Friday, October 10, 2008

Travel Information

How to get there ?
It is very easy to reach Hua Hin. Frequent air-conditioned bus services. Taxi or Limousine services. Frequent train / rail services. Private transfer Bangkok Airport to Hua Hin/Cha Am. Just over 30 minutes by air.

By road
From Bangkok, drive for about 3 hours along the highway 35 (Thon Buri-Pak Thao route) via Samut Songkhram then turn left to the Highway No. 4 (Phetkasem Road) via Phetchaburi and Hua Hin to Prachuap Khiri Khan, a total distance of 281 kilometres. Another route might otherwise be taken from Bangkok via Buddhamonthon, Nakhon Pathom, Ratchaburi and Prachuap Khiri Khan, a total distance of 320 kilometres.

Rail
There are several trains daily from Bangkok which stop in Hua Hin on their way south. Most leave Bangkok in the early to late afternoon and arrive in Hua Hin about fours later.
Tel: Hua Hin Station Office, Damnoenkasem Rd. (032) 511-073
website: http://www.railway.co.th/

Bus
Air-conditioned buses leave the Southern Bus Terminal in Bangkok every 30 minutes between 5:00AM and 22:00PM for Hua Hin. The journey takes about 3 hours.

The air-conditioned bus terminal in Hua Hin is at the Siripetchkasem Hotel on Srasong Rd, near Dechanuchit Rd, and buses leave for Bangkok every 40 minutes daily between 3:00AM and 21:00PM.
Tel: (032) 511-654, 512-543.

There are also nightly air buses to other cities in southern Thailand. Most depart Hua Hin around 22:00PM to Phuket or Koh Samui or Hat Yai.

Air by SGA(Hua Hin Air Shuttle)
SGA offers direct flight to Royal Paradise (Bangkok- Hua Hin).
SGA Reservation Center (Bangkok) :First Floor Domestic Terminal Bangkok International Airport TEL: 66 0 2535 7050-1
SGA Reservation Center (Hua Hin) :First Floor Hua Hin Air Port TEL: 66 0 32 522 300-
Website: http://www.sga.aero/

Van or Mini-Bus
Major hotels such as the Dusit and Sofitel have daily vans from their hotels in Bangkok to their hotels in Hua Hin. These usually leave Bangkok after lunch and take about 2.5 hours to reach Hua Hin.
And Hua Hin Limousine-Taxi service by NUCHNAMCHOK

Taxi
Some Bangkok taxis will travel to Hua Hin for $60-75. The trip takes about 2.5 hours and allows you to see a bit of the countryside if your time in the Kingdom is limited. These taxis are best arranged at the Don Muang airport or Suwanapum Airport or by your hotel in Bangkok. area.
And Hua Hin Limousine-Taxi service by NUCHNAMCHOK

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