Train 83 from Bangkok to Hua Hin is an Express service that operates from the capital to Trang on the south-west of Thailand.
These trains offer a good range of seat options, from 3rd, to 2nd and 1st Class.
3rd Class seats.
2nd Class seats.
2nd class day and night carriages (air-conditioned).
1st class day and night carriages (air-conditioned).
This service has a good range of seating options, with all classes of coaches available.
If you want to have a real Thai rail experience, the third and second class seats can be good fun, with all the hawkers selling their goods (food - drinks - various odds and ends).
Although the train is a nice way to travel to Hua Hin, it is not the quickest.
Other options you may want to think about are:
Taking a bus or minivan from Bangkok's bus stations, or even from the Khao San Road area.
Taking a taxi or private transfer from the airport or your hotel.
Taking a direct bus from BKK airport to Hua Hin.
To find out all about these travel options, prices, and timetables:
You will need to make a reservation for this train if you want to travel on the more expensive carriages.
If you want to travel on the cheaper 3rd and 2nd Class seat coaches, chances are you will be able to get a seat on the day of travel from the station.
However, we always recommend you book any travel in advance to avoid any problems.
You can book advance tickets from any main railway station within Thailand, or you can book tickets online >