Hua Hin is a seaside resort city in Thailand, located only about 200 km south of Bangkok. It’s the oldest and most traditional holiday resort in Thailand. Wondering how to get to Hua Hin, Thailand? Bangkok to Hua Hin is a popular route so you have plenty of options to choose from as you can get from Bangkok to Hua Hin by minivan, bus, train or taxi.
How to get to Hua Hin from Bangkok?
There are 4 main transportation options used for traveling between Bangkok and Hua Hin and they are all popular. The best way for getting to Hua Hin from Bangkok depends on the preferences of the traveler. To help you choose the right transportation, we've detailed how to get from Bangkok to Hua Hin by minivan, bus, train and taxi.
Bangkok to Hua Hin Minivan
Bangkok to Hua Hin minivans are available at all main bus stations in Bangkok.
From Ekkamai Bus Terminal in Bangkok to Hua Hin minivans depart every 2 hours from 05:00 to 19:00. It takes about 4 hours to get to Hua Hin from Ekkamai.
From Sai Tai Mai Bus Terminal in Bangkok to Hua Hin minivans are more frequent as they depart roughly every 30 minutes from 05:00 to 22:00.
Minivans to Hua Hin also leave from Mochit Van Terminal and from Khao San Road.
Minivans covering this route normally also make stops in Phetchaburi and Cha-Am as well.
Bangkok to Hua Hin minivan tickets can be booked online here:
Bangkok to Hua Hin Bus
There is a bus to Hua Hin from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) running daily about every hour from 06:30 to 18:30.
For current Bangkok Airport to Hua Hin bus schedule and bus tickets check:
Regular buses from Southern Bus Terminal Bangkok to Hua Hin depart at 08:50 and 14:50. The journey from Bangkok to Hua Hin takes about 3.5 hours, depending on the class of the bus and traffic conditions. Bus tickets can be booked online here:
Another option is taking a bus from Khao San Road to Hua Hin. This way of getting to the resort city is the most convenient if you are staying in Khao San Road area. Bus tickets for this route can be booked here:
Bangkok to Hua Hin Train
Taking Bangkok to Hua Hin train is an easy way to get to Hua Hin from the capital city as most of Southern Line trains stop at Hua Hin. Most of trains to Hua Hin now leave Bangkok’s Krung Thep Aphiwat Central Terminal Station, while 1 ordinary train still departs from Hua Lamphong Railway Station and 2 ordinary trains depart Thonburi Railway Station.
The trains departing to Hua Hin from Hua Lamphong and Thonburi are third class trains that are offering very limited comfort. If you're looking for a bit more comfort, you should choose one of the trains departing from Krung Thep Aphiwat train station. Bangkok to Hua Hin train tickets can be booked here:
Taxi from Bangkok to Hua Hin
The fastest and easiest way to travel between these 2 cities is taking a taxi from Bangkok to Hua Hin.
You can get an ordinary Bangkok taxi on the street and try to set up the fixed price for the trip from Bangkok to Hua Hin. However, this way you can get easily overcharged, especially if you are not aware what the fare might be. Don't expect the taxi driver to use meter for this route as normally the fare needs to be agreed in advance.
If you want to take taxi from Bangkok to Hua Hin, much better and more reliable option is booking a private transfer from Bangkok to Hua Hin.
If you will be arriving at one of Bangkok's airports (Suvarnabhumi Airport or Don Mueang Airport) and will want to go directly to Hua Hin, booking a private taxi online is the most convenient way as you will get a convenient pick up service - the driver will be waiting for you at the airport and will bring you all the way to your hotel in Hua Hin. Private transfer from Bangkok airports to Hua Hin can be booked online here:
Otherwise, you can get one of many taxis waiting at the airport and test your bargaining skills.
Bangkok to Hua Hin Tickets
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