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There are 8 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

฿1230 - ฿4668

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Bus  •  12h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Phuket to Southern Bus Terminal

฿691 - ฿988

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Fly Phuket to Don Muang  •  4h 11m

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

฿800 - ฿3663

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

฿2089 - ฿5805

Ferry to Krabi, fly to Don Muang  •  7h 16m

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

฿1609 - ฿4300

Bus, train  •  14h 24m

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

฿825 - ฿2927

Night bus  •  14h 44m

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

฿810 - ฿835

Drive  •  12h 7m

  1. Drive from Phuket to Bangkok 524.2 miles

฿2400 - ฿3500

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The cheapest way to get from Phuket to Bangkok is to night bus which costs ฿810 - ฿840 and takes 14h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Phuket to Bangkok is to fly which costs ฿1200 - ฿4700 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 12h 39m.

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The distance between Phuket and Bangkok is 691 km. The road distance is 838.7 km.

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The best way to get from Phuket to Bangkok without a car is to bus which takes 12h 39m and costs ฿650 - ฿1000.

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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 ฿1200 - ฿4700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿650 - ฿1000 and takes 12h 39m.

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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: 432 miles
  • 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 Bangkok every 4 hours. Tickets cost ฿650 - ฿1000 and the journey takes 12h 10m.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿9000
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿9500
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿8000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿3300
Flights from Krabi to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿2400
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿5500
Flights from Krabi to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿4900
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿9500
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿9500
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿7500
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿7500
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿8000
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿2600
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿6500
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Phuket to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿8500
Flights from Krabi to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿8000
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
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿410 - ฿1500
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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3rd Class (Seat)
฿190 - ฿280
2nd Class (Seat)
฿410 - ฿600
2nd Class (Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
1st Class (Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Phuket to Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿1000
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
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 - ฿200
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
฿136
Super
฿179
Supreme
฿180 - ฿200
Phuket Travel
Website
12go.asia
Night bus from Phuket Bus Station to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿800
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Ao Nang Princess
Phone
075-637-152
Email
s..sl@AonangTravelcom.co.th
Website
aonangtravel.co.th
Ferry from Phuket Rassada Pier to Ao Nang Pier
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿700
Schedules at
aonangtravel.co.th
Book at
aonangtravel.co.th

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Yes, the driving distance between Phuket to Bangkok is 839 km. It takes approximately 12h 7m 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 3374+ hotels available in Bangkok. Prices start at ฿650 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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