Bangkok to Pattaya

Bangkok → Pattaya

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Bangkok to Pattaya Schedule

Bangkok to Pattaya Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Thailand Limo by Datum Van 9pax Any time฿ 2,800
T Tour Regional 14pax 05:30 - 08:00฿ 250
T Tour Regional 14pax 07:30 - 10:00฿ 200
Roong Reuang Coach Express 09:00 - 10:59฿ 149
Bangkok Air Economy #PG13110:00 - 11:05฿ 6,758
Roong Reuang Coach Express 12:00 - 14:10฿ 218
Roong Reuang Coach VIP 24 14:31 - 16:41฿ 181
Roong Reuang Coach Express 16:00 - 18:08฿ 192
Roong Reuang Coach Express 19:00 - 21:10฿ 218
Roong Reuang Coach Express 21:00 - 22:59฿ 149

Transportation from Bangkok to Pattaya

Bangkok to Pattaya Destination Reviews

The drop-off location isn't near the pier as the map on the internet. I needed to take a taxi to my hotel afterwards
Van Regional 14pax, T Tour (ทีทัวร์), Jun 9, 2022
Staff is good but local language proble to explain and understand. Also my booking time was 8 AM but Bus coming 9 AM. 1 hour late.
Van Regional 14pax, T Tour (ทีทัวร์), Jun 7, 2022
Driver dropped me off at the wrong spot. I told him my drop off was at the T Tour Station and he said we can't get dropped off at the hotel. It was not the hotel, it was the drop off location given. Car was also hot.
Van Regional 14pax, T Tour (ทีทัวร์), Jun 5, 2022
The driver Was exvellent. Alos the Car was perfect.
taxi VIP Van 9pax, 12Go Transfer, Jun 5, 2022
The seat was broken and I was not able to recline my seat. Other than that, the driver was careful and a safe driver.
Bus Express, Roong Reuang Coach (รถรุ่งเรือง), May 15, 2022
The bus started leaking water from the roof right where I and my co-passenger was sitting‍♂️
Bus Express, Roong Reuang Coach (รถรุ่งเรือง), Apr 22, 2022
The driver was very good,very observant of traffic.
taxi Comfort, BangkokTaxi24, Apr 16, 2022
We left Bangkok and arrived before scheduled time; good, careful driver; not too cold in the van.
Van Regional 14pax, T Tour (ทีทัวร์), Apr 13, 2022
I got there to be told the 3pm bus was full and I would need to take the 3:40pm bus, even though I had booked the 3pm bus
Bus Express, Roong Reuang Coach (รถรุ่งเรือง), Apr 13, 2022
The good is it's cheap and quick. The bad is the buses are old and neglected.. Seats broken vents broken and toilet disgusting.....
Bus Express, Roong Reuang Coach (รถรุ่งเรือง), Apr 3, 2022
1482 customer reviews

How to get from Bangkok to Pattaya

When you want to get from Bangkok to Pattaya, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Van
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Taxi ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about THB 11,000. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as THB 179.

How far is Bangkok from Pattaya?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Bangkok to Pattaya. Your trip will be a total of 86 miles (137 km). The flying distance is 61 miles (98 km).

How long does it take to get from Bangkok to Pattaya?

The travel time from Bangkok to Pattaya can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 3 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Bangkok to Pattaya?

The cost of the trip from Bangkok to Pattaya varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Roong Reuang Coach (รถรุ่งเรือง): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as THB 179 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as THB 11,000.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Bangkok to Pattaya:

  • Bus tickets - THB 179 to THB 218;
  • Van price : THB 200 - THB 360;
  • Train tickets - THB 220 to THB 220;
  • Bus+Van price: THB 250. From Bangkok to Pattaya starting from 10:30 Pattaya Bus Station until 10:30 Pattaya Bus Station
  • Plane tickets - THB 7,900 to THB 8,200;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from THB 1,350 to THB 11,000.

How many trips per day are there between Bangkok and Pattaya?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Vans from Bangkok to Pattaya depart during the day - there are approximately 11 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 06:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 18:00. There are 9 available bus trips every day.
  • Flights from Bangkok to Pattaya depart during the day - there are approximately 2 departures a day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Bangkok to Pattaya any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Bangkok to Pattaya. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is THB 7,900.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Bangkok to Pattaya
Bangkok Air (บางกอกแอร์เวย์ส)


Taking a bus from Bangkok to Pattaya is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Bangkok to Pattaya. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as THB 1,350.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.


A shared van is another means of transport for traveling from Bangkok to Pattaya. As far as travel time is concerned, it’s basically equal to a taxi ride, while price-wise it’s way more affordable. The majority of tourists book a van online in advance.

Sometimes, when trains or buses aren’t available, a van is your only way to get from Bangkok to Pattaya.

Things to remember: while traveling by van, you might not have as much space for luggage as you would on a train or a plane. It’s a good idea to pack only the most useful things for a van trip and put them in a backpack that will be easy to carry around.

The most popular transport from Bangkok to Pattaya

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Bangkok to Pattaya? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 77% opted for a van.
  • 11% decided to go for a bus.
  • 8% chosen Bus+Van
  • 3% decided to catch a taxi.
  • 1% Other