Flights to Phuket

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Last minute flights to Phuket

Departure Tue, 14 Apr Return Mon, 20 Apr
DMK Bangkok
HKT Phuket
return from £27
Departure Fri, 17 Apr Return Sat, 25 Apr
LGW London
HKT Phuket
return from £344
Departure Mon, 13 Apr Return Thu, 23 Apr
MAN Manchester
HKT Phuket
return from £466
Departure Thu, 16 Apr Return Sat, 18 Apr
CNX Chiang Mai
HKT Phuket
return from £79
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.


    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

🔍 How can I find cheap flights to Phuket at Opodo?
At Opodo you can find flights from £27 to Phuket. Our offers are the result of a combination of different technologies, machine learning algorithms and real searches form our customers in our platform, so you can get the options that better suits your needs when flying to 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.
✈️ Which airlines fly to Phuket from the UK?
Airlines flying direct from the UK to Phuket include:
- Thai Airways International, which flies from London
- Emirates, which has flights from London and Manchester as well as Glasgow to Phuket
- Etihad Airways, with flights from Manchester to Phuket and London and also from Birmingham

Indirect flights from the UK to Phuket include:
- Thai Airways International, which flies from London and Belfast and also from Aberdeen
- Emirates, with flights from London and Manchester to Phuket plus Glasgow
- Etihad Airways, which has flights from Manchester and London as well as from Edinburgh to Phuket
🕑 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 50 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]. Suvarnabhumi Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 50 cities, such as Bangkok, London and Manchester, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Phuket’s airport from the city centre?
Phuket’s airport Suvarnabhumi Airport is located 432 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 0.74 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Suvarnabhumi Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Phuket centre is around 0.86 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 Suvarnabhumi 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 Suvarnabhumi 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 Suvarnabhumi Airport to Phuket city centre when driving is 11 hours 44 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
💳 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: 2.94 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 14.70 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 5.39 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 2.08 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 2.70 GBP
  • - Coffee: 1.76 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 0.51 GBP
  • - Water: 0.29 GBP

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