Train 261 Bangkok to Hua Hin Ticket Price

Train 261 from Bangkok to Hua Hin beach resort, is a slow, but very cheap Ordinary train with all 3rd class, fan cooled carriages, and is the cheapest way to travel.

Ticket Prices

3rd Class seats.

  • Adult Fare: 44 Baht
  • Child Fare: 22 Baht

If you want to see the full schedule for train 261, with all the stops, click here >

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Alternative Ways to Travel to Hua Hin from Bangkok:

The Ordinary trains are easily the cheapest way to travel from Bangkok to Hua Hin, but are very slow and often delayed.

If you are flying in to BKK (Suvarnabhumi Airport) it is much easier to take a direct bus from BKK to Hua Hin >

Other easy and much quicker options are to take a minivan / bus from Khao San Road to Hua Hin, or if you are arriving at one of the Bangkok bus stations, most have minibus services to Hua Hin.

See our bus booking page for timetable and fares here >

Seating on Train 261

Third class Ordinary trains can operate with a variety of carriages, all of which are quite old a run down, so don't expect too much.

Seating can be in the form of wooden seats, or padded seats, depending on what rolling stock they have available.

For shorter journeys like this to Hua Hin, they can be quite good fun and a real authentic rail experience in Thailand.

The carriages are usually quite crowded, with lots of luggage, goods for trade being taken to market and the odd chicken.

Hawkers parade up and down the aisle selling food and drinks and when the train stops at one of the larger stations, you usually get a rush a hawkers trying to sell the goods, so you will never be short of something to eat or drink.

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3rd Class padded seats3rd Class padded seats

Booking Tickets for Train 261 Bangkok to Hua Hin

To buy tickets for this service, just turn up at Hua Lamphong railway station and buy your tickets on the day of departure.

Even when they are full, there will always be room for a few more standing passengers.

Station Information

For all you need to know about Hua Lamphong station in Bangkok click here >

For information on how to get to Hua Lamphong from different areas of the city click here >

For information on Hua Hin railway station click here >


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