Drive along Highway No. 35 (Thon Buri-Pak Tho) passing Samut Sakhon
and Samut Songkhram Provinces and then take Highway No. 4 to Hua Hin
Total distance is 123 kilometers. Alternatively, it is possible to
travel via Nakhon Pathom and Ratchaburi Provinces.
Bangkok Airways operates flights from Bangkok to Hua Hin four times
a week, and also from Hua Hin to Ko Samui. In addition, daily flights
to Phuket are available. Call 032 522305 for more details.
Buses from Bangkok's Southern Bus Terminal cost 110 bahts for 1st
class (air-conditioned), 85 bahts for 2nd class (air-conditioned)
and 61 bahts (ordinary). The trip takes about 3 1/2 to 4 hours. Various
agencies on Khao San Road in Bangkok operate minivans to Hua Hin for
150 bahts per person. The bus leaves for Bangkok from a station next
to Siripetchkasem Hotel. In addition, there are air-conditioned buses
leaving for Chumpon Province (125 bahts, 4 hours), Surat Thani Province
(210 bahts, 7hours), Phuket Province (305 bahts, 10 hours) and Krabi
Province (280 bahts, 9 hours)
The trip takes about 3-3/4 hours from Bangkok; 1st class fare is 202
bahts (rapid and express only), 2nd class is 102 bahts (rapid and
express only) and 3rd class is 44 bahts. Call 1690 for more details.
Local buses/songthaews from Hua Hin to the Hat (beach) of Khao Takiap,
Khao Tam and Suan Son cost 7-10 bahts / person. These buses run from
around 6 a.m. until 5.50 p.m.
Buses to Pranburi are 10 bahts and leave from the same area of Chomsin
Samlors may cost 40 bahts / trip in to town.
Motorcycles and bicycles can be rented from a couple of places on
Damnoen Kasem Road near the Jed Pee Nong Hotel. Motorcycle rates are
from 150 bahts to 200 bahts per day for 100cc and 250 bahts to 300
bahts for 125cc. Occasionally larger bikes - 400 to 750cc - are available
for 500 bahts to 600 bahts a day. Bicycles are 30 bahts to 70 bahts
At the fishing pier visitors can charter boats to Ko Singtoh for 800
bahts a day. On Hat Takiap it is possible to get cheaper fares for