How to get to Krabi province in Thailand

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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:

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.

  • By taxi

    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):

    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 >
    Поиск трансфераFind the right route
    Бронирование онлайнBooking a transfer online
    Встреча водителемThe driver meets you at the airport or at the station
  • Minivans

    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:

    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, then once at the 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.

By bus

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 you can then 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:

  • From Phuket

    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, it can be both from the center 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.

  • Koh Samui

    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

    Another carrier – Lomprayah. Tickets are more expensive (650 baht), but the company is more reliable and transfers faster (4 hours).

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When searching for tickets on buses and trains for pay attention to the ranking of tickets/carriers (marked with asterisks on a five-point scale) and the reviews of actual users who traveled on this route. Selecting carriers with the highest rated according to user reviews, you will protect yourself from possible problems during the trip.

By train

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 –

Read more about travel by train in Thailand.

By ferry/boat

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 Lipe island.

Find information about ferry schedules and book your ticket through the search, and on the websites:

Schedule of buses from Krabi

Comments / recent posts on the topic on the forum
admin 21 December, 2015

Already working on the topic not all that long. By the end of this week or early next should finish ...
angel January 6, 2016
Thank you very much for Lanta!!! ...
Guest Sep 25, 2016
Hello. How long to drive from Saladan to the southern part of Lanta? If there are great rental, or just stories? And is it possible to see the Isle of man, do not know how to drive a bike? And if you still dare to try on the bike, slipped the broken as not to understand this? ...
admin 1 Oct, 2016

Hello! Because the island is quite small, from long beach to the South 20-30 minutes on the bike. But on the bike it is just too much, 30 kilometers to go, and even in the heat. I think not everyone will master, but in principle, if breaks and holidays, be sure to stock up on water, it is possible for 3-4 hours to get there, but it's so vskidku. Anyway in my opinion this is a dubious idea, if you consider it from the point of view just to get. It is better to use a motorcycle taxi. If you were a lover go and see this as a trip for pleasure and travel, the high rental would find no problems, everything is there. ...
admin 1 Oct, 2016
Well, what about "to take a motorbike as not knowing how to drive" - IMHO forget it. If at least some experience was, you can. But without prejudice, I understand you girl. I will not impugn your abilities, but in the eyes of the distributors you just "girl", and even then likely to get a divorce you will have a lot more ...
Guest October 1, 2016
Thank you. Hence, it is necessary to select in absentia the most beautiful beach and the hotel next to it, so on the taxi ride :-(
Write something about Phi Phi island and about the island on which it is possible to go with Lanta on a trip. Especially about a desert, a jungle, "where many wild monkeys". There are? How to get how much, can I spend the night on some deserted island? ...
admin 1 Oct, 2016

About Phi Phi, we will have relatively soon complete travel guide. For you to his side do not look, this is not Paradise island, and ravey. Quiet area it can not be called. On other Islands I can not say, went round a few of them along with the tour, there is always the beaches are always Packed, and bring Turikov boat for boat. But try to look at the Islands South of Lanta, there seems to be not so crowded. ...
baronfonvolf 29 September, 2017
good afternoon , tell me where I can catch songthaews to the bus station , I live near the sculpture of the crab ... and also.. with the Chao FA pier to Koh Lanta I will get ? or another pier .. thank you ...and here's the tickets for the ferry to Lanta for the day to actually take and where ? on the pier or in the agencies(there are probably more) and if the bass stern on the bus with tickets ? ...
admin 30 September, 2017

If I remember correctly, the minivans stopped on the street jazz Alley in shopping centre Vogue. This is from the promenade with crab 15 minute walk. There is, in any case, everything is close, within walking distance. About pierce Chao FA not sure what to Lanta leave from there, or rather has always been sure that are not sent unless something has changed. And ferry tickets are not fundamentally where to buy, the difference is not big, and even if the Agency you transfer to will offer, and so will have to get. ...
baronfonvolf October 1, 2017
Thank you ...

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