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There are 10 ways to get from Phuket to Cha-am by bus, train, night train, car, plane or ferry

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Bus  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Cha-am

$28

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Mini Van, train  •  14h 35m

  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 Ban Chaam 170 Yala - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper AC / ...

$20 - $49

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Bus, minivan  •  14h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Chumphon
  2. Take the minivan from Chumphon to Hua Hin

$37 - $39

Bus, night train  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani 780
  2. Take the night train from Surat Thani Train Station to Hua Hin 44 Surat Thani - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC

$25 - $77

Drive  •  9h 49m

  1. Drive from Phuket to Cha-am 422.8 miles

$55 - $90

Fly Phuket to Suvarnabhumi, train  •  8h 57m

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) HKT - BKK
  2. Take the train from Thon Buri to Ban Chaam

$49 - $181

Fly Phuket to Don Muang, train  •  9h 15m

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Don Muang (DMK) HKT - DMK
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Ban Chaam

$41 - $176

Fly Phuket to Utapao, ferry, bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Utapao (UTP) HKT - UTP
  2. Take the ferry from Bali Hai Pier Pattaya to Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin
  3. Take the bus from Hua Hin to Cha-am Intersection

$99 - $222

Ferry to Krabi, fly to Suvarnabhumi, train  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the ferry from Phuket Rassada Pier to Ao Nang Pier
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) KBV - BKK
  3. Take the train from Thon Buri to Ban Chaam

$71 - $214

Ferry to Krabi, fly to Don Muang, train  •  12h 25m

  1. Take the ferry from Phuket Rassada Pier to Ao Nang Pier
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Don Muang (DMK) KBV - DMK
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue to Ban Chaam

$65 - $199

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The cheapest way to get from Phuket to Cha-am is to bus which costs ฿913 and takes 10h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Phuket to Cha-am is to fly and ferry and bus which costs ฿3200 - ฿7500 and takes 8h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Phuket Bus Terminal and arriving at Cha-am. Services depart once a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 40m.

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The distance between Phuket and Cha-am is 572 km. The road distance is 676.5 km.

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The best way to get from Phuket to Cha-am without a car is to bus which takes 10h 40m and costs ฿913.

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The bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Cha-am takes 10h 40m including transfers and departs once a week.

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Phuket to Cha-am bus services, operated by Phuket Travel, depart from Phuket Bus Terminal station.

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

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Phuket to Cha-am bus services, operated by Phuket Travel, arrive at Cha-am station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Phuket to Cha-am is 677 km. It takes approximately 9h 49m to drive from Phuket to Cha-am.

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Map of how to get from Phuket to Cha-am.
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  • Distance: 357.6 miles
  • Duration: 10h 40m

What companies run services between Phuket, Thailand and Cha-am, Thailand?

Phuket Travel operates a bus from Phuket to Cha-am once a week. Tickets cost $28 and the journey takes 10h 40m.

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 Phuket to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
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 Phuket to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
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 Ban Chaam
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $15
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $40
Night train from Surat Thani Train Station to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $15
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $40
Train from Thon Buri to Ban Chaam
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Train from Bang Sue to Ban Chaam
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Phuket Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Cha-am
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Rung Kit
Phone
0-7781-2324
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Fame Tour
Phone
0 7757 1077
Website
chumphon-kohtao.com
Bus from Chumphon to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
chumphon-kohtao.com
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Yellow Bus
Phone
038-967965-7
Email
yellowbus2008@gmail.com
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus from Hua Hin to Cha-am
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Ferry operators
Royal Passenger Liner
Phone
038-488-999
Email
info@royalferrygroup.com
Website
royalferrygroup.com
Ferry from Bali Hai Pier Pattaya to Khao Takiab Pier Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
royalferrygroup.com
Book at
12go.asia

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

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There are 359+ hotels available in Cha-am. Prices start at $39 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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