Phuket to Hat Yai

Phuket to Hat Yai

Hat Yai
Sun, Jul 28
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Phuket to Hat Yai Schedule

Phuket to Hat Yai Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Andaman Taxis Comfort 3pax Any time฿ 6,325
Sri Trang Express 05:00 - 12:00฿ 456
Thai AirAsia Economy 07:55 - 13:10฿ 6,120
Minibus 1996 VIP 24 09:20 - 19:20฿ 570
Sri Trang Express 10:30 - 18:00฿ 456
Thai AirAsia Economy 13:25 - 18:35฿ 5,700
Thai AirAsia Economy 15:55 - 21:30฿ 4,040
Thai AirAsia Economy 16:40 - 21:30฿ 4,770
Minibus 1996 VIP 24 20:30 - 06:30฿ 570

Transportation from Phuket to Hat Yai

Facts about the transport from Phuket to Hat Yai

Cheapest Transport$13
Fastest Transport1h
Earliest Departure7:30 AM
Latest Departure9:30 PM
Departures per day12
Distance375 kilometers
Transport CompaniesBangkok Air, Smart En Plus, Sri Trang, Thai AirAsia

Phuket to Hat Yai Destination Reviews

Didn’t know why in the middle of the journey I was told to switched buses without a designated seat.
Bus Express, Sri Trang (ศรีตรังทัวร์), Jul 8, 2023
All was well. We arrived at 4am, notice that)
Bus VIP 24, Sri Trang (ศรีตรังทัวร์), May 16, 2023
Bus was really clean, left on time and arrived earlier than expected.
Bus Express, Sri Trang (ศรีตรังทัวร์), Nov 18, 2022
Arrival in Hat Yai 2 hours delay.
Bus Express, Sri Trang (ศรีตรังทัวร์), Aug 21, 2022
Nice and comfortable bus without any issues 30 minutes earlier arrival than scheduled
Bus Express, Sri Trang (ศรีตรังทัวร์), Feb 6, 2021
96 customer reviews

How to get from Phuket to Hat Yai

When you want to get from Phuket to Hat Yai, 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 flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 238.39. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 12.61.

How far is Phuket from Hat Yai?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Phuket to Hat Yai. Your trip will be a total of 234 miles (375 km). The flying distance is 529 miles (851 km).

How long does it take to get from Phuket to Hat Yai?

The travel time from Phuket to Hat Yai can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 8 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Phuket to Hat Yai?

The cost of the trip from Phuket to Hat Yai varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Sri Trang (ศรีตรังทัวร์): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 12.61 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as USD 238.39.

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

  • Bus tickets - USD 12.61 to USD 12.61;
  • Plane tickets - USD 93.20 to USD 238.39;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 203.82 to USD 203.82.

How many trips per day are there between Phuket and Hat Yai?

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

  • Flights from Phuket to Hat Yai depart during the day - there are approximately 7 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 07:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 21:30. There are 4 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 Hat Yai any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Phuket to Hat Yai. 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 USD 93.20.

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 Hat Yai

Bangkok Air (บางกอกแอร์เวย์ส), Thai AirAsia (แอร์เอเชีย)


Taking a bus from Phuket to Hat Yai 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.


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Phuket to Hat Yai. 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 USD 203.82.

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 Hat Yai

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

  • 96% decided to go for a bus.
  • 3% users took a plane.
  • 1% Other