Hua Hin Beach fronting the Hyatt Regency Hua Hin Beach – Image courtesy of Hyatt Regency Hua Hin

How to get to Hua Hin

Hua Hin is located just 195km from Thailand’s capital of Bangkok (less than three hours by car and around four hours by train), and is also easily accessible by air from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport

Getting to Hua Hin

The most convenient route is by air to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport followed by a short 40-minute flight to Hua Hin airport. Siam General Aviation offers four daily connections using 12-seater Cessna 208B Caravan planes

Alternatively, if you are already in Bangkok, take a relaxing train journey from Bangkok's Hua Lampong Railway Station, with ten trains making the four-hour trip daily to Hua Hin Railway Station. Songtaew taxis and tuk-tuks are easily available for the short ride to your resort.

Or hop on one of the many minibuses that depart daily from Bangkok’s Victory Monument or try an air-conditioned bus departing from Bangkok's Southern Bus Terminal every 20 minutes from 5am to 10pm. If travelling by car allow just over two hours depending on traffic.

From Australia: Most convenient direct flights include: British Airways, Emirates, Qantas Airways and Thai Airways offer daily direct flights from Sydney to Bangkok; Jetstar and Thai Airways offer direct flights from Melbourne; and Thai Airways offer direct flights from Brisbane and Perth to Bangkok.

From New Zealand: Thai Airways offers the most convenient direct flights; 1-stop flights are available via Kuala Lumpur on Malaysian Airlines or via Singapore on Singapore Airlines.

From the UK: Most convenient flights include: British Airways, Qantas, Eva Air and Thai Airways, which fly daily non-stop between London and Bangkok.

From the USA: From New York, the most convenient flights are British Airways connecting in London or Cathay Pacific to Hong Kong connecting with Thai Airways to Bangkok. From Los Angeles, the most convenient direct flight is on Thai Airways to Bangkok.

Flight time to Hua Hin & Bangkok

Bangkok to Hua Hin is 40 min, direct flight

Brisbane to Bangkok is 9 hrs 20 min, direct flight
Sydney to Bangkok is 9 hrs 25 min, direct flight
Melbourne to Bangkok is 9 hrs 30 min, direct flight
Perth to Bangkok is 7 hrs, direct flight

Auckland to Bangkok is 12 hrs 45 min, direct flight
London to Bangkok is 11 hrs 15 min, direct flight
New York to Bangkok is 19 hrs 50 min, with connecting flightˆ
Los Angeles to Bangkok is 17 hrs 20 min, direct flight
(ˆIncludes layover time.)

Flying in


Hua Hin Airport is 7km north of the town centre. Hotels and resorts can meet guests if prearranged otherwise tuk-tuks and taxis are available.

Suvarnabhumi Airport (Bangkok International Airport) has replaced the former Don Muang Airport for most domestic and all international flights. The airport is located at Samat Prakan, around 30km east of Bangkok and 60km east of Pattaya.

Entry requirements


A passport valid for at least six months beyond intended period of stay, a return/onward ticket and proof of sufficient funds. No visa is required for a stay of up to 30 days.

Getting around Hua Hin

Hua Hin is a maze of busy streets and narrow alleys with everything you’d want to visit just a short walk away.

Samlor trishaws, tuk-tuks, motorcycle taxis and songtaews (red pickup trucks) are easily flagged down. Hire cars and motorcycles are available for rent. Taxis can also be rented by the day. Traffic in Thailand drives on the left hand side of the road.


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Latest update: How to get to Hua Hin: 18 November, 2018


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