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How To Get From Phuket Airport To Patong Beach – All Possible Ways

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We will write how to get from Phuket airport to Patong Beach. The distance from Phuket International Airport to Patong Beach is 37 kilometers. Click here to book online Phuket activities and day trips

The travel time from Phuket airport to Patong Beach is around 45 minutes by taxi depending on the traffic. The taxi fare is around 1000 THB which is $30 USD.

The cheapest way from Phuket airport to Patong Beach is by bus is 170 THB which is $6 USD. The travel time is around 1 hour and 45 minutes. You can book online thru this link with Bookaway

You can also get alternatives from private transfers for $18 USD up to 3 people almost the same price that if you buy the bus ticket. Read here how to get from Phuket airport to city center

SIM CARD AT PHUKET AIRPORT

I wouldn’t recommend you to buy a sim card at Phuket airport. If you wish comfort you can buy eSim online and if you aren’t in a hurry just go around phone shops in the city and compare prices to buy the cheapest sim card in Phuket. Get your own Thailand tourist sim card and best Thailand eSim

You can find the cheapest Thai eSim with Nomad Thailand eSim for $5 USD with 1 GB data valid for 7 days. For $10 USD with 2 GB data, For $13 USD with 3 GB data and for $15 USD with 5 GB data valid for 30 days.

If you need more data you can go for $9 USD with unlimited data valid for 8 days. And for $20 USD with unlimited data valid for 15 days with Airalo Thailand eSim prepaid (USING DISCOUNT CODE GAMINTRAVELER 10%).

Holafly Thailand eSim for less than $65 USD if you use our code GAMINTRAVELER you will have unlimited internet for 30 days in Thailand for just $2 USD per day.

Read here Thailand sim card for tourist, how to get from Chiang Mai airport to city centerKrabi airport to Ao Nang and our favorite Thai food

Read here how to get to Khao San Road from Suvarnabhumi Airporthow to get to Chinatown from Bangkok AirportDon Muang airport to Suvarnabhumi airportBangkok Airport Rail Link and how to get from Don Mueang airport to Bangkok city!

WHERE TO STAY IN PHUKET

There are places to stay in Phuket starting from $15 USD you can get a room or even cheaper if you decide to stay in a dorm. If you prefer mid-budget in Phuket from $20-50 USD will be perfect. And for a luxury budget expect to pay $50-100 USD.

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PHUKET AIRPORT TO PATONG BEACH

BUS PHUKET AIRPORT TO PATONG BEACH (CHEAPEST WAY)

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The cheapest way from Phuket airport to Patong Beach is by bus. There are a few buses leaving from Phuket airport to Patong Beach are running every hour starting from 9 am until 10 pm. You can check here Phuket Smart bus airport route and schedule!

The Phuket Smart bus going from Phuket airport to Patong Beach is 170 THB which is $5 USD for one way ticket with free Wifi in the bus.

The total travel time from Phuket airport to Patong Beach with the bus is around 1 hour and 45 minutes depending on the traffic. You can buy the tickets inside the bus just make sure you bring cash and local currency.

You can also get the Rabbit Card for 300 THB (only useful if you will take a few times the buses in Phuket). Check here Rabbit Card prices and advantages! If you get the Rabbit Card the bus fare is only 100 THB.

The Phuket Smart Bus is Blue Color. Click here to book online Phuket activities and day trips

Bus From Phuket Town to Patong Beach

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If you take the bus from Phuket airport to city center. You can transfer to the bus going from Phuket town to Patong Beach. The buses are leaving every hour and it costs 50 THB. The travel time by bus from Phuket town to Patong Beach is around 50 minutes.

BUS ROUTE PHUKET AIRPORT TO PHUKET DOWNTOWN

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SHARED VAN PHUKET AIRPORT TO CITY

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The shared van fare from Phuket airport to Patong Beach is 180-200 THB which is $6-7 USD. You can also booked a shared van up to 8 people going to Patong Beach for only $28 USD around than $3 USD per person.

The travel time is around 1 hour and they are leaving the airport when they are full. It could be faster and cheaper than the bus but less comfortable and make sure you don’t have so much luggage.

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BY TAXI PHUKET AIRPORT TO PATONG BEACH

If you go from Phuket airport to Patong Beach by taxi is the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 45 minutes depending on the traffic.

The taxi fare from Phuket airport to Patong Beach is 1000 THB which is $30 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.

If you are going from Phuket airport to Karon and Kata Beach the taxi fare is around 900-1000 THB which is $30 USD and 45 minutes travel time.

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GRAB PHUKET AIRPORT TO PATONG BEACH

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You can always get get Grab with these Apps if you download they work like Uber similar as a taxi with fixed price until your destination and you can choose paying by cash or card. It’s usually cheaper than taxis. Prices from Phuket airprot to Patong Beach by Grab us around 800-900 THB which is around $25 USD.

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM PHUKET AIRPORT TO PATONG BEACH

Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Phuket. Prices are around $18 USD and you will be able to fit up to 3 people. It could be $6 USD per person.

BEST WAY FROM PHUKET AIRPORT TO PATONG BEACH

If you are traveling alone and on a budget. The best option for you is the bus which costs $6 USD for 1 hour and 45 minutes travel time to get to Patong Beach. You can also get a shared van for $6-7 USD if you aren’t bringing so much luggage.

If you are traveling with someone else taxi, private transportation or Grab can charge around $25-30 USD and if you split the cost between 3-4 people it can be cheap.

WHERE TO STAY IN PATONG BEACH

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Some accommodations only cost less than 500 THB that’s a room for below $15 USD! There are many mid-budget rooms in Phuket for $20-50 USD and you can find luxury rooms starting from $80 USD. Click here to get the best hotel deals in Phuket with Booking and Agoda!

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EXCHANGE RATE IN THAILAND

The exchange rate is around 1 USD = 31 Baht. It means that, if you exchange 100 USD you will have 3100 Baht. You can click here to know the exchange rate before your trip. We recommend you look for a good money changer in the city and avoid changing cash in the airport. If you will be using ATM, there is a withdrawal fee of 150 Baht per transaction.

BEST TIME TO VISIT PHUKET

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If you’re traveling to Phuket you might want to avoid the summer months of March to May. If the heat doesn’t bother you, just always make sure to stay hydrated, bring sunscreen and to wear light clothing during your travels.

For those thinking of going from June to September, this is Thailand’s rainy season. Sightseeing may not be as enjoyable during these months. So, the best time to visit Phuket would be around November to February, when the rain has lifted but the cool weather remains.

Click here to know more about the weather in Phuket!

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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