There are 6 ways to get from Mae Sot to Phuket by plane, ferry, bus, 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 to Phuket  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Mae Sot (MAQ) to Phuket (HKT) MAQ - HKT

$77 - $250

Cheapest option

Bus Greenbus Thailand  •  21 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Tak 829 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tak to Phuket Bus Terminal 2 779

$34 - $59

4 alternative options

Fly to Krabi, ferry  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Mae Sot (MAQ) to Krabi (KBV) MAQ - KBV
  2. Take the ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Phuket Rassada Pier

$102 - $214

Bus The Transport Company  •  20 h 40 min

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

$35 - $54

Bus, train  •  25 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Phitsanulok 829
  2. Take the train from Phitsanulok to Don Mueang
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
  4. Take the bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Phuket Bus Terminal 2 779

$45 - $139

Drive  •  18 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Mae Sot to Phuket 833.1 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between Mae Sot, Thailand and Phuket, Thailand?

Nok Air flies from Mae Sot to Phuket every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mae Sot to Phuket via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 20 h 40 min.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Mae Sot to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Mae Sot to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Mae Sot to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Mae Sot to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Phitsanulok to Don Mueang
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $15
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $40
Train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Mae Sot to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phuket
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Mae Sot to Tak
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Mae Sot to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Tak to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
19 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Ao Nang Princess

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Mae Sot to Phuket?

The distance between Mae Sot and Phuket is 982 km. The road distance is 1333 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Mae Sot to Phuket?

The cheapest way to get from Mae Sot to Phuket is to bus which costs ฿1000 - ฿1700 and takes 20 h 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Mae Sot to Phuket?

The quickest way to get from Mae Sot to Phuket is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs ฿2400 - ฿8000.

Is there a direct bus between Mae Sot and Phuket?

No, there is no direct bus from Mae Sot to Phuket. However, there are services departing from Mae Sot and arriving at Phuket via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Mae Sot to Phuket?

It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Mae Sot to Phuket, including transfers.