Cheap flights from Oakland to Phuket airport

Oakland flight deals and cheap flights to Phuket airport in Thailand

If you are looking to book a flight from Oakland (Metropolitan Oakland International Airport) to Phuket International Airport, to read useful travel information for Phuket island, or find even more cut-priced flights and travel from Oakland or the island of Phuket simply read below, and count on us for the best deals on all of your travel and flight booking needs from Oakland, Phuket island, Thailand and beyond.

Flight Information

Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Oakland Flight Details


Airport Name: Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
Airport Code: OAK
Place: Oakland

Phuket island airport Flight Details


Airport Name: Phuket International Airport in Thailand
Place: Phuket, Thailand
Airport Code: HKT
Elevation: 25 m
ICAO code: is VTSP.
Location: Phuket island airport (HKT) in Thailand is located at longitude 98° 18′ 45? and latitude 08° 06′ 38?, 82 feet above sea level and is located 32 km northwest of the city centre, in the north of Phuket, Thailand.
Capacity: When flying from Oakland to Phuket island airport (HKT) in Thailand the airport has a capacity of handling 24 flight operations per hour, and normally no delays.
Hours of operation: Phuket airport (HKT) in Thailand is open 24 hours a day.
Runway: 09/27, 3,000 metres long and 45 metres wide
Language: Thai
Currency: Baht
Local time: GMT+7
Phuket, Thailand Visa: Read the visa FAQ first but if you are still unsure if you need a visa when flying in from Oakland to Phuket island, Thailand see our Phuket island, Thailand Visa guide
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Phuket International Airport in Thailand arrival Flight Video: If you are interested we also offer a video of a flight arriving to Phuket island airport (HKT).
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FAQ And Tips

Phuket island airport (HKT) in Thailand Flight Tips and FAQ

Tips on how to book cheap Flights from Oakland to Phuket airport (HKT) and what to do, and not to do, while you are on Phuket, Thailand

What Coronavirus flight restictions are in place on flights from Oakland to Phuket island?

As of January 2021 all flights from Oakland to Phuket island in Thailand operate a reduced flight schedule at least until March 2021, or even later in the year. Also the Thai government Covid-19 lockdown measures are still in place so either check your flight company, travel agent or the Thai Embassy website from clear information about flying from Oakland to Phuket International Airport. Also see our news BLOG for new updates

Can I pay for my flight from Oakland to Phuket island, Thailand in a differant currency on your flights booking system?

When booking your flight from Oakland to Phuket in Thailand on our flights page the prices are in EURO (€) or $. To change the currency simply add your details in the flight search modual and click search. Then once you are on our Oakland to Phuket island airport (HKT) our flight listing page you can change the currency by using the top-right scroll-down menu. You can use the same system for changing the language.

What is the best days to fly from Oakland to Phuket in Thailand?

Try and book your flight from Oakland to Phuket on a week day. You'll find cheap flight deals from Oakland to Phuket International Airport (HKT) on weekdays, and therefore avoid weekend flight surcharges.

Are flight prices higher on Phuket, Thailand national holidays?

Bottom line is 'Yes'. This goes for national holidays in Oakland also. Try avoid flying from Oakland in heavy traffic holidays by travelling from / to Phuket island in Thailand before or after any major holidays.

What is the cheapest time to fly from Oakland to Phuket, Thailand?

Try and book your flight from Oakland to Phuket island at least 3 months in advance to find the cheapest flight deals. Saying this, check out our deals from Phuket, Thailand.

When I arrive from Oakland is there WIFI Internet inside Phuket island airport?

Yes. You can get free Wi-Fi inside Phuket island International airport in Thailand. When you touch down from Oakland and enter Phuket island airport you can try connecting to the airports access point. Simply log-in to the airport website, which pops up on your mobile / tablet browser once you arrive. As far as I know, or remember, there is also walled computers to use in the departure area also.

Is there a smoking lounge at Phuket International Airport?

