There are 8 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Phuket by plane, ferry, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Phuket  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Phuket (HKT) SGN - HKT

$76 - $492

Cheapest option

Bus via Monivong/Sihanouk  •  31 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office to Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phuket

$55 - $76

6 alternative options

Fly to Krabi, ferry  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Krabi (KBV) SGN - KBV
  2. Take the ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Phuket Rassada Pier

$94 - $278

Bus  •  32 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office to Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phuket

$68 - $77

Bus via Khaosan Road  •  37 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh KSO Transport to Bangkok
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

$71

Bus, train  •  38 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap Mekong Express
  2. Take the bus from Siem Reap to Aranyaprathet
  3. Take the train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
  4. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Suratthani Train Station
  5. Take the bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Phuket Bus Terminal 2 779

$57 - $129

Bus Sawadee Tour  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Pattaya
  3. Take the bus from Pattaya Sawasdee to Phuket Bus Station

$74

Drive  •  24 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Phuket 1062.1 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Phuket is to bus which costs $71 and takes 37 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Phuket is to fly which takes 4 h 10 min and costs $75 - $500.

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The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Phuket is 964 km. The road distance is 1699 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Phuket, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phuket. However, there are services departing from Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office and arriving at Phuket via Monivong/Sihanouk, Phnom Penh and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Phuket, Thailand?

Vietjet Air, Thai Airways International and 10 other airlines fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Phuket hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phuket via Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office, Monivong/Sihanouk, Central Market, Phnom Penh, and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 31 h 42 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Krabi via Don Muang, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Krabi via Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Train from Hua Lamphong to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office to Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phuket
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Siem Reap to Aranyaprathet
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Nattakan Transport
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
nattakan-transport.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Giant Ibis
K.S.O Transport Co. Ltd
Website
bookmebus.com
Bus from Phnom Penh KSO Transport to Bangkok
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Mekong Express
Website
catmekongexpress.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap Mekong Express
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
catmekongexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Sawadee Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Pattaya Sawasdee to Phuket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Ao Nang Princess

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