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There are 8 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin by train, plane, bus, ferry or car

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Hua Hin  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Hua Hin (HHQ) KUL - HHQ

฿2016 - ฿8809

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Train  •  18h 35m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Wang Phong

฿837 - ฿4113

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) KUL - BKK
  3. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Public Transportation Center to Hua Hin

฿3961 - ฿16689

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Don Muang, train  •  10h 17m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Don Muang (DMK) KUL - DMK
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Hua Hin

฿2511 - ฿7009

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  13h 27m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) SZB - BKK
  2. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Public Transportation Center to Hua Hin

฿1508 - ฿5862

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Utapao, ferry  •  13h 6m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Utapao (UTP) KUL - UTP
  3. Take the ferry from Bali Hai Pier Pattaya to Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin

฿3717 - ฿9964

Bus, minivan  •  24h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Hat Yai Chee Road
  2. Take the bus from Songkhla to Chumphon
  3. Take the minivan from Chumphon to Prachuap Khirikhan
  4. Take the minivan from Prachuap Khiri Khan to Hua Hin

฿1240

Drive  •  16h 30m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin 1276.9 km

฿3300 - ฿4900

Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin by train

The train journey time between Kuala Lumpur and Hua Hin is around 29h 59m and covers a distance of around 1290 km. The fastest train normally takes 29h 59m. Services are operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway and State Railway of Thailand. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin is to bus and minivan which costs RM 167 and takes 24h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin is to train and fly which costs RM 270 - RM 1200 and takes 6h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin. However, there are services departing from Hentian Duta and arriving at Hua Hin via Hat Yai Clock Tower, Hat Yai, Songkhla, Chumphon and Prachuap Khiri Khan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin. However, there are services departing from Kuala Lumpur and arriving at Hua Hin via Padang Besar, Hat Yai and Wang Phong. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 35m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Hua Hin is 1066 km. The road distance is 1276.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin without a car is to train which takes 18h 35m and costs RM 110 - RM 600.

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It takes approximately 6h 15m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin bus services, operated by Alisan Golden Coach Express, depart from Hentian Duta station.

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Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, depart from Kuala Lumpur station.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin is to train which takes 18h 35m and costs RM 110 - RM 600. Alternatively, you can bus and minivan, which costs RM 167 and takes 24h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin.
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  • Distance: 1065.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 15m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Hua Hin, Thailand?

You can take a train from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin via Padang Besar, Hat Yai, and Wang Phong in around 18h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin via Hat Yai Chee Road, Hat Yai Clock Tower, Hat Yai, Songkhla, Chumphon, Prachuap Khirikhan, and Prachuap Khiri Khan in around 24h 21m.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4900 - ฿14000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
฿7000 - ฿14000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Sultan Ismail Petra, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Friday
Estimated price
฿7000 - ฿14000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Senai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
When
Friday
Estimated price
฿6500 - ฿14000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿6500 - ฿16000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2700 - ฿8000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Utapao via Don Muang, Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4700 - ฿11000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Utapao via Don Muang, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3200 - ฿8500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Utapao via Suvarnabhumi, Phuket
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿7500 - ฿12000
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4600 - ฿16000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Utapao via Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4600 - ฿11000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Utapao via Suvarnabhumi, Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿7500 - ฿11000
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4500 - ฿17000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿6000 - ฿17000
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿7500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿7500
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5000 - ฿12000
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
฿4600 - ฿18000
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3300 - ฿7500
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang via Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2100 - ฿4600
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Penang, Phuket
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿5500
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Utapao via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
฿3200 - ฿8500
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿280 - ฿410
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿90 - ฿1100
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿90 - ฿190
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿600 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿290 - ฿400
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿850 - ฿1100
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿45 - ฿950
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿45 - ฿160
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿750
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿240 - ฿340
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
Train from Hat Yai to Wang Phong
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿200 - ฿1600
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿200 - ฿290
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿420 - ฿600
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1200 - ฿1600
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿650
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
฿360 - ฿390
Gold
฿550 - ฿650
Platinum
฿700 - ฿850
Bus operators
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bus
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Public Transportation Center to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿180 - ฿280
Alisan Golden Coach Express
bus
Bus from Songkhla to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿290
Monsiri Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Chumphon to Prachuap Khirikhan
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿250
Schedules at
12go.asia
minivan
Bus from Prachuap Khiri Khan to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿80
Ferry operators
Royal Passenger Liner
Phone
038-488-999
Email
info@royalferrygroup.com
Website
royalferrygroup.com
Ferry from Bali Hai Pier Pattaya to Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1250
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Economy Class
฿1250
Business Class
฿1550
VIP Room for 4
฿7000

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Hua Hin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin bus services, operated by , arrive at Hua Hin station.

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Hua Hin is 1h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 11:41 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 10:41 PM in Hua Hin.

Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Wang Phong station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin is 1277 km. It takes approximately 16h 30m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin.

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AirAsia offers flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Hua Hin Airport.

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There are 1844+ hotels available in Hua Hin. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs RM 3 - RM 11.

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