Bus times from Koh Tao to Hua Hin

By joint ferry and bus service the journey from Koh Tao to Hua Hin is scheduled to take 6 hours 50 minutes.

Bus Timetable from Koh Tao to Hua Hin

  • Click on the Koh Tao – Hua Hin link in the timetable below for more information and to buy tickets.
Koh Tao - Hua Hin ฿ 1,350–1,550 7h – 13h
  •   Sleeper Boat 21:00
  •   VIP 10:15, 14:45
Koh Tao - Hua Hin ฿ 1,250 7h
  •   Express 14:45

Departure from Koh Tao

Joint ferry and bus services to Hua Hin depart from Mae Haad in Koh Tao.

Google Map of Mae Haad Pier

Arrival in Hua Hin

Joint ferry and bus services from Koh Tao terminate drop passengers off in Hua Hin near the Lomprayah Office, 85/7 Phet Kasem Rd, Hua Hin, Hua Hin District, Chang Wat Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110.

Google Map of Hua Hin Lomprayah Office

Wat Khao Takiab in Hua Hin

Wat Khao Takiab is a temple located 7.5 km to the south of Hua Hin Railway Station. The temple is situated on Khao Takiab, also known as Chopstick Hill or monkey mountain on account of the large number of macaque monkeys which live on the hill.

Monkeys on Chopstick Hill

The monkeys are wild and congregate on the hill because people feed them. Be careful if you decide to buy bananas from the vendors at the bottom of the stairs leading up to the temple to feed the moneys as they can become aggressive and are known for stealing things from bags and pockets.

Wat Khao Takiab in Hua Hin
Wat Khao Takiab in Hua Hin
Statue of the Lord Buddha

On the way up to the top of the hill, and the main part of the temple, is a 20 metre tall statue of the Lord Buddha looking out to sea.

Main Temple Building

The main temple building is a shrine room topped by a tall chedi tower. The views from the temple are impressive looking over Hua Hin town in one direction and over Pranburi in the other.

Shrines and Statues

At the back of the temple are Chinese shrines and statues of Hindu deities. Inside the Chinese temple are paintings depicting scenes from Chinese folk tales and a statue of Pu Tai, which is the Chinese representation of the Lord Buddha laughing.

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