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There are 8 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.

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Ferry, Speedboat  •  10h 43m

  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

$130 - $197

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Train, minivan, bus  •  12h 11m

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

$16 - $18

6 alternative options

Ferry, Speedboat via Terminal Bukit Lagi  •  12h 56m

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

$127 - $193

Train, bus  •  13h 17m

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

$20 - $53

Drive  •  7h 49m

  1. Drive from Alor Setar to Phuket 334.5 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Alor Setar to Phuket  •  5h 31m

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

$43 - $201

Train to Hat Yai, fly to Phuket  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train 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  •  8h 38m

  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 train and minivan and bus which costs RM 65 - RM 75 and takes 12h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Alor Setar to Phuket is to fly which costs RM 170 - RM 850 and takes 5h 31m.

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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 10h 43m and costs RM 500 - RM 850.

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It takes approximately 10h 43m 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 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Phuket is 1h behind Alor Setar. It is currently 12:18 PM in Alor Setar and 11:18 AM in Phuket.

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

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Jetstar Asia Airways, Firefly, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Alor Setar Airport to Phuket Airport.

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There are 3802+ hotels available in Phuket. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Alor Setar to Phuket.
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  • Distance: 182.9 miles
  • Duration: 10h 43m

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

AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines 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
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Alor Setar to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, Penang
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, Penang
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
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
40m
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
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Surat Thani Train Station
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
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)
$28 - $40
Bus operators
minivan
Bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Sri Trang Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Ferry operators
Langkawi Ferry Line
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.com
Andaman Ferry Service
Phone
(+66)81-599-1936
Email
andamanferry@gmail.com
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Bundhaya speedboat
Phone
081-6782826
Email
info@bundhayaspeedboat.com
Website
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com

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The best way to get from Alor Setar to Alor Setar Airport is to taxi which takes 13m and costs RM 23 - RM 28.

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