There are 3 ways to get from Maldives to Phuket by plane, ferry or bus

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  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Male (MLE) to Phuket (HKT) MLE - HKT

$163 - $656

2 alternative options

Fly to Krabi, ferry  •  13 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Male (MLE) to Krabi (KBV) MLE - KBV
  2. Take the ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Phuket Rassada Pier

$178 - $630

Fly to Surat Thani, bus  •  16 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Male (MLE) to Surat Thani (URT) MLE - URT
  2. Take the bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

$241 - $867

What companies run services between Maldives and Phuket, Thailand?

Thai AirAsia, AirAsia and 14 other airlines fly from Malé to Phuket hourly.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Male to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Flights from Male to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Male to Surat Thani via Hong Kong, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Male to Surat Thani via Singapore, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Male to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Male to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Male to Phuket via Singapore
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Male to Krabi via Singapore
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Male to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Male to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Male to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Male to Surat Thani via Colombo, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Male to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Male to Phuket via Singapore
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Male to Phuket via Singapore
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Male to Phuket via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Male to Phuket via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Male to Surat Thani via Kuala Lumpur, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Bus operators
Ferry operators
Ao Nang Princess

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Maldives to Phuket?

The distance between Maldives and Phuket is 2793 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Maldives to Phuket?

The cheapest way to get from Maldives to Phuket is to fly which costs $160 - $700 and takes 9 h 19 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Maldives to Phuket?

The quickest way to get from Maldives to Phuket is to fly which takes 9 h 19 min and costs $160 - $700.

How long does it take to get from Maldives to Phuket?

It takes approximately 9 h 19 min to get from Maldives to Phuket, including transfers.