There are 9 ways to get from Butterworth to Phuket by car ferry, ferry, train, bus, car or plane

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

Car ferry, ferry, Speedboat  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Penang to Langkawi
  3. Take the Speedboat from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
  4. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Phuket

$132 - $273

Cheapest option

Car ferry, Mini Van, bus Sri Trang Tour  •  15 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the Mini Van from Penang to Hat Yai
  3. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

$24 - $26

7 alternative options

KTM Komuter, train, bus  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Suratthani Train Station
  4. Take the bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal 780

$28 - $80

Car ferry, ferry, Speedboat via Koh Ngai  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Penang to Langkawi
  3. Take the ferry from Langkawi to Koh Ngai
  4. Take the Speedboat from Ko Ngai to Phuket

$124 - $203

Car ferry, Mini Van, bus  •  17 h 27 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the Mini Van from Penang to Khao Sok
  3. Take the bus from Khao Sok to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

$34 - $36

Drive  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Butterworth to Phuket 391 miles

$55 - $80

Car ferry to Penang, fly  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  2. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Phuket (HKT) PEN - HKT

$54 - $179

KTM Komuter to Hat Yai, fly  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Phuket (HKT) HDY - HKT

$54 - $135

KTM Komuter to Alor Setar, fly  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Anak Bukit
  2. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Phuket (HKT) AOR - HKT

$44 - $203

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Butterworth to Phuket is to car ferry and Mini Van and bus which costs RM 95 - RM 105 and takes 15 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Butterworth to Phuket is to KTM Komuter and fly which costs RM 220 - RM 550 and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The distance between Butterworth and Phuket is 352 km. The road distance is 625.5 km.

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It takes approximately 11 h 44 min to get from Butterworth to Phuket, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Butterworth to Phuket. However, there are services departing from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal and arriving at Phuket via Penang, Langkawi and Koh Lipe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 44 min.

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What companies run services between Butterworth, Malaysia and Phuket, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Butterworth to Phuket. However, you can take the car ferry to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Penang, take the ferry to Langkawi, take the Speedboat to Koh Lipe, then take the Speedboat to Phuket. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Butterworth to Phuket via Padang Besar, Hat Yai, Suratthani Train Station, Surat Thani station, Surathani Talad Kaset Station, and Suratthani in around 14 h 2 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Penang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur Subang, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Penang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur Subang, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Butterworth to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Butterworth to Anak Bukit
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$16 - $22
1st Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
Train from Hat Yai to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $35
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
New Asian Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Penang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Sri Trang Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Mini Van
Bus from Penang to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
bus
Bus from Khao Sok to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2
Langkawi Ferry Line
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Penang to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
langkawi-ferry.com
Book at
ticket.langkawi-ferry.com
Super Fast Ferry Ventures
Website
superfastferry.com.my
Ferry from Swettenham Pier to Kuah Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
superfastferry.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Andaman Ferry Service
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Ko Ngai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Bundhaya speedboat
Website
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Ngai
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com

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