There are 7 ways to get from Bangkok to Patong by plane, 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 from Suvarnabhumi  •  3 h 19 min

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

$58 - $170

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Surat Thani station  •  16 h 15 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

$20 - $59

5 alternative options

Fly from Don Muang  •  4 h

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

$44 - $140

Bus  •  16 h 11 min

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

$20 - $21

Train, bus  •  17 h 3 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 Bus Terminal 2

$23 - $53

Bus, minivan  •  19 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok to Krabi
  2. Take the minivan from Krabi Bus Station to Patong

$35 - $44

Drive  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Patong 526.6 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Patong, Phuket Province, Thailand?

Thai Airways International, Thai Smile and two other airlines fly from Bangkok to Patong hourly. Alternatively, Bus Express operates a bus from Bangkok to Patong 5 times a day. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 13 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
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
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
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
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 Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
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)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
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)
$21 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Bus Express
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Southern Bus Terminal Bangkok to Phuket Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules 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
Rung Kit
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Chumphon to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Jolly Travel
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Patong
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
jollytravel.in.th
Book at
12go.asia

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bangkok and Patong is 695 km. The road distance is 843 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Patong is to bus which costs ฿650 - ฿680 and takes 16 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Patong is to fly which takes 3 h 19 min and costs ฿1800 - ฿5500.

No, there is no direct bus from Bangkok to Patong. However, there are services departing from Democracy Monument and arriving at Patong via Southern Bus Terminal Bangkok and Phuket Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Bangkok to Patong, including transfers.