From George Town taxi to Penang airport, fly to Phuket airport, then bus to Ko Phuket. 2 h 14 min $99. From Penang ferry to Langkawi, Speedboat to Koh Lipe, Speedboat to Phuket, then taxi to Ko Phuket. 12 h 42 min $171. From Penang Mini Van to Hat Yai Bus Terminal then bus to Phuket Bus Terminal 2. 13 h 55 min $26. From Penang Mini Van to Khao Sok then bus to Phuket Bus Terminal 2. 16 h $32. From George Town drive to Ko Phuket. 8 h 54 min $68.
Bus or fly from George Town to Ko Phuket?
Firefly and Malaysia Airlines fly from George Town to Ko Phuket once daily. Alternatively, Jolly Travel operates a bus from George Town to Ko Phuket 3 times a day. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 6 h. Sukhothai Tour Hat Yai also services this route hourly.