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There are 5 ways to get from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Khon Kaen (KKC)

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Phuket to Ban Takhun
  2. Take the train from Surat Thani Train Station to Bang Sue Junction
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Khon Kaen

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Bus via Bangkok

  1. Take the bus from Phuket to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Phuket to Khon Kaen

Drive

  1. Drive from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC)

Phuket (HKT) to Khon Kaen (KKC) flights

The flight time between Phuket (HKT) and Khon Kaen (KKC) is around 3h 48m and covers a distance of around 1049 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 19m. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 50m. Services are operated by Thai AirAsia, Thai Vietjet Air, Thai Smile and others. Typically 42 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
2h 28m
Layover time:
1h 19m
Total time:
3h 48m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
1h 50m
Flight distance:
1049 km
Flights per week:
42
Cheapest price:
฿473
Carbon emissions:
347 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
08:45
Last flight departs at:
15:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Phuket (HKT) to Khon Kaen (KKC) flight schedules

Phuket Airport (HKT) → Khon Kaen Airport (KKC)
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Rules to follow in Thailand

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Travel within Thailand

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in Thailand

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1422

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Thailand.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1422.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is to bus via Bangkok which costs ฿1000 - ฿1600 and takes 22h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is to fly which costs ฿1300 - ฿2000 and takes 1h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC). However, there are services departing from Phuket Airport and arriving at Khon Kaen Airport via Phuket, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Khon Kaen Bus Terminal 1 and CentralPlaza Khon Kaen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 22m.

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The distance between Phuket Airport (HKT) and Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is 1049 km. The road distance is 1273.2 km.

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The best way to get from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) without a car is to bus via Bangkok which takes 22h 22m and costs ฿1000 - ฿1600.

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It takes approximately 1h 50m to fly from Phuket (HKT) to Khon Kaen (KKC), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Phuket Airport (HKT) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Phuket station.

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The best way to get from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is to fly which takes 1h 50m and costs ฿1300 - ฿2000. Alternatively, you can bus via Bangkok, which costs ฿1000 - ฿1600 and takes 22h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Phuket Airport to Khon Kaen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Phuket Airport (HKT) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) bus services, operated by Rung Prasert Tour, arrive at Khon Kaen station.

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Map of how to get from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC).
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  • Distance: 1048.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 50m

What companies run services between Phuket Airport (HKT), Thailand and Khon Kaen Airport (KKC), Thailand?

Thai AirAsia, Thai Vietjet Air and three other airlines fly from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) via Phuket, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Khon Kaen, Khon Kaen Bus Terminal 1, and CentralPlaza Khon Kaen in around 22h 22m.

Airlines
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Phuket to Khon Kaen via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿470 - ฿1700
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phuket to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿480 - ฿1300
Flights from Phuket to Khon Kaen via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿490 - ฿1400
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Phuket to Khon Kaen via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿2700
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Phuket to Khon Kaen via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿3000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Phuket to Khon Kaen via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿2300
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Surat Thani Train Station to Bang Sue Junction
Ave. Duration
8h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿190 - ฿1500
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿190 - ฿280
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿410 - ฿600
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿150 - ฿1400
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿150 - ฿240
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿360 - ฿500
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Bus operators
Rung Prasert Tour
Phone
02 941 8833
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿377
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿350 - ฿450
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Phuket to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
20h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿950 - ฿1800
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
฿993
Super
฿1115
Supreme
฿1578
Bus from Phuket to Ban Takhun
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿130 - ฿210
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
฿135
Super
฿181
Supreme
฿204

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Yes, the driving distance between Phuket Airport (HKT) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is 1273 km. It takes approximately 18h 7m to drive from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC).

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Thai Airways International, Thai Lion Mentari, Thai AirAsia and two other airlines offer flights from Phuket Airport to Khon Kaen Airport.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Khon Kaen Airport (KKC). Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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