Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism (FHT), PSU Phuket Campus, Thailand


Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism
Prince of Songkla University, Phuket Campus





About FHT




How to get to Phuket?

1. By Plane

2. By Bus

3. By Private Car




1. By Plane


Taking a flight to Phuket, it only takes approximately one hour. There are several domestic flights operating daily and directly from Bangkok, Samui, and Chiang Mai to Phuket at Phuket International Airport. Some domestic airlines operate flights from Phuket to SuratThani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Trang, and Hat Yai. Phuket also offer direct flights to international destinations such as Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Penang, Singapore, Sydney, etc.

Airline Information:To contact the airlines in Phuket International Airport, please use the number +66 (0)7 632 7230-7 and request


▪ Domestic Airline


Thai Airways 0-2628- 2000, www.thaiairways.com call center: 1566

Bangkok Airways 0-2265-5678, 0-2265-5555, www.bangkokair.com call center: 1235

Thai Air Asia 0-2515-9999, www.airasia.com

One-Two-Go by Orient Thai call center: 1126, www.onetwo-go.com

Nok Air call center: 1318, www.nokair.com

International Airlines


Bal Air Ext. 1240

Britannia Airways Ltd. Ext. 1240

Britannia (Sweden) Ext. 1240

China Airlines Ext. 1222-3

Condor Eludienst GMBH Ext. 1352

Far Eastern Air Transport Ext. 1352-3

Finn Air Ext. 1352-3

Hongkong Dragon Airlines Ext. 1230

Lauda Air Ext. 1238

Ltu Asia Tour Ltd. Ext. 1240

Malaysia Airlines Ext. 1232

Nova Airlines +66 (0) 7 634 5184

Premi Air +66 (0) 7 634 5184

Silk Air Ext. 1236

Trans Asia Airways Ext. 1361

Uni Airways Corporation Ext. 1367


Airport Transfer: Phuket International Airport is located approximately 30 kilometers north of Phuket Town.



▪ How to get to Phuket Airport?


Airport Bus Phuket provides a transportation service between Phuket Town and the Phuket International Airport and runs daily. At the Airport, the bus stops directly at the departure terminal.


Airport Bus Phuket is a government busofficial. They are the safest air-conditioned, the most economical and the most convenience transportation service in Phuket. A bus departs at 1 to 1.30 hour intervals. See timetables, route stops and fares of Airport to City and City to Airport bus service on. http://www.airportbusphuket.com/index.html.



▪ Route Guide, City - Airport:


1. A bus departs from Phuket Bus Terminal into Phang-Nga Road passing the Provincial Hall and turns left and goes straight ahead on Thungkha and then Maeluan Road to the crossroad by Central Festival Phuket. The first Stop is PhanthepCondotown.


2. After Phanthep Condo Town, the bus runs through Shopping Centre Compound where Central Festival Phuket, Big C and Lotus are located using Bypass Road and will stop at Gem Gallery.


3. After Bypass Road and entering the Thepkasattri Road on the left, the bus heads towards KohKaew and stops at Baan Koo School, stops again at Tarua School and then at the Heroine Monument.


4. The bus runs through Srisunthorn Community, Thalang Museum and stops at the Public Housing Authority Office, and then stops at Thalang Post Office, and at Thalang District Office and another stop at Nganthawee Rubber Factory.


5. The bus enters the road to the airport passing Pearl Village Hotel and stops at 999 Minimart.


6. After passing the Aviation Radio Centre, Airport Gas Station, Thai Airs Offices, and last stops at Phuket International Airport Terminal.


    • Taxis between Phuket Town and the airport cost approximately 800 baht.

    • Phuket Limousine located approximately 1 kilometer west of the city, operates hourly shuttles to the airport from 6.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m.





2. By Bus


Intercity and public bus is one of the cheapest ways to take you to Phuket. Buses leave daily and directly to Phuket from Bangkok’s Southern Terminal Station. Both air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned buses are provided, and pricesdiffer. Overnight buses are the most popular choice since they are comfortable. The trip is 12-14 hours and the nearly 900 kilometers, leaving from the Southern Bus Terminal. The fare is around 700 to 800 baht.


For more information, call 0-2435-1199, 0-2435-1200, 0-2434-7192, 0-2434-5557-8 or visit www.transport.co.th.


Other Contact: Southern Bus Terminal Tel. 0 2434 7192, 0 2434 5557-8 Phuket Central Company Tel. 0 2435 5019Phuket Travel Tel. 0 2435 5018Phuket Bus Terminal Tel. 0 7621 1480





3. By Private Car


Leaving Bangkok, take Petchkasem Road (Highway No. 4) to the south. Along the way you will pass through the provinces of NakhonPathom,Ratchburi, PrachuabKiri Khan. InChumpornturn right to Ranong. From Ranong, go south through KraburiDistrictand Kapoe District to Phang-Nga Province. In Phang-Nga the road passes through Kuraburi, Takuapa, and Thai Muang Districts before reaching the town of KokKloy. Then cross the ThaoThepKasattri Bridge to Phuket Island. A distance of 867 kilometers, approximately 12 hours.


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