There are 7 ways to get from Alor Setar to Phuket by ferry, train, bus, car or plane

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

Ferry, Speedboat  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the ferry from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi
  2. Take the Speedboat from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
  3. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Phuket

$131 - $273

Cheapest option

KTM Komuter, train, bus  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal 780

$20 - $56

5 alternative options

KTM Komuter, bus  •  12 h 11 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
  2. Take the bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

Drive  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Alor Setar to Phuket 334.5 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Alor Setar to Phuket  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Phuket (HKT) AOR - HKT

$43 - $201

KTM Komuter to Hat Yai, fly to Phuket  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Phuket (HKT) HDY - HKT

$52 - $134

Fly Alor Setar to Krabi, ferry  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Krabi (KBV) AOR - KBV
  2. Take the ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Phuket Rassada Pier

$67 - $224

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alor Setar to Phuket is to KTM Komuter and train and bus which costs RM 80 - RM 240 and takes 13 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alor Setar to Phuket is to KTM Komuter and fly which costs RM 210 - RM 600 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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The distance between Alor Setar and Phuket is 293 km. The road distance is 535.2 km.

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The best way to get from Alor Setar to Phuket without a car is to ferry and Speedboat which takes 10 h 13 min and costs RM 500 - RM 1200.

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It takes approximately 10 h 13 min to get from Alor Setar to Phuket, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Alor Setar Airport to Phuket Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Phuket is 1 h behind Alor Setar. It is currently 1:05 PM in Alor Setar and 12:05 PM in Phuket.

Yes, the driving distance between Alor Setar to Phuket is 535 km. It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to drive from Alor Setar to Phuket.

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  • Distance: 182.9 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 13 min

What companies run services between Alor Setar, Malaysia and Phuket, Thailand?

Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia and two other airlines fly from Alor Setar to Phuket every 4 hours.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Alor Setar to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur Subang, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur Subang, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$3 - $4
Platinum
$4 - $5
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$29 - $40
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Sri Trang Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Langkawi Ferry Line
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.com
Andaman Ferry Service
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Bundhaya speedboat
Website
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ao Nang Princess

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