Phuket to Bangkok

Phuket to Bangkok

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18:30
Phuket Bus Terminal 2
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3.5
06:30
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Southern Terminal, Bangkok
฿698

From Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Bangkok by Bus

eTicket Instant Cheapest Fastest
18:30
Phuket Bus Terminal 2
12h bus ride in Express
3.5
06:30
+1
Southern Terminal, Bangkok
฿698

Transportation from Phuket to Bangkok

How to get from Phuket to Bangkok

When you want to get from Phuket to Bangkok, 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 13,710. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as THB 594.

How far is Phuket from Bangkok?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Phuket to Bangkok. Your trip will be a total of 564 miles (906 km). The flying distance is 434 miles (697 km).

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

The travel time from Phuket to Bangkok can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 13 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Phuket to Bangkok varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Transport Co (บริษัท ขนส่ง จำกัด): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as THB 594 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 13,710.

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

  • Bus tickets - THB 594 to THB 1,011;
  • Plane tickets - THB 638 to THB 5,900;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from THB 10,910 to THB 13,710.

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

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

  • Flights from Phuket to Bangkok depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 06:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 18:30. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Phuket to Bangkok any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Phuket to Bangkok. 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 638.

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 Phuket to Bangkok
Bangkok Air (บางกอกแอร์เวย์ส), Nok Air (นกแอร์), Thai AirAsia (แอร์เอเชีย), Thai Airways, Thai Lion Air, Thai Smile (ไทยสมายล์), Thai Vietjet

Buses

Taking a bus from Phuket to Bangkok 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.

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Phuket to Bangkok. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as THB 10,910.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

The most popular transport from Phuket to Bangkok

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Phuket to Bangkok? 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:

  • 64% users took a plane.
  • 35% decided to go for a bus.
  • 1% decided to catch a taxi.