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There are 6 ways to get from Mae Sot to Phuket by plane, ferry, bus, train or car

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Fly to Phuket  •  7 h 4 min

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

$76 - $249

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Bus, train  •  21 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal 780

$33 - $78

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Fly to Krabi, ferry  •  8 h 44 min

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

$100 - $212

Bus Greenbus Thailand  •  22 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Tak 638 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tak to Phuket Bus Terminal 2 779

$39 - $54

Bus Sawadee Tour  •  25 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Chon Buri Terminal 638
  2. Take the bus from Chon Buri Terminal to Phuket Bus

$44 - $51

Drive  •  18 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Mae Sot to Phuket 833.1 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Mae Sot to Phuket is to bus which costs ฿1400 - ฿1700 and takes 25 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mae Sot to Phuket is to fly which costs ฿2400 - ฿8500 and takes 7 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mae Sot to Phuket. However, there are services departing from Mae Sot and arriving at Phuket Bus Terminal 2 via Tak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 4 min.

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

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The best way to get from Mae Sot to Phuket without a car is to bus and train which takes 21 h 26 min and costs ฿1000 - ฿2600.

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It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to get from Mae Sot to Phuket, including transfers.

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Mae Sot to Phuket bus services, operated by Phetprasert Tour, depart from Mae Sot station.

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The best way to get from Mae Sot to Phuket is to fly which takes 7 h 4 min and costs ฿2400 - ฿8500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿1200 - ฿1800 and takes 22 h 4 min.

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There is no direct flight from Mae Sot Airport to Phuket Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Mae Sot to Phuket bus services, operated by Greenbus Thailand, arrive at Phuket Bus Terminal 2 station.

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Map of how to get from Mae Sot to Phuket.
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  • Distance: 613.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 4 min

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

Nok Air flies from Mae Sot to Phuket every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mae Sot to Phuket via Tak in around 22 h 4 min.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Mae Sot to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Mae Sot to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Mae Sot to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Phone
0-5326-6480
Email
servicecenter@greenbusthailand.com
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Tak to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
19 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Mae Sot to Tak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Mae Sot to Chon Buri Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Sawadee Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Chon Buri Terminal to Phuket Bus
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
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Yes, the driving distance between Mae Sot to Phuket is 1333 km. It takes approximately 18 h 55 min to drive from Mae Sot to Phuket.

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Nok Air offers flights from Mae Sot Airport to Phuket Airport.

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There are 3713+ hotels available in Phuket. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mae Sot to Mae Sot Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs ฿120 - ฿150.

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