Pattaya to Phuket

Pattaya to Phuket

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Pattaya to Phuket Schedule

Pattaya to Phuket Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Glassflower SUV 4pax Any time฿ 10,990
T Tour Regional 14pax 12:30 - 09:12฿ 210
Bangkok Air Economy #PG28114:50 - 16:20฿ 3,960

Transportation from Pattaya to Phuket

Pattaya to Phuket Destination Reviews

Was fast and nice people
flight Economy, Thai AirAsia (แอร์เอเชีย), Feb 28, 2020
Bus VIP, Sawadee Tour (สวัสดีทั่วไทย), Jan 27, 2020
Very comfortable journey. On time departure and on time arrival.
Bus VIP, Sawadee Tour (สวัสดีทั่วไทย), Dec 30, 2019
Trip quite long. Gets a bit cold at night due to air condition and a bit of back pain the next day. Overall a good and economic way to get from pattaya to phuket
Bus VIP, Sawadee Tour (สวัสดีทั่วไทย), Dec 21, 2019
Good Service
Bus VIP, Sawadee Tour (สวัสดีทั่วไทย), Dec 17, 2019
Good trip . Everything on time
Bus VIP 24, Sawadee Tour (สวัสดีทั่วไทย), Nov 30, 2019
Easy check in. Flight departed on time and arrived at it's destination on time too.
flight Economy, Thai AirAsia (แอร์เอเชีย), Nov 18, 2019
Good efficient service, bus was reasonably comfortable. Extremely cold at times with the air Conditioning, bring warm clothes on the bus, some snacks and extra water
Bus VIP, Sawadee Tour (สวัสดีทั่วไทย), Sep 17, 2019
The seat no 3 didn’t lied down. When we arrived to Phuket terminal 2. The staff of the bus were not helpful to get down the baggies.
Bus VIP, Sawadee Tour (สวัสดีทั่วไทย), Aug 11, 2019
We were in 1st floor of the bus and the smell of the toilet was very bad. Very dizzy to smell it. We were so disturbed.
Bus VIP 24, Sawadee Tour (สวัสดีทั่วไทย), Jul 21, 2019
121 customer reviews

How to get from Pattaya to Phuket

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

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Van
  • Taxi

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 taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 552.16. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 28.28.

How far is Pattaya from Phuket?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Pattaya to Phuket. Your trip will be a total of 606 miles (975 km). The flying distance is 387 miles (622 km).

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

The travel time from Pattaya to Phuket can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 21 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Pattaya to Phuket varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Roong Reuang Coach (รถรุ่งเรือง), Transport Co (บริษัท ขนส่ง จำกัด): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 28.28 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 USD 552.16.

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

  • flight+Bus price: USD 8.30 - USD 10.36. From Pattaya to Phuket starting from 06:00 Pattaya Bus Station until 06:00 Pattaya Bus Station
  • Bus price: USD 28.26. From Pattaya to Phuket starting from 12:00 Pattaya Bus Station until 12:00 Pattaya Bus Station
  • Bus+Van price: USD 29.67. From Pattaya to Phuket starting from 12:30 Pattaya T Tour Station until 12:30 Pattaya T Tour Station
  • Plane tickets - USD 154.01 to USD 154.01;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 432.77 to USD 552.16.

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

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

  • 1 by Bus from Pattaya to Phuket starting from 12:00 Pattaya Bus Station until 12:00 Pattaya Bus Station
  • Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Pattaya to Phuket 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 Pattaya to Phuket. 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 USD 154.01.

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 Pattaya to Phuket

Bangkok Air (บางกอกแอร์เวย์ส)


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Pattaya to Phuket. 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 USD 432.77.

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

The most popular transport from Pattaya to Phuket

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Pattaya to Phuket? 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:

  • 54% chosen flight+Bus
  • 45% users took a plane.
  • 1% Other