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From Pattaya Sawasdee Tour to Phuket by bus

Pattaya Sawasdee Tour
Phuket Bus Terminal 2
16h 15m
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Pattaya Sawasdee Tour
Phuket Bus Terminal 2
16h 15m
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From Pattaya any hotel to Phuket by taxi

Pattaya any hotel
Phuket Town Hotel Transfer
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From Utapao Pattaya Airport to Phuket by flight

UTP Utapao Pattaya Airport
HKT Phuket Airport
1h 15m
UTP Utapao Pattaya Airport
HKT Phuket Airport
1h 40m
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UTP Utapao Pattaya Airport
HKT Phuket Airport
1h 25m
UTP Utapao Pattaya Airport
HKT Phuket Airport
1h 25m

Pattaya to Phuket Schedule

Pattaya to Phuket Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Glassflower Comfort Any time฿ 15,345
Thai AirAsia Economy #FD110010:35 – 11:50฿ 1,653
Bangkok Air Economy #PG28113:00 – 14:40฿ 2,430
Sawadee Tour VIP 24 17:00 – 09:15฿ 1,141
Thai AirAsia Economy #FD110416:15 – 17:40฿ 1,653
Thai AirAsia Economy #FD110221:05 – 22:30฿ 1,653

Pattaya to Phuket destination reviews

104 customer reviews
flight Economy, Thai AirAsia, Nov 18, 2019
Easy check in. Flight departed on time and arrived at it's destination on time too.
Bus VIP, Sawadee Tour, Sep 17, 2019
Good efficient service, bus was reasonably comfortable. Extremely cold at times with the air Conditioning, bring warm clothes on the bus, some snacks and extra water
Bus VIP, Sawadee Tour, Aug 11, 2019
The seat no 3 didn’t lied down. When we arrived to Phuket terminal 2. The staff of the bus were not helpful to get down the baggies.
Bus VIP 24, Sawadee Tour, Jul 21, 2019
We were in 1st floor of the bus and the smell of the toilet was very bad. Very dizzy to smell it. We were so disturbed.
Bus VIP 24, Sawadee Tour, Jun 10, 2019
The seats were not comfortable and incliner was not working. The AC was not working properly and most of the time very pungent smell was coming from the air duct when cooling was not there.
Bus VIP 24, Sawadee Tour, Apr 28, 2019
It wasn't comfortable not clean aunts everywhere and washroom not clean enough.
Bus VIP 24, Sawadee Tour, Nov 30, 2019
Good trip . Everything on time
Bus VIP, Sawadee Tour, Feb 21, 2019
Safe and reliable
flight Economy, Thai AirAsia, Dec 29, 2018
Very cool and safe, like

Popular Routes in Thailand

How to get from Pattaya to Phuket

When you want to get from Pattaya to Phuket, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about THB 15,345. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as THB 867.

How far is Pattaya from Phuket?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Pattaya to Phuket. Your trip will be a total of 606 miles (975 km). The flying distance is 387 miles (622 km).

How long does it take to get from Pattaya to Phuket?

The travel time from Pattaya to Phuket can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 17 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Pattaya to Phuket?

The cost of the trip from Pattaya to Phuket varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Sawadee Tour (สวัสดีทั่วไทย): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as THB 867 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as THB 15,345.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Pattaya to Phuket:

  • Bus tickets - THB 867 to THB 1,141;
  • Plane tickets - THB 1,381 to THB 3,564;

How many trips per day are there between Pattaya and Phuket?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Pattaya to Phuket depart during the day - there are approximately 4 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 17:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 17:00. There are 2 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Pattaya to Phuket. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is THB 1,381.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Pattaya to Phuket
Bangkok Air (บางกอกแอร์เวย์), Thai AirAsia (แอร์เอเชีย)


Taking a bus from Pattaya to Phuket is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

The most popular transport from Pattaya to Phuket

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Pattaya to Phuket? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 1000 decided to go for a bus.