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There are 6 ways to get from Bangkok to Patong by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly from Suvarnabhumi  •  5h 10m

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

฿770 - ฿3342

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Bus  •  15h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Southern Bus Terminal to Phuket

฿679 - ฿1012

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Fly from Don Muang  •  5h 54m

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

฿740 - ฿2740

Train, bus  •  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 bus from Surat Thani Station to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

฿845 - ฿2227

Night bus  •  15h 39m

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

฿1166 - ฿1200

Drive  •  12h 13m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Patong 842.5 km

฿2300 - ฿3400

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Patong is to bus which costs ฿650 - ฿1100 and takes 15h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Patong is to fly which costs ฿750 - ฿3400 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 34m.

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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 bus which takes 14h 26m and costs ฿800 - ฿2300.

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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 ฿750 - ฿3400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿650 - ฿1100 and takes 15h 34m.

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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: 694.7 km
  • 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 Southern Bus Terminal to Phuket 4 times a day. Tickets cost ฿600 - ฿900 and the journey takes 12h.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿6500
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿9000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿600 - ฿3200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿5500
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿9000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿9000
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿3600
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿5500
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
฿190 - ฿1500
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿190 - ฿280
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿410 - ฿600
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Bus operators
Phuket Travel
Website
12go.asia
Night bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1085
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia

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

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There are 4007+ hotels available in Patong. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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

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