Eastern Bus Terminal Bangkok Ekkamai
(สถานีขนส่งผู้โดยสารกรุงเทพฯ - เอกมัย)

Ekkamai Bus Station is the Eastern Bus Terminal Bangkok and serves many destinations in the Eastern provinces of Thailand, such as Chonburi, Sattahip, Pattaya, Rayong - Bangphe (Koh Samet), Chanthaburi, Trat - Laem Ngop (Koh Chang), Aranyaprathet – Poipet (Cambodia)...



photo of the Eastern Bus Terminal in BangkokPhoto of the Eastern Bus Terminal Bangkok

Location

The bus station is located at Ekkamai Tai Junction on Sukhumvit Road (Klongthoey District ) in between Soi 40 and Soi 42 / opposite Soi 63.

Ekkamai Bus Station

Ticket selling stands at EkkamaiTicket counters


There are about 10 different bus companies operating from the Eastern Bus Terminal (29 ticket selling counters).

These companies sell bus or minibus tickets to the Eastern provinces.



The platforms are located at the back of the main building.

photo of the Ekamai bus platfomsBus platfoms
Waiting area by the platformWaiting area

Bus Routes

Bus to Pattaya from BangkokBus to Pattaya from Bangkok

Following are the main destinations which are served by buses or minibuses from the Eastern Bus Terminal Bangkok :

Route Duration Time Frequency Price
Chonburi 1 h 30 mins - 2 hours From 05.30 to 21.00 Every 30 minutes About 80THB
Pattaya 2 h 30 mins (Highway) From 05.00 to 23.00 Every 30 - 40 minutes About 130THB
Rayong - Bangphe (KohSamet) 3 hour - 3 h 30 mins From 05.00 to 20.30 Every 40 mins - 1 hour About 170 - 200THB
Aranyaprathet-Poipet * 4 h 30 mins From 06.15 to 16.30 6 departures per day About 220THB
Trat - Laem Ngop (KohChang) 5 hour - 5 h 30 mins From 05.00 to 23.30 Every hour or 1 h 30 About 270THB


* Bus connection to Siem Reap possible from the Bus leaving at 08.30

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How to get to Ekamai Bus Terminal Bangkok?

Travel to the Eastern Bus Terminal Bangkok By BTS Sky Train

BTS Sky Train in BangkokBTS Sky Train in Bangkok

The easiest and fastest way to get to the station is by boarding a BTS Sky Train running on the Sukhumvit Line.

Go down at the Ekkamai BTS Station and exit on Sukhumvit Road through Exit #2.

You can actually see the station from the elevated Sky Train Station as it is literally just a few metres away.

To get more information about the BTS Sky Train in Bangkok go to: www.bts.co.th




photo of the Ekkamai BTS Sky Train StationEkkamai BTS Station
View of Ekkamai bus station from the BTSView of the bus station from the BTS

By City Bus

There are many city buses running on Sukhumvit Road and wherever you come from in Bangkok, you should be able to find a bus going to the Sukhumvit area.

The following buses run by the Eastern Bus Terminal Bangkok:

#2, #25, #38, #40, #45, #48, #98, #184, #501, #508, #511, #513...

Bus #2 travels from Khaosan Road to EkkamaiBus #2 travels from Khaosan Road to Ekkamai

Following are just a few city bus routes (EKK = Ekkamai):

If you are travelling from Khaosan Road, Democracy Monument = Buses #2 and #511 are direct to EKK.

If you are coming from Siam Square and MBK = Buses #25 and #48 go direct to EKK.

From Hua Lamphong Train Station = Buses #25, #40 and #501 are direct to EKK.

Bus #2 = Pak Klong Market, Sanam Luang, Khaosan Road, Democracy Monument, Pantip Plaza, Pratunam, Central World, Chit Lom, Ploenchit, Nana, Asok Intersection, Phrom Phong, Thong Lo, EKK, Phra Khanong, On Nut, Udomsuk Sukhumvit Intersection, Bang Na, Bearing, Imperial Samrong.
 

Bus #25 = Pak Nam Market, Udomsuk Sukhumvit Intersection, On Nut, Phrakhanong, Ekkamai, Thong Lo, Phrom Phong , Siam Square, Hua Lamphong, Yaowarat (Chinatown), Wat Pho, Wat Phra Kaew.


Bus #511 = Sai Tai Mai Southern Bus Terminal, Central Pinklao, Pata, Phra Pinklao Bridge, Khaosan Road, Democracy Monument, Pantip Plaza, Pratunam, Central World, Chit Lom, Ploenchit, Nana, Asok Intersection, Phrom Phong, Thong Lo, EKK, Phra Khanong, On Nut, Udomsuk Sukhumvit Intersection, Bang Na, Bearing, Pak Nam Market.

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By Taxi or Motorbike Taxi

Taxi's on Sukhumvit RoadTaxi's on Sukhumvit Road


You can easily board a Taxi directly at Ekkamai Bus Station or from Sukhumvit Road.

Always remember to ask the driver to turn on the meter.



Motorbike Taxi's on Soi 63Motorbike Taxi's on Soi 63


For those of you who are a bit more adventurous and who would like to beat the traffic, there are a few Motorbike Taxi stands beside the station:

    One at the entrance of the Bus Terminal

    One by the BTS Station Exit 2

    One on Sukhumvit Soi 63 (opposite the Bus Terminal)




They have fare tables to different destinations in Bangkok (in Thai only):

Motorbike taxi fares TableFares Table


  -  Sukhumvit Hospital, Soi Thong Lo, Kluay Nam Thai Market, Big C Ekkamai, Darakam Hospital, Srivikorn Hospital, Sukhumvit Soi 40 and 42 = 20THB

  -  Klongthoey area, Thong Lo BTS Station, Sukhumvit Soi 36, Soi Saensuk, Big C / Lotus Rama 4 = 40THB



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