General information about the airport, flights
Phuket international airport (Phuket International Airport IATA code HKT) is located in the North of the Islands (see Phuket Airport on the map). From the island's capital, Phuket town, airport 32 km, and the same from the very popular Patong beach.
Phuket airport is the third international gateway in Thailand after Bangkok airport Suvarnabhumi and don Muang. Arrive here not only those who are going to rest on the very island of Phuket, but it is convenient to get to other resorts of the South of Thailand: Koh Samui, Phangan, Krabi etc.
The airport receives many international flights, including direct flights from Russia and CIS countries. From Russia flights are operated from Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Irkutsk, Novosibirsk, Khabarovsk, Vladivostok, and seasonal organized charters from other regions of the Russian Federation. Fall is also the best connecting flights in a third country by foreign airlines. The cost of direct flights from Russia to Phuket more expensive than Bangkok, but it's still often cheaper than flights to Bangkok+flights by the budget airlines from Bangkok to Phuket.
From Asian countries and cities of Thailand here fly budget airlines AirAsia, NokAir and others.
Find and book tickets to the island of Phuket on the date, you can through the search form. Search is very flexible, and allows you to search for flights on different dates, with or without transfers, in both directions or one, etc.:
The cheapest flights from Russia to Phuket:
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The device of the airport infrastructure
On the ground floor of airport arrival hall. Here are all of the services for arriving passengers: car rental, currency exchange, hotels, ATMs. The exchange rate at the exchange office at the airport are reasonable, you can safely change here for the initial stage of the journey.
Luggage storage is located on the ground floor of the domestic terminal is open from 05:00 to 22:00 80 baht per day per seat.
On the second floor is the departures area and check-in, currency exchange, Duty Free shop, VAT refund Vat Refund.
Near the airport and within walking distance of several hotels, though not cheap.
Free Internet Wi-Fi (network AirportTrueFreeWiFi), but to use it, will have to undergo an easy registration procedure indicating the name, surname and passport number.
How to get from Phuket airport to the beaches
Public transport in Phuket is poorly developed, regular buses to the beaches here. The choice of transport options not so great:
Taxis in Phuket are the meter (taximeter) and fixed price (Limousine Service). If the price is fixed you immediately call the cost of the trip, it is necessary only to call the hotel. The trip meter is cheaper.
To use the taxi meter (taximeter), find the counter Taxi-meter at the exit of the airport. The scoring system is quite complex plus the price includes all airport charges, for a landmark trip to Patong will cost about 650 baht.
Taxi stand at fixed prices (Limousine Service) is located on the first floor of the terminal and outside at the exit. Sample prices:
- Airport - Patong – 900 baht
- Airport – Phuket town – 800 baht
- Airport – Naiton – 6800 baht
- Airport – Bang-Tao – 800 baht
- Airport – Surin – 800 baht
- Airport – Kamala – 800 baht
- Airport – Karon – 900 baht
- Airport – Kata – 900 baht
- Airport – house for rent – 900 baht
- Airport – Rawai – 900 baht
Can also book a taxi through this search form, then our driver will await you with a sign upon arrival:How does a transfer bookingDetails >Find the right routeBooking a transfer onlineThe driver meets you at the airport or at the station
The airport has several offices world famous distributors. Will be able to leave the airport by car, and the same to return. Better to book the car in advance via the Internet.
For driving in Thailand necessarily will need an international driving permit (IDP). Is such a law, made in the form of booklets in several languages that are issued in addition to the regular national rights of the bodies of the traffic police. They act only when presented together with your national (domestic) rights, so don't forget to take with you on a trip. To get an IDP is not required to write any exams, you only need to pay a fee. Order them easiest website public services.of the Russian Federation, the value of discount will be 1120 rubles. You can contact the traffic police or the MFC personally, but then the IDP will cost 1600 rubles (price 2018). To pick up right after their manufacture in the traffic police or in the MFC. Details about car rent in Thailand read here.
The cost of renting a car in Thailand starts from 600 baht when booking for a few days. Can find and book car rentals using the search form and compare prices from different distributors:
On the beaches of Patong, Kata and Karon from the airport leave the minivans. They go regularly, occupancy, usually after each flight arrival. The cost to Patong 180 baht to Karon and Kata 200 baht. If you need to get to another beach on the way these minivans, try to negotiate on the rack, you have to deliver.
Local airport bus (Airport bus)
There is only one bus route from the airport. He goes to Phuket town at the old bus station, it costs 100 baht. Timetable here http://airportbusphuket.com/timetable.php. Next to the old station you can catch the taxi or local bus to the beaches: Patong for 30 baht; Surin, Kamala, Bang Tao 50 baht; Patong, Kata – 35 baht. But they go only until 18:00, and on the whole trip with a transfer you will take almost half a day. Read more about transport in Phuket here...