How to Travel from Bangkok to Hua Hin by car, bus and train

How to Travel from Bangkok to Hua Hin by Car, Bus and Train

 

How to Travel from Bangkok to Hua Hin by car, bus and trainHua Hin is the closest beach resort of Bangkok, located just 281 kms away. This makes it an ideal weekend getaway for locals and tourists visiting Bangkok.

Getting to Hua Hin from Bangkok is easy. All options for transport are available in this route – bus, minibus, car, train and airplane. Hua Hin is barely 3 hours drive from Bangkok, with many places of tourist interest along the way like Koh Wang. This virtually rules out the flight option. Moreover, SGA Airlines, the only airlines flying in the route has cancelled the flights indefinitely. Chartered flights are still available.

 
 

By Bus

 

By BusHourly bus services are available from Southern Bus Terminal (Sai Tai Mai Bus Terminal, Pinklao) in Bangkok from 0400 hrs to 2220 hrs. Air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned buses ply the route from Southern Bus Terminal to Srasong Road in Hua Hin. Prior reservation is required to secure seats in buses. The tickets have to be booked at the bus station in person. The ticket costs about 160 THB.

Some of these buses will take you further south like the adjoining district of Pranburi and Petchburi. However, passengers to Hua Hin get down at the Clock Tower located at the heart of town. The buses take slightly more time to reach the destination as they stop many times on the way. The journey duration is three to three and a half hours.

 
 

By Minibus

 

By MinibusMinibuses are much faster than buses. They cover the distance is about two and a half hours. They have a limited seating capacity of 11-12 seats. In Bangkok, minibuses start from Ratchawitee Hospital near the Victory Monument.

Minibuses ply the route every 15 minutes from 0600 hrs to 1900 hrs. The ticket costs 200 THB. In Hua Hin, the minibuses unload passengers in a site off Petchkasem Road in the centre of town.

 
 

By Car

 

By CarYou can either flag down a cab or approach a travel agency either directly or through your hotel, to hire a cab. However, decide on the fare before the trip, as it can vary vastly according to your negotiating skills. It usually is in the range of 1000 to 3000 THB.

You may hire a car and drive all the way to Hua Hin. There are two routes from Bangkok to Hua Hin. The shorter one is along Thonburi-Paktho Road, via Samut Songkhram, Petchkasem Highway and along the route to Prachuab Khirikhan. The longer one is via Nakhon Pathom, Ratchaburi and Petchaburi.

Journey by car takes approximately three hours.

 
 

By Train

 

By TrainTrain is a safer and comfortable way to reach Hua Hin from Bangkok. Trains run from Hua Lum Pong Railway Station in Bangkok to the historic Hua Hin railway station. Both stations can be reached easily.

Train tickets can be reserved 60 days in advance either in person at any railway station of Thailand or online. Online reservations cost 200 THB extra, which is levied at the railway station, where you go to collect the tickets. The journey time is 3½ to 4 hours.

 
 

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Hotels & Resorts in Hua Hin, Thailand

 
AKA Resort Hua Hin Area, Hin Lek Fai 219 USD Included Booking
Anantara Hua Hin Hua Hin Beach, Petchkasem Rd. 135 USD Included Booking
Anantasila Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 57 USD Excluded Booking
Asara Villa & Suite Hua Hin Beach, Petchkasem Rd. 206 USD Included Booking
Baan Bayan Hua Hin Beach, Petchkasem Rd. 99 USD Included Booking
Baan Duangkaew Resort Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 77 USD Included Booking
Baan Kangmung Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 39 USD Included Booking
Baan Laksasubha Hua Hin Beach, Naresdamri Rd. 123 USD Included Booking
Baan Na Takiab Bed & Breakfast Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 50 USD Included Booking
Baan Rajdamnern Hua Hin Beach, Petchkasem Rd. 83 USD Included Booking
Baan Sar Suan Home & Rental Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 230 USD Excluded Booking
Baan Talay Chine Boutique Resort Hua Hin Beach, Naebkehart Rd. 68 USD Included Booking
Baan Talay Dao Resort Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 90 USD Included Booking
Baan Voranate Hua Hin Town, Petchkasem Rd. 53 USD Excluded Booking
Banyan Resort & Golf Hua Hin Area, Petchkasem Rd. 141 USD Included Booking
Casa del Mare Hua Hin Beach, Petchkasem Rd. 89 USD Included Booking
Chom View Hotel Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 62 USD Excluded Booking
Chomtawan Resort Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 29 USD Included Booking
City Beach Resort Hua Hin Beach, Damnoenkasem Rd 47 USD Included Booking
Dhevan Dara Resort & Spa Hua Hin Area, Hin Lek Fai 107 USD Included Booking
Dune Hua-Hin Hua Hin Beach, Naebkehart Rd. 152 USD Included Booking
G House Hua Hin Area, Nongplub Rd. 29 USD Included Booking
Hua Hin Bluewave Hotel Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 57 USD Included Booking
Hua Hin Grand Hotel & Plaza Hua Hin Town, Petchkasem Rd. 50 USD Included Booking
Hua Hin Hillside Resort Hua Hin Area, Petchkasem Rd. 39 USD Included Booking
Hua Hin Marriott Resort & Spa Hua Hin Beach, Petchkasem Rd. 134 USD Included Booking
Imperial Hua Hin Beach Resort Hua Hin Beach, Petchkasem Rd. 66 USD Included Booking
Iyara Hua Hin Lodge Hua Hin Beach, Petchkasem Rd. 32 USD Included Booking
Kaban Tamor Resort Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 66 USD Included Booking
Kao Tao Villa Beach Resort Hua Hin Area, Khaotao Beach 71 USD Included Booking
Let's Sea Hua Hin AL Fresco Resort Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 152 USD Included Booking
Mango Spa & Resort Hua Hin Area, Hin Lek Fai 48 USD Included Booking
Napalai Resort & Spa Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 66 USD Included Booking
Narawan Hotel Hua Hin Town, Petchkasem Rd. 32 USD Included Booking
Nern Chalet Hua Hin Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 66 USD Included Booking
Peony Hua Hin Hotel Hua Hin Beach, Naresdamri Rd. 60 USD Included Booking
Prinz Garden Villa Service Apartment Hua Hin Town, Petchkasem Rd. 60 USD Included Booking
Putahracsa Hua Hin Beach, Naebkehart Rd. 120 USD Included Booking
Resort de Paskani Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 71 USD Included Booking
Royal Asia Lodge Hua Hin Town, Petchkasem Rd. 45 USD Included Booking
Seahorse Resort Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 53 USD Included Booking
Sofitel Centara Grand Resort & Villas Hua Hin Beach, Damnoenkasem Rd 140 USD Included Booking
Sun Dance Wellness Residence Hua Hin Hua Hin Town, Petchkasem Rd. 32 USD Included Booking
Supatra Hua Hin Resort Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 138 USD Included Booking
S' mor Spa Village Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 32 USD Included Booking
Takiab Beach Resort Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 33 USD Included Booking
Tananchai Hotel Hua Hin Beach, Damrongrat Rd. 36 USD Included Booking
Tanawit Hua Hin Condo & Hotel Hua Hin Town, Night Market 33 USD Included Booking
The Rock Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 120 USD Included Booking
Thipurai City Hotel Hua Hin Beach, Naresdamri Rd. 36 USD Included Booking
Wora Bura Resort & Spa Hua Hin Beach, Takiab Rd. 126 USD Included Booking
 
 
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