How to get from PATTAYA to HUA HIN?

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How you can travel from Pattaya to Hua Hin? You can travel by ferry, bus, train or private taxi/car.

Bus / Van to Hua Hin
 Ferry – Pattaya to Hua Hin
 Taxi – Pattaya to Hua Hin
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    • Hua Hin in Gulf of Thailand – 220 kilometers south of Bangkok on the east coast of the Malay Peninsula. The journey by tourist bus or air-conditioned minibus takes about 3 hours from Bangkok, from Pattaya about 6 hours. Hua Hin is a well-equipped beach resort with all kinds of activities. But unlike Pattaya on the other side of the bay, Hua Hin offers a peaceful setting that retains a typical Thai atmosphere. Hua Hin is an ideal place for families with children and for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city. It is not for nothing that the royal family chose this place as their summer residence. A unique attraction are the horses that carry tourists along the wide beach. What to see and visit in Hua Hin: Railway station, mountain above the bay with a view of Khao Takiap, Klai Kanwong Palace, Pa La U Waterfall, Kaeng Krachan and Khao Sam Roi Yot National Parks, temples in Petchaburi and other sites. There are 4 options how you can travel to Hua Hin from Bangkok: by tourist bus/van, train of Thai Railways or taxi/car via Bangkok and by ferry/boat. There are no flights between Pattaya and Hua Hin.

From Pattaya to Hua Hin you can travel by bus, train, ferry or taxi.

    • Travel distance from Pattaya to Hua Hin is about 325 km by bus/train via Bangkok or about 120 km by boat. The best and fast option how to reach Hua Hin from Pattaya is to travel by ferry/boat from Bali Hai Pier Pattaya. Travel by ferry from Pattaya to Hua Hin costs about $40-45/pp and travel time is about 2 hours to Khao Takiab Pier in Hua Hin. You can also travel by land via Bangkok. There are some buses or minivans from Pattaya to Bangkok and from Bangkok to Hua Hin. Travel by bus/minivan to Hua Hin from Pattaya takes about 6-7 hours and it costs about $16-25/pp. It is also possible to travel by train to Hua Hin via Bangkok, it is the most cheapest option if you take a hard or soft seat. Travel time by train to Hua Hin from Pattaya is about 9 hours and prices start from $5/pp (seat). There are also some private taxis and cars, travel by private taxi via Bangkok takes about 5-7 hours and it costs about $110-220/car. You can book tourist bus or minivan, train tickets or  taxi/car from Pattaya to Hua Hin easily online. From Hua Hin you can travel by train or bus/minivan via Surat Thani to Krabi in southern Thailand. You can also travel via Surat Thani by train, car, bus + ferry or speedboat to Koh Phangan.

How do I get from Pattaya to Hua Hin?


1. BUS/VAN from Pattaya to Hua Hin (via Bangkok)


A) Minivan or bus from Pattaya to Bangkok

    • a cheap and fast option how to travel to Bangkok from Pattaya
    • travel by minivan/bus from Pattaya to Bangkok costs about $6-10/pp
    • travel by van/minivan from Pattaya to Bangkok takes only about 2-3 hours
    • bus companies to Bangkok: 12Go Transport, Pattaya Pannipa Tour, T-Tour
    • there are modern and comfortable minivans or vans
    • Book and buy bus tickets from Pattaya to Bangkok online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square

B) Minivan or bus from Bangkok to Hua Hin

    • minivans depart from various bus stations, but mainly from Southern Bus Terminal in Bangkok
    • travel by minivan from Bangkok to Hua Hin takes only about 3 hours
    • bus companies: Malee Van, Thai Sriram, Nor Neane Transport, Glassflower…
    • travel by minivan from Bangkok to Hua Hin costs about $5-14/pp
    • read this article: How to reach Hua Hin from Bangkok?
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Van/Minivan of Pannipa Pattaya Tour from Pattaya to Bangkok (photo: 12go.asia).


2. FERRY / BOAT from Pattaya to Hua Hin

    • another option how you can travel from Pattaya to Hua Hin – by ferry/boat
    • travel by ferry/boat from Pattaya to Hua Hin costs about $40-45/pp
    • boat departs from Bali Hai Pier Pattaya and arrives to Khao Takiab Pier in Hua Hin
    • travel by ferry/boat from Pattaya to Hua Hin takes only about 2 hours
    • ferry company from Pattaya to Hua Hin: Royal Passenger Liner
    • You can book ferry tickets from Pattaya to Hua Hin on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Royal Ferry Group
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Ferry of Royal Passenger Liner from Pattaya to Hua Hin (photo: 12go.asia).


