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Flights to Phuket

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Last minute flights to Phuket

Departure Mon, 16 Dec Return Sun, 22 Dec
LGW London
HKT Phuket
return from £486
Departure Mon, 30 Dec Return Tue, 07 Jan
DMK Bangkok
HKT Phuket
return from £40
Departure Mon, 16 Dec Return Sun, 22 Dec
MAN Manchester
HKT Phuket
return from £569
Departure Mon, 06 Jan Return Fri, 10 Jan
SIN Singapore
HKT Phuket
return from £58
Popular flight routes to Phuket
London - Phuket
return from £447
Bangkok - Phuket
return from £32
Manchester - Phuket
return from £549
Singapore - Phuket
return from £54
Kuala Lumpur - Phuket
return from £51
Birmingham - Phuket
return from £540

Trips to Phuket

Phuket travel

Thailand's southern province, Phuket, is known for its beautiful tropical beaches, clear waters and rainforests. Located on a major trading route, its history is rife with attempted invasions by the English, Portuguese, French and Dutch, as well as a foiled Burmese takeover. Phuket's economy thrived with Its abundant tin mines and rubber plantations. Today, rubber still remains a vital source of income for the locals in addition to palm oil. Tourism is also a major earner for the province. As a direct consequence, flights to Phuket increased because travellers are drawn to its natural beauty and the ease of moving in and out of the island. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Phuket!

Things to do and places to see in Phuket

Phuket has many attractions to offer to visitors on the island province. Sunbathe on its idyllic beaches, snorkel in crystal clear waters or watch incredible sunsets. Enjoy numerous beach parties or head to town for a night of dancing. Sample local cuisine and enjoy monuments dedicated to its colourful history. Travellers who are on cheap flights to Phuket will enjoy incredible island experiences that will not soon be forgotten.

When visiting Phuket, be sure to:

  • Take a boat ride and head to Phang Nga Bay for its stunning limestone cliffs and emerald waters
  • Take a leisurely stroll through Old Phuket Town and admire its Sino-Portuguese architecture
  • Party on Patong's Bangla Road and marvel at its lively, quirky atmosphere
  • Drive up Nakkerd Hills and stare in awe at the Big Buddha and the shrine
  • Reflect on your inner self or renew your spirituality at the Wat Chalong temple
  • Watch a Simon Cabaret, a cabaret show performed by transvestites
  • Spend a glorious day at stunning Phi Phi Island, a premier beach often featured in the movies
  • See the Phuket FantaSea Show, an entertaining and fun stage show
  • Soak up the magnificent sights of the island from the "Three Beaches" viewpoint
  • Explore Similan Islands, one of the most attractive dive sites in the world
  • Relax at Kata Noi Beach
  • Tour the Chalong Bay Rum Distillery
  • Shop at the night market of Phuket town
  • Visit the Phuket Tiger Kingdom
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Phuket airports

The Phuket International Airport is the main airport catering to Phuket and surrounding islands. It is the third busiest airport in the country. Travellers who are on trips to Phuket will use one of the two terminals at the airport. Terminal 1 is dedicated to international flights and Terminal 2 to domestic routes.

  • Phuket International Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carries that have a presence at Phuket International Airport are the following: Thai Airways, Thomson Airways and Bangkok Airways.

    Location

    The airport is located 32km north of the centre of Phuket.

    Transport options

    Phuket International Airport is accessible by public transportation, shuttles and taxis. The Airport Bus connects the city and airport and it stops in front of the departure terminal. Tickets are available for purchase in the bus. Pre-booked private transfers can also be arranged. Hotel resorts may also provide courtesy shuttles as part of their service.

FAQ's about Phuket

🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Phuket?
The top month to book flights to Phuket is January, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Phuket flights is September. In third place: October. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Phuket, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Phuket?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Phuket is... December. The next best month to travel to Phuket is April. And let's not forget February, the third top choice for when to go to Phuket. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Phuket is May.
🕑 How long before a flight to Phuket should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Phuket, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Phuket departing from over 30 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Phuket at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
✈️ What is the name of Phuket’s airport?
Phuket is served by 1 airport[s]. Phuket International Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 30 cities, such as London, Bangkok and Manchester, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Phuket’s airport from the city centre?
Phuket’s airport Phuket International Airport is located 17 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Phuket’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 0.75 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Phuket International Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Phuket centre is around 0.88 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Phuket. Pick your preferred car type and get from Phuket International Airport to Phuket city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Phuket city centre?
There are many ways to get from Phuket International Airport to central Phuket:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Phuket International Airport to Phuket city centre when driving is 49 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to Phuket city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 1 hour 4 mins.
By Bus:
Commuting from Phuket International Airport to central Phuket by Bus takes around 1 hour 9 mins, depending on the time and the day of the week.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Phuket?
If you are going to Phuket, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 2.76 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 15.06 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 5.52 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 2.26 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 2.51 GBP
  • - Coffee: 1.85 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 0.53 GBP
  • - Water: 0.30 GBP

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