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How to get from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi
How to get from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi? You can travel to Koh Phi Phi by train/bus/plane + ferry and book tickets online.

1. Train+Bus+Ferry to Phi Phi
2. Flight + Ferry to Koh Phi Phi
3. Bus + Ferry to Koh Phi Phi
4. Taxi + Ferry to Koh Phi Phi
5. Private Tour / Trip in Phi Phi
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From Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi by combination of train, bus, plane + ferry.

    • The distance between Bangkok and Koh Phi Phi (via Surat Thani) spans approximately 830 km. Opting for a plane ride from Bangkok to Krabi (or Phuket) followed by a ferry or speedboat to Koh Phi Phi is the most efficient and preferred option. This journey typically takes between 5 to 10 hours and costs approximately $50-100 per person. Alternatively, travelers can embark on a train + bus + ferry route via Surat Thani and Krabi town, which takes around 15 to 20 hours and costs approximately $35-70 per person. There are also modern tourist sleeper buses available from Bangkok to Krabi town, albeit with a longer travel time of about 12 to 16 hours. Secure your train/bus/ferry tickets from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi or book flights to Krabi conveniently online. From Koh Phi Phi, travelers can further explore by taking a speedboat or ferry to Koh Yao Yai or Phuket.

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    • Koh Phi Phi (Phi Phi Islands) is a renowned tourist destination situated in Thailand, characterized by its captivating beauty and remote location. Comprising six islands in Krabi Province, the archipelago is nestled in the Andaman Sea of Southern Thailand. Notable among them are Koh Phi Phi Don and Koh Phi Phi Leh, the latter famously featured in the movie „The Beach“ starring Leonardo DiCaprio. With its stunning sandy beaches, jungle-covered cliffs, and vibrant marine life, Koh Phi Phi offers a mesmerizing setting for travelers. The island boasts a lively nightlife scene, with opportunities for Thai boxing and beach parties. Accessible only by ferry or boat transport, Koh Phi Phi lacks an airport, with the nearest one located in Krabi. Travelers can reach Koh Phi Phi via ferry or boat from destinations such as Koh Lanta, Phuket, Koh Yao Yai, or Koh Lipe. Discover the various transportation options available to reach this captivating island paradise and plan your unforgettable journey accordingly.
Transfer Mode: Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi: Travel Time Price Range
Flight + Van + Ferry 6-10 hours $50-$150
Bus + Ferry 15-20 hours $35-$50
Train + Bus + Ferry 15-20 hours $35-$70
Private Car + Ferry 13-15 hours $275-$500

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How do I get from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi?


1. TRAIN + BUS + FERRY from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi 


A) Train or bus from Bangkok to Surat Thani

    • Surat Thani is the nearest railway station, about 240 km north-east of Krabi
    • you can buy drinks and snacks, and there is a toilet in the train
    • price of the train ticket about $22-50, price of the bus ticket about $14-23/pp
    • train or bus travel to Surat Thani takes about 9-12 hours
    • Book and buy bus or train tickets from Bangkok to Surat Thani online on 12go.asia ➜
    • you can check current Thailand Railway Map

B) Bus from Surat Thani to Krabi

    • there a lots of buses from Surat Thani to Krabi
    • modern, comfortable, air-conditioned buses
    • price of the bus ticket from Surat Thani to Krabi is about $6-15/pp
    • travel by bus from Surat Thani to Krabi takes about 4 hours
    • you can also book the whole minivan for 9-12 pax.
    • Book and buy bus tickets from Surat Thani to Krabi online on 12go.asia ➜

C) Ferry/Boat from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi

    • there are several ferries from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi
    • ticket price of ferry to Phi Phi is about $13-30/pp
    • travel by ferry from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi takes about 1-2.5 hours
    • ferry from Andaman Wave Master, Chaokoh Travel Center
    • Book and buy ferry tickets from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi online on 12go.asia ➜
    • you can check: Ferry Schedule – Krabi to Koh Phi Phi
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You can travel by train to Surat Thani from Bangkok (photo: 12go.asia).


2. FLIGHT + FERRY from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi


A) Flight from Bangkok to Krabi

    • the most comfortable and fastest way how to get from Bangkok to Krabi
    • flight from Bangkok to Krabi takes about 1.5 hour
    • airlines: Bangkok Air, Thai Smile, Thai Airways, Thai Lion Air, Nok Air
    • about 10 flights all the day, price of the one-way direct flight starts already at $25-60/pp
    • book and buy your flight from Bangkok to Krabi online on 12go.asia ➜

B) Taxi from the Krabi Airport to Krabi town

    • the most comfortable and fastest way how to get from airport to the town
    • transport from the Krabi Airport to Krabi town takes about 0.5-1 hour
    • Krabi Airport is about 12 km from the town, you can take a taxi
    • taxi services: Andaman Taxis, Ground Business…(van, minivans, private car)
    • book your taxi from the Krabi airport to the town online on 12go.asia ➜
    • you can also travel from Krabi Airport to Ao Nang beach

C) Ferry/Speedboat from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi

    • there are several ferries and tourist boats from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi
    • ticket price from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi is about $13-30/pp
    • travel by ferry from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi takes about 1-2.5 hours
    • ferry from Andaman Wave Master, Chaokoh Travel Center
    • book and buy ferry tickets from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi online on 12go.asia ➜
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You can also travel to Koh Phi Phi from Bangkok via Krabi Airport and town (photo: 12go.asia).


