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Recommended option

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Phuket  •  4 h 50 min

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

$38 - $146

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  14 h 45 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

7 alternative options

Fly Don Muang to Phuket  •  5 h 30 min

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

$24 - $116

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Krabi, ferry  •  7 h 46 min

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

$62 - $179

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

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

$50 - $139

Bus The Transport Company  •  13 h 35 min

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

$22 - $33

Bus Bus Express  •  14 h 41 min

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

$21 - $22

Bus via Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal  •  15 h 31 min

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

$21 - $31

Drive  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Phuket 523.6 miles

$70 - $110

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 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 22 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
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $75
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
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
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
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $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
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
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
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
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus Express
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Southern Bus Terminal Bangkok to Phuket Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21
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
Ferry operators
Ao Nang Princess

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bangkok and Phuket is 691 km. The road distance is 838 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Phuket is to bus which costs ฿680 - ฿710 and takes 14 h 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Phuket is to fly which takes 4 h 50 min and costs ฿1200 - ฿4700.

No, there is no direct bus from Bangkok to Phuket. However, there are services departing from Democracy Monument and arriving at Phuket Bus Terminal via Southern Bus Terminal Bangkok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 41 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Bangkok to Phuket, including transfers.