Bangkok to Pattaya

Bangkok to Pattaya

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Bangkok to Pattaya Destination Reviews

Bus Express, Roong Reuang Coach (รถรุ่งเรือง), Jan 19, 2022
Everything was perfect. The seller of the tickets even help me to take the bus which was departing earlier than the one I’ve booked, because I wasn’t sure about my arrival. It was very nice of him to suggest to me earlier departure, it let me arrive at location earlier than I planned.
taxi Economy, BangkokTaxi24, Jan 3, 2022
a very calm driver who reached in much less time than expected; comfortable car, he seemed very secure and good driver. was at pick up early. I had no worries and no stress at all
Bus Express, Roong Reuang Coach (รถรุ่งเรือง), Jan 1, 2022
1 hour after the time start the bus.
taxi Comfort, Thailand Limo by Datum (บริษัท เดทัมกรุ๊ป จำกัด), Dec 21, 2021
Excellent driver and right on time
taxi Economy, JOY (JOY), Dec 7, 2021
Very professional service driver was smart and even turned up early I will definitely be using this taxi service again first class.
Van Regional 14pax, Pannipa Pattaya Tour (บริษัท พรรณ์นิภา พัทยา ทัวร์), Dec 4, 2021
The plane delayed. No Chance to call somebody
Bus Express, Roong Reuang Coach (รถรุ่งเรือง), Nov 29, 2021
Very Good life
Bus Express, Roong Reuang Coach (รถรุ่งเรือง), Nov 22, 2021
The holiday before, they bring me to my Hotel. This year not, i must pay for expensive Taxi
Bus Express, Roong Reuang Coach (รถรุ่งเรือง), Nov 14, 2021
Departure and arrival in time. The vehicule was comfy and the driver drove safely. Perfect
Bus Express, Roong Reuang Coach (รถรุ่งเรือง), Nov 13, 2021
So friendly staff and Excellent bus
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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 Flight 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 EUR 294.66. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as EUR 0.83.

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 23 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 Thai Railways (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย): travelling by train expect to pay as low as EUR 0.83 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 EUR 294.66.

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

  • Train tickets - EUR 0.83 to EUR 5.39;
  • Bus tickets - EUR 3.51 to EUR 4.29;
  • Van price : EUR 5.39 - EUR 8.57;
  • Bus+Van price: EUR 6.70 - EUR 6.70. From Bangkok to Pattaya starting from 10:30 Pattaya Bus Station until 10:30 Pattaya Bus Station
  • Plane tickets - EUR 80.01 to EUR 247.59;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from EUR 39.91 to EUR 294.66.

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

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 06:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 21:00. There are 30 available bus trips every day.
  • Vans from Bangkok to Pattaya depart during the day - there are approximately 15 departures a day.
  • Flights from Bangkok to Pattaya depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • 0 by Bus+Van from Bangkok to Pattaya starting from 10:30 Pattaya Bus Station until 10:30 Pattaya Bus Station
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 0 trains per 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 EUR 80.01.

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), Nok Air (นกแอร์), Thai Airways, Thai Smile (ไทยสมายล์), Thai Vietjet (ไทยเวียดเจ็ทแอร์)


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 EUR 39.91.

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:

  • 72% opted for a van.
  • 14% chosen Bus+Van
  • 7% decided to go for a bus.
  • 5% decided to catch a taxi.
  • 1% users took a plane.
  • 1% users enjoyed a train ride.