How to get to Krabi province in Thailand
In the province of Krabi is located just a few resorts, including the island. Below we have collected together information about all the ways to get to Krabi and the individual resorts about the modes of transportation for the province and transport. More details about how to get into private resorts, read the relevant sections:
- How to get to Krabi town
- How to get to AO Nang
- How to get to Koh Phi Phi
- How to get to Krabi from Phuket
- How to get to Koh Lanta
- Krabi Airport
- Bus station Krabi
- Klong Jilad Pier
On the plane
In the province of Krabi is an international airport Krabi (Krabi International Airport KBV). It receives international flights from neighbouring Asian countries, but from Russia and CIS countries can only be reached with a transfer. Most often a transplant do in Bangkok, with the most beneficial after arrival in Bangkok international airport Suvarnabhumi to move to Shuttle-bass or a taxi to the old airport don Muang (Mueang), and there to Board a flight on budget airline AirAsia, LionAir or NokAir (see all the airlines of Thailand). If such transfers do not suit you, you can choose from available flights immediately with transfers from Russia and other countries.
Find and book tickets to Krabi, on the date, you can through the search form. Search is very flexible, and allows you to search for flights on different dates, with or without transfers, in both directions or one, etc.:
Cheapest flights from Europe to Krabi:
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How to get from Krabi airport to the resorts of the province
The airport is located away from the resorts (airport map), and will have to get a taxi, minivans or local Shuttle transport. To the Islands of the province from the airport you can buy a ready transfer:
Comprehensive transfer airlines
Budget airlines Nok Air and Air Asia offer a very convenient and affordable flights from the cities of Thailand transfer to Koh Lanta (Ko Lanta) or Phi Phi island (Ko Phi Phi) in a single ticket. These tickets can only be purchased on airline websites.
At the airport there are official taxi with fixed price for the trip. Search for other taxis makes no sense, they are not allowed on the territory of the airport, and the official prices are not high and wow. Ordering machine is on the Desk at the ground floor of the airport.
Trip cost from Krabi airport per car/van (as of 2015):
- Krabi town - 350/600 baht (see currency of Thailand, the exchange rate)
- AO Nang - 600/1050
Can also book transfer from the airport via the search form and the driver with the sign will be waiting for you upon arrival:How does a transfer bookingDetails >Find the right routeBooking a transfer onlineThe driver meets you at the airport or at the station
Several times a day after flight arrival and occupancy in Krabi town, AO Nang, bus station Taladkao, O. Lanta minivans depart. Tickets are sold at the Desk inside the airport (ground floor). Fare baht:
- Bus station Taladkao - 80 baht
- The centre of Krabi town (Chao Fah Road street) and pier to the Islands of PI PI, Koh Lanta - 90
- The Beach Of AO Nang – 150
- . Lanta - 450-600. These minivans depart from the airport from 08:30 to 15:30 every hour. To book tickets and check the schedule on the website - krabitransfers.in.th
Journey time to Krabi town – 30-40 minutes from AO Nang – 90 minutes. Lanta – 2-3 hours.
On the taxi Songteaw
If you exit the airport onto the main road (about 300 metres), you can catch a taxi to the bus station in Talad Kao and Krabi town. The trip will cost 50 baht per person.
Ready transfer to the Islands
If you don't want to mess with taxis, minivans and transfers, from airport you can buy a travel Agency at the reception on the ground floor ready transfer to Koh Lanta and Koh Phi Phi. There you can buy separate tickets for ferries to the Islands or timetable, to determine the further route.
Most intercity buses in the province arrive at the main bus station in Talad Kao, which is a few kilometers from the center of Krabi town. To reach it, at least from Bangkok, Hua hin, Surat Thani (here is the most convenient railway station), Phuket (on the van), Samui (ferry+bus). From Pattaya, Chiang Mai and other cities North of here the buses do not go, have to get a transfer through Bangkok.
On arrival at the station it is possible to get to Krabi town by taxi for 20 baht (sent on occupancy). From Krabi town pier. take the ferry to the Islands of Lanta and Phi Phi or a boat trip to the beach Reilly (Railay). The same taxi for 90 baht will take you to AO Nang beach and Nopparat Thara. From AO Nang by boat, you can swim at Tonsai (Ton Sai) or Reilly (Railay).
On the Lanta island with the bus station go minivans for 300 baht each hour from 07:00 to 17:00, 3 hours.
Information about flights:
With a new bus station in Phuket to Krabi from 07:00 up to 18 hours hourly minivan, 140 baht, 3-4 hours.
In Krabi minivans stop at the bus station Talat Kao and then go to the center of Krabi town and drop passengers on the main street Maharaj Alley in the center of Vogue. If you need to continue to get to AO Nang, from the centre and from the bus station, take taxi Songthaew to AO Nang for 50-100 baht, 40 min. The island of Lanta can be reached by vans for 400 baht.
Also straight from the Beaches of Phuket travel Agency send minivans to Krabi, but we would recommend to refrain from their services, as the journey can be very lengthy.
From Bangkok (Hua Hin)
The Northern and the southern bus terminal in Bangkok (see the bus station of Bangkok) to Krabi daily runs several flights daily from 07:00 to 09:00 PM; night 19:00 to 22:00. In 13 hours, the cost 700-1100 baht. Buses go via Hua hin and cha-am.
From Samui to Krabi can be reached by purchasing a combined ticket for the ferry+bus firms Panthip Travel. The cost is 430 baht. Further information and book tickets on the website phantiptravel.com.
Another carrier – Lomprayah. Tickets are more expensive (650 baht), but the company is more reliable and transfers faster (4 hours).
💲 Pay the ticket online
✉ Will receive an itinerary receipt by email
🚌 Arrive to departure
Through Krabi is not a railway line. But it is possible to get from Bangkok, Hua hin and other towns North with a stopover in Bangkok to Surat Thani. Continue straight up from railway station in Surat Thani buses depart to Krabi for 200 baht or bus station for 180 baht, 3 to 4 hours.
If you are travelling from the South (Malaysia, Singapore), you should go to Trang (Trang). From Trang buses depart every hour, journey 45 minutes, 121 baht.
Train timetables for Thailand can be found here – www.railway.co.th
Read more about travel by train in Thailand.
In Krabi by ferry/boat you can get on Koh Lanta and Phi Phi island, on Klong Gilad pier in Krabi town, and Noppharat Thara pier in AO Nang. Ferries to Krabi from Phuket and the island of Lipe.
Find information about ferry schedules and book your ticket through the search, and on the websites: