Everyday there are several flights between Bangkok and Phuket that are run by Thailand’s domestic airlines. Thai Airways runs daily flights to Phuket. Some of these flights are non-stop between these two destinations while some stop at Samui Island on the way to Phuket for a 40-minute halt. Phuket is also connected to some international destinations with direct flights plying to and fro between Phuket and these destinations.
Some of these international destinations are Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Singapore and Sydney. During the peak season between November and April, several international flights fly to Phuket with a stopover at the Bangkok airport. So, many tourists first land at Bangkok and enjoy the hospitality of the city for few days and then catch domestic flights of Thai Airways to reach Phuket.
You can also take flights with Bangkok Airways that operates flights between Koh Samui and Phuket. If you reach Koh Samui from Bangkok, you can spend there few days and thereafter you can take a 25-minute flight to Phuket from there.
When you fly between Bangkok and Phuket, the sights are impressive. If you get a window seat, your travel will really turn into a memorable one. The plane while flying to Phuket from Bangkok flies over Phang Nga Bay which presents spectacular scenery of colors and contours.
Phuket airport has its position next to Bangkok airport in Thailand when number of passengers and the freight volume are taken in to considerations. The terminal is very good and just a few hundred meters away from the airport, you will find Mai Khao Beach which is popularly known as ‘White Wood’ and also Nai Yang Beach.
There are 12 airlines besides Thai Airways that fly between Bangkok and Phuket. In total, these flights can accommodate 16,993 travelers everyday, taking them to Phuket from Bangkok. There are total 59 flights every week between Bangkok and Phuket.
Majority of the international tourists prefer flying on Singapore, SG which has one-stop flights between Bangkok and Phuket. All Nippon also runs two non-stop flights between Bangkok and Phuket while Thai Airways runs most non-stop flights between these two destinations. The Orient Express has the shortest flight route of 431 miles between these two Thai cities.
Scandinavian too runs one non-stop flights between Phuket and Bangkok. Kuala Lumpur is the most popular international destination for the tourists to take one-stop flights between Bangkok and Phuket.
One way airfare between Bangkok and Phuket on Thai Airways for an adult passenger in the economy class will cost around 3000 Thai Baht (THB) while for children it is 1700 THB. In the economy class, a round trip between Bangkok and Phuket will cost you around 5000 THB for an adult passenger and around 3000 THB for a child passenger. Traveling in the business class will prove little costlier. On Thai Airways, a business class adult traveler will have to play around 4500 THB for one way airfare while for a round trip the airfare would be around 8000 THB. For a child passenger in the business class, one way trip will cost around 2500 THB and a round trip will cost around 4500 THB. 1 USD will be around 30.3801 THB.
See Phuket Transport page for more infos.