Toll increases for the Bangkok to Pattaya motorway, route length increased

A photo of a toll collection center on the Bangkok-Pattaya motorway.

Bangkok – Amongst online complaints and criticism over the upcoming Bangok to Pattaya tollway increase, Department of Highways (DOH) Director-General Thanin Somboon stated the following “An increased toll for the Bangkok – Pattaya motorway covers a longer network and improves facilities along the road overall.”

He said the new toll structure on the motorway, effective from 19 April 2018 and in which a four-wheel automobile will pay a toll of 105 baht, up from a previous toll of 60 baht, covers an extended road and provides the improved facilities of the closed-system fare collection which takes into account the length of the road network.

The new toll, which is to be collected on the Chonburi – Pattaya section, is a total increase from 10 to 60 baht in addition to the Bangkok – Chonburi section. A straight journey from Bangkok to Pattaya on the 126-kilometer highway will cost 105 baht, or less than one baht per kilometer.

The toll on the Chonburi – Pattaya section was previously uncollected as the fare collection system was not completely installed. According to the Department of Highways The motorway section has been enhanced with a better road surface, better drainage, better illumination, fewer crossings, better management and traffic management by a 24-hour traffic control center.

We here at The Pattaya news hope all of you have a safe and happy commute to where-ever you may be going.


SOURCEDepartment of Highways, Bangkok
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