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There are 9 ways to get from Phuket to Bangkok by plane, ferry, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly Phuket to Suvarnabhumi  •  3h 38m

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) HKT - BKK

฿730 - ฿3268

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Bus, train  •  14h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Surat Thani Station
  2. Take the train from Surat Thani Train Station to Hua Lamphong 40 Surat Thani - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...

฿440 - ฿1750

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Fly Phuket to Don Muang  •  4h 11m

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Don Muang (DMK) HKT - DMK

฿700 - ฿2663

Ferry to Krabi, fly to Don Muang  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the ferry from Phuket Rassada Pier to Ao Nang Pier
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Don Muang (DMK) KBV - DMK

฿1500 - ฿3100

Ferry to Krabi, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  6h 38m

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

฿1730 - ฿3905

Bus  •  11h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Phuket to Southern Bus Terminal

฿621 - ฿933

Bus, train via Ban Takhun  •  14h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Phuket to Ban Takhun
  2. Take the train from Surat Thani Train Station to Hua Lamphong 40 Surat Thani - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...

฿600 - ฿2934

Night bus  •  12h 29m

  1. Take the night bus from Phuket Bus Station to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal

฿1095 - ฿1120

Drive  •  12h 9m

  1. Drive from Phuket to Bangkok 839.9 km

฿2300 - ฿3400

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The cheapest way to get from Phuket to Bangkok is to bus which costs ฿600 - ฿950 and takes 11h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Phuket to Bangkok is to fly which costs ฿700 - ฿3300 and takes 3h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phuket to Bangkok. However, there are services departing from Phuket and arriving at Democracy Monument via Opposite Southern Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 29m.

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The distance between Phuket and Bangkok is 693 km. The road distance is 839.9 km.

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The best way to get from Phuket to Bangkok without a car is to bus which takes 11h 29m and costs ฿600 - ฿950.

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It takes approximately 3h 38m to get from Phuket to Bangkok, including transfers.

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Phuket to Bangkok bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Phuket station.

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The best way to get from Phuket to Bangkok is to fly which takes 3h 38m and costs ฿700 - ฿3300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿600 - ฿950 and takes 11h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Phuket Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Phuket to Bangkok bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Southern Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Phuket to Bangkok.
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  • Distance: 693.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 38m

What companies run services between Phuket, Thailand and Bangkok, Thailand?

Thai Smile, Thai Airways International and two other airlines fly from Phuket to Bangkok hourly. Alternatively, The Transport Company operates a bus from Phuket to Southern Bus Terminal 4 times a day. Tickets cost ฿600 - ฿900 and the journey takes 11h.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿6500
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿9000
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿5500
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿600 - ฿3200
Flights from Krabi to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿2400
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿5500
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿5500
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿9000
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿9000
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿6000
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿6000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿950 - ฿5500
Flights from Krabi to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿3700
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿3600
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿2900
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 Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
9h
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
Bus operators
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
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
฿205
Phuket Travel
Website
12go.asia
Night bus from Phuket Bus Station to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1085
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Ao Nang Princess

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Yes, the driving distance between Phuket to Bangkok is 840 km. It takes approximately 12h 9m to drive from Phuket to Bangkok.

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Thai Vietjet Air, Thai Smile, Thai Airways International and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Phuket Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

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There are 3264+ hotels available in Bangkok. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Phuket to Phuket Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs ฿85 - ฿120.

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