Search all the top booking sites - in one place
Saving you money with 15 years’ experience
See extra baggage and card charges upfront
Join millions of happy holidaymakers
There are a limited number of direct connections from the UK to Phuket International Airport (HKT), which is about an hour north of the island’s main population centres.
TUI operates direct flights from London Gatwick (LGW), Birmingham (BHX) and Manchester (MAN) from October to April. Services aren’t on a daily basis, but they do offer the advantage of the shortest flight time – 12 to 13 hours.
Numerous airlines operate non-direct services from airports in the UK, including London Heathrow (LHR) and many regional airports, via hubs either in Europe or the Middle East (Etihad, Qatar Airways and Emirates being the principal operators here).
British Airways and Thai Airways offer services to Bangkok (BKK), and from there it’s just a short 90-minute hop to Phuket. There are regular services on this feeder route offered by a good choice of local airlines.
The quickest non-direct flights via Bangkok can take as little as 16 hours, but generally, the lower the fare, the longer the trip takes, with lengthy layovers in airports such as Doha, Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Time and money: two things everyone wants to save when it comes to a holiday. And with these flight and airport hacks straight from the experts, travelling savvy will be a whole lot easierRead moreabout Ask the experts: How to save on your flights
Whether you’re after boutique in Berlin or affordable in the Algarve, the right hotel is just a comparison away.Phuket hotelsHotels
Finding the right holiday is much more than getting the cheapest price. Compare thousands of ATOL-protected breaks.Phuket holidaysHolidays
Make sure you find the right cover. Compare a range of comprehensive travel insurance policies.Travel InsuranceTravel Insurance
Finding the right wheels is much more than getting the cheapest price. Compare a range of car rentals.Phuket car hireCar Hire
Get from A to B hassle free with an affordable transfer. Compare a range of options and save.Airport TransfersTransfers