Bottom line is yes. If your arriving from Oakland or leaving to go to Phuket island airport simply go to the departure lounge, after immigration, and its by a small coffee shop. Be warned. The smoking room is very small and even before you lite up it feels like you have already had 5 cigs 🙂 VAPERS BE AWARE! Vaping (E-cigarettes, vaporizers, vape pens, atomizers, and electronic nicotine delivery systems) is still banded in Thailand 'so say' due to health issues, but in reality due to tax reasons. 'On the spot' fines, or threats of jail time by local Thai police, and by tourist police, can be en-forced. IF you do bring you vape to Phuket, Thailand do NOT put it in your hand luggage, and ONLY vape in private. If you do vape outside and then get stopped, and fined, ask for a police report. That should be fun? Bottom line is to 'just buy cigarettes' while on Phuket, and leave your vape at home. Saves on the headaces.

What to do if I arrive from Oakland to Phuket on a tourist visa but want to stay longer?

On arrival from Oakland you will get a 30 day tourist visa. If you arrive from Oakland but want to stay longer Phuket you will need to extend your visa by either doing a one day visa trip over-land to Ranong (The border with Burma) where you will get a 15 day visa extension. If you want a 3 month visa you can either go on a 2 day trip to the Thai Embassy on Penang in Malaysia, but it's a bit of a treck being 12 hours sat in a mini bus. Alternativly, and suggested, you can buy return low-cost flight deals from Phuket, Thailand to KL, Malaysia and spend a few days looking around doing the tourist thing while getting a 3 month visa at the Thai Embassy. A few things to note: A) Make sure you fly on a Monday or latest Tuesday so you get to the Thai Embassy no later than Wednesdday early morning. The reason is it takes 24 hours between applying and then getting your passport back. If you apply too late in the week you may have to stay the weekend also due to the Embassy closes the weekends. B) Make sure you have passport sized photos with you.

Once I arrive from Oakland where is the luggage pick-up point at Phuket airport?

Once you arrive from Oakland, and depart the plane at Phuket airport you simply need to walk to the International terminal do the immigration (Visa waiver, and passport stamping etc) and then walk into arrivals to pick up your checked-in luggage. That's basically it. If in dought follow the crowd, or ask one of the many Thai staff. Very easy.

When I arrive from Oakland to Phuket island airport where can I buy a local mobile SIM call or Internet data card?

Yes. Once you arrive from Oakland, have gone through customs and picked up your luggage at Phuket International Airport in Thailand there's a SIM card stall or shop right there as your walking out. Choose your plan ( DTAC, TRUE & AIS ), give them your phone & passport and they set it all up for you. SIM costs are around 299 baht for 8 days and 599 baht 15 days. Alternativly ask your airport taxi driver to stop at a 7/11 mini market to buy your SIM or topup your credit. They are open 24 hours. Do some SIM card research before your fly from Oakland, and remember you will need a unlocked phone or dongle for the SIM to work.

Can someone from Oakland buy property on Phuket island, Thailand?

The short answer is yes. Generally, the key requirements for someone from Oakland buying property or Real Estate on Phuket island are the following: A) A deposit of 10% to 20% of total price to be paid on the 'Promise of Sale' (before signing the final contract). B) A foreign buyer has two options: either a 30-year leasehold or purchasing the property through a limited company. Phuket in Thailand Apartments and Villas can be purchased by foreigners as long as at least 51% of the building is owned by Thais. C) Stamp duty is normally 0.50% of the total price. D) Registration fee between 2% and 2.5% of total Phuket island, Thailand property price plus agent fee. It is also important to know that if you are a non-Thai citizen, you may be subject to specific regulations and in certain instances be required to hold a specific permit enabling you to acquire Phuket island property. This does not apply to properties situated within special designated areas, such as developments on Phuket island, Thailand. If you fit into the above them you should be able to buy. We offer complimentary pickup to our 'Phuket, Thailand Property and travel office, and free concultation, so drop us an email before or after you arrive from Oakland

BIG question! How much is a print of beer or larger in around Phuket?

