The most common way to get from Bangkok to Pattaya is by taking an air conditioned
bus at the Eastern Bus Terminal on Sukhumvit road Soi 63, which is near the Ekkamai
station. Buses goes every 30 minutes starting from 5:30 am to 11:30 pm everyday and
cost 120 Baht.
Standard Bus Service
There are 2 type of buses here, the one in blue ( called Por Nueng non stop ) and
the one in red stripe ( called Por Song stop along the way ). For the non stop one
you have to buy the tickets at the booth, but the other one you can just hopped in
and pay the fare as you go depending on the distance.
Ekkamai serves Eastern Thailand destinations, including Pattaya, Rayong, Ban Phe,
Chanthaburi and Trat.
On the left is Sukhumvit Soi 63, Ekkamai. The Sky Train Station is situated right
at the top of Soi 63, and also alongside Eastern Bus Terminal.
Soi 63 is host to many fine clubs, restaurants, shops, clothing manufacturers, You
will also find Big C supermarket here which opened around 2005 / 6
American and Tex-Mex Restaurants ( continued )
Ronnys New York Pizza, Sukhumvit Soi 4, +66-2-255-2626 +66-2-255-2626 Self-proclaimed
as the first New York-style pizza place in Bangkok ( thin crust, like in Europe,
contrary to the pan pizza of the rest of America ). Bring your laptop for free Wi
Senor Pico's, Rembrandt Hotel, 19 Sukhumvit Soi 18. One of Bangkok's few Mexican
Stable Lodge, 39 Sukhumvit Soi 8, +66 2 653 0017-9 ( firstname.lastname@example.org, fax:
+66 2 253 5125 ), 07:00 AM - 24:00 PM. Scandinavian and international food. Scandinavian
lunch buffet on Saturdays and Sundays. Open sandwich selection.
Subway, ( Two locations on Sukhumvit Road: Sukhumvit Soi 7/1 and Sukhumvit Soi 33/1
), +66 2-204-2001 +66 2-204-2001 Sandwiches and Salad from a familiar American
chain; the menu is virtually unchanged from US locations. Open 24 hours. 100-200
Soi 63, Ekkamai and American and Tex Mex Restaurants on Sukhumvit Road