Pattaya : How to Get There from Bangkok
Pattaya can be reached in a 2.30-hour drive along Bangna-Trat Highway via Bang Pakong, Chon Buri and Si Racha. However, visitors can avoid Chon Buri by opting for Highway 36, the new route of Chon Buri - Pattaya - Rayong or motorway from Rama 9 Road.
Air-conditioned and non-aircon coaches regularly depart from the Eastern Bus Terminal (Ekkamai), Northern Bus Terminal (Mochit) on Kamphaengphet Road and Southern Bus Terminal on Borommarat Chonnani Road throughout the day.
Departure times and fares may be obtained from:
• The Eastern Bus Terminal 0 2391 2504, 0 2391 8097
For taxi : Eastern Bus Terminal ไปสถานีขนส่งเอกมัย
• The Northern Bus Terminal 0 2936 2852 to 66, 0 2936 3666
For taxi : Northern Bus Terminal ไปสถานีขนส่งหมอชิต
• The Southern Bus Terminal 0 2894 6122
For taxi : Southern Bus Terminal ไปสถานีขนส่งสายใต้
There are also air-con buses that go directly from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya. Buses run daily from 6.30 to 19.00 hrs. For information, contact the Public Transportation Centre at Suvarnabhumi International Airport, tel. 0 2134 4099, 0 2132 9171.
Besides, there are bus services to Pattaya available at most hotels in Bangkok. Contact the tour desk at your hotel for details.
The State Railway of Thailand offers a train service departing Bangkok's Hua Lamphong Station at 06.50 hours. (Mon-Fri). The journey takes about 3.30 hours.
For details, call
the State Railway of Thailand, 1690, 0 2223 7010, 0 2220 4444 (RSVN),
0 2220 4334, 0 2621 8701.
For taxi : Hualamphong Station ไปสถานีรถไฟหัวลำโพง