non air-conditioned buses, operated by the Transport Company
(Bo Kho So), run the following daily services:
Bangkok- Prachuab Khiri
Khan, hourly from 3.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. Prachuab Khiri
Khan- Bangkok, hourly from 4.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. The
fare is 87 baht per person.
Bangkok- Bang Saphan,
twice daily at 9.40 a.m. and 12.20 p.m. Bang Saphan- Bangkok
twice daily at 5.00 a.m. and 12.00 p.m. The fare is 108
baht per person.
1A (Blue Color): Daily services leave from Bangkok-Prachuab
Khiri Khan from 8.00 am to 1.00 am. Return services leave
Prachuab Khiri Khan from 8.30 a.m. to 1.00 a.m. The fare
is 157 baht per person.
1B (Orange Color): Daily services leave from
Bangkok- Bang Saphan from 8.00 a.m. to 10.50 p.m. Return
services leave Bang Saphan for Bangkok from 7.30 a.m.
to 11.00 p.m. The fare is 203 baht per person.
1B (Orange Color): Daily services leave Bangkok
for Hua Hin every 45 minutes from 4.00 am to 10.20 pm
and Hua Hin- Bangkok from 3.00 am to 9.00 pm. The fare
is 110 baht per person.
Detailed information can be
obtained from the Southern Bus Terminal Tel +66 2 434 5557
to 8 (air-conditioned bus), 435 1199, 435 1200 (non air-conditioned
leave Bangkok Railway Station (Hua Lampong) for Hua Hin 12
times daily and Prachuab Khiri Khan 9 times daily. Trains
include ordinary, rapid, express and special express.
Fares per person for Hua Hin
are 202 baht for first class, 102 baht for second class and
44 baht for third class. Fares per person for Prachuab Khiri
Khan are 272 baht for first class, 135 baht for second class
and 58 baht for third class.
On public holidays, the State
Railway of Thailand offers a one-day tour to Hua Hin. Trains
depart from Bangkok at 6.30 am, and the fare is 100 baht per
person. Tourists need to pay additional fees for tours around
Detailed information and schedules
can be obtained from Hua Lampong Station Tel +66 2 223 7010,
223 7020 ext 5100 to 2, Samsen Station Tel +66 2 241 4238 ext
4260, Bangsue Station Tel +66 2 587 4613, Thonburi Railway
Station Tel +66 2 411 3102.
Bangkok, drive for about 3 hours along Highway 35 (Thon Buri-Pak
Thor) via Samut Songkhram then fork to the left on Highway
No. 4 (Phetkasem Road) via Phetchaburi and Hua Hin to get
to Prachuab Khiri Khan. The total distance is 281 km.
Another route might be taken
from Bangkok via Buddhamonthon, Nakhon Pathom, Ratchaburi
and Prachuab Khiri Khan. The total distance for this route
is 320 km and takes about 4 hours.