How to get from Bangkok to Hua Hin and back - bus, minibus, taxi

One of the closest resorts to Bangkok - HuaHin, just 3 hours away. There are Bang Saen, but he is quite Thai, the beaches are worse there and the atmosphere is also different. Hua Hin is also a very pleasant place, no wonder he is the resting place of the king.

There are several ways to get to Hua Hin: minibus, bus, train, transfer, taxi, plane. Some tickets can be bought online.

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Minibas Bangkok - Hua Hin

About minibuses

Minibas (or they are also called minivans) to Hua Hin runs from several places in Bangkok:

  • Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport
  • Khao San Road
  • South Bus Station (Sai ​​Tai Mai Bus Terminal)
  • North Bus Station (Mor Chit Bus Terminal)

Accordingly, what place is closer to you, and from there you have to go (How to get to the bus station in Bangkok). The cost is about the same everywhere and is 180-200 baht per trip. Travel time is about 3 hours. They go often, once in half an hour, but as far as filling the car, from about 5 in the morning to 19 in the evening. They come straight to the very center of Hua Hin and land directly on Phetkasem at the intersection with Naeb Kehardt near the central temple of Wat Hua Hin. This place is also called Clock Tower - the clock tower. And almost from here (literally 100 meters) they leave back to Bangkok.

Consider that the minbas are cramped inside, and with a large number of things, as well as poorly enduring cramped conditions, it is better to go by buses and taxis.

Victory Monument

From October 2016 no longer go from here.minivans in other cities in Thailand. The military junta struggled with traffic jams on the square, which arose due to the activities of 4,000 minibuses, which in fact created an illegal bus station in the middle of the city. Minivans are distributed between the three main bass terminals in Bangkok and free shuttles from Victory Monument now run to these three bus terminals. Shuttles run from 4:30 am and until 20:30 every 20 minutes.

Khao San Road

If you live in Khao San Road, then go to any travel agency and ask for a transfer to Hua Hin. It can be both a bus and a minibus. Prices are only higher than everywhere else.

Ticket prices from Khao San

Ticket prices from Khao San

Southern and Northern bus stations

Before Southern Bus Station the most uncomfortable ride is because there is no metro andYou need to get there by bus, so I don’t even offer to go there. But if suddenly it will be necessary, then you can get there in principle from the airport, first get by free shuttle to the airport transport terminal (15 min), and from there you can take the bus 556 to the South Bus Station.

If you are coming from Chiang Mai (that is, from the north) orjust from Bangkok, then you arrive at the North Bus Station (near the Mo Chit subway station), from where you can immediately take a minibus to Hua Hin. In order not to wander, just ask the locals where this very minibus stops.

Bus Bangkok - Hua Hin

The bus to Hua Hin runs from several places in Bangkok:

  • Suvarnabhumi Airport
  • South Bus Station (Sai ​​Tai Mai Bus Terminal)
  • Khao San Road
  • North Bus Station (Mor Chit Bus Terminal)

Suvarnabhumi Airport

The most convenient economy option.

Airporthuahinbus bus from the airport Suvarnabumi 270 baht (320 baht when booking online). The ticket sales desk is located on the 1st floor between exits 7 and 8. After the arrival, in fact, you need to go down one floor below and go through it. The bus arrives at Hua Hin soi 96 bus station. The bus is comfortable. Here is the schedule: 07:30, 09:00, 10:30, 12:00, 13:30, 15:00, 16:30, 18:00, 19:30. The bus goes in the opposite direction, that is, in Bangkok from Hua Hin. The bus goes 4-5 hours.

Rack bus company Belltravelservice is located there. The bus goes on schedule (07:30, 08:00, 09:00, 10:00, 10:30, 12:00, 13:30, 15:00, 16:30, 18:00, 19:30). The same price.

Tickets to Pattaya and Hua Hin are sold here.

Tickets to Pattaya and Hua Hin are sold here.

