Phuket Travel Bus Services
Phuket Travel provides 6 daily departures from Bangkok to Phuket and 6 daily return services from Phuket to Bangkok. From Bangkok to Phuket, there is 1 departure in the morning (at 6.30am), while the other 5 departures are overnight buses leaving Southern Bangkok Bus Terminal (Sai Tai Mai) in the evening. All 6 departures from Phuket to Bangkok, provided by Phuket Travel, are overnight buses leaving Phuket Bus Terminal in the evening.
Phuket Travel has 2 types of coaches, namely the VIP bus with a seat layout of 3-seats-in-a-row and standard express bus with seat layout of 4-seats-in-a-row. The bus fare for the VIP bus is higher as compared to the Standard Express bus, as the seat is more spacious. However, the VIP bus may be a better choice for tourists, in order to ensure a more comfortable journey during the 12-hour ride.
Long distance bus services like Bangkok to Phuket has limited daily departures from the Southern Bangkok Bus Terminal (Sai Tai Mai). Passengers are advised to book their Bangkok to Phuket bus ticket or Phuket to Bangkok bus ticket online in advance to secure a seat in advance, especially during the weekends and holidays.