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From Hat Yai to Pattaya by Buses

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Hat Yai
17h 35m bus ride in VIP
Pattaya, Chonburi
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Hat Yai
17h 35m bus ride in VIP 24
Pattaya, Chonburi

From Hat Yai Airport to Pattaya by Flights

Thai AirAsia
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HDY Hat Yai Airport
1h 15m flight #FD162 with Thai AirAsia in Economy
UTP Utapao Pattaya Airport

Transport types between Hat Yai and Pattaya

Hat Yai to Pattaya Schedule

Hat Yai to Pattaya Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Thai AirAsia Economy #FD16215:45 - 17:00฿ 1,381
Piya VIP 15:30 - 09:05฿ 1,036

Popular Routes in Thailand

How to get from Hat Yai to Pattaya

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

  • Flight
  • Bus

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

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Bus ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about THB 1,353. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a flight as a flight ticket costs as low as THB 933.

How far is Hat Yai from Pattaya?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Hat Yai to Pattaya. Your trip will be a total of 547 miles (879 km). The flying distance is 413 miles (663 km).

How long does it take to get from Hat Yai to Pattaya?

The travel time from Hat Yai to Pattaya can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 18 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Hat Yai to Pattaya?

The cost of the trip from Hat Yai to Pattaya varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Thai AirAsia (แอร์เอเชีย): travelling by flight expect to pay as low as THB 933 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Bus - a one-way Bus ticket can cost as much as THB 1,353.

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

  • Plane tickets - THB 933 to THB 933;
  • Bus tickets - THB 1,036 to THB 1,353;

How many trips per day are there between Hat Yai and Pattaya?

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 15:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 15:30. There are 2 available bus trips every day.
  • Flights from Hat Yai to Chonburi depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Hat Yai to Chonburi. 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 933.

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 Hat Yai to Chonburi
Thai AirAsia (แอร์เอเชีย)


Taking a bus from Hat Yai to Chonburi 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.

The most popular transport from Hat Yai to Pattaya

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Hat Yai 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:

  • 1000 users took a plane.