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Transportation

Getting There
Located off the southwest coast, just an hour's flight from Bangkok, Phuket is linked to the mainland by a causeway and is thus accessible by road as well as by air.

There are many daily flights from Bangkok, as well as direct air links with Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan and Europe. Alternatively, there are overnight bus services from Bangkok

Getting Around
Resort hotels generally offer shuttle bus services into Phuket Town, and also have taxi and car hire facilities. Jeeps and motorbikes can be hired from various shops in Phuket and at the main beaches. Mini taxis are plentiful in town. Boats to Phi Phi and other offshore islands depart from various points (mostly Makham Pier, Chalong Bay and Rawai Beach) and arrangements are easily made through your hotel travel counter, where you can also book tour excursions to Phangnga and elsewhere.

Airport to Town and Beaches

By mini-bus to Phuket Town 100 Baht per person; to Kata, Karon 180 Baht per person; to Patong 150 Baht per person



By Taxi
to Phuket Town 400 Baht; to Kata, Karon 650 Baht; Patong 550 Baht.



By Airport Bus
to Town 52 Baht per person. Air-Conditioned bus leave regularly from airport to town, and from town to airport.



Bus Schedule

Phuket Town - Phuket Airport
Phuket Bus Terminal
Phantep Condotown
Surakun Stadiurn
Big c
Lotus
Erawadee Bypass
Boat Lagoon
Heroines Monument
Talang Hall
Pearl Village Hotel
Phuket Airport
5.30
5.40
5.45
5.50
5.55
6.00
6.05
6.15
6.25
6.30
7.00
7.10
7.15
7.20
7.25
7.30
7.35
7.45
7.55
8.00
8.00
8.10
8.15
8.20
8.25
8.30
8.35
8.45
8.55
9.00
9.00
9.10
9.15
9.20
9.25
9.30
9.35
9.45
9.55
10.00
10.00
10.10
10.15
10.20
10.25
10.30
10.35
10.45
10.55
11.00
11.30
11.40
11.45
11.50
11.55
12.00
12.05
12.15
12.25
12.30
13.00
13.10
13.15
13.20
13.25
13.30
13.35
13.45
13.55
14.00
14.30
14.40
14.45
14.50
14.55
15.00
15.05
15.15
15.25
15.30
15.30
15.40
15.45
15.50
15.55
16.00
16.05
16.15
16.25
16.30
16.30
16.40
16.45
16.50
16.55
17.00
17.05
17.15
17.25
17.30
17.30
17.40
17.54
17.50
17.55
18.00
18.05
18.15
18.25
18.30
18.30
18.40
18.45
18.50
18.55
19.00
19.05
19.15
19.25
19.30

Remark: The 5:30 am will not be available on Sunday and National Pulbic Holidays

Phuket Airport - Phuket Town
Phuket Bus Terminal
Phantep Condotown
Surakun Stadiurn
Big c
Lotus
Erawadee Bypass
Boat Lagoon
Heroines Monument
Talang Hall
Pearl Village Hotel
Phuket Airport
6.30
6.35
6.45
6.55
7.00
7.05
7.10
7.15
7.20
7.30
8.30
8.35
8.45
8.55
9.00
9.05
9.10
9.15
9.20
9.30
10.00
10.05
10.15
10.25
10.30
10.35
10.40
10.45
10.50
11.00
11.30
11.35
11.45
11.55
12.00
12.05
12.10
12.15
12.20
12.30
12.30
12.35
12.45
12.55
13.00
13.05
13.10
13.15
13.20
13.30
13.30
13.35
13.45
13.55
14.00
14.05
14.10
14.15
14.20
14.30
14.30
14.35
14.45
14.55
15.00
15.05
15.10
15.15
15.20
15.30
16.00
16.05
16.15
16.25
16.30
16.35
16.40
16.45
16.50
17.00
17.00
17.05
17.15
17.25
17.30
17.35
17.40
17.45
17.50
18.00
18.00
18.05
18.15
18.25
18.30
18.35
18.40
18.45
18.50
19.00
19.00
19.05
19.15
19.25
19.30
19.35
19.45
19.45
19.50
20.00
20.30
20.35
20.45
20.55
21.00
21.05
21.10
21.15
21.20
21.30

Remark: The 6:30 am will not be available on Sunday and National Pulbic Holidays

Price List
Phuket Bus Terminal
6
Phantep Condotown
8
6
Surakun Stadium
8
8
6
Big C / Lotus
18
15
13
6
Erawadee Bypass
22
20
18
10
6
Boat Lagoon
24
22
18
17
17
12
Heronies Monument
34
32
28
25
25
23
10
Thalang Hall
48
46
42
40
40
38
24
15
Pearl Village Hotel
52
50
46
43
41
40
28
18
6
Phuket Airport

30 and 15 Trips Ticket are available at the following;
- Bus Stop at Phuket Bus Terminal
- Bus Stop at Phuket International Airport
- On each bus (ask fare collection)
Remark: Time & Fares are subject to change without advance notice


In Town
There are mini-buses which operate a communal service. Just tell your destination to the driver. In town journeys cost 10 Baht.

Town to Beaches
There are mini-bus services between town and all tourist beaches. Buses leave for the beaches at the market on Ranong Road at half-hour intervals until 6.00 pm. After that, you must hire a taxi. Bus fare: about 10-30 Baht.

Private cars
, jeeps and motorcycle can be hired from rental companies for your convenience.
 

Distance from Phuket Town
Destination
Km.
Destination
Km.
Kamala Beach
26
Thalang District 19
Phromthep Cape
19
Naiyang Beach 30
Karon Beach
20
Wat Chalong 8
Chalong Bay
11
Patong Beach 15
Marine Biological
Research Center
17
Wat Phra Thong 20
Kata Beach
10
Rawai Beach 17
Kathu District
8
Heroines Monument 12
Maikhao Beach
34
Surin Beach 24
Si-re Islet
4
Phuket Airport 32
Naiharn Beach
18
Panwa Cape 7
Sarasin Bridge
42
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