Phuket to Pattaya

Phuket to Pattaya

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Phuket to Pattaya Schedule

Phuket to Pattaya Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Glassflower SUV 4pax Any time฿ 16,500
Bangkok Air Economy 09:30 - 15:40฿ 6,560
Bangkok Air Economy 10:10 - 12:30฿ 8,828
Bangkok Air Economy 13:15 - 12:25฿ 10,063
Bangkok Air Economy #PG28215:10 - 16:45฿ 6,561
Bangkok Air Economy 16:15 - 12:25฿ 9,895
Bangkok Air Economy 19:30 - 16:25฿ 10,078

Transportation from Phuket to Pattaya

Facts about the transport from Phuket to Pattaya

Cheapest Transport$43
Fastest Transport1h 35m
Earliest Departure4:00 AM
Latest Departure6:30 PM
Departures per day6
Distance829 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAndaman Taxis, Bangkok Air, Glassflower, Roong Reuang Coach, Transport Co

Phuket to Pattaya Destination Reviews

All staff I met net were friendly and efficient.
flight Economy, Bangkok Air (บางกอกแอร์เวย์ส), May 13, 2022
The bus station itself is not particularly comfortable, stiff outdoor benches, only one small, shopping pavilion, which has a very meager and small selection of products for the road. The most outrageous thing is that they gave us the VIP 32 bus instead of the VIP 24, without explaining the reason. The bus provided absolutely does not meet the VIP standards: only 6 VIP seats on the lower deck of the bus, 4 of which are too close together to make room for the cargo the bus drivers are carrying for their own needs, to the detriment of the passengers. The cabin door is not airtight and there was a constant smell of a nearby toilet in the cabin. The promised meals consisted of only a bottle of water and a packet of cookies. The bus attendants did not answer any questions and were rude to the passengers. To be on the trip for 14 hours under such conditions was extremely difficult.
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Bus VIP 24, Sawadee Tour (สวัสดีทั่วไทย), Mar 25, 2020
All good, only please need to discipline, teach driver's helpers, those who are controlling, always count passengers,they're impolite, AC is too cold, when you ask to reduce AC a bit, they never do;) All night you feel cold;) But food on they way stop is good, Thailand is good;) Just service need to be improved a bit more;) Thank you.
Bus VIP, Sawadee Tour (สวัสดีทั่วไทย), Feb 19, 2020
Thank you so much for taking us to Pattaya safely.
Bus VIP 24, Sawadee Tour (สวัสดีทั่วไทย), Feb 8, 2020
The bus is comfortable. There is a comfortable temperature in the cabin. Each passenger is given a bottle of water, a muffin and a plaid. The seats are new and comfortable enough. The ride is slow. We were about an hour late from the stated arrival time. It stops very often. But passengers can only get off at one stop - very inconvenient for smokers.
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Bus VIP, Sawadee Tour (สวัสดีทั่วไทย), Feb 4, 2020
I was given the wrong ticket for seating and attendants were not helpful or caring.
Bus VIP 24, Sawadee Tour (สวัสดีทั่วไทย), Jan 29, 2020
Long trip. One stop at rest terminal w/ a meal served inside. Blanket, water, and small cake provided at beginning of trip. No usb chargers, seats weren’t that comfy. Cheap way to get to pattaya but honestly I was so exhausted from the trip it kinda ruins the day you arrive. It’s not the worse but it’s not the best, if you can fall asleep for a good portion of the trip it wouldn’t be bad otherwise it’s rough. All staff were nice tho but could def use a morning stop and drop off location was in between bus terminal and downtown pattaya, very inconvenient location.
Bus VIP, Sawadee Tour (สวัสดีทั่วไทย), Jan 26, 2020
The journey was fine, staff were nice but I had concerns when I couldn't open door or communicate with the driver as the intercom was not working, the air conditioning was permanently on freezing and needed to get more clothes out of the back of the bus from my suitcase, I had asked the driver that it was really cold but he didn't care.
Bus VIP, Sawadee Tour (สวัสดีทั่วไทย), Jan 25, 2020
The bus needs updating! For 17 hours only 1 stop for smoke break whilst the drivers are wifi.. no plug sockets to charge phone, offer of food stop dreadful.. bus stops and does pickups despatchester on way.. I chose a seat at the back and the the driver took turnso sleep on floor right at back.. only plus point is seating.
Bus VIP, Sawadee Tour (สวัสดีทั่วไทย), Jan 25, 2020
The bus did indeed depart from Phuket in time and also did arrive at the destination in time other than that while the journey was relatively pleasant but could have been better. The staff never tell you where the bus is going to halt for refreshment and when it did it was close to midnight. The seats also could have been more comfortable. The compartment/deck smelled of loo whenever somebody entered or exited the loo but thankfully they have room freshners up. Overall for the amount paid for the journey was as best as it could get. One cross observation about the staff: one of the farang lady onboard deboarded the bus with the complimentary blanket on, which while wrong on her part but the staff instead of asking for it politely just tried to pull and grab it off her and we're also seen laughing and joking about it . (A personal observation) it in no way speaks about the journey in particular but the staff can be sensitised
Bus VIP 24, Sawadee Tour (สวัสดีทั่วไทย), Jan 6, 2020
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How to get from Phuket to Pattaya

When you want to get from Phuket to Pattaya, 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 462.13. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a flight as a flight ticket costs as low as USD 78.21.

How far is Phuket from Pattaya?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Phuket to Pattaya. Your trip will be a total of 516 miles (829 km). The flying distance is 837 miles (1346 km).

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

The travel time from Phuket to Pattaya can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 17 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Phuket to Pattaya varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Bangkok Air (บางกอกแอร์เวย์ส): travelling by flight expect to pay as low as USD 78.21 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 462.13.

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

  • Bus price: USD 42.60 - USD 174.57. From Phuket to Pattaya starting from 18:00 Phuket Bus Terminal 2 until 18:30 Mochit
  • Plane tickets - USD 78.21 to USD 78.21;
  • Bus+taxi price: USD 2,628.74 - USD 3,107.35. From Phuket to Pattaya starting from 15:30 Southern Terminal Bangkok until 18:30 Southern Terminal Bangkok
  • taxi+Van price: USD 3,885.15. From Phuket to Pattaya starting from 04:00 Pattaya Transfer until 04:00 Pattaya Transfer

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 360.95 to USD 462.13.

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

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

  • Flights from Phuket to Pattaya depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Phuket 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 Phuket 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 USD 78.21.

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 Phuket to Pattaya

Bangkok Air (บางกอกแอร์เวย์ส)


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Phuket 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 USD 360.95.

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 Phuket to Pattaya

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

  • 92% users took a plane.
  • 8% decided to catch a taxi.