The beer or larger prices around Phuket is: Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) is around 70 / 90.00฿ while Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) will be around 100.00 ฿. Nightclubs, and higher end venues can be a lot more and supermarkets / mini markets will be a bit cheaper. Check out the 'Happy Hour' signs as you walk or drive by. Most bars will have them. I have known people on Phuket island who only track these events and save a load of money. Everyone to his/her/their own right 🙂

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About Phuket

When flying from Oakland to Phuket, Thailand its good to know that more than 16 million passengers per year fly via Phuket International Airport, most flying in to enjoy a wide range of tourist services, natural beauty of the world famous Phuket beaches and fascinating tourist attractions.

If you live around Oakland, and have not been to Asia or Phuket island in Thailand before, you are likely thinking about Phuket island’s fabulous beaches, sunsets and parties on the infamous Bangla Road in Patong. You might think you have Phuket island in Thailand all figured out, but as it turns out, the ‘Pearl of the Andaman’ has more than a few tricks hidden up its sleeve. Most visitors don’t even see the real Phuket while others buy Phuket island in Thailand property and make Phuket their home. Either way. Make sure you make the most of it by getting off the beaten track on Phuket island is going to involve hiring your own personal driver or transportation (motorbike or jeep) for the day, or week, then driving, and hiking, over some off-road tracks. Obviously there’s a bit of effort involved and, more than likely, a fair amount of perspiration. But the reward when you get there is often the best uncrowded viewpoints, villages and beaches on the island of Phuket in Thailand.

Architecture and Cafes

It might seem inconceivable, but after flying in from Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, and spending a few days laying on the beach on Phuket, you might start craving for a change of scenery. A day trip into Old Phuket Town offers a nice break from the beach shacks on the coast. The Old Town offers an inspiring blend of Sino-Portuguese and Chinese influences and today, the walls are also a canvas for funky street art. What many people don’t realise is that the Old Town is not just a historic relic but a living and breathing community of creatives and coffee or wine lovers. If your travelling around Phuket island, or you are stying on the North West coast then also check out the Bang Tao Beach Bar.

Phuket Activities

Phuket island Activities, Waterfalls and Rainforest Retreats

When you first arrive to the island of Phuket from Oakland you will probably associate your first days with postcard ready beaches and sunsets. If, however, you take the time to venture a bit inland, you’ll discover Phuket’s lush jungles, small villages and waterfalls. A trek through the jungles followed by a natural waterfall shower is as close to tropical bliss you can get.

One of the most beautiful places to visit on Phuket island in Thailand is the Sirinat National Park located on the north coast. There are also over 100 alternative Phuket activities and tours from taking a magical Phuket tour with your own private local guide to ‘do it yourself’ activities such as: elephant sanctuaries, Phuket Aquarium, Botanic Garden, Tiger Kingdom, ‘Soi Dog’ or the ‘Gibbon rehabilitation project’ while on the island. Browse Phuket guided activities ‘suggestions’ – each can be customized just for you to design your own tour.

Foodie Heaven

One thing’s for sure when you arrive from Oakland – you won’t go hungry! Whether you’re looking to sample the spicy local cuisine or want to indulge in some fine dining, Phuket’s diverse food scene has more than got you covered.

Two Thai dishes to try on Phuket in Thailand is either: Kaeng khae ( แกงแค ) or Kaeng phak wan pa ( แกงผักหวานป่า )

Also try the street food, food stalls and local Phuket market food. The fried chicken, served with sticky rice, or local sate is a winner for a quick snack.

Phuket Spirituality

As is true for the whole of Thailand, spirituality and the Buddhist faith are an integral part of life in Phuket, Thailand. While visiting from Oakland visit at least one temple. It will give you a deeper understanding of this island which is so often characterised only by its tourist hot spots. The most iconic religious landmark on the island is the Big Buddha, which commands a striking presence in Karon. Another popular place to visit is Wat Chalong, a large temple located in Chalong on Phuket.

If you’re looking to discover Phuket island off the beaten path you might also want to visit ‘The Shrine of the Serene Light’ in Phuket Town. This Chinese temple offers a colourful break from the Thai wats. The shrine used to be a real hidden gem, as the entrance was carefully hidden off in a tiny alley. Now you can easily find the temple thanks to its new striking entrance, but relatively few tourists still make their way here.

 


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