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Travel times in Phuket

Travel times in Phuket

Travel Times in Phuket

Traveling to Chalong Pier

Phuket Island is a lot larger than most new visitors believe. It is around 50km in length and about 12km in width. It takes in about 576 square kilometres of land. Here are some approximate travel times when you are in Phuket.

The island is also a lot busier than some new travelers expect. Official reports have the local population at almost 400,000 however some unofficial reports say that there could be up to 1 million people on the island at any one time.

The large number of locals and visitors on the island and the long travel distances creates quite dense traffic conditions and at times can hamper travel times making them a lot longer than expected.

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All of the scuba diving boats depart from Chalong Pier the far south of the island. Travel times from north to south is generally around 60 minutes however if the traffic is at peak hour or particularly busy this travel time could blow out to 100 + minutes.

Phuket, as like most other civilized areas has peak hour traffic, 7:30 – 9:30 am and 4:00pm – 6:00pm. Local schools can also hamper traffic flow around the same times.

Here we will try and assist with the planning of travel times to and from your hotel.

Please also keep in mind, if you are using shared transport, the number of pick ups and drop off will extend your travel time.

Nai Yang/Mai Kao/Airport Hotels

Distance to Chalong Pier: Approximately 44 kilometres

Best case travel time to Chalong Pier: 1 hour 4 minutes
Worst case travel time to Chalong Pier: 1 hour 45 mins – 2 hours

Popular Hotels in this area include.

Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa, Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Mai Khao Beach, Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach and JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa.

Point Yamu

Distance to Chalong Pier: Approximately 32 kilometres

Best case travel time to Chalong Pier: 50 minutes
Worst case travel time to Chalong Pier: 1 hour 25 mins

Popular Hotels in this area include.

Como Point Yamu

Bang Tao/Laguna/Surin

Distance to Chalong Pier: Approximately 32 kilometres

Best case travel time to Chalong Pier: 1 hour 5 minutes
Worst case travel time to Chalong Pier: 1 hour 35 mins

Popular Hotels in this area include.

Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket Hotel, Angsana Laguna Phuket Hotel, Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort, Banyan Tree SPA Sanctuary, Novotel Phuket Surin Beach Resort, The Surin, Laguna Holiday Club Phuket Resort, Twin Palms Phuket Hotel, The Pavilions Phuket

Kamala

Distance to Chalong Pier: Approximately 25 kilometres

Best case travel time to Chalong Pier: 45 minutes
Worst case travel time to Chalong Pier: 1 hour 15 mins

Popular Hotels in this area include.

Novotel Phuket Kamala Beach Hotel, Ayara Kamala Resort, InterContinental Phuket Resort, Cape Sienna Gourmet Hotel & Villas, Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort, Thavorn Beach Village Resort & Spa Phuket, The Naka Phuket Villa, Swissotel Suites Phuket Kamala Beach.

Patong/Kalim

Distance to Chalong Pier: Approximately 23 kilometres

Best case travel time to Chalong Pier: 40 minutes
Worst case travel time to Chalong Pier: 1 hour

Popular Hotels in this area include.

U Zenmaya Phuket Resort, The Nature Phuket, Holiday Inn Resort Phuket, Millennium Resort Patong Phuket, Amari Phuket, Diamond Cliff Resort And Spa, Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach, Wyndham Grand Phuket Kalim Bay, Avista Hideaway Phuket Patong MGallery by Sofitel, Lub d Phuket Patong, Burasari Phuket.

Karon

Distance to Chalong Pier: Approximately 8 kilometres

Best case travel time to Chalong Pier: 20 minutes
Worst case travel time to Chalong Pier: 35 minutes

Popular Hotels in this area include.

Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket, Le Méridien Phuket Beach Resort, Mandarava Resort and Spa Karon Beach, Movenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket, Centara Karon Resort, Ramada by Wyndham Phuket Southsea

Kata/Kata Noi

Distance to Chalong Pier: Approximately 7 kilometres

Best case travel time to Chalong Pier: 14 minutes
Worst case travel time to Chalong Pier: 20 minutes

Popular Hotels in this area include.

Katathani Phuket Beach Resort, Beyond Resort Kata, Novotel Phuket Kata Avista Resort and Spa, The Boathouse Phuket, Chanalai Romantica Resort, Sugar Marina Resort – Nautical – Kata Beach

Nai Harn/Rawai

Distance to Chalong Pier: Approximately 5 kilometres

Best case travel time to Chalong Pier: 10 minutes
Worst case travel time to Chalong Pier: 20 minutes

Popular Hotels in this area include.

The Vijitt Resort Phuket, Serenity Resort & Residences Phuket, The Title Beach Front Hotel

Phuket Town

Distance to Chalong Pier: Approximately 13 kilometres

Best case travel time to Chalong Pier: 26 minutes
Worst case travel time to Chalong Pier: 40 minutes

Popular Hotels in this area include.

The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa, The Memory at On On Hotel, Sino House Hotel

Cape Panwa

Distance to Chalong Pier: Approximately 18 kilometres

Best case travel time to Chalong Pier: 26 minutes
Worst case travel time to Chalong Pier: 45 minutes

Popular Hotels in this area include.

Bandara Villas Phuket, Amatara Wellness Resort, Pullman Phuket Panwa Beach Resort, Sri Panwa Phuket Luxury Pool Villa Hotel, Cape Panwa Hotel, Crowne Plaza Phuket Panwa Beach

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