There are 10 ways to get from Cameron Highlands District to Phuket by train, bus, car ferry, 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

Train, bus  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Kampar 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

$67 - $131

Cheapest option

Bus, Mini Van via Hat Yai Bus Terminal  •  20 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Tanah Rata Bus Terminal to Sungai Nibong Bus 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

$32

8 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, ferry, Speedboat  •  16 h 59 min

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

$141 - $281

Bus, car ferry, ferry, Speedboat via Koh Ngai  •  19 h 44 min

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

$133 - $211

Bus, Mini Van  •  22 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Tanah Rata Bus Terminal to Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal
  2. Take the Mini Van from Penang to Khao Sok
  3. Take the bus from Khao Sok to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

$41

Drive  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Cameron Highlands District to Phuket 534.6 miles

$75 - $110

Fly from Ipoh  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Ipoh (IPH) to Phuket (HKT) IPH - HKT

$119 - $398

Train, train to Kuala Lumpur, fly  •  9 h 15 min

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

$85 - $247

Bus to Penang, fly  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Tanah Rata Bus Terminal to Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Phuket (HKT) PEN - HKT

$61 - $183

Train to Hat Yai, fly  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Kampar to Padang Besar
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Phuket (HKT) HDY - HKT

$93 - $186

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cameron Highlands District to Phuket is to bus and Mini Van which costs RM 132 and takes 20 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cameron Highlands District to Phuket is to fly which costs RM 480 - RM 1700 and takes 8 h 27 min.

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The distance between Cameron Highlands District and Phuket is 502 km. The road distance is 855.3 km.

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It takes approximately 16 h 51 min to get from Cameron Highlands District to Phuket, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cameron Highlands District to Phuket. However, there are services departing from Tanah Rata Bus Terminal and arriving at Phuket Bus Terminal 2 via Terminal Bas Ekspress Sg. Nibong, Penang and Hat Yai Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 57 min.

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What companies run services between Cameron Highlands District, Malaysia and Phuket, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Cameron Highlands District to Phuket via Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal, Terminal Bas Ekspress Sg. Nibong, Komtar, Penang, Hat Yai, and Hat Yai Bus Terminal in around 20 h 57 min. Alternatively, Scoot Tigerair , SilkAir and seven other airlines fly from Cameron Highlands District to Phuket every 4 hours.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Ipoh to Phuket via Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Penang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Penang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Penang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Hat Yai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Ipoh to Phuket via Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Ipoh to Phuket via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Ipoh to Phuket via Singapore, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kampar to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$8 - $10
Gold
$12 - $15
Platinum
$16 - $20
Train from Kampar to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$4 - $6
Gold
$6 - $8
Platinum
$8 - $10
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
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
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
Unititi express
Website
unititi.com.my
Bus from Tanah Rata Bus Terminal to Butterworth Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
unititi.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Tanah Rata Bus Terminal to Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
unititi.com.my
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
$27
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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