Train from Bangkok to Hua Hin Schedule 2020

The train from Bangkok to Hua Hin departs 11 times daily from Hualamphong station, taking between 3.5 hours to 4.25 hours to cover the 229 km distance and costs from 44 Baht for a seat in a 3rd Class Ordinary train to over 1,000 for a 1st Class ticket.

There are also a few cheap Ordinary trains that depart from Bangkok's Thon Buri Railway Station that travel 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.


Bangkok to Hua Hin Train Timetable (from Hua Lamphong to Hua Hin)

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

No Dep Arr Type More Info Fare
43 08:05 11:26 Sp. Ex. DRC Info> Fare>
261 09:20 13:35 Ord Info> Fare>
171 13:00 17:14 Rap Info> Fare>
31 14:45 18:42 Sp. Ex. Info> Fare>
37 / 45 15:10 19:10 Sp. Ex Info> Fare>
169 15:35 20:07 Rap Info> Fare>
83 17:05 21:07 Ex. Info> Fare>
173 17:35 21:51 Rap Info> Fare>
167 18:30 22:31 Rap Info> Fare>
85 19:30 23:33 Ex. Info> Fare>
39 / 41 22:50 02:20 Sp. Ex. DRC Info> Fare>
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Timetable Notes:
Ord = Ordinary Train
Rap = Rapid
Ex. = Express
Sp. Ex. = Special Express
Sp. Ex. DRC = Special Express Diesel Railcar - (Sprinter Train)

The distance from Bangkok to Hua Hin Railway Station by train is 229 km.

If you wish to check these timetable for the train from Bangkok to Hua Hin, you can visit the official Thai Railways website timetables page here >

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, 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 from taking the train from Bangkok to Hua Hin is to take a minibus.

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 >



For information about Hua Hin Railway Station click on the picture link below:

For information about Hualamphong Train Station in Bangkok click on the picture link below:

For how to get to/from Hua Lamphong train station by public transport or taxi click here >


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Trains from Bangkok Thon Buri to Hua Hin

You can also take the train from Bangkok to Hua Hin from Thon Buri Railway Station:

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 in Bangkok and how to get there click on the picture link below:


Full Timetables :

255

251

177


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

 Ticket Price for the Train from Bangkok to Hua Hin

Fares vary depending on the class of both train and seat, with prices starting at 44 Baht for the cheapest 3rd class seat, to over 1,000 Baht for a 1st class seat.

Each train can have many different seat prices as they are often made up of many different coach types, then there is the extra fee for air-conditioning.

The cheapest trains are the slower Ordinary trains, then it's the Rapid, Express and the Special Express services.

To see all the fares for each train, please see the "fare" links in the timetable above >

If you take one of the cheap trains from Thon Buri Station, ticket prices are a couple of Baht cheaper.

2nd Class AC seats on a train from Bangkok to Hua Hin2nd Class AC seats on a train from Bangkok to Hua Hin
2nd Class fan cooled seats on a Bangkok to Hua Hin train2nd Class fan cooled seats on a Bangkok to Hua Hin train
3rd Class seats on a train from Bangkok to Hua Hin3rd Class seats on a train from Bangkok to Hua Hin

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.

The ticket counter at Bangkok train stationThe ticket counter at Bangkok train station

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

SRT has 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 your booking and buy the seats as soon as they are released for sale by SRT.

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


Platform sign for Ordinary train 261 from Bangkok to Hua HinPlatform sign for Ordinary train 261 from Bangkok to Hua Hin

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