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Many tourists take the convenient trip to Hua Hin from Pattaya, an easy and accessible journey which transports tourists between two of Thailand’s most popular mainland beach destinations.
After spending time in Thailand’s most decadent city, you might be ready for something a little more laid-back, and that’s exactly what Hua Hin offers. Though Hua Hin is large, luxurious and modern, it still possesses the charm of a seaside Thai village, so it’s a perfect place for relaxing and recuperating.
A popular getaway for Bangkok’s residents, Hua Hin offers the perfect combination of city life, seaside adventures, bustling markets and relaxing shores.
Depending on how you decide to travel from Pattaya to Hua Hin, your journey distance will differ. If you travel by road, it’s around 342 km (212 miles), but if you opt for the shorter - and faster - ferry option, it’s 108 km (67 miles).
For the journey to Hua Hin from Pattaya, you have three options:
The vistas and views offered on your trip to Hua Hin from Pattaya depend upon whether you travel by road or sea.
If you travel by road, the trip isn’t anything exciting, but it’s very comfortable and simple. While some journeys in Southeast Asia offer steep drops, vivid views and the most rudimentary of roads, that isn’t the case here. This part of Thailand is incredibly well-developed, so the journey is largely comfortable, but not the most interesting of jaunts along wide highways.
If you choose to travel by ferry from Pattaya to Hua Hin, the journey is way more beautiful. By ferry, you’ll enjoy deep-blue seas, fantastic views and distant sights of idyllic islands. You’ll also get to experience two of Thailand’s busy piers, which can be an adventure in itself.
The fastest route to Hua Hin from Pattaya is by ferry. The speediest choice by a large margin, ferries take two hours, making them the best option if you’re keen to save time. If you choose to travel by ferry, you have two options - Business Ferry and Economy Ferry, both of which are serviced by Royal Passenger Liner. We recommend the cheapest of these options, the Economy Ferry, which costs $46.
The cheapest way to get to Hua Hin from Pattaya is by Economy Bus, from Bell Travel Services. This is a daytime journey, which takes 6 hours and costs $20. Comfortable and affordable, this bus offers good seats and the relief of AC.
The most popular way to get to Hua Hin from Pattaya is by ferry. Both the Economy Ferry and the Business Ferry are equally popular, but for travelers who like a little more luxury and comfort, the Business Ferry is the best option. Serviced by Royal Passenger Liner, the trip costs $62 and takes 2 hours.
The bus from Pattaya to Hua Hin is a basic option, but it’s very comfortable and simple, perfect if you want to save money while you travel. As all other options are pretty pricey, this is your only real choice if you’re a budget-conscious backpacker.
Buses from Pattaya to Hua Hin have AC, comfortable seats and onboard toilets.
Taking a private car from Pattaya to Hua Hin is a great option for those seeking spontaneity and flexibility. Though it’s an expensive trip, it’s a great way to ensure that you’ll have a simple, relaxing, stress-free journey. With a private car from Pattaya to Hua Hin, you can choose your own arrival point, pick up point and breaks along the way.
With a private car to Hua Hin from Pattaya, you don’t pay for an individual seat. Instead, you hire the full vehicle, then split the price between the people with whom you’re traveling. The car from Pattaya to Hua Hin seats a maximum of three passengers.
The car offers comfortable seats, AC and an English-speaking driver.
Taking a ferry from Pattaya to Hua Hin is by far the fastest option available, as it cuts out the need of having to drive around the northern section of the Gulf of Thailand. Instead, you simply take the direct route across the sea!
If you decide to travel by ferry from Pattaya to Hua Hin, you have two options - Business Ferry and Economy Ferry. While the Economy Ferry is a little less expensive, the Business Ferry is more spacious, more comfortable and offers better views. It also offers a few small snacks.
While the Business Ferry journey is more indulgent and enjoyable, both options are comfortable and cool.
There are typically 5 journeys to Hua Hin from Pattaya each day, but you also have the option of booking a private car for whatever time you like, so your options are endless!