Explore Hua Hin
by scooter, bus, taxi & tuk tuk
Whether you’re visiting for the weekend or longer, there are a few different ways to get around Hun Hin. Get all the advice, tips and recommendations you need for the best way to travel around Hua Hua.
Shuttle buses in Hua Hin
For families, there are shuttle bus services that run from most of the main hotels and resorts in Hua Hin that will take you to key landmarks of Hua Hin. The Amari has a free shuttle bus service to Bluport Mall, the Clock Tower and Market Village. The InterContinental Hua Hin Resort offers a daily shuttle bus servicewith free trips to Le Colonial Beach club, Vana Nava Water Jungle and the Clock Tower from where you can check out the night markets, bars and restaurants.
Scooter and car rental in Hua Hin
For couples, you might want to consider renting a scooter for the day or your entire stay in Hua Hin.
Rental scooter advice in Hua Hin, is a common question that people ask about, especially after hearing the stories about customers getting taken advantage of over damage to the scooters and scooters being stolen, etc.
There are terrible scooter and motorbike accidents across Thailand daily. And many people on forums recommend against hiring a scooter while in Hua Hin. If you are keen on scooter rental, there is a great resource written by locals who contribute to the TripAdvisor forum on everything you need to know and license requirements in Thailand when renting cars, bikes and scooters. It also has information on what to do if you’re in an accident plus loads of general advice and information. Definitely worth a read.
Taxis in Hua Hin
Taxis don’t have meters in Hua Hin, so you’ll have to agree on a price prior to getting in. Usually the hotel will tell you the price range for travelling to key spots around Hua Hin.
The taxi service in Hua Hin is run more like a private car service. And you’ll see people waiting out the front of malls, markets and hotels ready to take you places. Some will be sedans, others will be trucks with open backs and long bench seats in the back.
Most taxis will quote from 300 baht and upwards for a one-way trip to a key destination in Hua Hin.
Tuk Tuks in Hua Hin
Tuk Tuks in Hua Hin are a fun way to get around. They’re about the same price as the taxi service in Hua Hin with most trips starting round 200-300 baht.
End an evening at the night markets with a trip back to your hotel in a tuk tuk. With music blaring and lights flashing, you’ll feel as though your travelling in a portable disco.
Buses in Hua Hin
You can take the bus in Hua Hin to key points such as Market Village, the Clock Tower and Bluport Mall. It’s one of the cheapest ways of getting around Hua Hin.
In Hua Hin you’ll want to check out songthaews, they operate like buses and are a really cheap way of getting around. Get all the information you need plus maps and routes in this article.
Walking places in Hua Hin
Rather than walking along the street, you might want to consider walking along the beach to get to your destination. For example, the Cicada Night Markets are located right behind the Hyatt, which can be accessed from the beach. Bluport Mall is across the road from the InterContinental, which has beachfront access.
Stay central in Hua Hin
If you want to shop, relax, swim at the beach and repeat this for the entirety of your vacation in Hua Hin, we recommend staying at the InterContinental. It’s across the road from Bluport Mall. The resort is located right on the beach. They also have a shuttle bus service that will take you to Vana Nava Water Jungle, True Arena and Le Colonial Beach Club.
If you want to be near the Hua Hin Night Market, restaurants and beach, then the Hilton is a good place to stay. You can also walk to Hua Hin train station, which is a must-see destination when in Hua Hin and from there you can walk to the night markets and the Hua Hin Royal Golf Course.
Getting to Hua Hin
If you’ve read this post before coming to Hua Hin and want to know about getting from Bangkok to Hua Hin, read our ultimate guide and easiest guide for all the information you need on the best, cheapest and most convenient ways to get to Hua Hin.