There are 8 ways to get from Phuket to Bangkok by plane, bus, ferry, train, night bus or car

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Fly Phuket to Suvarnabhumi  •  3 h 43 min

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

$39 - $146

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Bus, train  •  14 h 5 min

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

$21 - $62

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Fly Phuket to Don Muang, bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Don Muang (DMK) HKT - DMK
  2. Take the bus from Tmb Headquarter to Wat Ratchanatdaram

$27 - $117

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

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

$62 - $179

Ferry to Krabi, fly to Don Muang  •  7 h 4 min

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

$52 - $140

Bus  •  12 h 45 min

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

$22 - $32

Night bus  •  13 h 39 min

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

$29

Drive  •  12 h 5 min

  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 12 h 45 min.

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

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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 12 h 45 min.

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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 12 h 45 min and costs ฿700 - ฿1100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min 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 3 h 43 min and costs ฿1200 - ฿4800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿700 - ฿1100 and takes 12 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Phuket Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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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: 3 h 43 min

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

Thai Airways International, Thai Smile and two other airlines 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 12 h 10 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Flights from Krabi to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $75
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Krabi to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Flights from Krabi to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Phuket Travel
Website
12go.asia
Night bus from Phuket Bus Station to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
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Yes, the driving distance between Phuket to Bangkok is 839 km. It takes approximately 12 h 5 min to drive from Phuket to Bangkok.

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

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There are 2909+ hotels available in Bangkok. Prices start at $18 USD 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 ฿95 - ฿130.

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