Surat Thani to Phuket

Surat Thani to Phuket

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12:00
Surat Thani Town
5h 30m Bus+Bus. All connections guaranteed
17:30
Phuket Bus Terminal 2
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09:30
Surat Thani Van Phantip office, Surat Thani Town
9h 30m van ride in Minivan 15
19:00
Phuket Bus Terminal
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12:30
Surat Thani Van Phantip office, Surat Thani Town
9h 30m van ride in Minivan 15
22:00
Phuket Bus Terminal

From Surat Thani Town to Phuket by bus and bus

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12:00
Surat Thani Town
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17:30
Phuket Bus Terminal 2

From Surat Thani Van Phantip office to Phuket by van

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09:30
Surat Thani Van Phantip office, Surat Thani Town
9h 30m van ride in Minivan 15
19:00
Phuket Bus Terminal
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12:30
Surat Thani Van Phantip office, Surat Thani Town
9h 30m van ride in Minivan 15
22:00
Phuket Bus Terminal

Surat Thani to Phuket Schedule

Surat Thani to Phuket Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Andaman Taxis Comfort Any time฿ 4,730
BangkokTaxi24 Comfort Any time฿ 4,400
PGS Comfort Any time฿ 4,620
Phuket Transfer Travel Andaman Van 9pax Any time฿ 3,850
Mr Toon Van 9pax Any time฿ 4,840
Phantip Bus + Bus 12:00 - 17:30฿ 230

Transportation from Surat Thani to Phuket

How to get from Surat Thani to Phuket

When you want to get from Surat Thani to Phuket, 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 Bus+taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about THB 12,746. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as THB 230.

How far is Surat Thani from Phuket?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Surat Thani to Phuket. Your trip will be a total of 119 miles (191 km). The flying distance is 92 miles (147 km).

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

The travel time from Surat Thani to Phuket can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 21 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Surat Thani to Phuket varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Phantip (บริษัท พันทิพย์ ทราเวล (1970)): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as THB 230 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Bus+taxi - a one-way Bus+taxi ticket can cost as much as THB 12,746.

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

  • Bus tickets - THB 219 to THB 219;
  • Van price : THB 291 - THB 291;
  • Bus+taxi price: THB 328 - THB 328. From Surat Thani to Phuket starting from 11:30 Phuket Bus Terminal 2 until 11:30 Phuket Bus Terminal 2
  • taxi+van price: THB 401 - THB 401. From Surat Thani to Phuket starting from 11:00 Phuket Bus Terminal until 13:00 Phuket Bus Terminal
  • Plane tickets - THB 2,112 to THB 3,605;
  • taxi+Bus price: THB 350 - THB 350. From Surat Thani to Phuket starting from 07:00 Surat Thani Town Transfer until 07:00 Surat Thani Town Transfer

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from THB 2,913 to THB 5,718.

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

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

  • Flights from Surat Thani to Phuket depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 12:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 12:00. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • 1 by Bus+taxi from Surat Thani to Phuket starting from 11:30 Phuket Bus Terminal 2 until 11:30 Phuket Bus Terminal 2
  • 1 by taxi+Bus from Surat Thani to Phuket starting from 07:00 Surat Thani Town Transfer until 07:00 Surat Thani Town Transfer
  • 1 by taxi+van from Surat Thani to Phuket starting from 11:00 Phuket Bus Terminal until 13:00 Phuket Bus Terminal
  • Vans from Surat Thani to Phuket depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Surat Thani to Phuket 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 Surat Thani 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 2,112.

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 Surat Thani to Phuket
Nok Air (นกแอร์), Thai Smile (ไทยสมายล์), Thai Vietjet (ไทยเวียดเจ็ทแอร์)

Buses

Taking a bus from Surat Thani 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.

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Surat Thani to Phuket. 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 2,913.

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 Surat Thani to Phuket. 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 Surat Thani to Phuket.

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 Surat Thani to Phuket

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

  • 60% users took a plane.
  • 31% decided to catch a taxi.
  • 2% decided to go for a bus.
  • 2% chosen Bus+taxi
  • 2% chosen taxi+Bus
  • 2% chosen taxi+van
  • 1% opted for a van.