at Pattaya via Bangkok Mochit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

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The distance between Surat Thani and Pattaya is 454 km. The road distance is 778.8 km.

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The best way to get from Surat Thani to Pattaya without a car is to train and ferry which takes 10 h 10 min and costs ฿1700 - ฿2700.

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It takes approximately 10 h 10 min to get from Surat Thani to Pattaya, including transfers.

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Surat Thani to Pattaya bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Surat Thani station.

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

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Surat Thani to Pattaya bus services, operated by Pattaya Bus, arrive at Pattaya station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Surat Thani to Pattaya is 779 km. It takes approximately 10 h 36 min to drive from Surat Thani to Pattaya.

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  • Distance: 284 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 10 min

What companies run services between Surat Thani, Thailand and Pattaya, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Surat Thani to Pattaya via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and Bangkok Mochit in around 13 h 25 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $180
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
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 Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
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 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 Hin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $15
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $40
Bus operators
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
Bell Travel Service
Website
belltravelservice.com
Bus from Hua Hin to Pattaya Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
belltravelservice.com
Book at
12go.asia
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Samui - Nathon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Samui - Nathon to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
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
Phantip Travel
Ferry operators
Royal Passenger Liner
Website
royalferrygroup.com
Ferry from Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin to Bali Hai Pier Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
royalferrygroup.com
Book at
12go.asia

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