By train the journey from Chaiya to Hua Hin is scheduled to take from around 5 to just under 8 hours depending upon which train you take. Delays, however, often increase the journey time.
Train Times to Hua Hin
There are 8 direct train services a day from Chaiya to Hua Hin.
- The fastest service from Chaiya to Hua Hin is Train #40, departing at 10:53, scheduled to complete the journey to Hua Hin in 5 hours 27 minutes.
- The slowest service from Chaiya to Hua Hin is Train #168, departing at 17:45, and is scheduled to reach Hua Hin 7 hours 42 minutes after departing from Chaiya.
Buy Tickets to Hua Hin
Use the Search Box below to buy your train tickets from Chaiya to Hua Hin.
After booking you can decide to either pick up your train tickets at Chaiya Railway Station or have them sent by post.
Ticket Prices to Hua Hin
Train tickets from Chaiya to Hua Hin purchased online cost 30 to 134 THB more than they do purchased at a train station in Thailand.
|Seat Type||Online Price||Station Price|
|1st Class A/C Sleeper||1,254 THB||1,120 THB|
|2nd Class A/C Sleeper||691 THB||617 THB|
|2nd Class Fan Seat||299 to 344 THB||267 to 307 THB|
|3rd Class Fan Seat||208 to 248 THB||178 to 218 THB|
Paying slightly to more to book online guarantees you the seat type of your choice on the train that best suits your travel plans. 1st and 2nd Class sleepers are the most popular seat types of on this journey and frequently sell out before the day of travel.
Location of Chaiya Railway Station
Location of Hua Hin Railway Station
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About travel to Hua Hin
Chaiya is the closest railway station to Wat Phra Borommathat Chaiya, an historic temple founded more than a 1,000 years ago, and Wat Suan Mokkh, which runs popular meditation courses and retreats for foreign visitors. Travel by train is the most convenient option for anyone leaving Wat Phra Borommathat Chaiya or Wat Suan Mokkh to travel north to Hua Hin. There is a single daily train which completes the journey during daylight hours. All other trains arrive in Hua Hin either very late at night or very early in the morning which is likely to mean the inconvenience of waiting many hours for a hotel to open before you can check in.
From Hua Hin Railway Station it’s a walk of only 300 metres to a cluster of hotels on the Sa Song Road, which also features a lively night market with inexpensive seafood stalls open from around 18:00 every evening. Hua Hin Beach is 800 metres walking distance from Hua Hin Railway Station. The seafront area in Hua Hin is where you find the city’s best restaurants and its most famous seafront restaurants built on what were fishing boats. Hua Hin has relatively little in the way of night life compared to Pattaya. If you do want to go to a bar in the evening then the biggest cluster is on Soi Bintabaht, which is located 750 metres walking distance to the east of Hua Hin Railway Station.