Saturday, April 23, 2011

Buses - from Phuket around Thailand

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Note: the prices have changed and 
there is a new bus station.
(an update will be made)

Travelling by the Local buses is certainly an experience - always book in advance though, the timetables are subject to change

Phuket Bus Station                  Phone No. 076 211 977
Phuket Travel Service             Phone No. 076 222 107

All buses depart from Phuket Bus Station on Phang- Nga Road – a timetable is available but not always a true representation.

Transfer and bus can be arranged with a Tour Desk

Duration: 13 hours    Prices: 400 – 1,000 Baht
Times: 3 p.m. and every half hour until 6 p.m.

These buses can be mini-buses or standard air-conditioned buses. 

V.I.P Buses; refreshments are provided but not to be relied upon, some drivers will give frequent toilet breaks.

These buses are a quick way to get to Bangkok but more expensive than the standard buses

Central Travel: Phone No. 076 - 214 335
999 Travel: Phone No. 076 - 211 480

Duration3.5 hours     Prices: 100+ Baht
Times: 7 a.m. and every hour to 6.30 p.m.

Hat Yai
Duration7 hours     Prices : 200+ Baht
Times: 5:15 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 12:30 p.m.
A mini bus does leave at 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Duration2.5 hours     Prices: 50+ Baht (o air-conditioning)
Times: 10:10, 12:00, 13:40, 15:30, 16:30

Duration:5.5 hours     Prices: 200+ Baht
Times: 10:00, 12:00, 15:10

Duration8 hours     Prices: 230+ Baht
Times: 10:00

Surat Thani  (no air-conditioning)
Duration5 hours     Prices: 150+ Baht 
Times: 8:00, 10:00, 12:00, 15:30

Surat Thani  (air-conditioning)
Duration4.5 hours     Prices: 500+ Baht (air-conditioning)
Times: 7:00, 9:00, 11:00, 13:00, 15:00, 17:00

Duration3 hours     Prices: 50+ Baht (No air conditioning)
Times: 6:20 and approximately every 30 minutes until 18:00 

These times and prices may change – please confirm before you leave.

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