Direct flights to Phuket

For a holiday that offers something for everyone and the very best of everything, look no further than a trip to Phuket. Read more about the destination and find all direct flights available here.

Phuket International Airport is a medium sized and third largest airport in Thailand. In total there are 57 airports with direct flights to Phuket from 25 different countries and 3 U.S. states. The airport is a focus city for Thai AirAsia (Operating base.) and Bangkok Airways (Operating base.). You can easily reach Phuket with daily non-stop flights from 19 major hubs like Singapore (Singapore Airlines), Doha (Qatar Airways) and Guangzhou (China Southern).

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Getting to Phuket

Phuket International Airport is the second busiest airport in Thailand in terms of passenger numbers, after Suvarnabhumi Airport, the main gateway to the Bangkok metropolitan area.

Taxis, private minibus and limousine services and public buses are all available to holidaymakers looking for transport to and from the airport. The base also features a duty-free shop, currency exchange desks, a restaurant and other amenities.

Find a direct flight to Phuket

If you are looking for a direct flight to Phuket, you have a variety of options to choose from. In the list below you can find some popular direct connections to the international airport in Phuket – by following the links you can learn more about each flight option.

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Introduction to the island

Phuket is Thailand's largest island, with a total area of 543 sq km. This makes it approximately the same size as Singapore. Nearly 350,000 people live on the isle, which is situated in the Andaman Sea off the west coast of Thailand and linked to the mainland by two bridges.

The province has developed into a popular hotspot for all sorts of trips, from relaxing breaks on the beach and luxury getaways to hedonistic party holidays. Tourism is now one of the largest contributors to the local economy.

Much of central Phuket is mountainous, meaning the main visitor destinations and resorts are located along the coast.

Patong on the island's western seafront is the most popular location of all for holidaymakers, while less mainstream areas such as Chalong Bay and Cape Panwa in the south-east are also worth exploring.

Top five attractions

Phang Nga Bay is one of the most spectacular and naturally beautiful destinations in Phuket. It is situated on the north-east coast, between the island and the mainland provinces of Phang Nga and Krabi. The location is famous for its impressive limestone rock formations, caves, mangroves and James Bond Island, which featured in The Man With the Golden Gun.

A world away from the calm and serenity of Phang Nga Bay is Bangla Road, a busy thoroughfare in Patong that is likely to be the first port of call for young travelers planning to do some partying in Phuket. The road is full of clubs, bars, restaurants and a diverse array of colorful characters.

Another experience worth checking out on the island is FantaSea, which is described as a cultural theme park but does not feature any rides. The highlight of the attraction is a show with Thai dancing, a cast of elephants, light and sound effects and a full-scale replica of a Khmer temple.

In addition to its beaches and man-made attractions, Phuket is home to spiritual sites such as Wat Chalong, a temple that welcomes thousands of visitors every year. The building boasts several striking aspects, including pagodas and hundreds of tiny pieces of glass that glitter and shine in the sunlight.

Travelers interested in learning more about the culture and history of the destination can take a tour of Phuket Town's old quarter, which offers sights including a combination of Chinese and colonial architecture. Visitors can also see shrines and temples, stop off at cafes for a bite to eat, pick up souvenirs from local shops and explore public museums.

Direct flights travel tip for Phuket

People planning to hit the beach and do some swimming during a trip to Phuket should be aware that there are often strong currents off many of the island's beaches.

Swimmers should make sure they are never alone and remain in designated safe areas. Red flags on beaches mean the water is not safe for swimming.

When to visit

Phuket has a warm and humid climate throughout the year, with March to early May normally the hottest period.

The summer monsoon season runs from May to October, with rain a common occurrence in the evenings, while the months from November to February offer the best chance of cooler conditions.

Major airlines with daily flights to Phuket
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Daily flights with China Southern
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Daily flights with China Eastern
Daily flights with Salam Air
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Daily flights with Sichuan Airlines
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Daily flights with Korean Air
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No, there are no directflights to Phuket from the US so you'll need to find a flight with connection instead.

There are 50 airlines with direct flights to Phuket. Nok Air, Thai AirAsia and Thai Lion Air are the most popular ones.

All 3 big alliances are flying to Phuket. Star Alliance, Oneworld and SkyTeam.

The IATA code is HKT and the ICAO code is VTSP.

You can fly daily from 19 different airports hubs to Phuket. Including Singapore with Singapore Airlines, Doha with Qatar Airways and Kuala Lumpur with Malaysia Airlines.

Depends where you are flying from. It takes 11h 33min from Frankfurt (FRA) and 1h 0min from Koh Samui (USM).

There is 1 airport in Phuket with scheduled flights, Phuket International Airport, HKT.

It depends on where from and when you are flying. The average one-way ticket price according to our data is $257.
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