By bus the journey from Surat Thani to Phuket is scheduled to take 5 hours 30 minutes. There are no direct flight from Surat Thani to Phuket.
Travel Times to Phuket
There is a single daily direct bus service from Surat Thani to Phuket which is available to book online.
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- Passengers have a baggage allowance of 20 kg per person for a single suitcase or backpack and a single item of hand luggage. Additional charges may apply for excess baggage.
Departure from Surat Thani
Minivan services from Surat Thani to Phuket depart from the Phantip office in Surat Thani City, 293/6-8 Talad Mai Road.
Arrival in Khao Sok National Park
Minivan services from Surat Thani to Phuket terminate at the Phuket Bus Terminal 2.
About Travel to Phuket
The arrival point for bus services from Surat Thani to Phuket, Phuket Bus Terminal 2, is located 5 km road to the north of Phuket Town. Phuket Bus Terminal 2 is the main long distance bus terminal for the island of Phuket and local bus services do not operate out of this bus station. The cheapest way to travel from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to your final destination in Phuket is to take a shared taxi to Phuket Bus Terminal 1. The shared taxi service between Phuket Bus Terminal 2 and Phuket Bus Terminal 1 costs 15 THB per person and departs every every 20 minutes from 06:00 to 20:00.
Phuket Bus Terminal 1 is in the centre of Phuket Town, which is becoming a popular tourist destination in its own right. A variety of local services depart from Phuket Bus Terminal 1, the most popular of which is the minivan service to Patong which costs 50 THB per person and departs every hour from 07:00 to 18:00. Also popular is the bus to the Phuket Airport which departs every hour from 06:00 to 19:00 and drops passengers off on route at a variety of popular destinations to the north of Phuket Town.