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Bus ticket booths

Arrived at Ekkamai bus terminal traveling to Pattaya. Right away there were people directing you to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
socnty
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Hectic

It’s a bus terminal so expect a mass of confused passengers wandering around aimlessly. That said... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Jim H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at Ekkamai bus terminal traveling to Pattaya. Right away there were people directing you to send Pattaya window. Little did I know that it was for a mini van. The mini van is very cramped with no place to put luggage so they are...More

Thank socnty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a good experience last experience with the buses going to Pattaya from Ekamai last February but not going to Hua Hin, not the same company though...Pattaya was a big bus, good organised service, clean and comfortable. On the opposite, when we arrive at...More

Thank expo2006
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Taking a bus from Bangkok airport to Pattaya is very simple option. The bus hub on the 1st floor is well organised and easy to navigate. Staff very friendly and buses comfortable. Departures are frequent so no need for advanced booking.

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

It’s a bus terminal so expect a mass of confused passengers wandering around aimlessly. That said, each booth is clearly marked with the destination and the prices are amazingly low so all in all it’s not a bad experience but remember that Bkk has a...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 6 August 2018

It's a bus station; you buy a ticket, you don't get ripped off with the price as a foreigner, everyone pays equal amounts, and then they transport you to your location. It's a pretty straight-forward process.

Thank Ischa89
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

If you are staying in Bangkok. Take a grab car or if you are alone take the grab bike. I paid only 45baht from my hotel NASA Vegas hotel to this terminal. The ticket is $108baht every 10 mins departure available at booth 28 and...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 21 July 2018

I used the bus terminal to travel on the big,, slow bus to Ban Phe and returned using a minivan service. The problem I had was on the return, as I arrived, mid-afternoon, I was surprised to find there were no taxis to be found!...More

Thank ANorcaltraveler
Reviewed 10 July 2018

There are signs to read - in Thai but also short descriptions in english. You can buy tickets in designated booths, and there is a waiting area with plastic chairs. Connections to Rayong and to a lot of other places

Thank Daina61
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Ridiculously cheap at 120b each way from Ekamai to Pattaya. The comfortable air conditioned bus takes around 2.5 hours to reach Pattaya. Take the bus in preference to the van, it is much safer and more comfortable. Lots of destinations can be taken from here....More

1  Thank gordonj258
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

My partner and I took a taxi to Ekamai from the corner of Khaosan Palace Hotel for 200 THB after bargaining with them. They initially asked for 400 THB. Once there, We were able to purchase tickets for the bus that would be leaving in...More

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Jasmaine F
25 July 2018|
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Response from Steven F | Reviewed this property |
Buses go from the southern bus station; Sai Tai Mai. Although it's been a few years I always went by train. It's fast, efficient and a lovely journey.
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Abir C
18 December 2017|
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Response from SGThai2017 | Reviewed this property |
Tough. They don't show online. Best to know on the ground. When you arrive at Ekkamai, there will be buses hourly. But don't come too late after 5pm. And not too early before 8am. Have fun!
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