Regular transport by trains from Bangkok provides a rail option to all regional Railway Stations. Both the travelling time and cost is generally much lower than any other form of travel.
The future of rail transport to the region is very bright with carriage modernisation and dual track lines now under construction. This will reduce the current travel time additionally a high speed train is in the planning stages to provide a most attractive transfer option of less than 2 hours.
Travel both road from Bangkok or to southern provinces is via a main highway. Travel time is traffic dependent with the travel time typically being between 3 to 4 hours from Bangkok to central Hua Hin. Private transport is available with hire cars, limousines, taxis or luxury vans.
Public road transport options include:
- Public buses to and from many cities and towns across Thailand.
- Public mini buses, including travelling to either of Bangkok’s airports.
- The VIP bus travels between the regional cities until Hua Hin from Suvarnabhumi Airport (Bangkok) or Pattaya.
The Hua Hin airport now offers an Air Asia flight direct to Kuala Lumpur Malaysia each day as the only scheduled flight option.
The number of travellers using the airport is expected to increase dramatically in the near future with many more destinations available.
There is a daily ferry between Hua Hin and Pattaya for a 2 hour journey across the Gulf of Thailand.