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Flights to Phuket City 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, 8% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR11 941Average for return flights in December 2021
Return fromR6 399From Johannesburg to Phuket City

Cheap flights to Phuket City in December, January 2021

The best prices found for HKT flights for December, January
Jan 15 - Jan 22
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HKT

Phuket City

1 stop

17h 30m
HKT

Phuket City

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

20h 35m
R6 622

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 12/2/21

Dec 31 - Jan 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HKT

Phuket City

1 stop

17h 30m
HKT

Phuket City

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

20h 40m
R7 606

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 11/30/21

Dec 22 - Jan 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HKT

Phuket City

1 stop

35h 50m
HKT

Phuket City

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

33h 05m
R7 844

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 11/30/21

Phuket City 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Phuket City found for this year
Dec 31 - Jan 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HKT

Phuket City

1 stop

17h 30m
HKT

Phuket City

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

33h 05m
R7 511

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 12/2/21

Dec 31 - Jan 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HKT

Phuket City

1 stop

17h 30m
HKT

Phuket City

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

20h 40m
R7 606

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 11/30/21

Dec 22 - Jan 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HKT

Phuket City

1 stop

35h 50m
HKT

Phuket City

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

33h 05m
R7 844

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 11/30/21

Last minute flights to Phuket City

Late deals on return flights to Phuket City, departing today and this week
Dec 8 - Dec 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HKT

Phuket City

2 stops

27h 55m
HKT

Phuket City

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

21h 50m
R14 895

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/1/21

Dec 9 - Dec 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HKT

Phuket City

2 stops

41h 00m
HKT

Phuket City

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

29h 45m
R24 930

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/1/21

Dec 9 - Dec 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HKT

Phuket City

2 stops

38h 30m
HKT

Phuket City

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

23h 45m
R29 567

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/1/21

Can I fly to Phuket City from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Phuket City

Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Phuket City.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Phuket City.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Phuket City.

Documents
Thailand Pass - The Thailand Pass is a web-based system for Thai and foreign travelers to fill in their travel and health information and upload the related documents before travelling. This system is operational and will replace the COE system on 1 November, 2021. However, the COE will continue to be used for certain groups of travelers.

MorChana App - Alert application and contact tracing app to be used while in Thailand. Download via Apple Store or Google Play Store.


Can I fly back to South Africa from Phuket City?

Returning to South Africa from Phuket City

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Phuket City must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Phuket City are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Phuket City?

The cheapest ticket to Phuket City found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

R8 877

February

R8 908

March

R8 765

April

R9 178

May

R8 162

June

R8 543

July

R9 083

August

R8 305

September

R8 194

October

R7 987

November

R8 083

December

R9 623

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Phuket City is currently October; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Phuket City?

Average Phuket City flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

ZA1 - HKT

Price

R7 984 - R12 938

HKT

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

HKT

Precipitation

30 - 410 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 City?

The best time to book flights to Phuket City is 14 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Phuket City?

At the moment, Wednesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Phuket City. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Phuket City?

Phuket City flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the evening. Booking a flight in the morning will likely mean higher prices.

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.

What is good to know if travelling to Phuket City?

  • Snorkeling is synonymous with this region in the Andaman Sea. Underwater activity enthusiasts planning to fly to Phuket don’t need to pack a wetsuit – with water temperatures ranging around 28°C, all that’s needed is good sun protection.
  • Phuket has its fair share of indoor attractions – one of the most admired ones being the Phuket Trickeye Museum. The museum features a gallery of artwork crafted using the Trompe-l’oeil technique to produce 3D illusions. This interactive experience will add a mind-twisting dimension to your trip to Phuket.
  • Indulge in the shopping frenzy of the Phuket Weekend Market. Promising more than an offering of the usual souvenirs, visitors can find vintage clothing, electronics, handmade items and delicious local cuisine.
  • For culturally inclined travellers, Siam Niramit Phuket provides captivating theatrical performances. Once you’ve secured plane tickets to Phuket, it would be well worth booking a seat to see this showcase of Thai history, art and imagination.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Phuket City?

Travellers will need to book flights to Phuket (HKT) if they wish to fly to Phuket City. The Phuket City airport is 27,5 km from the city centre.

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