3. FLIGHT + FERRY from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi (via Phuket)


A) Flight from Bangkok to Phuket

    • the most comfortable way how to get from Bangkok to Phuket
    • flight from Bangkok to Phuket takes about 1.5 hour
    • airlines: Thai Airways, Nok Air, Thai Lion Air, Thai AirAsia, Bangkok Air, Thai Smile
    • price of the one-way direct flight is about $40-70/pp
    • Book and buy your flight from Bangkok to Phuket online on 12go.asia ➜

B) Ferry/boat from Phuket to Koh Phi Phi

    • there are several ferries, boats or high speed ferries from Phuket to Koh Phi Phi
    • ticket price is about $18-50/pp (depends on the type of boat and departure)
    • travel by ferry from Phuket to Koh Phi Phi takes about 1.5-3 hours
    • ferry by: Andaman Wave Master, Chaokoh Travel Center, Phi Phi Cruiser, Tigerline Travel…
    • Book and buy ferry/boat tickets from Phuket to Koh Phi Phi on 12go.asia ➜
    • you can read this article: How to reach Phi Phi from Phuket?
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From Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi you can also travel by plane + boat via Phuket (12go.asia).


4. BUS + FERRY from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi (via Krabi)


A) Tourist sleeper bus from Bangkok to Krabi

    • another way is to travel by sleeper tourist bus from Bangkok to Krabi
    • travel time by bus to Krabi from Bangkok is about 12-16 hours
    • bus companies to Krabi: Jolly Travel, Paradise Travel, Songserm, Lignite, Transport Co…
    • bus ticket to Krabi from Bankgok costs about $19-32/pp
    • read this article: Travel from Bangkok to Krabi

B) Ferry/boat from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi

    • from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi you can travel only by ferry/boat
    • ferry tickets from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi costs about $13-30/pp
    • travel time by ferry to Koh Phi Phi is about 1-2.5 hours
    • various private transport companies and boats
    • read this article: Travel to Phi Phi from Krabi
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From Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi you can also travel by bus + ferry via Krabi (photo: 12go.asia).


5. TAXI/CAR + FERRY from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi (via Krabi)


A) Private Taxi/Car from Bangkok to Krabi

    • from Bangkok to Krabi you can also travel by private car/taxi
    • transfer by taxi/car from Bangkok to Krabi takes about 11-12 hours
    • private taxi companies from Bangkok to Krabi: King Travel, Firstplan, Bangkok Taxi 24, Glassflower, Andaman Taxis
    • transfer by private taxi/car from Bangkok to Krabi costs about $260-480 (vehicle, car)
    • there are various types of vehicles, modern and luxury vans or minivans for group of people
    • you can also travel by private taxi/car to Ao Nang (from Ao Nang you can go to Railay Beach)
    • read this article: How to go from Bangkok to Krabi?

B) Ferry/boat from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi

    • from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi you can go only by ferry or speedboat
    • ferry/boat tickets from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi costs about $13-30/pp
    • travnsport by ferry or speedboat to Koh Phi Phi is about 1-2.5 hours
    • you can use various local private transport companies and boats
    • read this article: How to get to Phi Phi from Krabi?
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From Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi you can also travel by private taxi/car + ferry via Krabi.


Book a private tour + activity in Krabi or Phi Phi

    • it is possible to book a private tour or tickets for tourist attractions in Krabi / Koh Phi Phi
    • it is possible to book various types of tourist tours (boat trips, trekking, trails…)
    • these private boat or adventure tours in Krabi or Koh Phi Phi by local tour guides from Thailand
    • you can also book airport transfers or scuby diving tours in Krabi town + Phi Phi
    • Book a private boat tour / trip or other tourist activity in Krabi + Koh Phi Phi online

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Koh Phi Phi (Phi Phi Islands) in Thailand.


FAQ + TIPS – Travel route from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi:

1. How to book tickets or flights from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi?

    • Book and buy tickets/flights from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi on 12go.asia or Baolau.
    • You can also change + book another route, e.g. Surat Thani > Krabi, Krabi > Koh Phi Phi…

2. How long does it take to get from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi?

    • Travel by train+bus+ferry from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi (via Surat Thani) takes about 15-20 hours.
    • Travel by plane+ferry from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi (via Krabi Airport) takes about 5-10 hours.
    • Travel by plane+ferry from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi (via Phuket) takes about 4-7 hours.
    • Travel by bus+ferry from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi (via Krabi) takes about 15-20 hours.

