How to Travel from Don Muang Airport to Pattaya by bus?
Going from Don Muang airport to Pattaya by bus is little tricky. Tricky in the sense that there is no direct bus from Don Muang airport to Pattaya. Luckily, there is a bus from Suvarnabhumi airport to Pattaya. But the thing distance between Suvarnabhumi airport to Don Muang airport is about 47 km, oh yes, you heard it right! So it make sense to go to a bus station in the Bangkok city.
Here are your few options to reach Pattaya from Don Muang Airport:
- Take the bus from Don Muang airport to Mochit bus stand and from there, there are regular bus services to Pattaya. No need to do any advance booking.
- Take the airport shuttle bus from Don Muang airport to Suvarnabhumi airport. You can only take the airport shuttle if you have an onward ticket from Suvarnabhumi airport. Alternatively, take a public bus from Don Muang airport to Suvarnabhumi airport. The bus #554 and #555 will take you to Suvarnabhumi airport at a price of 35THB.
Don Muang Airport to Mochit Bus station
The cheapest way to go from Don Muang Airport to Mochit Bus station is to take A1 bus from Don Muang Airport to Mochit. The A1 bus is readily available at the arrival gate of the DMK airport. Once you reach the Mochit metro station, you can either walk or get a motorbike taxi or a regular cab. The time taken will be around 5-10 minutes. This approach is best if you are traveling solo on tight budget.
On the other hand, the taxi from Don Muang Airport to Mochit Bus station will cost you about 150 THB.
Suvarnbhumi airport to Pattaya Bus
There are several tourist operators which run buses from Suvarnbhumi airport to Pattaya Bus. You can try bell travel service or 389 airport Pattaya bus. The ticket costs about 150 THB. For more details read: How to go from Suvarnbhumi airport to Pattaya by bus