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Phuket Airport (HKT)
Flights from Australia to Phuket will disembark at Phuket International Airport.
As the second busiest airport in Thailand, Phuket International Airport welcomes over 3 million passengers per year. Serviced by 10 local and international airlines with world-wide reach, this busy island gateway houses both the international and domestic terminals. Phuket Town and Patong Beach area are approximately 32km from the airport.
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to Phuket International Airport. Book your Phuket Airport accommodation.
Getting to Phuket
There are several airlines that offer flights to Phuket from Australia. Direct flights from Sydney take around nine hours and 30 minutes. There are also flights from Sydney that include a stopover in Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore. Flights from Melbourne via Sydney, Singapore or Kuala Lumpur to Phuket take between 12 and 18 hours depending on the stopover. Direct flights from Perth take six hours and 30 minutes. Flights from Brisbane via Sydney, Bangkok or Singapore take around 13 hours depending on the stopover.
Airlines that fly to Phuket
Airlines that offer cheap flights to Phuket from Australia include:
For more on Phuket holidays check out our Phuket travel guide or view our range of Phuket holiday packages that include flights, accommodation and often other extras like tours, transfers, breakfast or car hire.
Phuket offers a choice of holiday styles to travellers keen for a Thai break. Phuket accommodation commonly includes luxury all-inclusive resorts boasting modern conveniences, gorgeous pools and delicious culinary delights. Those who seek an activity-filled vacation can choose from a range of Phuket tours involving snorkelling, diving and sailing on the picturesque waters around the island. Racha Yai is the most well-known Phuket dive site with its spectacular coral displays.
On the other hand, you may prefer to laze around on the beach all day, before preparing for a night of partying and hedonistic pleasure. If this is your style of holiday, head to Patong for your night time festivities - the city holds the dubious title as the party capital of Asia. The internationally renowned cabaret shows, which demonstrate you can never have enough sequins, are sure to entertain.
Best time to fly – Phuket weather
While the best time to travel to Phuket is from December until March within the cooler, drier months of winter, you can still enjoy a holiday during low season. Some surfers prefer to travel to Phuket around September, when the waves are higher. Whenever you decide to travel to Phuket, the weather will tend to be reliably warm, with temperatures ranging from 22 degrees Celsius to 34 degrees Celsius.