Trains from Hua Hin to Hat Yai

By train the journey from Hua Hin to Hat Yai is scheduled to take from 11 to 12 hours depending upon which train you take. All train services on this route travel overnight so booking a sleeper berth is advisable.

Train Times from Hua Hin to Hat Yai

There are currently 4 direct train services a day from Hua Hin to Hat Yai.

TrainHua HinHat YaiService
37/4519:5006:35Special Express
3120:2507:05Special Express
  • The fastest train service from Hua Hin to Hat Yai is Train #31 departing from Hua Hin at 20:25 and scheduled to arrive in Hat Yai 10 hours 40 minutes later.
  • The slowest service is Train #169 departing at 21:25 scheduled to complete the journey between Hua Hin and Hat Yai in 11 hours 53 minutes.

Buy Tickets from Hua Hin to Hat Yai

Use the Search Box below to buy your train tickets from Hua Hin to Hat Yai.

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After booking through the Search Box above your tickets will be sent to you by e-mail. You can either print your tickets out or show your tickets to the conductor on the train on a mobile phone (or tablet or laptop computer) screen.

Ticket Prices from Hua Hin to Hat Yai

Seat TypeOnline PriceStation Price
1st Class A/C Sleeper1,677 to 1,877 THB1,427 to 1,627 THB
2nd Class A/C Sleeper999 to 1,279 THB749 to 1,029 THB
2nd Class Fan Sleeper829 THB579 THB

Booking online costs 250 THB more than buying a ticket at a train station in Thailand, however, the advantage of booking online is that can guarantee the seat type of your choice on the train which suits you best.

Location of Hua Hin Train Station

Read more about Hua Hin Railway Station.

Google Map of Hua Hin Railway Station

Location of Hat Yai Train Station

Read more about Hat Yai Junction Railway Station.

Google Map of Hat Yai Railway Station

About Travel from Hat Yai

Hat Yai is a major travel hub for destinations across Southern Thailand. Travelling down overnight on the train means passengers arrive in the morning in good time for onward connections to popular beach destinations in the lower south of the country. To travel eastward to the nearby resort of Songkhla head to Hat Yai Bus Station, 2.9 km from Hat Yai Junction Railway Station, to board one of the regular minivan services which take only 35 minutes to reach Songkhla Bus Station, in the south of Songkhla town.

For travel to Koh Lipe we recommend that you take one of the joint bus and ferry services which travel direct from Hat Yai Railway Station to Koh Lipe. Depending on the season there are from 3 to 8 different services you can book, all of which take 5 to 6 hours and involve travelling by road to Pak Bara Pier and from there by speed boat transfer to Koh Lipe.

Hat Yai Bus Station
Hat Yai Bus Station

Hat Yai Railway Station is also a good point to alight from the train for travel to Malaysia. There is only one train a day which travels all the way from Hua Hin to Padang Besar in Malaysia, so you may find it necessary to travel by road from Hat Yai to Malaysia.

  • For travel to the nearest railway station in Malaysia (Padang Besar Railway Station) there is a minivan service to the Thai side of the border which departs frequently from Hat Yai Bus Station. The journey takes only 50 minutes and costs 50 THB. You can take a motorbike taxi all the way from the Thai side of the border through to Padang Besar Railway Station in Malaysia for only 100 THB.
  • For travel to Langkawi we recommend taking a minivan from Hat Yai Bus Station to Satun Bus Station and from there taking a taxi to Tammalang Pier from where there are twice daily ferries across to Langkawi. Minivan services to Satun Bus Station depart about once an hour when they are full. The journey takes around 90 minutes and costs only 50 THB per person.
  • For travel to Penang or Kuala Lumpur you can take private minivan or tour bus from Hat Yai. These services mostly depart from the city centre east walking distance from Hat Yai Railway Station.

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