Phuket International Airport is the second busiest in Thailand, and its growing traffic is due mostly to the international tourism in the island of Phuket. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations in Asia, the Middle East, Oceania and some European locations.
Official Website: airportthai.co.th
Number of Terminals - 3 - Terminal 1 (international flights), Terminal 2 (domestic flights) and Terminal X (charter flights), open 24 hours a day and within walking distance of each other.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 16.8 million passengers went through it during 2017.
Tel: +66 7632 7230/7237 / 7635 1122. Information desks in the Arrivals and Departures Halls.
The airport is located 32 km (20 miles) to the north of the city of Phuket.See Map
Car rental counters are found in the Arrivals area.
Avis (Tel +66 899 698 674 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Budget (Tel +66 7632 7744 - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Chic Car Rent (Tel +66 922 740 101 - 7:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +66 819 046 521 - 24 hours a day)
Hertz (Tel +66 7632 8545 - 24 hours a day)
Sixt (Tel +66 8751 3344 - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Thai Rent A Car (Tel +66 7635 1718 - 24 hours a day)
Bus - There are regular services that depart every 60 minutes to the city centre. They operate from 6:30 am to 9:30 pm and journey time is approximately 40 min. Tickets can be acquired at the counter located on the ground floor and buses can be boarded at the parking lot. There are also buses to the Patong, Kata and Karon beaches, and minibuses to several hotels in the surroundings.
Taxi - Ranks are found outside the terminal, about 50 meters to the right of the exit. Official cabs are yellow and red. The trip to the city centre takes around 30 minutes.
The car park offers spaces for short- and long-term stays and 15 minutes of free parking.
There are elevators, adapted toilets and telephones, and dedicated parking spaces. Unaccompanied minors between 8 and 11 years old will be escorted through the necessary procedures by staff from the air company. Passengers requiring special assistance are advised to notify their airline about their needs in advance.
Latest updates: May 19, 2019