There are 2 reliable, regular minivan services from Pattaya to Bangkok. Minivans depart at least every 30 minutes from 3 locations in Pattaya between 6 AM and 8 PM.
Mini Van Safety in Thailand
Being a responsible sort of guy I have to inform you minivans have a notoriously poor safety record. If you can find alternative transport to Bangkok and Pattaya, such as a bus service, please do so. There are many regular bus, shuttle and transfer services between Pattaya, Bangkok, and the airports.
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Online Pattaya Mini Van Booking
Not all Pattaya minivan services can be booked online. At the moment there is 1 service from Pattaya to Bangkok, and 2 from Bangkok to Pattaya which can be booked online through 12Go.asia. The available online services have changed on a number of occasions, so there is a good chance they may change again in the future.
Pannipa Pattaya Tour
Located on Pattaya Klang (Central Pattaya) Road close to the junction of Sukhumvit highway. Pannipa minivan services operate between 6 AM and 7 PM. Use the search form to view departure times, rates and exact location.
Pattaya Van is operated by Roong Reuang Coach Co, the same company that operates buses from North Pattaya Bus Station. Pattaya Van provides air-conditioned minibusses from 2 locations in Pattaya. For more information visit the Pattaya Van Website.
Mini Van from Bangkok to Pattaya
There are 2 Bangkok to Pattaya minivan services which can easily be booked online. They depart from Morchit bus terminal and Khaosan Road between 6:45 AM and 4:30 PM.
Suvarnabhumi Burapha Pattaya Mini Van to Koh Chang
More commonly known as the ‘Burapha’ minivan service, this service departs Pattaya 2 times a day from Pattaya to Koh Chang. The current price (2018) is 500 baht per person one way from Pattaya to your hotel on Koh Chang. The price includes ferry ticket and in-meal snack.
Departure times are 08:00 and 12:00. Tickets can be purchased at the office which is located opposite Tesco mini-mart, behind Numchai electrical store, between Soi Siam Country Club and Soi Nernplubwan, East Pattaya.
Telephone: Pattaya office 092-267-8435, Trat 092-267-8423, Koh Chang 098-268-5227.
Get directions to the Suvarnabhumi Burapha Pattaya office with this Google map.
There’s a more complete guide on getting to Koh Chang from Pattaya and Bangkok by bus, mini van, and many combination ferry and bus tickets.