How to get from SIEM REAP to PHUKET?

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How you can travel from Siem Reap to Phuket? You can take a flight, bus, bus+train or private taxi.

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    • Phuket, the richest and most popular recreation area in Thailand, offers many opportunities for sports and cultural activities. Today, it is a luxurious location with luxurious hotels, beautiful sandy beaches and a high level of tourist service. Monuments and ubiquitous Buddhist temples await you, you can also admire natural attractions, with small children you have to visit one of the amusement parks. Holidays on the popular Thai islands simply have everything for all the visitors. The ideal conditions for a holiday are mainly from November to March, when the humidity is lower and precipitation hardly occurs. This island province of dreams in the Andaman Sea is famous for its unusual scenery of mountains, rainforest and its waterfalls. The island has unique long beaches, covered with white sand and lined with palm and pine groves. Phuket, an hour’s flight from Bangkok, is without a doubt a gem among many Thai beach and island paradises in the south. Sparsely populated Phuket offers its guests a beautiful landscape. Phuket is a paradise for sports enthusiasts. Water sports such as windsurfing, sailing, deep-sea fishing, water skiing and scuba diving are well organized. There are 4 ways how you can reach Phuket from Siem Reap in Cambodia – take a flight to Phuket Airport, travel by bus, bus+train or you can take a private transfer via Bangkok.
    • Search and book tickets + flights from Siem Reap to Phuket on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

From Siem Reap to Phuket you can travel by plane, bus, bus+train, taxi/car.

    • Travel distance from Siem Reap to Phuket in Thailand is about 1240 km via Bangkok, by tourist bus or train. The best and fast option how to get to Phuket from Siem Reap is to take a direct flight. Flight from Siem Reap Airport to Phuket Airport costs about $80-100/pp and travel time is only about 1.5 hour, but the flight schedule is limited. Another option is to travel by bus or minivan via Bangkok. There are buses from Siem Reap to Bangkok and from Bangkok to Phuket. Travel by bus to Phuket from Siem Reap costs about $43-75/pp and it takes about 24-28 hours. Buses go via Poipet border crossing to Thailand. You can also travel by train of Thai Railways, but only from Aranyaparthet to Bangkok and from Bangkok to Surat Thani, not directly from Siem Reap. From Surat Thani you can take a tourist bus or minivan to Phuket. Aranyaprathet Railway Station is about 3km from Poipet. You can also book your private car/taxi from Siem Reap to Phuket via Bangkok. Travel by private car to Phuket takes about 23-25 hours via Bangkok and it is the most expensive option of transfer. From Phuket you can also travel to southern Thailand, you can travel by ferry to Krabi. Book and buy bus/train tickets or flights from Siem Reap to Phuket online.

How do I get from Siem Reap to Phuket?


1. FLIGHT from Siem Reap to Phuket

    • direct flight is the fastest way how to reach Phuket in Thailand from Siem Reap
    • airlines to Phuket from Siem Reap: Thai Air Asia
    • flight from Siem Reap to Phuket takes about 1.5 hour (direct flight)
    • there are also flights to Phuket with stopover, e.g. in Bangkok
    • direct flight from Siem Reap to Phuket costs about $80-100/pp
    • flights from Siem Reap International Airport to Phuket International Airport
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Direct flight from Siem Reap to Phuket is the most fastest way of transfer between these cities.


2. BUS / MINIVAN from Siem Reap to Phuket


A) Bus / Minivan from Siem Reap to Bangkok

    • you can travel from Siem Reap to Bangkok also by tourist bus or minivan
    • tourist buses go via Poi Pet border crossing
    • tourist bus to Bangkok from Siem Reap is the most cheapest option of transfer
    • transport by tourist bus or minivan from Siem Reap to Bangkok is about 7.5-13 hours
    • bus ticket from Siem Reap to Bangkok costs about $21-32/pp
    • bus companies to Bangkok: Giant Ibis, Virak Buntham, Nattakan, Mekong Express
    • read this article: How do you get from Siem Reap to Bangkok?

B) Bus / Minivan from Bangkok to Phuket

    • from Bangkok to Phuket you can travel by tourist sleeper bus
    • bus companies to Phuket: Phuket Central, Bus Express, Phuket Travel, Thai Sriram…
    • travel time by tourist bus from Bangkok to Phuket is about 14 hours
    • travel by tourist bus from Bangkok to Phuket costs about $20-39/pp
    • read this article: How do you get from Bangkok to Phuket?
    • read the instructions before you book your bus tickets to Phuket
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Bus of Giant Ibis from Siem Reap to Bangkok, from Bangkok you can take another bus to Phuket (photo: 12go.asia).


3. BUS + TRAIN from Siem Reap to Phuket


A) Bus from Siem Reap to Poipet border crossing

    • from Siem Reap to Poipet border you can take a tourist bus or minivan
    • travel time from Siem Reap to Poipet by bus/minivan is about 3 hours
    • bus ticket from Siem Reap to Poipet border costs about $9-12/pp
    • some of these tourist buses or minivans go via Poipet to Bangkok
    • Search and book bus tickets from Siem Reap to Poipet on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square

B) Train from Aranyaprathet to Bangkok

C) Train from Bangkok to Surat Thani

    • from Bankgok to Surat Thani you can travel by train of Thai Railways
    • train ticket from Bangkok to Surat Thani costs about $8-50/pp (seat is the cheapest option)
    • transport from Bangkok to Surat Thani by train is the most cheapest way of transfer
    • travel time by train to Surat Thani from Bangkok is about 9-12 hours
    • there are also sleeper berths, 1st + 2nd class seats or berths
    • read this article: How do you get from Bangkok to Surat Thani?

