Train 261 is an Ordinary Train services from Bangkok to Hua Hin.
This is an all Third class seat services and is the slowest of all train types, stopping at every little station along the way.
They also have a tendency for running late, as they are often held up
at the station to let the faster, Rapid and Express trains pass by.
these Ordinary services can be a great experience for travelling, with
crowded carriages and a constant supply of food and drink vendors. If
your journey is not too long - they can be good fun.
So if you are not in a rush, you should consider taking one of these slow trains, just for the experience.
Another good reason to take one of these services is that they are incredibly cheap.
The whole journey from Bangkok to Hua Hin costs only 44 Baht (for Thai's they are free - that's why they can get crowded).
|Bang Sue Junction||09.40|
|Taling Chan junction||10.02|
|Khlong Maha Sawat||10.24|
|Wat Ngiu Rai||10.28|
|Sanam Chandra Palace||10.51|
|Khlong Bang Tan||11.00|
|Nong Pla Duk Junction||11.05|
|Khlong Ta Khot||11.20|
|Nong Pla Lai||12.23|
|Khao Thamon||12.44||Nong Mai Luang||12.49|
Train 261 departs Daily from Hua Lamphong Railway Station in Bangkok.
You will usually have a choice of seats on these trains, with two types of carriages. One types has the hard wooden seats, but are great for watching the views, while the other has padded seating along the sides, so if the train is crowded, you may end up sitting with your back to the window all the way.
The above schedule is published as a guide only and may have changed, so please check with Thai Railways before travelling, by either calling 1690 (24 hours), visiting a nearby station or by: