There are 8 ways to get from Bangkok to Phuket by plane, bus, ferry, 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 Suvarnabhumi to Phuket  •  4 h 50 min

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

$38 - $146

Cheapest option

Bus The Transport Company  •  13 h 42 min

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

$20 - $31

6 alternative options

Line 503 bus to Don Muang, fly to Phuket  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 503 bus from Wat Ratcha Natda Ram to Opposite Tmb Headquarter Bank
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Phuket (HKT) DMK - HKT

$25 - $117

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 3 min

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

$51 - $140

Train, bus  •  13 h 31 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 780

$22 - $56

Bus Thai Sriram Tour  •  15 h

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

$29

Drive  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Phuket 523.6 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Phuket is to bus which costs ฿650 - ฿1100 and takes 13 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Phuket is to fly which costs ฿1200 - ฿4900 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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

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

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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 15 h.

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There are 3365+ hotels available in Phuket. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Phuket.
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  • Distance: 432 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

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 $20 - $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 24 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 22 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 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
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
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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 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)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Chumphon to Phuket Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Ao Nang Princess

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