Travel from Phang Nga to Phuket

By bus the journey from Phang Nga to Phuket is scheduled to take from 1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours.

Bus Times from Phang Nga to Phuket

There are currently 2 direct bus services a day from Phang Nga to Phuket available to book online.

Phang NgaPhuketCompanyTicket
07:3009:15Transport Co฿ 783
11:3013:30Good Luck Lanta Tour฿ 200
  • The Good Luck Lanta Tour service terminates at Phuket Bus Terminal 1.
  • The Transport Co service terminates at Phuket Bus Terminal 2.

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Phang Nga Bus Station

Direct bus services from Phang Nga to Phuket depart from Phang Nga Bus Station.

Google Map of Phang Nga Bus Station

Phuket Bus Station

Good Luck Lanta Tour services from Phangan Nga to Phuket terminate at the Phuket Bus Terminal 1.

Google Map of Phuket Bus Terminal 1

About Travel to Phuket

Phuket Bus Terminal 1 is in the centre of Phuket Town. Whilst Phuket Bus Terminal 2 is located 4.8 km from Phuket Town. Phuket Town is an interest destination in its own right which is becoming increasingly popular with visitors to the island.

Phuket Town

Phuket Town has an old quarter with more magnificent Sino-Portuguese style buildings dating back to the late 19th Century and the early 20th Century when Phuket had a thriving tin mining industry.

Lots of Chinese people immigrated to Phuket to work in the tin mining industry and some become very rich and built mansions in Phuket Town, such as the Chinpracha House, a few of which are now open to visitors. There remains a large community of the descendants of these Chinese settlers in Phuket Town, and there are a number of interesting shrines, shops and a museum related to this group which are well worth visiting.

Jui Tui Shrine in Phuket Town
Jui Tui Shrine in Phuket Town

Phuket Town also represents good value for money, with lots of inexpensive hotels and a wide range of restaurants. The town’s night markets also attract large numbers of tourists.

Phuket Bus Terminal 1

To travel beyond Phuket Town there are low cost shared taxi and minivan services departing from Phuket Bus Terminal 1 to destinations across Phuket, including a cheap local shared taxi service to Phuket Bus Terminal 2, which is Phuket’s long distance bus terminal. There is also a bus service to Phuket Airport which departs from Phuket Bus Terminal 1.

Travel to Patong

To reach Patong, which is Phuket’s most popular beach resort destination, you can take one of the hourly shared minivan services that departs from Phuket Bus Terminal 1. Patong has a long beach, lots of bars and restaurants, and accommodation to suit every budget. Patong, however, is one of the less suitable destinations for families.

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