Getting There & Away
Pak Nam Pran is about 25km south of Hua Hin. Ordinary buses (30B, 30 minutes, every 30 minutes 7am to 3pm), minivans (30B, 30 minutes, frequent 6am to 7pm) and trains (5B to 361B, 30 minutes, 11.47am, 5.50pm, 8.10pm) will drop you off in Pranburi town, 10km from Pak Nam Pran and taxi drivers charge 200B between the two. There are also minivans (60B, one hour, frequent 5am to 6.40pm) and trains (14B to 62B, one hour, 4.51am, 10.03am, 2.26pm) from Prachuap Khiri Khan.
There's a direct minivan service from Pak Nam Pran (at the squid roundabout on the south side of town) every 30 minutes from early morning to late afternoon to Bangkok's Mo Chit and Southern bus terminals (200B, five hours). These vans also stop in Phetchaburi (140B, two hours), but do not stop in Hua Hin.