Located in Thailand, the most common way of getting to Phuket is by air. Multiple airlines operate regular flights from major Australian cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane to this stunning island destination. Direct flights are available, ensuring a hassle-free journey that takes approximately 9 to 10 hours. Phuket International Airport is well-connected and offers a range of facilities for travellers.
Once you touch down at the International Airport, getting to your Phuket accommodation is a breeze. The airport is located on the northern side of the island and offers a variety of transportation options. Clearing immigration and customs can take approximately one hour, so be sure to factor this in when scheduling the pickup time if you're pre-booking a transfer. Right outside the arrivals terminal, you'll find an abundance of taxi services ready to whisk you away to your resort, however remember to negotiate the fare before hopping in. For a hassle-free experience, we recommend pre-booking a private airport transfer, ensuring a dedicated vehicle awaits your arrival. Our affordable holiday packages offer extra value by including hotel transfers to make getting to your accommodation easier. Regardless of your choice, the journey from the airport to your accommodation takes approximately 45 minutes to an hour depending on traffic.
Travelling from Phuket to the idyllic island of Koh Samui is a popular route for those seeking tropical paradise in Thailand. There are no direct flights between the two islands, however regular ferry services operate from Phuket to Koh Samui, offering a scenic journey across the Gulf of Thailand. The ferry ride takes approximately 4 to 6 hours, depending on the route and weather conditions. Another option is to fly from Phuket to Koh Samui. Several airlines provide direct flights between the two islands, with a flight duration of around 1 hour. Both ferry and flight options offer an opportunity to experience the beauty of the Thai coastline and make your way to the enchanting shores of Koh Samui.
Getting to Phi Phi Islands from Phuket is a breeze. The most popular way to reach Phi Phi Islands is by taking a ferry. From Phuket's Rassada Pier, you'll find a range of ferry services departing regularly to the islands. The ferry ride takes approximately 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on the sea conditions. Another option is to book a speedboat tour, which offers a quicker and more exhilarating journey. These tours typically include additional stops at stunning snorkelling spots and provide an opportunity to explore the islands at your own pace. Whichever option you choose, you'll be treated to stunning views of crystal-clear waters and towering limestone cliffs as you make your way to the captivating Phi Phi Islands from Phuket.