By bus the journey from Phuket to Hat Yai is scheduled to take from 7 hours to 7 hours 30 minutes depending upon which service you take.
Bus Timetable from Phuket to Hat Yai
- Click on the Phuket – Hat Yai link in the timetable below for more information and to buy tickets.
|Phuket - Hat Yai ฿ 400–604 7h 30m – 8h 25m|
Departure from Phuket
Bus services from Phuket to Hat Yai depart from Phuket Bus Terminal 2.
Arrival in Phuket
Bus services from Phuket to Hat Yai terminate at Hat Yai Bus Station.
About Travel to Hat Yai
Hat Yai Bus Station, where public bus services from Phuket terminate, is located 2.9 km away from Hat Yai Railway Station which is close to the most popular part of Hat Yai for tourists. If you are arriving into Hat Yai late in the afternoon or in the evening you can, however, choose to stay close to the bus station rather than travelling into the city centre which will work well for travellers planning to take another bus from Hat Yai Bus Station the next day. There are restaurants and shops near Hat Yai Bus Station, as well as a number of inexpensive small hotels, the closest and best of which is the CK Residence.
If you are planning to travel to Koh Lipe, take one of the tour bus services to Kuala Lumpur, or take a train, then you need to travel to the centre of Hat Yai near the railway station. Motorbike taxi and small blue taxi vans wait for customer at the main entrance/exit to Hat Yai Bus Station. The charge for travelling from the bus station to the railway station is normally 40 to 60 THB which you should agree in advance as some drivers may try to overcharge both foreign and Thai visitors to Hat Yai. There are plenty of hotels in the area near the railway station to suit all budgets.
For further information about onward travel from Hat Yai follow the links below:
- See travel times from Hat Yai to Koh Lipe
- Bus times from Hat Yai to Kuala Lumpur
- Minivan times from Hat Yai to Penang
- Flight times from Hat Yai to Kuala Lumpur