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There are 8 ways to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Phuket by plane, ferry, bus, train or car

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Fly Don Muang to Phuket  •  3h 18m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Phuket (HKT) DMK - HKT

฿883 - ฿3177

Cheapest option

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Phuket  •  5h 18m

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

฿590 - ฿2120

6 alternative options

Fly Don Muang to Krabi, ferry  •  6h 25m

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

฿1658 - ฿4843

Bus  •  13h 54m

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

฿610 - ฿985

Train, bus, Local Bus  •  15h 56m

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Surat Thani Train Station
  2. Take the bus from Surat Thani station to Phang Nga
  3. Take the Local Bus from Khao Lak to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

฿937 - ฿3225

Bus via Bangkok Khao San Road  •  17h 56m

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

฿810 - ฿850

Train, bus  •  20h 19m

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon 171 Hua Lamphong - Sungai Kolok - Class II Sleeper Fan / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chumphon to Phuket

฿891 - ฿3005

Drive  •  12h 23m

  1. Drive from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Phuket 864.8 km

฿2200 - ฿3400

Don Muang Airport (DMK) → Phuket
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The cheapest way to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Phuket is to bus which costs ฿600 - ฿1000 and takes 13h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Phuket is to fly which costs ฿850 - ฿3200 and takes 3h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Phuket. However, there are services departing from Don Mueang Terminal 2 and arriving at Phuket via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 54m.

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It is 713 km from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Phuket. It is approximately 864.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Phuket without a car is to bus which takes 13h 54m and costs ฿600 - ฿1000.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Phuket, including transfers.

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Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Phuket bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Phuket is to fly which takes 3h 18m and costs ฿850 - ฿3200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿600 - ฿1000 and takes 13h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Don Muang Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Phuket bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Phuket station.

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Map of how to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Phuket.
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  • Distance: 713.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 18m

What companies run services between Don Muang Airport (DMK), Thailand and Phuket, Thailand?

Nok Air, Thai AirAsia and Thai Lion Mentari fly from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Phuket hourly. Alternatively, The Transport Company operates a bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phuket twice daily. Tickets cost ฿600 - ฿950 and the journey takes 12h 15m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿3500
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿4300
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿2900
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿500 - ฿3100
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿4700
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿800 - ฿5000
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿5500
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿3100
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿4600
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Surat Thani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿190 - ฿1500
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿190 - ฿280
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿410 - ฿600
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
฿150 - ฿1400
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿150 - ฿250
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿360 - ฿500
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Bus operators
Phantip Travel
Phone
+66 (0)77 272230
Email
info@phantiptravel.com
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surat Thani station to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿200
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Local Bus
Bus from Khao Lak to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿77
Thai Sriram Tour
Phone
+66 (0) 86351 9290
Email
thaisriram@hotmail.com
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿800
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Fame Tour
Phone
0 7757 1077
Website
chumphon-kohtao.com
Bus from Chumphon to Phuket
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿699
Schedules at
chumphon-kohtao.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Ao Nang Princess

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Yes, the driving distance between Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Phuket is 865 km. It takes approximately 12h 23m to drive from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Phuket.

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Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Don Muang Airport to Phuket Airport.

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There are 4767+ hotels available in Phuket. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to Airport free shuttle bus which takes 1h and costs .

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