There are 8 ways to get from Bangkok to Phuket by plane, ferry, bus, train or car

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Phuket  •  4h 43m

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

฿675 - ฿2572

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Train, bus  •  14h 10m

  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

฿445 - ฿1747

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Fly Don Muang to Phuket  •  5h 23m

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

฿595 - ฿2270

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Krabi, ferry  •  7h 46m

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

฿1540 - ฿3402

Fly Don Muang to Krabi, ferry  •  8h 15m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Krabi (KBV) DMK - KBV
  2. Take the ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Phuket Rassada Pier

฿1460 - ฿3700

Bus via Southern Bus Terminal  •  13h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Southern Bus Terminal to Phuket

฿610 - ฿935

Bus  •  15h

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

฿800

Drive  •  12h 7m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Phuket 837.8 km

฿2300 - ฿3400

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Phuket is to bus which costs ฿800 and takes 15h.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Phuket is to fly which costs ฿650 - ฿2600 and takes 4h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bangkok Khao San Road and arriving at Phuket Bus Terminal 2. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h.

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The distance between Bangkok and Phuket is 691 km. The road distance is 837.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Phuket without a car is to bus via Southern Bus Terminal which takes 13h 27m and costs ฿600 - ฿950.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Bangkok to Phuket, including transfers.

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Bangkok to Phuket 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 Phuket is to fly which takes 4h 43m and costs ฿650 - ฿2600. Alternatively, you can bus via Southern Bus Terminal, which costs ฿600 - ฿950 and takes 13h 27m.

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

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Phuket.
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  • Distance: 691.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 43m

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

Thai Airways International, Thai Smile and two other airlines fly from Bangkok to Phuket 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
฿1100 - ฿4500
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿4700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿4800
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿500 - ฿2300
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿3000
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿4400
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿4600
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿4700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿4700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿5000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿5000
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿2900
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿2900
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿600 - ฿3600
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿600 - ฿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
Ferry operators
Ao Nang Princess

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Phuket is 838 km. It takes approximately 12h 7m to drive from Bangkok to Phuket.

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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 4579+ hotels available in Phuket. 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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