How to get from HUA HIN to PHUKET?

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How do you get from Hua Hin to Phuket? You can travel by train, bus, van, taxi or plane.

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    • Phuket is the largest island of Thailand, located about 700 km south of Bangkok, washed by the waters of the Andaman Sea. Originally mined tin, but over the past few decades has become a popular tourist destination, ideal for spending a holiday swimming in the clear sea. Beautiful beaches, small and large bays, boat trips, azure blue water will satisfy every tourist. The island also offers a number of excursions – butterfly farm, elephant ride, island tour and boat trips to various nearby islands or isolated beaches. Phuket is one of the most popular tourist sites in Asia. From Phuket you can also travel by ferry to Koh Phi Phi – one of the most popular tourist islands in the south of Thailand. There are a few ways how you can travel from Hua Hin to Phuket. There is no direct train from Hua Hin to Phuket.
    • Book train/bus tickets, flights from Hua Hin to Phuket online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square

From Hua Hin to Phuket you can travel by train + bus, bus + plane, taxi.

    • Travel distance from Hua Hin to Phuket is about 650 km by land via Surat Thani. The most popular option of getting to Phuket from Hua Hin is to travel by train to Surat Thani and van/bus to Phuket. Travel by train+bus via Surat Thani takes about 10-15 hours and it should costs about $20-60/pp. There are seat and sleeper trains to Surat Thani and modern vans/minivans from Surat Thani to Phuket. There is no direct flight from Hua Hin to Phuket, so if you want to travel by plane you have to go back to Bangkok. From Bangkok to Phuket you can take a direct flight, there are various airlines on this travel route. Travel by bus/train+plane via Bangkok takes about 7 hours and it costs about $40-180/pp. You can also book your private car/taxi from Hua Hin to Phuket, there are modern cars and minivans. You can book train/bus tickets/flights or private taxi to Phuket from Hua Hin easily online.

How do I get from Hua Hin to Phuket?


1. TRAIN + BUS from Hua Hin to Phuket (via Surat Thani)


A) Train from Hua Hin to Surat Thani

    • Surat Thani is the closest railway station to Phuket, about 250 km north-east of Phuket
    • you can buy drinks and snacks in the train, cheap and comfortable way of transport
    • train ticket from Hua Hin to Surat Thani costs about $15-35/pp (seats or sleeper berths)
    • travel by train of Thai Railways from Hua Hin to Surat Thani takes about 5.5-8 hours
    • Book and buy train tickets from Hua Hin to Surat Thani online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square

B) Bus or van/minivan from Surat Thani to Phuket

    • there a few tourist buses or vans from Surat Thani to Phuket
    • modern, comfortable, air-conditioned seat buses to Phuket
    • bus ticket from Surat Thani to Phuket costs about $6-11/pp
    • travel by tourist bus from Surat Thani to Phuket takes about 4-5.5 hours
    • buses from Surat Thani arrive to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
    • Book bus tickets from Surat Thani to Phuket online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
    • read this article > How to get from Surat Thani to Phuket?
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You can travel by train from Hua Hin to Surat Thani of Thai Railways (photo: 12go.asia).


2. BUS + FLIGHT from Hua Hin to Phuket (via Bangkok)


There are no direct flights from Hua Hin to Phuket. But you can also travel by plane from Bangkok. So you can travel by tourist bus/train to Bangkok (about 4 hours) and from Bangkok you can take a direct flight to Phuket. There are flights to Phuket from Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports in Bangkok. You can book bus/train tickets from Hua Hin to Bangkok and flights from Bangkok to Phuket online.

    • the best and fastest option how to travel from Bangkok to Phuket
    • travel time of direct flight from Bangkok to Phuket is about 1,5 hour
    • airlines from Bangkok to Phuket: Thai Airways, Thai AirAsia, Nok Air, Bangkok Air, Thai Lion Air, Thai Smile
    • one-way direct flight to Phuket costs about $30-170/pp
    • international airport in Phuket – Phuket International Airport
    • Book your direct flight from Bangkok to Phuket online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square
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From Bangkok to Phuket you can travel by plane, there are direct flights.


3. PRIVATE TAXI/CAR from Hua Hin to Phuket

    • it is also possible to travel by private taxi/car from Hua Hin to Phuket
    • travel by private taxi or car from Hua Hin to Phuket takes about 9 hours
    • taxi companies from Hua Hin to Phuket: Bangkok Taxi 24, Glassflower
    • travel by private taxi/car from Hua Hin to Phuket costs about $300-365/car
    • you can travel by private taxi to the hotel in Phuket or to Phuket Airport
    • there are modern cars or minivans for 9 passengers
    • Book your private taxi/car from Hua Hin to Phuket online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
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Private taxi/car from Hua Hin to Phuket by Bangkok Taxi 24 (photo: 12go.asia).


