In general participants are expected to reach the hotels independently .
There are several options to reach Bangkok or Pattaya from Suvarnabhumi Airport.
Taxis depart from airport level one and for Pattaya they mostly charge a flat rate of around 1,300-1500 Baht, unless you opt for a more expensive “limousine” service which may easily cost you a few thousand Baht.
The hotel also offer pick up service, you have to book in advance.
A train a day departs from Bangkok to Pattaya .
Public bus service from Suvarnabhumi to Pattaya is provided from the bus terminal at the airport’s so-called Transport Center. You can reach it with a shuttle bus.
-Airport-Pattaya Bus (389 Bus, Roong Reuang Co. Ltd.) provides direct transfer from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya approx. each hour and the price is around 150 Baht.
Transport is also possible from Don Muang Airport to Pattaya See
U-tapao Airport, Sattahip (40 Kilometres to Pattaya city), is a smalll airport with few domestic flights - but there are NO flights from and to Bangkok Airport- and some international flight in SE Asia.
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Bell Travel Service have a “Pattaya” counter on Level 1 of the arrivals terminal (Gate 8) where you can also buy the ticket. Their coaches depart from outside Gate 8. Passengers will have to take an escalator or elevator from the arrival hall on Level 2 to the ground floor of the terminal building.
Departure times are 8h, 10h, 12h, 14h, 16h, 18h. The one-way fare is 250 Baht (paid to service staff upon boarding the coach). This price includes drop-off service at your hotel in Pattaya.
THE WAY BACK TO AIRPORT
Meter taxis to Suvarnabhumi Airport and Bangkok can be chartered in many travel agencies or small taxi booths all over Pattaya at a flat rate of around 900 Baht. Expect to pay another 100 Baht or so for surcharges for tollway usage.
In Bangkok we are staying at
Ramada Plaza Menam Riverside Bangkok,
2074 Charoenkrung Rd., Bangkorlaem,
Bangkok 10120, Thailand.
Tel: +66 2 6881000
and In Pattaya at
Holiday Inn Pattaya,
463/68 Pattaya Sai 1 Road, Nongprue Banglamung, Chonburi-Pattaya 20150, Thailand
where hotel rooms have been reserved for participants.