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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 Don Muang  •  4h 2m

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

$26 - $115

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Bus, train  •  13h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani 780
  2. Take the train from Surat Thani Train Station to Hua Lamphong 40 Surat Thani - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...

$20 - $59

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Fly Phuket to Suvarnabhumi  •  3h 43m

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

$39 - $145

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

$61 - $178

Ferry to Krabi, fly to Don Muang  •  7h 12m

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

$50 - $138

Bus  •  12h 45m

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

$22 - $32

Mini Van, train  •  14h 34m

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

$21 - $59

Night bus  •  13h 39m

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

$29

Drive  •  12h 5m

  1. Drive from Phuket to Bangkok 524.2 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Phuket to Bangkok is to bus which costs ฿700 - ฿1100 and takes 12h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Phuket to Bangkok is to fly which costs ฿1200 - ฿4800 and takes 3h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phuket to Bangkok. However, there are services departing from Phuket and arriving at Wat Ratchanatdaram via Mochit 2 Bus Depot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 45m.

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The distance between Phuket and Bangkok is 691 km. The road distance is 838.8 km.

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The best way to get from Phuket to Bangkok without a car is to bus which takes 12h 45m and costs ฿700 - ฿1100.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m 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 4h 2m and costs ฿800 - ฿3800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿700 - ฿1100 and takes 12h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Phuket Airport to Don Muang Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Map of how to get from Phuket to Bangkok.
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  • Distance: 432 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

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

Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Mentari and Nok Air fly from Phuket to Bangkok hourly. Alternatively, The Transport Company operates a bus from Phuket to Bangkok every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 12h 10m.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Flights from Krabi to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $75
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Krabi to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Flights from Krabi to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
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 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Phuket Travel
Website
12go.asia
Night bus from Phuket Bus Station to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
12go.asia
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12go.asia
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Yes, the driving distance between Phuket to Bangkok is 839 km. It takes approximately 12h 5m to drive from Phuket to Bangkok.

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Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Phuket Airport to Don Muang Airport.

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There are 3214+ hotels available in Bangkok. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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

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