There are 10 ways to get from Butterworth to Phuket by bus, car ferry, ferry, train, bus and ferry, 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

Bus, Mini Van  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Butterworth to Kangar
  2. Take the Mini Van from Satun to Trang
  3. Take the bus from Trang Sri Trang to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

$21 - $24

9 alternative options

Car ferry, ferry, Speedboat via Koh Lipe  •  13 h 14 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 Lipe
  4. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Phuket

$109 - $273

KTM Komuter, train, bus  •  15 h 16 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 Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Phuket Bus Terminal 2 779

$27 - $80

Car ferry, ferry, Speedboat  •  15 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 Speedboat from Langkawi to Phi Phi Islands
  4. Take the ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Phuket Rassada Pier

$123 - $193

Car ferry, ferry, bus and ferry  •  15 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 bus and ferry from Langkawi to Ao Nang
  4. Take the ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Phuket Rassada Pier

$112 - $120

Drive  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Butterworth to Phuket 391 miles

$55 - $80

Car ferry, line 101 bus to Penang, fly  •  8 h 7 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

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

Train, train to Kuala Lumpur, fly  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Butterworth to KL Sentral
  2. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  3. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Phuket (HKT) KUL - HKT

$55 - $213

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Butterworth to Phuket is to bus and Mini Van which costs RM 80 - RM 100 and takes 13 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Butterworth to Phuket is to KTM Komuter and fly which takes 6 h 42 min and costs RM 210 - RM 550.

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The distance between Butterworth and Phuket is 352 km. The road distance is 626 km.

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It takes approximately 13 h 6 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 13 h 14 min.

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

You can take a bus from Butterworth to Phuket via Kangar, Satun, Trang, and Trang Sri Trang in around 13 h 6 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 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
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
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
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
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
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Penang to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
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)
$17 - $23
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)
$19 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $35
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Butterworth to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$9 - $10
Gold
$13 - $16
Platinum
$18 - $21
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Kangar
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Mini Van
Bus from Satun to Trang
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Sri Trang Tour
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
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Bus and ferry from Langkawi to Ao Nang
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
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
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
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
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Rassada Pier Phuket
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Phuket Rassada Pier
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
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
Ferry from Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier to Phuket Rassada Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Andaman Ferry Service
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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 Langkawi to Phi Phi Islands
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Andaman Wave Master
Website
andamanwavemaster.com
Ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
andamanwavemaster.com
Book at
12go.asia
Chaokoh Ferry
Website
chaokohgroup.com
Ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
chaokohgroup.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ao Nang Princess
Website
aonangtravel.co.th
Ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Phuket Rassada Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
aonangtravel.co.th
Book at
aonangtravel.co.th
Ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Phuket Rassada Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
aonangtravel.co.th
Book at
aonangtravel.co.th

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