By train the journey from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Hua Hin is scheduled to take slightly over 11 hours with all trains arriving after midnight.
Train Times from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Hua Hin
There are two direct train services a day from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Hua Hin.
- Please note: The services shaded in grey are not currently operating.
|Train No.||N.S.Thammarat||Hua Hin||Service|
- The fastest train service from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Hua Hin is Train #86 which is scheduled to complete the journey in 11 hours 10 minutes.
- The slowest service is Train #174 which is scheduled to arrive in Hua Hin 11 hours 28 minutes after departing from Nakhon Si Thammarat.
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Although both train services have air-conditioned sleeper berths available the better of the two services is Train #86 which uses newer train carriages. The later arrival time of Train #86 compared to Train #174, however, makes it the less convenient of the two services.
Ticket Prices from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Hua Hin
Train tickets from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Hua Hin are typically 20 to 70 THB more expensive than train tickets for the same journey purchased from a train station in Thailand.
|Seat Type||Online Price|
|1st Class A/C Sleeper||1,458 THB|
|2nd Class Fan Seats||427 THB|
|3rd Class Fan Seats||280 THB|
- 1st Class A/C Sleeper tickets are only available on Train #86 departing from Nakhon Si Thammarat at 15:20.
Nakhon Si Thammarat Railway Station
- Nakhon Si Thammarat Railway Station is located 3.5 km away from the famous Wat Phra Mahathat Woramaha Vihan and 2.1 km from Nakhon Si Thammarat bus station.
Hua Hin Railway Station
- Hua Hin Railway Station is located 1 km away from Hua Hin Beach.
About Travel to Hua Hin
Compared to most of Thailand’s other popular beach resort destinations, particularly Pattaya, Phuket and Koh Samui, Hua Hin is a laid back destination most popular with older foreign visitors. Hua Hin also stands apart from many other coastal tourist towns popular with foreign visitors in also being very popular with Thai visitors, including Thailand’s Royal Family which maintains several holiday residences in the area. Thai tourists tend to come for the weekend because the town is close to Bangkok and because of the many good seafood restaurants in the centre of town located on former fishing piers jutting out over the sea. The beach at Hua Hin is long with white sand and if venture a short distance away from the town centre it is not particularly busy either.
There are a small number of tourist attractions in Hua Hin and most visitors who come appear to be contented to eat in the many restaurants, stay in good value hotels and generally enjoy a relaxing time at the sea side. Hua Hin also has little in the way of nightlife, although there are exceptions if you search them out. Most foreign visitors will on at least one night, and sometimes every night, visit the main night market on the Dechanuchit Road which is close to the railway station and generally the most lively place in Hua Hin after dark. This night market has some great value seafood stalls with outdoor seating and a range of formal indoor seafood restaurant where the food is sometimes less good value. For visitors with plenty of money to spend then branded hotels like the Hilton are available as are fantastic seafood restaurants on the seafront section of the Nares Damri Road.