Bangkok to Pattaya

Bangkok to Pattaya

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Bangkok to Pattaya Schedule

Bangkok to Pattaya Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Glassflower Premium Alphard 3pax Any time฿ 1,890
Bangkok Air Economy 05:50 - 12:25฿ 8,410
Thai Lion Air Economy 06:05 - 14:20฿ 3,700
Thai Smile Economy 09:35 - 14:20฿ 10,525
Roong Reuang Coach Express 10:00 - 12:30฿ 164
Tawanok Tour Regional 14pax 12:00 - 15:16฿ 220
Tawanok Tour Regional 14pax 14:00 - 17:16฿ 220
Roong Reuang Coach Express 16:00 - 18:08฿ 192
Roong Reuang Coach Express 18:00 - 20:00฿ 198
Bangkok Air Economy 20:05 - 14:20฿ 7,334

Transportation from Bangkok to Pattaya

Facts about the transport from Bangkok to Pattaya

Cheapest Transport$5
Fastest Transport1h 20m
Earliest Departure5:30 AM
Latest Departure9:00 PM
Departures per day193
Distance137 kilometers
Transport Companies12Go Transport, BangkokTaxi24, Firstplan Transport Services, GB Limousine, Glassflower, Kim Transfers Thailand, Mama Travel and Tour, MCC VAN, Roong Reuang Coach, T Tour, Thai Lion Air, Thai Railway, Thailand Limo by Datum

Bangkok to Pattaya Destination Reviews

Not confortable, late and not alowed to eat our food meanwhile the bus has to go at 11h30 so we had to check out hôtel at 10h30 be there at 11h and bus Was late so we arrive at 3pm.. so you can t eat from wake up untill 3pm because they make you go in the bus but don t tell when when you leave.and .driver didn t ask us where we wanted to go down .
Van Minivan, Tawanok Tour (ตะวันออกทัวร์), Mar 1, 2024
the minibus is uncomfortable, there is little legroom, the backrest is not adjustable, it was 40 minutes late to the destination
Van Van, Tawanok Tour (ตะวันออกทัวร์), Feb 22, 2024
Not sure if other companies are any better or worse, but this one turned out to be a mess. Even though we arrived earlier at the bus stop to show our pre-paid tickets and reserve our seats, the bus was already full and seats were given other people, they gave us tickets for the next one which departed 1.40h later than our bus was supposed to. The bus itself is comfortable and has running AC (that's why I'm giving this company three stars) The driver also dropped us at the wrong location, unlike the one indicated in the app as the last stop and told we could a take a cab from there to the center.
Van Regional 14pax, Saharat Pattaya (Saharat Pattaya), Feb 13, 2024
Coach dated but on time. Would use again.
Bus Express, Roong Reuang Coach (รถรุ่งเรือง), Feb 9, 2024
The driver was nice but he wasn’t sure where to take me and was lost.
Van Van, Tawanok Tour (ตะวันออกทัวร์), Jan 25, 2024
Waiting under a motorway bridge ('new van terminal ') with scores of vans parked with engines running was less than pleasant and left me desperately in need of fresh air! The van was packed with every seat occupied and no space for luggage. I was lucky as I had a single seat at the front so could've been worse. The driver got us there in one piece, despite being on his phone much of the journey. Cheap enough but there must be better ways to travel.
Van Regional 14pax, Saharat Pattaya (Saharat Pattaya), Jan 15, 2024
Was late by over an hour.
Van Regional 14pax, Tawanok Tour (ตะวันออกทัวร์), Jan 14, 2024
She was great, lots of fun and had a smile on her face. Loved it and would ride with her again.
taxi Economy 3pax, Firstplan Transport Services (เฟิร์สแพลน ทรานสปอร์ตเซอร์วิส), Jan 6, 2024
Is so good 😊 thank u
Bus Express, Roong Reuang Coach (รถรุ่งเรือง), Jan 4, 2024
Train #997 2nd Class AC seats only, Thai Railway (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย), Dec 25, 2023
1786 customer reviews

How to get from Bangkok to Pattaya

Travelling between Bangkok and Pattaya is possible by Flight, bus, train, van and taxi. Taxi guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 292.97 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 4.59.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 9 hours to travel between Bangkok and Pattaya depending on the means of transport you choose.

Taxi is the fastest way to travel between Bangkok and Pattaya. Taxi will bring you to your destination in 1h 20m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 8h 20m to reach Pattaya.

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

Travelling between Bangkok and Pattaya can be as cheap as USD 4.59 if you opt for a Roong Reuang Coach (รถรุ่งเรือง) bus and as expensive as USD 292.97 if you buy a BangkokTaxi24 taxi ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

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

  • 36 from Bangkok to Pattaya starting from 06:00 Mochit until 21:00 Ekkamai
  • 28 from Bangkok to Pattaya starting from 05:30 Ekkamai until 17:00 Ekkamai
  • 129 from Bangkok to Pattaya starting from 00:00 Bangkok Transfer until 00:00 Bangkok Transfer

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Bangkok to Pattaya.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Travelling from Bangkok to Pattaya overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Bangkok and Pattaya

Roong Reuang Coach (รถรุ่งเรือง)


Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Bangkok and Pattaya

12Go Transfer, BangkokTaxi24, Firstplan Transport Services (เฟิร์สแพลน ทรานสปอร์ตเซอร์วิส), GB Limousine, Glassflower, Kim Transfers Thailand (Thailand Taxi Airport and Travel), MCC VAN (เอ็มซีซี แวน), Thailand Limo by Datum (บริษัท เดทัมกรุ๊ป จำกัด)


Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.


Vans are a great alternative - or, in many cases - your only option - if you need to travel overland within one and the same province or neighbouring provinces or states. Vans ply the roads between Bangkok and Pattaya, too.

Things to remember: When travelling by van with huge luggage buying a separate seat for your suitcase or backpack is a good idea. Do not expect there is a roomy luggage compartment in a van - there is actually none and your fellow passengers are unlikely to appreciate your luggage stuck under their feet, alas.

Companies operating vans between Bangkok and Pattaya

12Go Transport, Mama Travel and Tour (มาม่า ทราเวล), Pannipa Pattaya Tour (บริษัท พรรณ์นิภา พัทยา ทัวร์), T Tour (ทีทัวร์), Tawanok Tour

What is the most popular transport to get from Bangkok to Pattaya?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 53% opted for a bus
  • 41% took a van
  • 3% bought a taxi ride
  • 2% chosen Bus+Van
  • 1% Other