There are 9 ways to get from Phuket to Cha-am by bus, train, car, plane or ferry

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Bus  •  10 h 40 min

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

$29

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Bus, train  •  11 h 45 min

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

$27 - $80

7 alternative options

Bus, Minivan  •  14 h 36 min

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

$37 - $39

Drive  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Phuket to Cha-am 422.8 miles

$55 - $90

Fly Phuket to Suvarnabhumi, train  •  8 h 57 min

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

$49 - $182

Fly Phuket to Don Muang, train  •  9 h 25 min

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

$41 - $177

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

  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

$72 - $215

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

  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

$66 - $200

Fly Phuket to Utapao, bus  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Utapao (UTP) HKT - UTP
  2. Take the bus from Utapao Airport to Si Racha
  3. Take the bus from Si Racha to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport
  4. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Cha-am Intersection

$58 - $181

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

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The quickest way to get from Phuket to Cha-am is to fly and train which costs ฿1500 - ฿6000 and takes 8 h 57 min.

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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 10 h 40 min.

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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 10 h 40 min and costs ฿913.

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The bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Cha-am takes 10 h 40 min 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 1 h 25 min.

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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 9 h 49 min to drive from Phuket to Cha-am.

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  • Distance: 357.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 40 min

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 $29 and the journey takes 10 h 40 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
Flights from Phuket to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
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
Flights from Phuket to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
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 Hin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Train from Thon Buri to Ban Chaam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
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
3 h 45 min
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 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Phuket Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Cha-am
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
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
Rung Kit
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Fame Tour
Website
chumphon-kohtao.com
Bus from Chumphon to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
chumphon-kohtao.com
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Utapao Airport to Si Racha
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
12go.asia
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bus
Bus from Si Racha to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Bell Travel Service
Website
belltravelservice.com
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Cha-am Intersection
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
belltravelservice.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators

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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 316+ hotels available in Cha-am. Prices start at $40 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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