by air

Thai Airways International

operates flights to Phuket daily. The travel time is 1 hour 20 minutes. Contact TG office in Bangkok - (02) 2800060, 6282000 - for flight schedule and reservation.

There are further domestic connections

with Surat Thani and Hat Yai. Phuket also enjoys international connections with Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Australia. Reservations may be made in Bangkok (Tel: 280-0060 and 628-2000), and in Phuket (Tel: 211-195, 212-946, 212-499 and 216-755) for both domestic and international flights.

Bangkok Airways

(Phuket: (076) 225-033-4, Bangkok: 229-3434, 229-3456, 535-2429, 535-3756) offers direct flights linking Phuket with Koh Samui, the principal island in the Thai Gulf.

Orient Thai Airlines

(Phuket: (076) 232-302-3, 327-270-1, Bangkok: 267-3210-5, 535-2021-2) offers direct flights linking Phuket with Bangkok.