There are 9 ways to get from Bangkok to Ko Phuket by plane, ferry, bus, train, night bus 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 Suvarnabhumi to Phuket  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Phuket (HKT) BKK - HKT

$37 - $145

Cheapest option

Bus via Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal  •  15 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Bus Terminal Bangkok to Phuket

$20 - $30

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Fly Don Muang to Phuket  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Phuket (HKT) DMK - HKT

$23 - $115

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Krabi, ferry  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Krabi (KBV) BKK - KBV
  2. Take the ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Phuket Rassada Pier

$65 - $184

Bus  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phuket

$22 - $33

Train, bus via Surat Thani Railway Station  •  14 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Suratthani Train Station 43 Hua Lamphong - Suratthani - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Phuket Bus Terminal 2 779

$23 - $63

Train, bus  •  15 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon 43 Hua Lamphong - Suratthani - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chumphon to Phuket

$33 - $63

Night bus  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Station

$28 - $29

Drive  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Phuket 523.6 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Ko Phuket is to bus which costs ฿650 - ฿1000 and takes 15 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Ko Phuket is to fly which takes 4 h and costs ฿1200 - ฿4800.

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The distance between Bangkok and Ko Phuket is 687 km. The road distance is 838 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Bangkok to Ko Phuket, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangkok to Ko Phuket. However, there are services departing from Democracy Monument and arriving at Phuket via Southern Bus Terminal Bangkok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 31 min.

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What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Ko Phuket, Thailand?

Thai Airways International, Thai Smile and two other airlines fly from Bangkok to Thalang hourly. Alternatively, The Transport Company operates a bus from Bangkok to Phuket every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 12 h 10 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
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
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Website
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 Southern Bus Terminal Bangkok to Phuket
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
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
Fame Tour
Website
chumphon-kohtao.com
Bus from Chumphon to Phuket
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
chumphon-kohtao.com
Book at
12go.asia
Phuket Travel
Website
12go.asia
Night bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Ao Nang Princess

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