|How to Get to Phuket from Bangkok
By Air (1.20 hrs)
Domestic airlines operate several flights daily between
Bangkok and Phuket. Some flights go to Phuket via Samui
Island with a 40-minute stopover. Check with your travel
agent for more details or see Useful
Calls for phone numbers of domestic airlines.
Bus (about 12 hrs)
Air-conditioned and non air-con buses leave Bangkok's
Southern Bus Terminal for Phuket several times daily.
The trip by air-con bus, normally leaving in the evening,
takes about 12 hours.
For further details, call the Southern Bus Terminal,
0 2894 6122
|For taxi : Southern Bus Terminal
By Car (about 12 hrs)
From Bangkok, take Highway No.4 (Phetchakasem Road) through
Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, Surat Thani
and Phang-nga, then cross the Thep Krasattri Bridge or
Sarasin Bridge to Phuket Island. The total distance is
For details, call
There is no direct train service to Phuket. Travellers
by train must get off at Phun Phin railway station in
Surat Thani and continue by regular bus to Phuket.
the State Railway of Thailand, 1690, 0 2223 7010, 0 2220
0 2220 4334, 0 2621 8701.
|For taxi : Hualamphong Station
How to Get to Phuket from Abroad
There are several direct flights between Phuket and
international destinations, e.g. Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong,
Penang, Singapore, and Sydney.