Pattaya is well connected by road to Bangkok and other areas. Some of the road routes for going to Pattaya are as under:

By the Bangkok-Chonburi-Pattaya Motorway (Highway No.7) The motorway is linked with Bangkok’s Outer Ring Road., (Highway No. 9). Tthere is also another entrance at Si Nakharin and Rama IX Junction.

By Bang Na-Trat Highway (Highway No. 34) From Bang Na, Bang Phli, across the Bang Pakong River to Chonburi there is a Chonburi’s bypass that meets Sukhumvit Road., (Highway No. 3, passing Bang Saen Beach, Bang Phra to Pattaya.

Pattaya Road

Central city roads

Pattaya 1 Road (Beach Road): runs along the beach.
Pattaya 2 Road: (Second Road) runs approximately 400 meters parallel to Pattaya 1 Road.
Pattaya 3 Road: (Third Road) this is Pattaya’s outer-ring road which connects North, South and Central Pattaya.
Pattaya Tai: (South Pattaya Road) runs from Beach Road to Sukhumvit Highway)
Pattaya Klang: (Central Pattaya Road) runs from Beach Road to Sukhumvit Highway)
Pattaya Nuea: (North Pattaya Road) runs from Beach Road to Sukhumvit Highway)
Tappraya Road: connects Pattaya 2 to Jomtien Beach Road.
Thepprasit Road: connects Tappraya Road to Sukhumvit Highway.

Pattaya Travel


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One train service operates daily from Bangkok, and operates between Pattaya and Hualumphong Station.

Bus travel is the most common mode of arrival and it is the cheapest also .There is a frequent bus service from Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal (Morchit) and the Eastern Bus Terminal (Ekamai). Buses from a terminal on Sukhumvit Highway near Pattaya Klang connect Pattaya with many destination in the Northeast (Isan).

Bus Service of Pattaya

Popularly nick-named "baht-buses" or "taxis", Songthaew (public passenger pick-up vehicle) provide city and suburban services. There is also a new bus service which connects Pattaya with Suvarnabhumi Airport and located on Tappraya Road near the intersection of Thepprasit Road. The fare is about 110 baht and features modern air-conditioned buses. It takes around 1 hours to reach the airport.


Taxis from all over Bangkok are readily available at negotiable rates. Also, air-conditioned vans operate for private hire from some hotel car-parks. These are songthaews but are nicknamed ‘baht-buses’ in local parlance in Pattaya. These are the most popular mode of public transportation. The fare is 10 baht traveling between fixed routes, but may be much higher if asked to go to some other destination. Motorbike taxis generally operate in the town and suburbs, and are mainly used by locals for short distances.

Taxis of Pattaya


Pattaya's closest airfield is U-Tapao International Airport located 30kms south-east of the city. operating daily flights to the southern islands of Ko Samui, and Phuket. For all other domestic and international flights, Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok is the best choice. Pattaya is about 1 hours, or 120 km by road from Suvarnabhumi Airport, the Bangkok international hub. By road, it is accessed from Sukhumvit Road.








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