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There are 8 ways to get from Bangkok to Patong by plane, taxi, train, bus, 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.

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Fly from Suvarnabhumi  •  5h 10m

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

฿1261 - ฿4722

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Bus  •  15h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Southern Bus Terminal to Phuket

฿709 - ฿1042

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Fly from Don Muang  •  5h 35m

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

฿830 - ฿3720

Taxi to Utapao, fly  •  5h 32m

  1. Take a taxi from Bangkok Bus Terminal Eakamai to Utapao
  2. Fly from Utapao (UTP) to Phuket (HKT) UTP - HKT

฿3910 - ฿8494

Train, Mini Van  •  14h 26m

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Surat Thani Train Station 43 Hua Lamphong - Surat Thani - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the Mini Van from Surat Thani to Phuket Bus Terminal

฿924 - ฿2068

Train, minivan  •  18h 23m

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
  2. Take the minivan from Chumphon to Krabi Bus
  3. Take the minivan from Krabi Bus Station to Patong

฿1571 - ฿2539

Night bus  •  17h 57m

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

฿861 - ฿895

Drive  •  12h 13m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Patong 526.6 miles

฿2400 - ฿3600

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Patong is to night bus which costs ฿860 - ฿900 and takes 17h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Patong is to fly which costs ฿1200 - ฿4800 and takes 5h 10m.

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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, Old Phuket Bus Terminal and Phuket Town. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 47m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Patong is 695 km. The road distance is 842.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Patong without a car is to train and Mini Van which takes 14h 26m and costs ฿900 - ฿2100.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from Bangkok to Patong, including transfers.

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Bangkok to Patong bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Southern Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Patong is to fly which takes 5h 10m and costs ฿1200 - ฿4800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿700 - ฿1100 and takes 15h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 19m.

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Bangkok to Patong bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Phuket station.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Patong.
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  • Distance: 434.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 10m

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, The Transport Company operates a bus from Bangkok to Patong every 4 hours. Tickets cost ฿650 - ฿950 and the journey takes 12h 10m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿3300
Flights from Utapao to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿7000
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿9000
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿8000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿5500
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿9500
Flights from Utapao to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿9000
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿6500
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿8500
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Surat Thani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿410 - ฿1500
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
฿190 - ฿280
2nd Class (Seat)
฿410 - ฿600
2nd Class (Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
1st Class (Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿370 - ฿1400
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
฿150 - ฿250
2nd Class (Seat)
฿370 - ฿550
2nd Class (Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
1st Class (Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Bus operators
Fame Tour
Phone
0 7757 1077
Website
chumphon-kohtao.com
Bus from Chumphon to Krabi Bus
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿699
Schedules at
chumphon-kohtao.com
Book at
12go.asia
Jolly Travel
Phone
074 750 770
Email
jollytravel@hotmail.com
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Patong
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿500
Schedules at
jollytravel.in.th
Book at
12go.asia
Phuket Travel
Website
12go.asia
Night bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿800
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Bangkok Bus Terminal Eakamai to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Estimated price
฿2300 - ฿2900
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com
GoodTaxiThai
Phone
+66 85 046 6356
Website
goodtaxithai.com
All Thai taxi
Phone
+66 2 018 9799
Website
allthaitaxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Patong is 843 km. It takes approximately 12h 13m to drive from Bangkok to Patong.

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Thai Smile, Bangkok Airways, Thai Airways International and Thai Vietjet Air offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Phuket Airport.

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There are 3909+ hotels available in Patong. Prices start at ฿800 per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26m and costs ฿40 - ฿55.

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