Route 4 from Bangkok to the south. Along the way pass
the provinces of Nakhon Pathom, Ratchaburi, Phetchaburi,
Prachuap-Khirikan, and at Chumphon go right to Ranong.
From Ranong, go south through Kuraburi and Kapoe Districts
to Phangnga Province. In Phang-nga the road passes
through Kuraburi, Takuapa, and Thai Muang Districts
before reaching the town of Kok Kloy. Then, cross
the Thao Thepkrasattri or Sarasin Bridge to Phuket
Island. The distance is 867 kilometers.
Remark: Subject to change without
air-conditioned and non air-conditioned buses leave
the Southern Bus Terminal in Bangkok daily. Southern
Bus Terminal Tel. (02) 4347192, 4345557-8, Phuket Central
Company Tel. (02) 4355019, Phuket Travel Tel. (02) 4355018,
Phuket Bus Terminal Tel. (076) 211480.
By Air : Thai Airways International operates flights
to Phuket daily. The travel time is 1 hour 20 minutes.
Contact TG office in Bangkok Tel. (02) 2800060, 6282000
for flight schedule and reservation.
Deep Sea Port (Port of Phuket) at Phuket is visited
by both cargo and cruise ship from Thailand and from
abroad. Contact your travel agent for information about
the many different ships that stop at Phuket
Airways International operates
flights to Phuket daily. The travel time is 1 hour 20
minutes. Contact TG office in Bangkok - (02) 2800060,
6282000 - for flight schedule and reservation.
are further domestic connections
with Surat Thani and Hat Yai. Phuket also enjoys international
connections with Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Japan,
Taiwan, Hong Kong and Australia. Reservations may be
made in Bangkok (Tel: 280-0060 and 628-2000), and in
Phuket (Tel: 211-195, 212-946, 212-499 and 216-755)
for both domestic and international flights.
(Phuket: (076) 225-033-4, Bangkok: 229-3434, 229-3456,
535-2429, 535-3756) offers direct flights linking Phuket
with Koh Samui, the principal island in the Thai Gulf.
Orient Thai Airlines
( Phuket: (076) 232-302-3, 327-270-1, Bangkok: 267-3210-5,
535-2021-2) offers direct flights linking Phuket with
Subject to change without notice.