Flights from Phuket to Bangkok, Thailand

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Destination overview

The top destination for international visitor arrivals in MasterCard’s Global Destination Cities Index 2016, thousands of explorers are called to the royal city of Bangkok every year. Not only is the city an important financial hub for Thailand and the surrounding countries, naturally attracting large numbers of business travelers, it also has a deep and beautiful cultural heritage. This sparkles through in its ornate shrines, stunning palaces, vibrant areas – including the Bangkok Chinatown and its world-famous red-light district – and its expansive, luscious parks.

Flying to Bangkok

1. Which airports serve Phuket to Bangkok?

Phuket is served by Phuket International Airport. Buses run from the center of Phuket, although many travelers prefer to arrive by taxi. There is some car parking for those who arrive in their own vehicles, and many hotels offer their own shuttle service.

Your flight to Bangkok from Phuket will most likely land at the Don Mueang Airport which traditionally manages internal flights, while the Suvarnabhumi International Airport, the largest airport serving Bangkok, which is linked to the city by Airport Rail Link. There is a rail link from Don Mueang Airport, but most passengers find a taxi is more convenient. If you opt to hire a car at either airport, be aware that Bangkok’s traffic is notoriously busy.

2. Which airlines operate flights from Phuket to Bangkok?

Airlines operating flights to Bangkok from Phuket include THAI, Bangkok Airways, Emirates, Thai AirAsia and Nok Air, with plenty of flights operating each day.

3. How long is the flight?

The flight to Bangkok to Phuket takes about 1 hour 15 minutes. As there is no time difference between Bangkok and Phuket, you will be able to start enjoying the sights as soon as you arrive.

4. Climate changes between Phuket and Bangkok

There is likely to be little difference in the weather between Phuket and Bangkok, with both locations having hot weather from March to May, cooler weather from November to February and the rainy season from June to October.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

The Thai baht used in Phuket is also the currency used in Bangkok, with banks available to exchange or withdraw more money as required.

Passport holders from most Western countries do not need a visa for a stay of up to 30 days in Thailand. For longer stays and passport holders from other countries, you should apply for a visa in advance of your travel. The documentation you used to enter Phuket will also enable you to head to Bangkok.

City information

After the laid-back beach atmosphere of Phuket, you will be rested and ready for the vibrant life of Bangkok. Marvel at the ancient heritage of the temples, such as the colored spires of Wat Arun, and the splendor of the Grand Palace, once the home of Thai kings. You can haggle over goods and sample the street food and Bangkok’s floating markets, a wonderful introduction to Thailand’s deliciously varied cuisine. As the sun goes down, the city lights up with colorful night markets and bars where you can party the night away.

Phuket to Bangkok Last modified: Sep 19, 2023 11:50 -04:00

We've scanned 109,155,000 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Bangkok. Thai Lion & Thai frequently offer the best deals to Bangkok flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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How Much is a Flight from Phuket to Bangkok?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Phuket to Bangkok, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be ฿2,196.

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How far in advance should I book tickets from Phuket to Bangkok?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Phuket to Bangkok.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days ฿2,095 ฿6,215
7-14 days ฿2,095 ฿5,675
14-21 days ฿2,669 ฿6,013
21-30 days ฿2,939 ฿6,384
30-60 days ฿2,669 ฿7,904
60-90 days ฿2,669 ฿8,276
90+ days ฿2,703 ฿8,614

Cheapest Day To Fly from Phuket to Bangkok

We've examined 218,310,000 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Phuket to Bangkok is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Phuket to Bangkok by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Phuket to Bangkok flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Phuket Bangkok Thai Lion 9/24/23 9/25/23 0 ฿2,095
October Phuket Bangkok Thai Lion 10/3/23 10/4/23 0 ฿2,669
November Phuket Bangkok Thai Lion 11/1/23 11/6/23 0 ฿2,669
December Phuket Bangkok Thai 12/4/23 12/10/23 0 ฿2,939
January Phuket Bangkok Thai 1/31/24 2/1/24 0 ฿2,905
February Phuket Bangkok Thai 2/1/24 2/2/24 0 ฿2,905
March Phuket Bangkok Thai 3/4/24 3/6/24 0 ฿2,905
April Phuket Bangkok Thai 4/24/24 5/1/24 0 ฿2,838

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Phuket to Bangkok

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Phuket to Bangkok. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Phuket to Bangkok

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Phuket to Bangkok is ฿10,404.

The average price for direct flights from Phuket to Bangkok is ฿2,736.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Phuket to Bangkok.

Weekly Direct Flights from Phuket to Bangkok - By Carrier
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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Phuket to Bangkok

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Phuket to Bangkok. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Phuket to Bangkok is ฿1,352.

The average price for round trip flights from Phuket to Bangkok is ฿2,736.

Phuket to Bangkok Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Phuket to Bangkok?
Answer: The average Phuket to Bangkok flight time is an hour and 21 minutes.
Question: How far is Bangkok from Phuket?
Answer: The distance from Phuket to Bangkok is 690 kilometers (429 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Phuket to Bangkok?
Answer: There are 21 direct flights from Phuket to Bangkok.
Question: What are the most popular Phuket airlines for direct flights from Phuket to Bangkok?
Answer: Thai Lion Air provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Phuket and Bangkok.

Phuket to Bangkok Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Phuket and Bangkok. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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