Phuket is known as the largest island in Thailand surrounded by many little islands and bays such as Phang Nga Bay, Similan Island, Karon Beach and many more. Therefore, it’s not surprising that island hopping is one of the activities every visitor to Phuket must do.
Bus from Hat Yai to Phuket is the most convenient transfer between Hat Yai and Phuket. That is because there is no flight and train service available for this route.
The duration required from Hat Yai to Phuket is around 7 hours.
The travel time is depending on the traffic and weather conditions. At least one stopover will be given during the journey. You are advised to bring along your jacket or scarf because the temperature in the bus will be lower during night-time.
Distance from Hat Yai to Phuket is about 512.3 km.
Sri Trang Tour is the only bus operator serving bus from Hat Yai to Phuket. Sri Trang Tour is a popular transportation company headquartered in Mueng Thap Thiang, Trang.
Sri Trang Tour provide up to 7 daily departure from Hat Yai to Phuket. All schedules except 7:30pm trip are served with P1 coach type with toilet on board. 7:30 schedule is operated with VIP24 which has larger leg room and more spacious seat.
The earliest bus goes at 8:00am. The following bus schedules are 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:45am, 1:00pm, 6:00pm, 7:30pm and 9:30pm.
The ticket price is charged at THB355 with P1 bus type and at THB552 with VIP24 bus type.
The boarding point in Hat Yai is located at Hat Yai Bus Terminal.
The arrivals point in Phuket is at Phuket Bus Terminal 2 (Phuket Town).
You can either visit the terminal and go the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you would rather not do that, you can visit www.busonlineticket.co.th and book your seat within 5 minutes.
You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Thailand by logging on to the official website of BusOnlineTicket which is https://www.busonlineticket.co.th/. The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.