There are 7 ways to get from Khon Kaen to Phuket by plane, bus, ferry, train or car

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

Fly Khon Kaen to Phuket  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Khon Kaen (KKC) to Phuket (HKT) KKC - HKT

$72 - $194

Cheapest option

Bus Sombat Tour  •  20 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Khon Kaen Bus Station to Phuket Bus Station

$28 - $50

5 alternative options

Bus to Udon Thani, fly to Phuket  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Khon Kaen to Udonthani
  2. Fly from Udon Thani (UTH) to Phuket (HKT) UTH - HKT

$52 - $172

Fly Khon Kaen to Krabi, ferry  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Khon Kaen (KKC) to Krabi (KBV) KKC - KBV
  2. Take the ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Phuket Rassada Pier

$91 - $407

Bus The Transport Company  •  19 h 43 min

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

$32 - $45

Train, bus  •  23 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Khon Kaen to Bang Sue
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Phuket Bus Terminal 2 779

$30 - $103

Drive  •  18 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Khon Kaen to Phuket 807.2 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between Khon Kaen, Thailand and Phuket, Thailand?

Thai AirAsia, Thai Smile and four other airlines fly from Khon Kaen to Phuket hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 19 h 43 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Khon Kaen to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Flights from Khon Kaen to Krabi via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Flights from Khon Kaen to Krabi via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Khon Kaen to Krabi via Don Muang, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $300
Flights from Khon Kaen to Krabi via Don Muang, Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $370
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Khon Kaen to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Flights from Khon Kaen to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Khon Kaen to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Flights from Khon Kaen to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Khon Kaen to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bus
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Khon Kaen to Udonthani
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
bangkokairportonline.com
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Khon Kaen to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Rung Prasert Tour
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Khon Kaen to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Khon Kaen Bus Station to Phuket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$29
Super
$32
Supreme
$44 - $47
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
Ferry operators
Ao Nang Princess

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Khon Kaen and Phuket is 1066 km. The road distance is 1292 km.

The cheapest way to get from Khon Kaen to Phuket is to bus which costs ฿1000 - ฿1500 and takes 19 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Khon Kaen to Phuket is to fly which takes 4 h 45 min and costs ฿2300 - ฿6500.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Khon Kaen Bus Station and arriving at Phuket Bus Station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Khon Kaen to Phuket, including transfers.