4. BUS from Hua Hin to Phuket (via Surat Thani)

    • a cheap option how to travel by tourist bus and van from Hua Hin to Phuket
    • 1.step – bus from Hua Hin to Surat Thani, 2.step – bus from Surat Thani to Phuket
    • travel by bus and van from Hua Hin to Phuket takes about 12-15 hours
    • travel by bus from Hua Hin to Phuket via Surat Thani costs about $25-35/pp
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Phuket in Thailand is a large place of various beaches, bays and boat trips.
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Phuket offers various nice and also clean sandy beaches in the whole province.


icon-info-circle Faqs + Info – Travel route from Hua Hin to Phuket:

How to book and buy tickets + flights from Hua Hin to Phuket?

    • You can book and buy tickets or flights from Hua Hin to Phuket on 12go.asia or Baolau.
    • You can also book another tickets and routes, e.g. Hua Hin > Surat Thani, Surat Thani > Phuket…

How long does it take to get from Hua Hin to Phuket?

    • Travel by train+bus from Hua Hin to Phuket (via Surat Thani) takes about 10-15 hours.
    • Travel by bus+plane from Hua Hin to Phuket (via Bangkok) takes about 7 hours.
    • Travel by private taxi/car from Hua Hin to Phuket takes about 9 hours.
    • Travel by tourist bus from Hua Hin to Phuket (via Surat Thani) takes about 12-15 hours.

What is the travel distance from Hua Hin to Phuket?

    • Travel distance from Hua Hin to Phuket (via Surat Thani) by bus/train is about 650 km.

How much does it cost to get from Hua Hin to Phuket?

    • To get by train+bus from Hua Hin to Phuket (via Surat Thani) costs about $20-60/pp.
    • To get by bus+plane from Hua Hin to Phuket (via Bangkok) costs about $40-180/pp.
    • To get by private taxi or car from Hua Hin to Phuket costs about $300-365 (vehicle).
    • To get by tourist bus+van from Hua Hin to Phuket (via Surat Thani) costs about $25-35/pp.

Is there a direct train to Phuket?

    • No, there is no railway station in Phuket, so there is no direct train. If you want to travel by train you can take a train to Surat Thani, it is the closest railway station. From Surat Thani to Phuket you can travel by bus/van.

What is the best and fast way of transport from Hua Hin to Phuket?

    • The best and fastest way how to get from Hua Hin to Phuket is to travel by bus and plane via Bangkok. But you have to travel back to Bangkok by bus or train because there are no direct flights from Hua Hin to Phuket.

What is the most cheapest way of getting from Hua Hin to Phuket?

    • The most cheapest way how to travel from Hua Hin to Phuket in Thailand is to travel by train to Surat Thani and by van/bus from Surat Thani to Phuket. Travel by this way should costs about $20-25/pp if you book seat train to Surat Thani and van/minivan to Phuket.

Is it possible to travel by private taxi from Hua Hin to Phuket?

    • Yes, it is possible to travel by private taxi/car from Hua Hin to Phuket. There are modern vehicles and cars + VIP minivans. Travel by private car/taxi to Phuket from Hua Hin takes about 9 hours.

How to get from Phuket Airport to Phuket town?

    • Phuket town center is about 30 km south from Phuket International Airport. You can travel by shuttle local bus or you can use private taxi from Phuket Airport to Phuket town, travel time is about 1 hour.

Where to stay in Phuket? Hotel, resort or guesthouse?

    • Phuket has various types of accommodation for everyone. There are cheap guesthouses, hostels, hotels, but also the most luxury and expensive beach resorts or hotels. You can serach from this best selection of accommodation in Phuket: Book your accommodation in Phuket (Discount up to 60%).

Where to travel from Phuket in Thailand?

    • There are various ferry routes from Phuket. You can travel by ferry or speedboat to Koh Yao Yai (the closest island to Phuket) or Krabi. Krabi is a large popular tourist site in southern Thialand.

What are the most popular beaches in Phuket?

    • One of the most popular tourist destinations in Phuket is Patong Beach. This large and easily accessible beach, it is located in the central part of the west coast. Thanks to the intensive growth in recent years, this is where most of the cheap shops and nightlife centers on the whole island are located. South of Patong Beach are other tourist beaches: Karon, Kata, Kata Noi and further across the southern tip of Nai Harn and Rawai. North of Patong are Kamala, Surin and Bang Tao beaches. All these beaches are less developed than in Patong, so they are more sought after by families and tourists who prefer a quieter, less populated environment.

icon-arrow-circle-right Book your tickets or flights from Hua Hin to Phuket + Schedule:

(You can change your departure, arrival…eg. Hua Hin to Surat Thani, Surat Thani to Phuket…)

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