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Cheap Flights to Phuket
|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||October||Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop|
|Average price||R8 997||Average for round-trip flights in May 2020|
|Round-trip from||R467||From Johannesburg to Phuket City|
Cheapest prices for Phuket flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Phuket?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
JNB - HKT
R8 842 - R14 303
31 - 34 °C
19 - 298 mm
The months from late November to early April are Phuket’s busiest months. Weather ranges from around 23°C to 31°C and these conditions draw crowds of visitors to the islands. April – the hottest time of the year, is also the month of the Songkran water festival and the Thai New Year. For those who want to be a part of the revelry, this is the best time to visit Phuket. However due to exponential demand, finding cheap flights to Phuket during this season is usually a challenge.
Off-peak season in Phuket begins around May, during which temperatures drop and humidity rises. Rainfall also increases during this time, so it’s important for visitors to heed the warning signs on its beaches. In the following months leading up to and including September, the cheapest flight tickets and hotel deals in Phuket are easier to find.
When is the best time to book a flight to Phuket?
The price you pay for your flight to Phuket may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 42 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Phuket?
At the moment, Wednesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Phuket. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your Phuket trip. A flight in the morning will more often than not be of higher cost.
When is the best time to book your flight to Phuket?
The best time to book cheap flights to Phuket is between March and early May. This shoulder season is when smart travellers should take advantage of discounted flight tickets and packages. Also, flights to Phuket between May and September are popular amongst visitors who enjoy experiencing the beauty of the rainy monsoon.
How long is the flight to Phuket?
Flights from Cape Town to Phuket: 23 hrs 30 mins (average 1 stop)
Flights from Johannesburg to Phuket: 18 hrs 15 mins (average 1 stop)
Flights from Durban to Phuket: 20 hrs 20 mins (average 1 stop)
Which airlines operate flights to Phuket?
The major airlines that offer flights to Phuket are Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Emirates, Etihad and Qatar. When starting to compare flights to Phuket, it’s useful to bear in mind that these different airlines have varying numbers of stops between flights.
How to get from the airport to the city centre?
Once you’ve secured your cheap flights to Phuket, there are a number of ways to secure transport from the airport to the city centre. For travellers who are confident enough to navigate their own way around the city, a number of car rental services are available and accessible from Phuket International Airport (HKT). Depending on your hotel, pre-arranged transfers are also an option. The Airport Bus is a cost-effective medium of transport to Phuket Town and runs approximately every hour from 08H00. The brightly coloured bus is hard to miss and is situated about 30 metres from arrivals. Limousine services with negotiable rates will also offer effective transport during your trip to Phuket.