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Compare cheap flights from Bangkok to Phuket

Flight information Bangkok to Phuket

Cheapest return price last month

$53

Direct airlines

15

Flights per week

468

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?

Many local airlines offer direct flights from Bangkok to Phuket. These leave multiple times a day from both of Bangkok's airports, so there are plenty of options to compare.

Bangkok Airways and Thai Airways are full-service airlines that only depart from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK).

Five other airlines depart from both BKK and Don Mueang Airport (DMK). These are:

Is there a time difference between Bangkok and Phuket?

No, both cities are in the same time zone (UTC+7).

What is the weather like in Phuket?

Phuket is closer to the equator than Bangkok, so temperatures are a little warmer at 28°C-30°C on average. However, the sea breeze can make it more comfortable.

September and October are the wettest months, which can receive up to 400mm of rain. The least rain falls between December and March.

How expensive is Phuket?

Phuket prices are a little higher than elsewhere in Thailand, thanks to tourism. You'll still find options to suit every budget though, from cheap street food and public transport to luxury resorts.

The local currency is the Thai baht.

Bangkok

Phuket

Average cost of a meal

NZ$3.10

NZ$2.70

Average cost of a coffee

NZ$3.20

NZ$3.60

Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD

NZ$18-NZ$22

NZ$30-NZ$50

Essential travel information for Phuket

New Zealand passport holders can stay in Thailand for up to 30 days without a visa.

While Phuket is considered safe for tourists, other parts of Southern Thailand can be dangerous. Read safe travel advice for Thailand before you visit to avoid problems.

Departing from Bangkok

Bangkok has 2 airports: Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Don Mueang Airport (DMK). Both airports have plenty of flights to Phuket every day, and are easy to reach from the city centre by taxi or bus, so your choice may depend on where you're staying in the city or the airline you're flying with.

Suvarnabhumi Airport is the larger and more modern of the pair, with a wider range of facilities. However, both airports have places to eat and drink and lounges that all passenger can pay to access. You should arrive for your domestic flight at least 1 hour before it's due to depart.

Arriving in Phuket

Phuket Airport (HKT) is the next busiest airport in Thailand after the 2 in the capital. Domestic flights land at Terminal 2, where you can get money from ATMs, grab a bite to eat, buy souvenirs or access the free Wi-Fi before departing.

If you haven't arranged a transfer to your hotel, you can take a bus or taxi outside the airport. Buses cost around 130 baht, while taxis cost 700 baht or more, depending on where you're staying. If you prefer to self-drive, you can also hire a car from Phuket Airport.

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Please note: all information is correct as of March, 2018.

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