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

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

Bus Sri Trang Tour  •  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

4 alternative options

Bus Nakhonborrikarn  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Nakhon Si Thammarat
  3. Take the bus from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Phuket Bus Terminal

$17

Train, bus  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  2. Take the train from Hat Yai to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal 780

$25 - $75

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Padang Besar to Phuket is to bus which costs ฿371 and takes 10 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Padang Besar to Phuket is to fly which costs ฿2000 - ฿4800 and takes 3 h 50 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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It takes approximately 10 h 20 min to get from Padang Besar to Phuket, including transfers.

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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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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 Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$16 - $22
1st Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
Train from Hat Yai to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $35
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
Nakhonborrikarn
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Nakhon Si Thammarat
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
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
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia

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