From Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Surat Thani by bus
Passenger reviews out of total 1,506 passengers who traveled with us on this route.
At 12Go our operators offer three types of service:
Cheap, Fast, Good - but you can usually pick only two of them!
Cheap & Fast won’t be Good. (e.g. buses from/to Khao San Road, local buses or 3rd class trains)
Cheap & Good won’t be Fast. (e.g. VIP trains in Thailand)
Fast & Good won’t be Cheap. (e.g. private limousine services, or VIP24 buses vs Express buses)
Make your choice! Please remember that while we are closely monitoring the services, we are still an agency marketplace. That means we focus on ticketing services and route availability & coverage rather than on the factual seat reclining angle you will get on the bus today.
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:
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 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 6,890. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as THB 260.
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 156 miles (250 km). The flying distance is 104 miles (167 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 3 to 5 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 THB 260 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 6,890.
Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Phuket to Surat Thani:
- Bus tickets - THB 260 to THB 270;
You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from THB 4,290 to THB 6,890.
How many trips per day are there between Phuket and Surat Thani?
Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.
- Buses start plying the route from 08:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 14:00. There are 6 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?
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.
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 THB 4,290.
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 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:
- 962 decided to go for a bus.
- 38 decided to catch a taxi.