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Cheap flights from Bangkok to Phuket

Flight information Bangkok to Phuket

Cheapest return price last month

$42

Direct airlines

16

Flights per week

446

Average flight time, total distance 683 kilometres

1h 15min

Most popular airline last month

Thai AirAsia

Phuket

1 airport

Which airlines fly from Bangkok to Phuket?

How easy is it to depart from Bangkok?

Bangkok has two major airports that operate domestic flights. There is the larger Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, and the domestic-centric Bangkok Don Mueang Airport. Both offer numerous connections between Bangkok and Phuket. 

  • Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport – has one major terminal building, and all flights depart from here.
  • Bangkok Don Mueang Airport – flights will depart from the Domestic Terminal.

Both airports offer free WiFi, executive lounges, ATMs, food concessions, currency exchange, shopping outlets, information desks, and medical services. Transfers between terminals at the Don Mueang Airport can be done on foot.

Arrive at this airport at least 1 hour before your flight is due to depart.

What do I need before I depart from Bangkok?

  • A form of photo-ID is required for domestic air travel.
  • Please be aware, that if you are not an Thai citizen or resident, you may need to carry your passport.

What information do I need to know before arriving in Phuket? 

The island of Phuket is served by the Phuket International Airport, this facility has 2 terminals.

  • Domestic Terminal – all flights from Bangkok will arrive into this terminal. 

You’ll find that this airport has free WiFi, food concessions, medical services, a pharmacy, information desks, a spa, shops, and ATMs. You can walk between the terminals.

What is the weather like in Phuket?

  • The climate here sticks between 20-35°C usually, with the best time of year to visit usually between December and March, when the weather is at its most comfortable.

Is there a time difference between Bangkok and Phuket?

  • There is no time difference between Bangkok and Phuket.

Is Phuket cheaper than Bangkok?

Phuket is cheaper than Bangkok by quite a large margin, especially when it comes to accommodation. You’ll find that you can see this island on a budget, especially as most of its best attributes are natural.

  Bangkok Phuket
Average cost of a meal for 2 people 785THB ($30) 700THB ($27)
Average cost of a coffee 70THB ($2.80) 85THB ($3.30)
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD 300-350THB ($12-13) 500THB ($19)

Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of October 2017 

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.