Patong travel guide

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You're Going to Love Patong

With a population of 14,797, Patong is a must-see destination in Phuket, Thailand. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 6 days in order to fully appreciate everything Patong has to offer.

When to visit Patong

Patong in May
Estimated hotel price
$18
1 night at 3-star hotel
Patong in May
Estimated hotel price
$18
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Patong

Plane

Although Patong doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Phuket Airport (HKT), which is located 24 km from Patong. The shortest flight to Patong from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 18h 10m.

Plane

Although Patong doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Phuket Airport (HKT), which is located 24 km from Patong. The shortest flight to Patong from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 18h 10m.

Airports near Patong

Airlines serving Patong

Lufthansa
Good (4,689 reviews)
KLM
Good (849 reviews)
SWISS
Good (947 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,560 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,608 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,288 reviews)
Air France
Good (980 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (487 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,593 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,123 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,450 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,899 reviews)
Finnair
Good (868 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (923 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,688 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (834 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (510 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,602 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (184 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (771 reviews)
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Where to stay in Patong

From 5-star hotels such as the MAI HOUSE Patong Hill (SHA Plus+) to great affordable options like the Patong Signature Boutique Hotel, Patong offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $34 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $269 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Tiras Patong Beach Hotel and Anchor Boutique House.

Where to stay in popular areas of Patong

Most booked hotels in Patong

Mandarava Resort And Spa, Karon Beach (Sha Plus+)
5 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
$159+
Banyan Tree Phuket (Sha Plus+)
5 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
$481+
Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach (Sha Plus+)
5 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
$274+
Kalima Resort & Spa, Phuket
5 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
$130+
Holiday Inn Resort Phuket
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
$136+
Diamond Cliff Resort and Spa
5 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
$134+

Hiring a car in Patong

Expect to pay $2.10 per litre in Patong (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $25.14 and $33.51. Economy (Toyota Yaris or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Patong, while also 39% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay $2.10 per litre in Patong (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $25.14 and $33.51. Economy (Toyota Yaris or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Patong, while also 39% cheaper than other types, on average.