BEST TIME TO TRAVEL

Pattaya like most of Thailand has the typical tropical climate and sees tourists almost all through the year. Here's a monthly break-up of the climate so you can plan your trip better: November to February: The best time to visit Pattaya is from November to February when the weather is neither too hot nor too cold and remains mostly pleasant. This is also the peak tourist season and most beaches and other places of attraction are packed with visitors. One can expect short spells of rain and regular days of bright sunshine. But do try to make all your bookings in advance ... READ MORE

COOL

NOV - FEB

31.0°C

HOT

MAR - MAY

32.4°C

RAINY

JUN - OCT

30.6°C

GETTING IN

FLIGHT

The nearest airport to Pattaya is the U-Tapao Airport located 30 kilometres away from Pattaya at Sattahip and offers limited connectivity to a handful of destinations. The Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok is about 120 km away from Pattaya and a drive of an hour and a half approximately. There are taxis available from Suvarnabhumi to Pattaya and are fairly reasonably priced. An international airport serving the popular holiday destination of Bangkok, Suvarnabhumi is well-connected with most international and domestic airlines operating in and out of the airport.

 

GOING AROUND

Bus

BUS

A local bus called Beach Bus runs in a circular line in Pattaya and the tickets cost 30 B. The bus covers several places of interest like Pattaya Floating Market, Jomtien Beach Road, Dolphin Roundabout and Pattaya Beach Road, among others.

NEIGHBOURHOOD GUIDES

IMPORTANT CONTACTS

Police191
Fire199
Tourist Police1155
Marine Police0-3842-3666
International Hospital1554