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

$69 - $347

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  29 h 47 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

$55 - $58

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 - $210

Bus, ferry, train, Speedboat  •  25 h 58 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 KL Sentral
  4. Take the train from KL Sentral to Arau
  5. Take the ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
  6. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Phuket

$173 - $263

Bus, ferry, train  •  27 h 47 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 KL Sentral
  4. Take the train from KL Sentral 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

Bus, car ferry, Mini Van  •  34 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Pekanbaru to Dumai
  2. Take the car ferry from Dumai to Port Dickson
  3. Take the bus from Seremban to Rantau Panjang
  4. Take the Mini Van from Sungai Kolok to Khao Sok
  5. Take the bus from Khao Sok to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

$55 - $57

Drive, car ferry  •  18 h 19 min

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

$109 - $164

Questions & Answers

The distance between Sumatra and Phuket is 964 km.

The best way to get from Sumatra to Phuket without a car is to bus and ferry and train which takes 27 h 47 min and costs .

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

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There is no direct flight from Pekanbaru Airport to Phuket Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Scoot Tigerair , Jetstar Asia Airways and AirAsia offer flights from Pekanbaru Airport to Phuket Airport.

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There are 3404+ hotels available in Phuket. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sumatra to Pekanbaru Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Sumatra to Phuket.
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  • Distance: 602.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 28 min

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

AirAsia, Scoot Tigerair and two other airlines fly from Pekanbaru to Phuket every 3 hours.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Pekanbaru to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 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
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Pekanbaru to Phuket via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Pekanbaru to Krabi via Singapore Changi
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 Changi
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Pekanbaru to Krabi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Pelabuhan Klang to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Arau
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $12
Gold
$16 - $19
Platinum
$21 - $25
Train from KL Sentral to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $20
Platinum
$22 - $27
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 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
Delima
Website
delima.com.my
Bus from Melaka Sentral to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
delima.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
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
easybook.com
Transnasional
Website
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Melaka Sentral to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 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
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Seremban to Rantau Panjang
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Ekspres Perdana
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Seremban to Rantau Panjang
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Mini Van
Bus from Sungai Kolok to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
bus
Bus from Khao Sok to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
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
$23 - $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 - $140
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
$25
Schedules at
tunasrupat.com
Car ferry from Dumai to Port Dickson
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
tunasrupat.com

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