Bus from Bangkok to Pattaya is one of the most popular bus routes in Thailand. Bus from Bangkok to Pattaya is also one of the more frequent schedule bus routes in Thailand. This is because Pattaya is the closest major beach resorts to the capital Bangkok. Thus, it attracts not just international visitors, but also weekenders from Bangkok and expats. Most people take bus from Bangkok to Pattaya because Pattaya is just about 150km away from Bangkok.
Duration for bus from Bangkok to Pattaya takes about 2.5-3 hours varying depending upon traffic condition.
Bus fare for air-conditioned first class bus from Bangkok to Pattaya costs about 131 baht (USD4.50). Alternatively, there are also second class air-conditioned buses available. But they take longer time to arrive Pattaya and yet it only costs 20 baht less than the first class buses.
Air-conditioned first class bus from Bangkok to Pattaya leaves almost every half an hour between 5:20am and 11:20pm daily from the Eastern Bus Terminal, located adjacent to the Ekkamai BTS station. With this frequent bus schedule, travellers can easily get a ticket over the counter. However, if happen to be on the weekend and any festive period, then travellers may only be able to get a ticket for much later Bangkok to Pattaya schedule at the bus counter. Therefore, advance online booking is recommended to avoid long waiting time at bus terminal. Pattaya Bus is bus operator who provide online booking convenient service for bus from Bangkok to Pattaya.
For bus from Bangkok to Pattaya, there are actually quite a few departure points in Bangkok. Other than Eastern Bus Terminal with the most frequent departures, similarly bus fare air-conditioned buses also leave the Northern Morchit Bus Terminal and Southern Sai Tai Mai Bus Terminal. But the bus schedule frequency is not as frequent as Eastern Bus Terminal.
All coaches from Bangkok to Pattaya terminate at Pattaya bus terminal where travellers will have to arrange transfer to hotel. Some minivan and taxi also offer door to door option for travellers who wish to be picked up at your hotel and be transferred to your hotel in Pattaya. But of course, the fare is much higher than bus service.
Alternatively, there are also services from Bangkok Hotel to Pattaya Hotel and Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya Hotel directly. The service is provided by Bell Travel Service at reasonable fare. Below are the fare summary:
Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya Hotel: THB250
Bangkok Don Muang Airport to Pattaya Bus Station: THB400
Bangkok Hotel to Pattaya Hotel: THB395
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