There are 7 ways to get from Sumatra to Phuket by plane, ferry, bus, train, taxi, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Phuket  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Pekanbaru (PKU) to Phuket (HKT) PKU - HKT

$70 - $347

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  30 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Pekanbaru to Dumai
  2. Take the ferry from Dumai to Jeti Shahbandar
  3. Take the bus from Melaka Sentral to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
  4. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hat Yai Bus Station
  5. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

$56 - $59

5 alternative options

Fly to Krabi, ferry  •  8 h 38 min

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

$93 - $209

Bus, ferry, train, Speedboat  •  25 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Pekanbaru to Dumai
  2. Take the ferry from Dumai to Pelabuhan Klang
  3. Take the train from Pelabuhan Klang to Kuala Lumpur
  4. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Arau
  5. Take the ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
  6. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Phuket

$168 - $247

Bus, ferry, train, taxi  •  24 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Pekanbaru to Dumai
  2. Take the ferry from Dumai to Pelabuhan Klang
  3. Take the train from Pelabuhan Klang to Kuala Lumpur
  4. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  5. Take the bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  6. Take a taxi from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phatthalung
  7. Take the bus from Phatthalung to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

Bus, ferry, train  •  28 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Pekanbaru to Dumai
  2. Take the ferry from Dumai to Pelabuhan Klang
  3. Take the train from Pelabuhan Klang to Tanjung Malim
  4. Take the train from Tanjung Malim to Padang Besar
  5. Take the bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  6. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

Drive, ferry  •  18 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Pekanbaru to Dumai
  2. Take the ferry from Dumai to Port Dickson
  3. Drive from Port Dickson to Phuket

$127 - $182

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sumatra to Phuket is to bus and ferry which costs Rp800000 - Rp840000 and takes 30 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sumatra to Phuket is to fly which costs Rp950000 - Rp5000000 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between Sumatra and Phuket is 964 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Sumatra to Phuket, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Sumatra, Indonesia and Phuket, Thailand?

AirAsia, Jetstar Asia Airways and two other airlines fly from Pekanbaru to Phuket every 4 hours.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Pekanbaru to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Pekanbaru to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Pekanbaru to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Pekanbaru to Phuket via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Pekanbaru to Krabi via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Pekanbaru to Phuket via Singapore
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Pekanbaru to Krabi via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Pelabuhan Klang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Train from Pelabuhan Klang to Tanjung Malim
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Arau
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $19
Platinum
$22 - $26
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$12 - $13
Gold
$18 - $20
Platinum
$24 - $28
Train from Tanjung Malim to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$10 - $12
Gold
$15 - $17
Platinum
$20 - $24
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Pekanbaru to Dumai
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
bus
Bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Sri Trang Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phatthalung to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
KKKL Express
Mayang Sari Express
Website
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Bus from Melaka Sentral to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Book at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Transnasional
Website
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Melaka Sentral to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hat Yai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Ferry operators
Ao Nang Princess
ferry
Ferry from Dumai to Pelabuhan Klang
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ploy Siam Speed Boat
Website
adangseatour.com
Ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Andaman Ferry Service
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Tunas Rupat
Website
tunasrupat.com
Car ferry from Dumai to Jeti Shahbandar
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
tunasrupat.com
Car ferry from Dumai to Port Dickson
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
tunasrupat.com
Other operators
Taxi from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phatthalung
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Hat Yai Taxi Meter
Phone
+66 89 9779061

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