3. TAXI / CAR from Pattaya to Hua Hin (via Bangkok)


A) Private taxi/car from Pattaya to Bangkok

    • from Pattaya to Bangkok you can also travel by private taxi/car
    • travel by private taxi/car from Pattaya to Bangkok costs about $48-85/car
    • travel by private taxi/car from Pattaya to Bangkok takes only about 1.5-3 hours
    • taxi companies from Pattaya to Bangkok: Glassflower, Hua Hin Cars, Bangkok Taxi24, MCC Van…
    • there are modern and comfortable new cars or private minivans
    • Book your private taxi from Pattaya to Bangkok online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

B) Private taxi/car from Bangkok to Hua Hin

    • from Bangkok to Hua Hin you can also travel by private taxi/car
    • travel by private taxi/car from Bangkok to Hua Hin costs about $60-135/car
    • travel by private taxi/car from Bangkok to Hua Hin takes only about 3 hours
    • taxi companies from Bangkok to Hua Hin: Glassflower, Bell Transport, Hua Hin Cars, Bangkok Taxi24…
    • there are modern and comfortable new cars, SUV or private minivans
    • read this article: How to go from Bangkok to Hua Hin?
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From Pattaya to Hua Hin you can travel by private taxi/car via Bangkok (photo: Glassflower, 12go.asia).


4. TRAIN from Pattaya to Hua Hin (via Bangkok)


A) Train from Pattaya to Bangkok

    • a cheapest option how to travel from Pattaya to Bangkok
    • travel by train of Thai Railways from Pattaya to Bangkok starts from $1/pp (hard seat)
    • travel by train from Pattaya to Bangkok takes about 4 hours
    • train arrives to Hua Lamphong Station in Bangkok
    • Train schedule from Pattaya to Bangkok – you can check it online on Baolau icon-external-link-square

B) Train from Bangkok to Hua Hin

    • a cheapest way how to reach Hua Hin from Bangkok
    • travel by train of Thai Railways from Bangkok to Hua Hin takes about 4-4.5 hours
    • travel by train of Thai Railways from Bangkok to Hua Hin costs about $3.50-16/pp
    • read this article: How to travel to Hua Hin from Bangkok?
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From Pattaya to Hua Hin you can also travel by train of Thai Railways via Bangkok.


icon-info-circle FAQ + TIPS – Travel route from Pattaya to Hua Hin:

How to book tickets or private car/taxi from Pattaya to Hua Hin?

    • Book and buy tickets from Pattaya to Hua Hin on 12go.asia or Baolau.
    • You can also book another route, Pattaya > Bangkok, Bangkok > Hua Hin…

How long does it take to travel from Pattaya to Hua Hin?

    • Travel by bus/minivan from Pattaya to Hua Hin (via Bangkok) takes about 6-7 hours.
    • Travel by ferry/boat from Pattaya to Hua Hin takes about 2 hours.
    • Travel by train from Pattaya to Hua Hin (via Bangkok) takes about 9 hours.
    • Travel by private taxi/car from Pattaya to Hua Hin (via Bangkok) takes about 5-7 hours.

What is the travel distance from Pattaya to Hua Hin?

    • Travel distance from Pattaya to Hua Hin is about 325 km by road via Bangkok and about 120 km by ferry.

How much does it cost to travel from Pattaya to Hua Hin?

    • Travel by bus/minivan from Pattaya to Hua Hin (via Bangkok) costs about $16-25/pp.
    • Travel by ferry/boat from Pattaya to Hua Hin costs about $40-45/pp.
    • Travel by train from Pattaya to Hua Hin (via Bangkok) costs about $5-100/pp.
    • Travel by private taxi/car from Pattaya to Hua Hin (via Bangkok) costs about $110-220/car.

Are there some direct flights from Pattaya to Hua Hin?

    • No, there are no direct flights to Hua Hin from Pattaya, it is not possible to travel by plane.

Is it possible to travel by private taxi or car to Hua Hin from Pattaya?

    • Yes, you can travel by private taxi/car from Pattaya to Hua Hin via Bangkok. There are various private taxi companies and various new, modern cars, minivans or SUVs. You can book private minivan for up to 9 passengers.

What is the most cheapest option of transport from Pattaya to Hua Hin?

    • The most cheapest way of transport from Pattaya to Hua Hin is to travel by train – there is a 3rd class seat train, train ticket costs about $1/pp from Pattaya to Bangkok and about $4/pp from Bangkok to Hua Hin.

What is the best and fast way of transfer from Pattaya to Hua Hin?

    • The most fastest option how to reach Hua Hin from Pattaya is to travel by ferry/boat. Travel by ferry of Royal Ferry Group takes about 2 hours, travel distance is about 120 km.

Where and how you can travel from Hua Hin?

    • From Hua Hin you can travel to southern Thailand and visit the most popular tourist sites. You can travel by train+bus via Surat Thani to Krabi and Phuket. Krabi is a popular tourist site, from Krabi you can travel to Koh Phi Phi.
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Sunset at the beach in Hua Hin city in Thailand.
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Hua Hin is a popular tourist town for visitors from all the world.
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In Hua Hin you can see and visit a few large beaches at the town.


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(You can also search for another travel route, e.g. Bangkok to Hua Hin, Hua Hin to Krabi…)


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