Travel from Phuket Airport to Railay

For travel from Phuket Airport to Railay you can take a joint bus and speedboat service direct from outside the airport terminal building to the beach in Railay.

Bus times from Phuket Airport to Railay


There is currently 1 direct service a day from Phuket Airport to Railay available to book online.

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07:1510:30฿ 1,350Seatran Phuket
  • The journey with Seatran Phuket from Phuket Airport to Railay is scheduled to take 3 hours 15 minutes.

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  • You can also book services from Bang Rong Pier in Phuket to Railay through the Search Box above. Bang Rong Pier is located in the north of Phuket, 18 km by road from Phuket Airport.
Phra Nang Beach in Railay
Phra Nang Beach in Railay

About Travel from Phuket Airport to Railay


There are a number of different ways to complete the journey from Phuket Airport to Railay by public transport. Some options take longer than others, and none are particularly cheap. The reason why it’s fairly expensive to travel from Phuket Airport to Railay is primarily because of the cost of travelling from Phuket Airport to either a ferry pier or a bus station. Taxis are expensive in Phuket and it costs a lot to travel from Phuket Airport to either a ferry pier or the long distance bus station. For anyone travelling alone or in a pair taking a joint bus and ferry service is the cheaper way to travel to Railay.

  • Location of Phuket Airport International Terminal:

Google Map of Phuket Airport International Terminal

There are two stages to the journey with Seatran Phuket from Phuket Airport to Railay. The first stage of the journey is by minivan from in front of the airport terminal building to Rassada Pier, in the far south of Phuket. The distance by road from Phuket Airport to Rassada Pier is 42 km and the journey takes around 1 hour.

  • Location of Floating Pier East Railay:

Google Map of Floating Pier East Railay

The second stage of the journey with Seatran Phuket from Phuket Airport to Railay is a sea crossing in a shared speedboat. By shared speedboat the journey from Rassada Pier in Phuket to Railay takes about 2 hours to travel slightly over 50 km. The speedboat is scheduled to depart at 08:30 and arrive at 10:30 in Floating Pier Railay East, which is on Railay East Beach. From Floating Pier Railay East it’s a 600 metre walk to the more popular Railay West Beach, and 650 metres walking distance to Phra Nang Beach. For travel to Tonsai Beach we recommend taking a local taxi boat, particularly if you are carrying a large bag.

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