Trains from Bangkok to Hua Hin

The train journey from Bangkok to Hua Hin is scheduled to take from 4 hours 09 minutes to 5 hours 21 minutes depending upon which train you take. You can also travel by bus from Bangkok to Hua Hin although the bus stations are less central than the train station.

Train Times from Bangkok to Hua Hin

There are 10 trains a day from Bangkok’s main railway station to Hua Hin.

  • Please note: The services shaded in grey are not currently operating.
TrainBangkokHua HinService
4307:5012:05Special Express
3114:3018:57Special Express
37/4515:1019:56Special Express
39/4122:0502:14Special Express
  • The fastest train from Bangkok to Hua is Train #39/41 departing at 22:05.

Hua Hin Train Station is walking distance to the town centre, which makes travel by train to Hua Hin a convenient option.

Buy Tickets from Bangkok to Hua Hin

Use the Search Box below to buy train, bus and minivan tickets from Bangkok to Hua Hin.

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Enter your travel dates and click to find tickets. Please note that tickets are available for purchase online on a limited number of trains and you need to search to find out which trains you can book on any particular day.

Best Train from Bangkok to Hua Hin

The best train to take Train #171 departing at 12:30. Not an early start and you arrive in Hua Hin with enough time to check in to your hotel and prepare for dinner at one of the excellent local restaurants. Arriving later in the evening is not a problem as there will still be taxis at the station, but just not as nice as arriving in Hua Hin before the restaurants and bars all shut.

Ticket Prices from Bangkok to Hua Hin

Train tickets purchased online are 250 THB more expensive than train tickets purchased at the train station. The advantage of paying the extra fee is being able to guarantee your seat on the train in advance of the day of travel.

Seat TypeOnline PriceStation Price
2nd Class Fan Sleeper552 THB302 THB
2nd Class Fan Seat402 THB152 THB

In Thailand a physical train ticket printed by an agent for the State Railways of Thailand is required to travel on a train and the additional fee is a service charge for the purchase and retention of a train ticket ready for collection before you travel.

About Travel to Hua Hin

This is a popular route for Thai holiday makers coming down from Bangkok for short vacations on the beach and to eat in the famous fish restaurants.

Front of Hua Hin Train Station
Front of Hua Hin Train Station

For travel on Friday night, Saturday morning and during Thai public holidays it is advisable to book in advance as tickets sell out quick. For other times you can normally turn up and buy a ticket at the station before you travel although you are never guaranteed to be able to get on the train you want unless you book in advance.

Bangkok Train Station

Bangkok’s main train station, Hua Lamphong, is located in Bangkok’s China Town area near the river and North of the Grand Palace. If you are coming from Silom, Sukhumvit or Siam Square areas you can get to Bangkok’s main railway station by taking the metro (MRT) to the last stop on the line, called Hualamphong station. If you are staying elsewhere in Bangkok you may need to take a taxi or tuk-tuk. If you are staying on the river you can take the Chao Phraya Express Boat to the Marine Department Pier and walk from there. The walk takes 10 minutes and is described in our guide to getting from the Khao San Road to Hua Lamphong Railway Station.

Location of Bangkok Train Station

Google Map of Bangkok Railway Station

Travel from Hua Hin Train Station

The railway station in Hua Hin is fairly near the beach and the centre of the city. Depending on where you are staying you might be able to walk there from the train station. If you need to go further there are plenty of taxis waiting at the railway station.

Beach at Hua Hin
Beach at Hua Hin

Location of Hua Hin Train Station

Google Map of Hua Hin Railway Station

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