Phuket Airport to Phuket Town, Patong, Kata and Karon

There are two types of buses one is called simply `Airport Bus’ it is Orange in color. It will take you to Phuket Town and if you want to go to Patong you have to take another bus from there.

Airport Bus Route Map to Phuket Town


This is the cheapest way to travel Phuket City. The fare is 100THB and the traveling time is 1.15 Hours.

The Airport Bus

Last two buses leave the airport at 19.30 and 20:30hrs respectively

Then there is cream colored bus with blue stripes. This bus will take you to Patong, fare is currently B150 and it will also take you to Kata and Karon, the fare is B200.

Bus to Patong, Kata and Karon

Tickets can be bought from the driver.

Passengers can get off the bus (or minivan) at several locations en route to Patong, Kata and Karon. However, the bus or van will not pick up any passengers en route.

In low season these buses becomes `MINI VANS’ (to save the cost), the fare remains  same as the bus – B200.

Reaching City By Meter Taxi

A metered taxi stand is located outside of the Phuket airport main terminal building of the far right as you exit the terminal.

The average fares from Phuket airport are; Phuket Town 400 baht, Patong 550 baht, Kata/Karon 600 baht plus a 100 baht airport surcharge.

The trip will usually take approximately 30 minutes to Phuket, 40 minutes to Patong Beach, and around one hour to Kata/Karon.