D) Bus or minivan from Surat Thani to Phuket

    • from Surat Thani to Phuket you can travel by bus or minivan, or taxi
    • bus ticket from Surat Thani to Phuket costs about $6-12/pp
    • travel time by bus/minivan from Surat Thani to Phuket is about 4-5 hours
    • private taxi or car from Surat Thani to Phuket costs about $130-180/pp
    • read this article: How do you get from Surat Thani to Phuket?
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From Aranyaprathet you can travel by train to Bangkok and from Bangkok you can take another train to Surat Thani.


4. TAXI / PRIVATE CAR from Siem Reap to Phuket


A) Private car / taxi from Siem Reap to Bangkok

    • private car / taxi is the most expensive option of transfer to Bangkok
    • travel by private car from Siem Reap to Bangkok takes about 9-10 hours
    • private taxi from Siem Reap to Bangkok costs about $265-300/car
    • private cars to Bangkok from Siem Reap offers Glassflower company
    • read this article: How to travel from Bangkok from Siem Reap?

B) Private car / taxi from Bangkok to Phuket

    • from Bangkok to Phuket town you can travel by private taxi / car
    • travel time by taxi/car from Bangkok to Phuket is about 13 hours
    • travel by taxi or car from Bangkok to Phuket costs about $380-500/car
    • private taxi companies to Phuket: Bangkok Taxi24, Glassflower
    • read this article: How to travel from Bangkok to Phuket?
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From Siem Reap to Phuket you can travel by private car or taxi via Bangkok (photo: Glassflower, 12go.asia).


icon-info-circle FAQ + TIPS – Travel from Siem Reap to Phuket:

How to book tickets or flights from Siem Reap to Phuket?

    • You can book tickets + flights from Siem Reap to Phuket on Baolau or 12go.asia.
    • You can also book another tickets and routes, e.g. Siem Reap > Bangkok, Surat Thani > Phuket…

How long does it take to travel from Siem Reap to Phuket?

    • Travel by plane from Siem Reap to Phuket takes about 1.5 hour (direct flight).
    • Travel by bus or minivan from Siem Reap to Phuket (via Bangkok) takes about 24-28 hours.
    • Travel by bus + train from Siem Reap to Phuket (via Aranyaprathet, Bangkok) takes about 24-28 hours.
    • Travel by taxi or private car from Siem Reap to Phuket (via Bangkok) takes about 23-25 hours.

What is the travel distance from Siem Reap to Phuket?

    • Travel distance from Siem Reap to Phuket is about 1240 km by land (bus, train) via Bangkok and Surat Thani.

How much does it cost to travel from Siem Reap to Phuket?

    • Travel by bus or minivan from Siem Reap to Phuket (via Bangkok) costs about $43-75/pp.
    • Travel by plane from Siem Reap to Phuket costs about $80-180/pp.
    • Travel by bus + train from Siem Reap to Phuket (via Aranyaprathet, Bangkok) costs about $30-70/pp.
    • Travel by taxi or private car from Siem Reap to Phuket (via Bangkok) costs about $650-800/car.

What is the best and fast way of transfer from Siem Reap to Phuket?

    • The best and fastest way how to reach Phuket in Thailand from Siem Reap in Cambodia is to to take a direct flight. Flight schedule is limited, but this flight takes only about 1.5 hour from Siem Reap Airport to Phuket Airport.

What is the cheapest way of transfer from Siem Reap to Phuket?

    • The most cheapest way how to get to Phuket from Siem Reap is to travel by bus and train via Aranyaprathet (Poipet), Bangkok and Surat Thani. But you shold know – this way of transport takes about 24-28 hours.

Is it possible to travel from Siem Reap to Phuket by train?

    • There is no direct train from Siem Reap in Cambodia to Phuket in Thailand. But there is a train from Aranyaprathet (about 3 km from Poipet) to Bangkok and another train from Bangkok to Surat Thani. From Surat Thani you can take a bus or private minivan to Phuket.

Where you can travel from Phuket?

    • You can explore and visit some islands in the east of Phuket. You can travel by ferry to Koh Yao Yai or you can visit some of the most visited island in this area – Koh Phi Phi. There are various ferries between Koh Yao Yai – Krabi – Koh Phi Phi – Koh Lanta and Koh Lipe.

Where to stay in Phuket?

    • Phuket in southern Thailand has various types of accommodation almost everywhere. There are cheap or luxury hotels, guesthouses and also some hostels for low-cost backpackers.There are also homestays and bungalows.
    • Search your accommodation in Phuket > Book your hotel in Phuket online.
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From Phuket you can travel by boat or ferry to various nearby islands or you can enjoy some boat round trip.
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Phuket has also various buddhist temples and historical pagodas.
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Phuket is a popular tourist island and offers various sport activities for visitors.


icon-arrow-circle-right Book tickets + flights from Siem Reap to Phuket online + Schedule:

(You can change your departure, arrival… Siem Reap > Bangkok, Bangkok > Phuket…)

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