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Flights to Phuket in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 9% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average priceR8 545Average for round-trip flights in April 2021
Round-trip fromR8 517From Johannesburg to Phuket City
One-way fromR142One-way flight from Johannesburg to Phuket City

Cheap flights to Phuket City in April, May 2021

The best prices found for HKT flights for April, May
17 May - 24 May
R11 806pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
HKT
Phuket City
HKT
Phuket City
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 May - 24 May
R11 906pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
HKT
Phuket City
HKT
Phuket City
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Apr - 29 Apr
R11 977pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
HKT
Phuket City
HKT
Phuket City
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Phuket City 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Phuket City found for this year
4 Oct - 24 Oct
R8 061pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
HKT
Phuket City
HKT
Phuket City
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Oct - 16 Oct
R8 488pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
HKT
Phuket City
HKT
Phuket City
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
4 Oct - 25 Oct
R8 517pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
HKT
Phuket City
HKT
Phuket City
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to Phuket City

Late deals on return flights to Phuket City, departing today and this week
25 Apr - 1 May
R11 977pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
HKT
Phuket City
HKT
Phuket City
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheapest prices for Phuket flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Phuket found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R7 960
February
R7 990
March
R7 859
April
R8 235
May
R7 315
June
R7 669
July
R8 147
August
R7 453
September
R7 351
October
R7 161
November
R7 253
December
R8 637
Currently, October is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Phuket. Flying to Phuket in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Phuket?

Average Phuket City flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
JNB - HKT
Price
R7 161 - R11 604
HKT
Temperature
31 - 34 °C
HKT
Rainfall
19 - 298 mm

Peak Season 

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 Season 

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 15 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 to Phuket?

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.

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