There are 10 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.

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Car ferry, ferry, Speedboat  •  12 h 45 min

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

$139 - $282

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KTM Komuter, train, bus  •  14 h 25 min

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

$22 - $54

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KTM Komuter, bus  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar
  2. Take the bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

Car ferry, ferry, Speedboat via Koh Ngai  •  14 h 30 min

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

$135 - $202

Mini Van, bus  •  17 h 23 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Penang to Khao Sok
  2. Take the bus from Khao Sok to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

$32

Drive  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Butterworth to Phuket 391 miles

$55 - $80

Car ferry, line 101 bus to Penang, fly to Phuket  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the line 101 bus from Weld Quay to Teluk Bahang
  3. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Phuket (HKT) PEN - HKT

$54 - $178

KTM Komuter to Hat Yai, fly to Phuket  •  6 h 47 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 to Phuket  •  8 h 45 min

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

$44 - $202

KTM Komuter to Alor Setar, fly to Krabi, ferry  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Anak Bukit
  2. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Krabi (KBV) AOR - KBV
  3. Take the ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Phuket Rassada Pier

$68 - $225

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Butterworth to Phuket. However, there are services departing from Chai Leng Park - Caltex and arriving at Phuket Bus Terminal 2 via Penang and Khao Sok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 23 min.

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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 Swettenham Pier, Langkawi and Koh Lipe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 45 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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The best way to get from Butterworth to Phuket without a car is to car ferry and ferry and Speedboat which takes 12 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 45 min to get from Butterworth to Phuket, including transfers.

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Butterworth to Phuket bus services, operated by , depart from Penang station.

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The quickest flight from Penang Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Butterworth to Phuket bus services, operated by , arrive at Phuket Bus Terminal 2 station.

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Phuket is 1 h behind Butterworth. It is currently 12:39 AM in Butterworth and 11:39 PM in Phuket.

Yes, the driving distance between Butterworth to Phuket is 626 km. It takes approximately 8 h 42 min to drive from Butterworth to Phuket.

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  • Distance: 220 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 45 min

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

You can take a bus from Butterworth to Phuket via Penang Komtar, Penang, and Khao Sok in around 17 h 23 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
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Johor Bahru, Penang
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Alor Setar to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 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 Krabi via Kuala Lumpur, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
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 5 min
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 - $5
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
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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 Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$28 - $40
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
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
Rapid Penang
Phone
+6042381212
Email
rapidcare@prasarana.com.my
Website
rapidpg.com.my
Bus from Weld Quay to Teluk Bahang
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
rapidpg.com.my
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
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
$20
Schedules at
superfastferry.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Andaman Ferry Service
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Ko Ngai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $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
$24 - $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
Ao Nang Princess

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AirAsia and Firefly offer flights from Penang Airport to Phuket Airport.

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