Bus terminals

Before Southern Bus Station can be reached directly from the airport, firstget on the free shuttle to the airport transport terminal (15 min), and from there take the bus 556 to the South bus station. Buses to Hua Hin run every hour from 4 am to 10 pm Ticket price is about 160 baht. Arrive at the Hua Hin bus station in the region of 96 soybeans. In principle, no one bothers and get out early, for example, in the very center.

South Bus Station (Sai ​​Tai Mai)

South Bus Station (Sai ​​Tai Mai)
Southern bus station (in Thai, buses go from here to the south. You just need a new Sai Tai Mai. Ticket offices on the 3rd floor.
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Southern bus station (in Thai, buses go to the south from here. We need a new Sai Tai Mai. Ticket offices on the 3rd floor. More.

The bus also runs from the Eastern Bus Terminal,which is much more convenient to get to, it’s enough to take the metro to BTS Ekkamai station. And there is a bus station right next to the exit of the metro. The cost is about 180 baht.

Also from the North bus station you can go tobus, but they go less often than mini-bass from there. But the very good bus company Sombat Tour runs, they have English on their website and you can see the schedule.

Khao San Road

If you live in a hotel in the area Khao San Road, then go to any travel agency and ask for a transfer to Hua Hin. It can be both a bus and a minibus. Prices are only higher than everywhere else.

Train Bangkok - Hua Hin

Pretty exotic way, because long. The train goes about 5 hours, does not go very often. Worth less than 40-100 baht minibas. Suitable for those who want to go exactly by train and admire the scenery from the window. The train starts from railway station Hua Lampong and arrives at Hua Hin's cool wooden station in the city center.

Railway Station Hua Lamphong

Railway Station Hua Lamphong
Station in the heart of Bangkok

Station in the heart of Bangkok

By car

Internet transfer

Anyone who wants a minimum of gestures canbook a transfer online to Kiwitaxi or 12go, that is, in advance via the Internet. You will be met in the arrival hall, you will take luggage, put you in a car and take you to the right place. The method is good because there are no problems at all, while it costs like a regular taxi.

I already went to the transfer from this company and was completely pleased with it. Met with a sign, put in a car and taken to the hotel. Here is my review of kiwitaxi.

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Regular Taxi

Taxi Bangkok - Hua Hin is somewhere between 2000-3000baht, depending on your ability to bargain. By taxi you can leave, both from the airport and from the hotel. However, straight from the street you can go. It goes almost as much as a mini-bass in time, only more comfort. Negotiate the price in advance.

Rent a Car

I understand that Hua Hin is only 3 hours away, butless talk about this option. It can be useful for active travelers who are going to travel around the neighborhood, or Hua Hin they have an intermediate destination. Very convenient, arrives and you are already waiting for a rented car. All moments related to car rental in TaeI already wrote.

You can take the car through Economybookings, thisbroker. He will issue on his website offers from all the major distributors in the country. The price may be even lower than directly, plus you can give full insurance for free. I usually take in Hertz, because if you take a car from them for a period of 5 days or more, you can return it elsewhere for free (other companies charge a commission for this). And just on this site it is convenient to compare what comes out cheaper, pay this commission, or not pay, since the price per day is different for all companies.

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By plane from Bangkok to Hua Hin

Here is the airport website http: //www.huahinairport.com /, and at the current time in Hua Hin airplanes do not fly. I do not know the reason, they flew a few years ago. But in fact, it does not matter, you can always get from Suvarnabhumi in 2-3 hours by taxi, which is comparable in time and money.

Although there is information that a 12-seater Cessna Grand Caravan flies a couple of times a day. But I think that he, too, was canceled.

How to get from Hua Hin to Bangkok

All the methods mentioned above are valid: minibuses, buses, taxis, and train. From Hua Hin it is also possible to get to Pattaya by minibus. Here is a map with points to help you find everything easier.

The schedule and the price of Hua Hin minibuses - Bangkok

The schedule and the price of Hua Hin minibuses - Bangkok

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From here you can go to Bangkok and then buy a ticket

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