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 4 days in order to fully appreciate everything Patong has to offer.

When to visit Patong

Patong in July
Estimated hotel price
C$ 50
1 night at 3-star hotel
Patong in July
Estimated hotel price
C$ 50
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 Canada departs from Vancouver and takes around 19h 45m.

Car

Another option to get to Patong is to pick up a car rental from Phuket City, which is about 10 km from Patong. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Drive Car Rental, among others, in Phuket City.

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 Canada departs from Vancouver and takes around 19h 45m.

Car

Another option to get to Patong is to pick up a car rental from Phuket City, which is about 10 km from Patong. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Drive Car Rental, among others, in Phuket City.

Airports near Patong

Airlines serving Patong

Lufthansa
Good (4,680 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,746 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,180 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,444 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,602 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,103 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,364 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,214 reviews)
Finnair
Good (771 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (928 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (848 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,930 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (559 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,543 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (188 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (342 reviews)
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Where to stay in Patong

From 5-star hotels such as the Fusion Suites Phuket Patong to great affordable options like the Breezotel - Sha Certified, Patong offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around C$ 34 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 224 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)
C$ 120+
Stay Wellbeing & Lifestyle Resort (Sha Plus+)
5 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
C$ 88+
Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach (Sha Plus+)
5 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
C$ 185+
Four Points by Sheraton Phuket Patong Beach Resort (SHA Plus+)
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
C$ 164+
Kalima Resort & Spa, Phuket
5 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
C$ 130+
Holiday Inn Resort Phuket
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
C$ 108+

Renting a car in Patong

Expect to pay C$ 1.80 per litre in Patong (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 21.51 and C$ 28.67. The most frequently booked car type in Patong is Economy (Toyota Yaris or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Toyota Yaris Sedan/Vios or similar) are, on average, 51% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Expect to pay C$ 1.80 per litre in Patong (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 21.51 and C$ 28.67. The most frequently booked car type in Patong is Economy (Toyota Yaris or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Toyota Yaris Sedan/Vios or similar) are, on average, 51% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.