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

How to get to Hua Hin

Hua Hin is located 199km (123mi) south-southwest of Bangkok.

The most convenient route to Hua Hin is by air to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK), followed by a bus, train or taxi ride to Hua Hin.

By bus, Roong Rueang Coach offer a frequent 4-hour daily service from Suvarnabhumi International Airport to Hua Hin Bus Station.

Tickets cost about THB 294 (US$10) and can be bought online or at the 'Suvarnabhumi Airport – Hua Hin Bus' counter on Level 1, Gate No 8 in the airport arrivals hall.

Alternatively, if you are already in Bangkok, you can take the train from Bangkok's Hua Lampong Railway Station to Hua Hin Railway Station, with hourly departures taking around 3 hour 24 minutes.

Ticket can be purchased online and at the station, with first-class ticket costing about US$25 and second-class ticket about US$13.

Or you can take an air-conditioned bus departing from Bangkok's Southern Bus Terminal every 20 minutes from 5am to 10pm. Travel time is around 3 hours 45 minutes, with the cost about US$7.

You can also hop on one of the many minibuses that depart daily every 30 minutes until 7pm from Bangkok’s Victory Monument. Travel time is around 3 hours, with the cost averaging US$10. You can buy a ticket from the minibus driver right before the trip.

By taxi, the drive should take 2.5 hours directly to your hotel, and cost around US$60 – US$200 depending on operator and make of car.


Flight times to Bangkok

The following are the most convenient international flights to Bangkok, Thailand.

From the United States: British Airways, Thai Airways International, Korean Air, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Philippine Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Bangkok.

Atlanta to Bangkok is 20 hrs 25 min, with connecting flightˆ
Boston to Bangkok is 19 hrs 25 min, with connecting flightˆ
Chicago to Bangkok is 19 hrs 55 min, with connecting flightˆ
Dallas-Fort Worth to Bangkok is 21 hrs, with connecting flightˆ
New York to Bangkok is 19 hrs 55 min, with connecting flightˆ
Los Angeles to Bangkok is 19 hrs, with connecting flightˆ
San Francisco to Bangkok is 18 hrs 50 min, with connecting flightˆ


From Canada: Air Canada, Thai Airways International, Korean Air and Cathay Pacific offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Bangkok.

Toronto to Bangkok is 19 hrs 10 min, with connecting flightˆ
Montreal to Bangkok is 19 hrs 40 min, with connecting flightˆ
Vancouver to Bangkok is 17 hrs 35 min, with connecting flightˆ


From Australia: Thai Airways International, Qantas, Singapore Airlines and Emirates offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Bangkok.

Adelaide to Bangkok is 10 hrs 45 min, with connecting flightˆ
Brisbane to Bangkok is 9 hrs 20 min, direct flight
Sydney to Bangkok is 9 hrs 20 min, direct flight
Melbourne to Bangkok is 9 hrs 20 min, direct flight
Perth to Bangkok is 7 hrs, direct flight


From New Zealand: Thai Airways International offers the most convenient scheduled flights to Bangkok.

Auckland to Bangkok is 12 hrs 15 min, direct flight


From Singapore: Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways International and Jetstar offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Bangkok.

Singapore to Bangkok is 2 hrs 20 min, direct flight


From the United Kingdom: British Airways and Thai Airways International offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Bangkok.

London to Bangkok is 11 hrs 15 min, direct flight


From France: Air France and Thai Airways International offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Bangkok.

Paris to Bangkok is 11 hrs 15 min, direct flight

(ˆincludes layover time.)


Flying in

Suvarnabhumi International Airport (also known unofficially as Bangkok Airport) is located at Samat Prakan, around 30km (18mi) 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

In Hua Hin, songtaew taxis and tuk-tuks are easily available for the short ride from the bus and train stations to your resort.

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: 31 May, 2019


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