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 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.
|13:00||15:00||1,250 THB||1,550 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 for the Ferry
Use the Search Box below the find your tickets on the ferry from Pattaya to Hua Hin.
We strongly advise booking in advance for the high season from December 2018 through to April 2019, then July 2019 through to mid September 2019. This is a relatively new service and many people will want to try it out this summer even if they decide not to travel on it again in the future.
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.
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:
- 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.
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
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
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