Phuket to Surat Thani

Phuket to Surat Thani

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Phuket to Surat Thani Schedule

Phuket to Surat Thani Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
BangkokTaxi24 Comfort Any time$ 140.50
Phantip 1970 Minivan 11:00 - 15:30$ 8.73
Thai Smile Economy #WE21215:30 - 16:55$ 109.50
Thai Smile Economy #WE22421:45 - 23:10$ 87.91

Transportation from Phuket to Surat Thani

Phuket to Surat Thani Destination Reviews

DA
From start to finish everything went smoothly - easy to operate Web page in booking to actual pick up, the communication at Phuket Airport was first class. The journey to Surat Thani ran almost exactly to the time line given by the driver. The vehicle was comfortable for the long journey. Would recommend this service to anyone
taxi Comfort, Andaman Taxis (Andaman Taxis), Jul 20, 2022
ML
Was extremely comfortable and driver drove so carefully. Felt very safe with my children in the car.
taxi Van 9pax, Phuket Transfer Travel Andaman (ภูเก็ตทรานสเฟอร์ทราเวลอันดามัน), Jun 22, 2022
JJ
Our driver arrived early and while he did not speak English too well he was super friendly. He took great care to make sure we arrived on time. Excellent
taxi Van 9pax, Phuket Transfer Travel Andaman (ภูเก็ตทรานสเฟอร์ทราเวลอันดามัน), Mar 14, 2019
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How to get from Phuket to Surat Thani

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

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Van
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight 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 USD 159.29. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 7.90.

How far is Phuket from Surat Thani?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Phuket to Surat Thani. Your trip will be a total of 102 miles (163 km). The flying distance is 102 miles (163 km).

How long does it take to get from Phuket to Surat Thani?

The travel time from Phuket to Surat Thani can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 4 to 14 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Phuket to Surat Thani?

The cost of the trip from Phuket to Surat Thani varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Phantip 1970 (พันทิพย์ 1970): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 7.90 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 USD 159.29.

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

  • Bus+Train price: USD 24.00. From Phuket to Surat Thani starting from 08:30 Nakhon Si Thammarat Bus Terminal until 08:30 Nakhon Si Thammarat Bus Terminal
  • Bus tickets - USD 7.90 to USD 7.90;
  • Van price : USD 8.00 - USD 9.00;
  • flight price: USD 93.13 - USD 106.50. From Phuket to Surat Thani starting from 06:45 Phuket Airport until 21:15 Phuket Airport
  • Bus+taxi price: USD 130.07 - USD 152.08. From Phuket to Surat Thani starting from 00:00 Phuket Airport until 00:00 Phuket Airport

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 92.68 to USD 159.29.

How many trips per day are there between Phuket and Surat Thani?

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

  • 18 by flight from Phuket to Surat Thani starting from 06:45 Phuket Airport until 21:15 Phuket Airport
  • Buses start plying the route from 07:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 15:00. There are 9 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 Surat Thani any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Phuket to Surat Thani 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 Surat Thani. 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 92.68.

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

Vans

A shared van is another means of transport for traveling from Phuket to Surat Thani. As far as travel time is concerned, it’s basically equal to a taxi ride, while price-wise it’s way more affordable. The majority of tourists book a van online in advance.

Sometimes, when trains or buses aren’t available, a van is your only way to get from Phuket to Surat Thani.

Things to remember: while traveling by van, you might not have as much space for luggage as you would on a train or a plane. It’s a good idea to pack only the most useful things for a van trip and put them in a backpack that will be easy to carry around.

The most popular transport from Phuket to Surat Thani

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

  • 44% opted for a van.
  • 42% decided to go for a bus.
  • 8% chosen Bus+Train
  • 3% decided to catch a taxi.
  • 2% chosen flight
  • 1% Other