Pattaya to Hua Hin Ferry to start service in the new year

Pattaya to Hua Hin Ferry to start service in the new year

The planned Pattaya to Hua Hin ferry service is to begin operations on the 1st of January 2017. The service will be run by Royal Passenger Liner Co. The new ferry route is set to cut the travel time down between Pattaya and Hua Hin by two thirds which is a great time saving over the road trip which currently takes around 5-6 hours. The ferry service is planned to take around 1.5 to 2 hours to cover the 113 km trip. For those with onward holiday plans in Hua…

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Air Asia Adds new routes to U-Tapao

Air Asia Adds new routes to U-Tapao

Will there ever be an end to the rapid expansion of the Air Asia route network? Thai Air Asia have now added new routes in and out of U-Tapao Airport which is great if you are visiting Pattaya and want to benefit from this airlines cheap fares! The new routes will serve Macao, Singapore and Udon Thani. Flights will be daily and commence on the 7th November 2015,  these new routes follow on the heals of two recently introduced routes from China to U-Tapao (Nanning and Nanchang) which see 4 and…

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New Pattaya to Hua Hin Ferry

New Pattaya to Hua Hin Ferry

Plans for a new Pattaya to Hua Hin ferry service have been revived by the current ruling military government and if all goes well this new service could be in operation by early 2016. The service will be operated by catamaran accommodating around 280 passengers at a time. The Pattaya Hua Hin route has been tried before but failed due to a lack of demand (also high ticket prices did not help – 1500 baht for a one way crossing) it is rumoured  ticket prices will be more attractive this…

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Bus timetables from Bangkok to Pattaya

Bus timetables from Bangkok to Pattaya

If you want to take the bus from Bangkok to Pattaya then you will need to head to Bangkok’s Eastern Bus Station at Ekamai. Ekamai Bus Station serves destinations to the east of Bangkok and include Pattaya, Chonburi, Trad, Rayong (and Ban Pae for Koh Samet)  etc. The Bangkok Ekamai to Pattaya route is very well served with buses departing every 30 minutes starting at 05:00am and the last bus departing at 23:00. The Ekamai Bus Station is situated on the main Sukhumvit road (see map below) with the Ekamai BTS…

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Ferry timetable to Koh Larn

Ferry timetable to Koh Larn

If you are making your own way to Koh Larn for the day by the standard ferry (not speedboat) then this is the latest timetable There are two routings for the ferry from Pattaya to Koh Larn: Pattaya to Tawaen Beach This is the ferry to take if you want to go directly to Tawean beach. Tawaen beach is the largest and most busy on the island but this is the ferry to take if you want direct and quick access to a nice beach. Pattaya to Nabaan Naban is…

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