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Ko Phangan to Phuket

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Ko Phangan to Phuket

Hi,

What is the best way to get from Phuket to Ko Phangan and return for a full moon party?

Thanks :)

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1. Re: Ko Phangan to Phuket

Best is the most expensive - fly to Samui and take the ferry.

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2. Re: Ko Phangan to Phuket

Ko Phangan>>Phuket

You can take a local ferry back from Ko Phangan to Don Sak Pier, then minibus from there to Phuket Town. It should cost around 800-900 Baht with ferry+ minibus and take around 6 hrs.

Phuket>>Ko Phangan..reverse

Alternatively, Bangkok Airways return (to Ko Samui) is approx 5100 baht.

http://www.bangkokair.com/en/index.php

Edited: 3:27 am, March 26, 2011
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3. Re: Ko Phangan to Phuket

In my honest opinion it is a bit of a waste to travel all that way just for the FMP. You should either stay in Koh Phangan or skip the party.

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4. Re: Ko Phangan to Phuket

Agree with KhaolakYoga, would stay on the east side in Samui or Koh Phangan itself instead of coming all the way from Phuket.

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5. Re: Ko Phangan to Phuket

im leaving from ko phangan and need to get to phuket..how do i get there by land??does anybody know

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6. Re: Ko Phangan to Phuket

Book a ferry/bus transfer from any travel agent in Phangan or go to Lomprayah Desk at port and get a ferry/bus combo ticket.

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7. Re: Ko Phangan to Phuket

thanx for the reply.. would u know how long it takes to get there from ko phangan? and can u take a train?

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8. Re: Ko Phangan to Phuket

There are no trains to Phuket. According to Lomprayah's website it takes 6 1/2 hours which is about right.

www.lomprayah.com/surat/surat.html

The only quick way to do this journey is to fly direct from Samui to Phuket which takes an hour, but that is usually expensive.

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9. Re: Ko Phangan to Phuket

I was just about to book a flight from bangkok to KP via island transfer with AirAsia, but Bangkok Airways seems much more convenient. Right?

How does flying from BKK to Samui, staying for Dec 31-Jan 2nd, and the flying from Samui to Phuket sound??

Would greatly appreciate any advice on this, because I want to book flights soon before fares go up!

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10. Re: Ko Phangan to Phuket

Bangkok Airways is direct from Samui to Phuket, but will usually cost more. Your plan sounds ok, although you're not giving yourself much time on Koh Phangan/Koh Samui!