There are 5 ways to get from Padang Besar to Phuket by ferry, bus, train, car or plane

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Ferry, Speedboat  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe Sirilanta
  2. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Phuket

$142 - $222

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Bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

$12

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Train, bus  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Padang Besar to Suratthani Train Station 46 Padang Besar - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper AC
  2. Take the bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal 780

$18 - $47

Drive  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Padang Besar to Phuket 294.3 miles

$40 - $60

Fly  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Phuket (HKT) HDY - HKT

$62 - $142

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No, there is no direct bus from Padang Besar to Phuket. However, there are services departing from Padang Besar and arriving at Phuket Bus Terminal 2 via Hat Yai Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

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The distance between Padang Besar and Phuket is 253 km. The road distance is 470.8 km.

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The best way to get from Padang Besar to Phuket without a car is to ferry and Speedboat which takes 8 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 41 min to get from Padang Besar to Phuket, including transfers.

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Padang Besar to Phuket bus services, operated by , depart from Padang Besar station.

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The best way to get from Padang Besar to Phuket is to bus which takes 10 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Hat Yai Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Padang Besar to Phuket bus services, operated by Sri Trang Tour, arrive at Phuket Bus Terminal 2 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Padang Besar to Phuket is 471 km. It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to drive from Padang Besar to Phuket.

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Bangkok Airways offers flights from Hat Yai Airport to Phuket Airport.

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Map of how to get from Padang Besar to Phuket.
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  • Distance: 157.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 41 min

What companies run services between Padang Besar, Thailand and Phuket, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Padang Besar to Phuket via Hat Yai Bus Terminal in around 10 h 20 min. Alternatively, Bangkok Airways flies from Padang Besar to Phuket once daily.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$28 - $40
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Sri Trang Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ploy Siam Speed Boat
Website
adangseatour.com
Ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Andaman Ferry Service
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com

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There are 3404+ hotels available in Phuket. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Airport is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs .

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