Khao Lak, located just an hour’s drive north of Phuket at the edge of the beautiful Andaman sea, is one of Thailand’s most peaceful and prized resort destinations. Three national parks are tucked away in the surrounding hills stretching down into the coastline, with crystal beaches going on for miles. Whether you are visiting Khao Lak for a relaxing escape, or you wish to adventure into the cool tropical forests, it is ideal for those wanting a nature escape.
Phuket airport is quite a long way away from Khao Lak, and has 2 main transportation options; your first and the most common option is to take an airport taxi. The total travel time is around 1 hour and 30 minutes for a fixed price of €50 (1900 THB). Your second travel option, and the cheapest, is a combined bus trip; you will first have to take the airport bus into Phuket town and then take another bus to Khao Lak. The total trip takes around 3 hours and the combined bus tickets cost €6 (230 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.