Phuket: Getting There

Written by admin on January 7th, 2014. Posted in Phuket

By Bus 

Airconditioned coaches and non-airconditioned buses leave Bangkok’s Southern Bus Terminal every day. For further details, please contact: Bangkok 0-2435-1200, 0-2434-3233, 0-2435-3018.
Click here for Service Schedule (Bangkok – Phuket)

There’re also buses travel from Phuket to it’s nearby provinces every day.
Click here for Fare Rates (Phuket – Nearby Provinces)

By Air   

Thai Airways operates daily jet flights between Bangkok and Phuket. There are further domestic connections with Surat Thani and Hat Yai. Phuket also enjoys international connections with Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Japan, Taiwan a Hong Kong and Australia.

Reservations may be made in Bangkok (Tel: 0-2280-0060 and 0-2628-2000),
and in Phuket (Tel: 0-7621-1195, 0-7621-2946, 0-7621-2499 and 0-7621-6755) for both domestic and international flights.

Bangkok Airways offers direct flights linking Phuket with Ko Samui, the principal island in the Thai Gulf.
Tel: Phuket 0-7622-5033-4, Bangkok: 0-2229-3434, 0-2229-3456, 0-2535-2429, 0-2535-3756

Air Andaman offers direct flights linking Phuket with Krabi , Nakhon Si Thammarat, Chumpon and Bangkok.
Tel: Phuket 0-7635-1374-5 , Bangkok 0-2251-4905, 0-2252-7387 

By Car 

From Bangkok, take Highway 4 through Nakhon Pathom, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, thence through Ranong province’s Kraburi and Kaper districts, Phangnga province’s Takua Pa and Takua Tung districts and onto Phuket island across the Thao Thepkasattri Bridge. The total distance is 867 kilometres. 

By Sea

Foreign and domestic cruise ships frequently berth at the Port of Phuket at Ao Makham, and off Patong Beach, yachts at Ao Chalong, the Phuket Lagoon Marina and the Laem Prao marina.
Please note that all pleasure boats and yachts arriving at Phuket must stop first and register with ther Immigration Office and Customs Office, and with the Harbour Office within 24 hours of arrival
Click here for Rules and Regulations for yachts entering Phuket waters