Train from Bangkok to Hua Hin

Catching the train from Bangkok to Hua Hin is the easiest way to travel between the two cities with the railway station right in the middle of Hua Hin and within an easy walk to dozens of hotels and the main beach area in the centre of the city.


The distance between Bangkok and Hua Hin Railway Station by train is 229 km.

Bangkok to Hua Hin Train Schedule 2018 (from Hualamphong Railway Station)

To view train times from Hua Hin to Bangkok click here >

Train Depart Arrive Type
43 08:05 11:26 Special Express DRC
261 09:20 13:35 Ordinary
171 13:00 17:14 Rapid
31 14:45 18:42 Special Express
37 / 45 15:10 19:10 Special Express
169 15:35 20:07 Rapid
83 17:05 21:07 Express
173 17:35 21:51 Rapid
167 18:30 22:31 Rapid
85 19:30 23:33 Express
39 / 41 22:50 02:20 Special Express DRC

If you wish to check the latest timetables, you can visit the Thai Railways website timetables page here >


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Click on a train number below to see the full timetable.



Travel from Bangkok to Hua Hin by bus may be faster, but the bus station in Hua Hin is quite a long way from the main area of town to the south, requiring a taxi ride to get you back into the main tourist area of the city. Regular buses from Bangkok to Hua Hin leave from the Southern Bus Terminal in Bangkok.

Another alternative is to take a minibus from Bangkok to Hua Hin.

This is the fastest way to travel from Bangkok to Hua Hin (apart from by taxi) and they drop you off close to the centre of town.

Please see our how to get from Bangkok to Hua Hin for more information >

If you are flying into Bangkok (BKK) Suvarnabhumi Airport, you can now get a direct bus from Bangkok Airport to Hua Hin.

Buses from BKK to Hua Hin run every couple of hours during the day and also stop in Cha Am.

For more information and departure times for the buses from BKK to Hua Hin click here >

If you want the comfort of your own taxi / car : A taxi from Bangkok to Hua Hin costs around 2,000 THB +.

For departure times, fares and to book your bus / minivan tickets / taxi online click here >

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Trains from Bangkok Thon Buri Railway Station to Hua Hin

Train Depart Arrive Type
255 07:30 11:47 Ordinary
251 12:45 (From Bang Sue Junction) 17:49 Ordinary
177 19:30 22:59 Ordinary

****Please Note: Train 251 now starts from Bang Sue Junction Station and not Thon Buri.

For information about Thonburi Railway Station Bangkok click here  >


Full Timetables :

255

251

177


For seat classes available and fares for these trains see below.

 Train from Bangkok to Hua Hin Ticket Prices

Fares vary depending on the class of both train and seat. Prices below are for one way travel in either direction to and from from Hualamphong Station. Trains to Thon Buri Station are just a couple of Baht cheaper.

Special Express Diesel Railcars (DRC)
These trains are all 2nd class air-conditioned seats only and cost 412 THB (including an airline style meal and soft drinks).

Special Express Trains
1st class air con seat/sleeper 822 THB
2nd class a/c seat/sleeper 552 THB
2nd class fan seat 292 THB
3rd class fan seat 234 THB

Except train number 31 which have only sleeper berths available and will cost you  - 1st class 822 THB  2nd class 572 THB

Express Trains
1st class air con seat/sleeper 782 THB
2nd class a/c seat/sleeper 512 THB
2nd class fan seat 252 THB
3rd class fan seat 194 THB

Rapid Trains
2nd class fan 152 THB
3rd class 94 THB
Departures from Hualamphong also have day and night coaches available with 2nd class a/c seat/sleeper from 412 THB and 2nd class fan seat/sleeper from 252 THB

Ordinary Trains
Only 3rd class fan seats available for 44 THB

Child Fares (aged 3 - 11)
Please apply the following discounts to the prices above to work our the fares for children on this route.
1st class -101 THB
2nd class -51 THB
3rd class -22 THB

Children under 3 years old travel for free.

How to Book Train Tickets from Bangkok to Hua Hin

If you are already in Thailand you can book train tickets for any journey, from any railway station within the country.

If you are not in Thailand, the best way to book train tickets is online.

SRT have their own booking system or you can book through an online agent (booking fees apply either way).

Train Tickets from Bangkok to Hua Hin are now only sold 30 days in advance and advance booking is highly recommended if you want to take a particular train / class of seat.

If you want to book beyond 30 days, you can book through the agent 12Go, who will take you booking and buy the seats as soon as they are released for sale by SRT.

For more about booking train tickets online and a direct link to the SRT booking site click here >

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