Cheap Flights from Bangkok to Phuket
Flight information Bangkok to Phuket
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average flight time from Bangkok to Phuket, total distance 683 kilometers
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There are two airports in Bangkok, Don Mueang International Airport and Suvarnabhumi Airport, with nonstop flights to Phuket International Airport from both facilities. Airlines generally use one of the two, not both. Budget airlines Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Air, and Nok Air use Don Mueang, while Bangkok Airways and Thai Airways leave from Suvarnabhumi. Other airlines fly from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket nonstop. Their return flights include a layover, such as Phuket to Guangzhou, China, to Bangkok.
Bangkok Airports Information
Don Mueang International Airport
There are two runways and two terminals at Don Mueang, which opened in 1924. Domestic flights from Bangkok to Phuket leave from Terminal 2. There are 43 check-in counters in the terminal. Check in no more than two hours and no less than 45 minutes before scheduled departure.
There are two parallel runways and two parallel taxiways at the airport. Departing flights to Phuket from Bangkok leave from the Main Terminal. They use Concourse A1-A6 and Concourse B1-B6 on Level 4. Each airline has its own check-in rules. For example, check in at Bangkok Airways at least one hour 15 minutes before departure. Enter the terminal through Door 3 on Level 4 and go to the check-in counters in Row F.
Terminal Information for Phuket International Airport
Phuket International Airport, the second-busiest airport in Thailand, is 32 km from Phuket Town. Transport choices from the airport include metered taxi, airport bus, limousine, private mini bus, shared mini bus, and car rental. A metered taxi, large enough for two passengers, has limited space for luggage. The average fare to Phuket Town is CA$15 (400฿). Airport buses do not run often, but some hotels and resorts do offer shuttle services. Weekly rental of a compact car is about CA$208 (5,410฿).
What You Need to Know for Bangkok to Phuket Flights
Each airline has their own baggage allowance and associated fees. Thai AirAsia, as an example, permits one personal item and one carry-on bag weighing 7 kg or less and measuring no more than 56 cm X 36 cm X 23 cm (length x width x height). Paying for checked baggage at the time as booking a flight saves money. The cost of checked baggage up to 20 kg during initial booking is about CA$13 (330฿). It's CA$15 (379฿) if paid for later.
What to Expect in Phuket
Being close to the equator means there is little variation in Phuket's temperature during the year. The coolest month is January, with an average temperature of 27 degrees Celsius. March is the warmest month, with an average temperature of 29 degrees. The rainy season in Phuket is May through October, with rainfall during this time averaging between 150 and 400 mm. The currency in Thailand is the baht, designated by the ฿ sign. A three-course meal for two in a mid-range restaurant costs about CA$27 (700฿). Phuket has upscale beach resorts, many of them on the western side of the island. Go snorkeling or scuba diving. Enjoy a full-day motorboat tour, with the added excitement of exploring sea caves by kayak.
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