Phuket is one of the biggest travel destinations in Thailand, with 9.29 million visitors a year. It’s a major holiday destination and has some of the world’s finest beaches. It lies off the west coast of Thailand in the Andaman Sea and definitely has something for everyone. Blessed with more than 30 different beaches to choose from, with some of the most popular beaches being Patong Beach, Kata, Karon and Kamala, however, you can find some hidden gems for a more intimate atmosphere on the north part of the island.
Phuket International Airport offers 2 main transportation options to Phuket town. The most popular and convenient choice is to take one of the airport taxis, available 24/7. Your second travel option is to take the airport bus, available every 1 to 3 hours, depending on the time of day. A trip with a Phuket airport taxi takes around 45 minutes, in normal traffic conditions and costs €24 (920 THB). The bus, on the other hand, takes 1 hour and 30 minutes to get to the centre of Phuket for the price of €3 (115 THB).Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Phuket at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.