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

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Fly Khon Kaen to Phuket  •  5h 11m

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

$72 - $194

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Bus Sombat Tour  •  20h 50m

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

$27 - $50

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Train to Udon Thani, fly to Phuket  •  6h 31m

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

$59 - $198

Fly Khon Kaen to Krabi, ferry  •  9h 23m

  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  •  19h 43m

  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  •  22h 4m

  1. Take the train from Khon Kaen to Bang Sue
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Surat Thani Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal 780

$31 - $100

Drive  •  18h 23m

  1. Drive from Khon Kaen to Phuket 807.2 miles

$110 - $170

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

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The quickest way to get from Khon Kaen to Phuket is to fly which costs ฿2300 - ฿6500 and takes 5h 11m.

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

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The distance between Khon Kaen and Phuket is 1066 km. The road distance is 1291.5 km.

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The best way to get from Khon Kaen to Phuket without a car is to bus which takes 19h 43m and costs ฿1000 - ฿1500.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Khon Kaen to Phuket, including transfers.

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Khon Kaen to Phuket bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Air, depart from Khon Kaen station.

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The best way to get from Khon Kaen to Phuket is to fly which takes 5h 11m and costs ฿2300 - ฿6500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿1000 - ฿1500 and takes 19h 43m.

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The quickest flight from Khon Kaen Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Khon Kaen to Phuket bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Phuket station.

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Map of how to get from Khon Kaen to Phuket.
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  • Distance: 666.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 11m

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

Thai AirAsia, Nok Air 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 19h 43m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Utapao
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Khon Kaen to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Flights from Khon Kaen to Krabi via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Flights from Khon Kaen to Krabi via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Khon Kaen to Krabi via Don Muang, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $300
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Khon Kaen to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Flights from Khon Kaen to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Khon Kaen to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Khon Kaen to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
Train from Khon Kaen to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
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 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Train from Bang Sue to Surat Thani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Khon Kaen to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Rung Prasert Tour
Phone
02 941 8833
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Khon Kaen to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Khon Kaen Bus Station to Phuket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$28
Super
$32
Supreme
$43 - $46
Greenbus Thailand
Ferry operators

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Yes, the driving distance between Khon Kaen to Phuket is 1292 km. It takes approximately 18h 23m to drive from Khon Kaen to Phuket.

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Thai Airways International, Thai Lion Mentari, Nok Air and two other airlines offer flights from Khon Kaen Airport to Phuket Airport.

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There are 3766+ hotels available in Phuket. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Khon Kaen to Khon Kaen Airport is to Airport Route which takes 18m and costs ฿14.

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