Pattaya to Hua Hin Ferry

  • Please note: This service has stopped operating due to the covid-19 pandemic.

Every day at 13:00 there is a high speed ferry which departs from Pattaya City and arrives 2 hours later in Hua Hin, which is 2 to 3 hours quicker than driving from Pattaya to Hua Hin.

Ferry Times from Pattaya to Hua Hin

This long awaited service commenced in January 2017 and it has proved popular from the beginning. Seats are limited on this service and recommend that you book your tickets in advance of the day of travel to confirm your seat.

  • Please note: The services shaded in grey are not currently operating.
PattayaHua HinStandardBusiness
13:0015:001,250 THB1,550 THB
  • Currently there is a single ferry service per day from Pattaya to Hua Hin.
  • Child Tickets (2 – 12 years of age):
    • Standard: 1,090 THB
    • Business: 1,250 THB

Buy Tickets from Pattaya to Hin

Use the Search Box below the find your tickets on the ferry from Pattaya to Hua Hin.

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We strongly advise booking in advance for the high season from December 2021 through to September 2022 when international travel is likely to resume following restrictions related to the pandemic.

 Ferry Tickets by e-mail

Once you have booked you will be e-mailed an E-Ticket which you need to print out and present when you check in before boarding the boat.

Pattaya to Hua Hin ferry
Pattaya to Hua Hin ferry

It is so simply and easy there is no reason to ever queue up to buy a ticket again or find that you are unable to travel because the ferry is full on the day you want to travel from Pattaya to Hua Hin because you decided not book in advance online.

About The Ferry

This service is operated by the Royal Passenger Liner Company under licence from Thailand’s Marine Department. Currently they have one ferry operating on the Pattaya to Hua Hin route with a capacity of 346 people in two cabins and separate VIP rooms:

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  • Standard Cabin: 286 seats
  • Business Cabin: 44 seats
  • VIP Rooms: 2 x 8 seats

The main difference between Standard and Business class is the space between the seats. You get a lot more legroom and a table if you travel in the Business cabin.

Standard seats on the Pattaya to Hua Hin ferry
Standard seats on the Pattaya to Hua Hin Ferry

Vehicles on the Ferry

Before the ferry started there were rumours that the ferry service would carry motorbikes and cars. However, at the time of writing the Pattaya to Hua Hin ferry cannot carry motorbikes or cars. For the time being a single passenger ferry is being operated on the Pattaya to Hua Hin route. The ferry travels from Pattaya to Hua Hin at 13:00 and then departs for the return journey from Hua Hin at 15:45 and is scheduled arrive back in Pattaya at 18:00. There are plans to start operating a second larger ferry capable of carrying cars and motorbikes on the Pattaya to Hua Hin in the future but for the time being if you want to take a car between Pattaya and Hua Hin you will need to drive it yourself.

Bali Hai Pier (Pattaya)

  • Bali Hai Pier, Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand

Google Map of Bali Hai Pier

Khao Ta Kiab (Hua Hin)

  • Khao Ta Kiab Pier, Soi Takiab Bay 1 Alley, Sub-District, Nong Kae, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110

Google Map of Khao Ta Kiab Pier

Travel by Road to Hua Hin

There are no direct flight connections between Pattaya and Hua Hin. Other than the ferry, the only way to currently travel between Pattaya and Hua Hin is by road. The journey by road is 324 km and takes 4 hours 23 minutes in a private car, or 6 hours 00 to travel by bus from Pattaya to Hua Hin

Road Route to Hua Hin

  • Distance by road: 324 km
  • Travel time by road: 4 hours 23 minutes

Next find out How to travel from Hua Hin to Koh Phangan

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