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There are 6 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  •  11 h

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

$163 - $656

Cheapest option

Fly to Nakhon Si Thammarat, bus  •  20 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Male (MLE) to Nakhon Si Thammarat (NST) MLE - NST
  2. Take the bus from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Phuket Bus Terminal

$158 - $571

4 alternative options

Fly to Krabi, ferry  •  15 h 45 min

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

$177 - $629

Fly to Surat Thani, bus  •  16 h 41 min

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

$202 - $764

Fly to Ranong, bus  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Male (MLE) to Ranong (UNN) MLE - UNN
  2. Take the bus from Ranong Bus Station to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

$239 - $822

Fly to Trang, ferry, Speedboat  •  20 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Male (MLE) to Trang (TST) MLE - TST
  2. Take the ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Ko Mook
  3. Take the Speedboat from Ko Mook to Phuket

$288 - $830

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maldives to Phuket is to fly and bus which costs $150 - $600 and takes 20 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maldives to Phuket is to fly which costs $160 - $700 and takes 11 h.

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The distance between Maldives and Phuket is 2793 km.

It takes approximately 11 h to get from Maldives to Phuket, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Male Airport to Phuket Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Phuket is 2 h ahead of Maldives. It is currently 8:42 AM in Maldives and 10:42 AM in Phuket.

Singapore Airlines, Jetstar Asia Airways, Thai AirAsia and five other airlines offer flights from Male Airport to Phuket Airport.

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There are 3615+ hotels available in Phuket. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Maldives to Male Airport is to ferry which takes 5 min and costs $1 - $2.

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Map of how to get from Maldives to Phuket.
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  • Distance: 1745.4 miles
  • Duration: 11 h

What companies run services between Maldives and Phuket, Thailand?

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

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Male to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Flights from Male to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Male to Nakhon Si Thammarat via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $460
Flights from Male to Nakhon Si Thammarat via Hong Kong, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Male to Nakhon Si Thammarat via Singapore Changi, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flights from Male to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Male to Surat Thani via Hong Kong, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Male to Ranong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Flights from Male to Ranong via Kochi, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Male to Ranong via Singapore Changi, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Male to Trang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Male to Trang via Singapore Changi, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Male to Trang via Kochi, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Flights from Male to Trang via Hong Kong, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Male to Phuket via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Male to Krabi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Male to Phuket via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Male to Krabi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Male to Nakhon Si Thammarat via Kuala Lumpur, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Male to Surat Thani via Kuala Lumpur, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Male to Ranong via Kuala Lumpur, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Male to Ranong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $700
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Male to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Male to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Male to Nakhon Si Thammarat via Singapore Changi, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Male to Surat Thani via Singapore Changi, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Male to Trang via Kuala Lumpur, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
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
Flights from Male to Phuket via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Male to Phuket via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Male to Krabi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Male to Phuket via Colombo, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Male to Krabi via Hong Kong, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Male to Surat Thani via Colombo, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Male to Surat Thani via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Bus operators
Nakhonborrikarn
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Phuket Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Rung Kit
Phone
0-7781-2324
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Ranong Bus Station to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Ko Mook
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Andaman Ferry Service
Phone
(+66)81-599-1936
Email
andamanferry@gmail.com
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Ko Mook to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com

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