3. What is the travel distance from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi?

    • Travel distance from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi is about 830-850 km (via Surat Thani, by land).

4. How much does it cost to get from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi?

    • Travel by train+bus+ferry from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi (via Surat Thani) costs about $35-70/pp.
    • Travel by plane+ferry from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi (via Krabi Airport) costs about $50+/pp
    • Travel by plane+ferry from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi (via Phuket) costs about $60+/pp
    • Travel by bus+ferry from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi (via Krabi) costs about $35-50/pp.

5. Is it possible to travel by plane from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi?

    • No, because there is no airport on Koh Phi Phi. The nearest airport to Koh Phi Phi is in Krabi. Travel by plane from Bangkok to Krabi Airport takes about 1.5 hour. From Krabi you can travel by ferry/boat/catamaran to Koh Phi Phi, this is the most comfortable and fastest way how to get to Koh Phi Phi.

6. What is the best way of transport from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi?

    • The best and also fast way of transport from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi is to travel by plane + ferry (with transfer by boat from Krabi). You can take a direct flight from Bangkok to Krabi and transfer by ferry or boat to Koh Phi Phi. Teoretically you can travel by the same way over Phuket.

7. What is the cheapest way of getting from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi?

    • The cheapest way of transport from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi is to travel by combination of train/bus and ferry, but this way takes a lot of time. Sometimes there are also very cheap low-cost flights to Krabi or Phuket.

8. Is there some private car or taxi from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi (Krabi)?

    • Yes, there are also some private taxi companies from Bangkok to Krabi town. It is the most expensive option of transfer to Krabi and from Krabi you have to travel by speedboat or ferry to Koh Phi Phi.

9. Is there a railway station in Krabi?

    • No, there is no railway station in Krabi town, if you want to travel by train, you have to travel by train to Surat Thani and from Surat Thani you can take a bus/van to Krabi town or Ao Nang beach.

10. How far are Koh Phi Phi from Krabi?

    • Koh Phi Phi are about 40 km from Krabi and are accessible only by boats or ferries.

11. What types of boats and ferries you can use to Koh Phi Phi?

12. Where you can travel by ferry or boat from Koh Phi Phi?

    • From Koh Phi Phi you can travel by ferry to Koh Lanta. There are various ferries and boats between these places. You can also travel by boat to Phuket – one of the most popular sites in southern Thailand or you can visit Koh Yao Yai in Phang Nga Bay, or you can go back to Krabi by speedboat or ferry.

13. What you can also visit if you are already in Krabi?

    • You can also go by longtail boat from Ao Nang to Railay Beach. It is one of the most popular and attractive site in Krabi District. It is accessible by boat from Ao Nang Beach or Ao Nam Mao Pier.

14. How to travel and explore Thailand?

    • There are various ways of transfer in Thailand, you can use various modern buses / minivans, trains, private cars, boats and ferries or you can rent a motorbike or bicycle. Read this article: Transportation in Thailand.

15. Which are the most popular and nice islands in Thailand?

    • There are a lot of various interesting, nice and also isolated or tourist islands in Thailand. Most of them are in the Gulf of Thailand or Phang Nga Bay. Read this article: The Best Islands in Thailand.

16. What is the weather and climate in Thailand?

    • Weather in Thailand varies across three main seasons, creating a tropical climate. The hot season typically spans from March to June, with temperatures ranging from 77°F to 95°F (25°C to 35°C). During this period, the weather is characterized by intense heat and occasional brief showers. The rainy season occurs from July to October, bringing heavy monsoon rains and increased humidity. Average temperatures remain high, ranging from 77°F to 88°F (25°C to 31°C). The cool season, from November to February, is marked by milder temperatures and lower humidity. Average temperatures range from 64°F to 86°F (18°C to 30°C), making it a popular time for tourism.

17. What you can buy and bring home from Thailand?

    • From Thailand, you can bring home a variety of souvenirs such as traditional Thai jewelry, packaged herbal teas, handcrafted Thai puppets, exotic spices and sauces, artistic ceramics, quality Thai soap and cosmetics, traditional musical instruments, fine Thai silk products, herbal oils and balms, and traditional playing cards and board games. These items reflect Thailand’s rich culture, craftsmanship, and diverse offerings, making them unique and memorable souvenirs. Read this article: What to bring from Thailand?

18. Is traveling and living in Thailand cheap or expensive?

    • The cost of traveling and living in Thailand can vary depending on various factors such as lifestyle, location, and personal preferences. Generally, Thailand is known for being a budget-friendly destination, attracting travelers seeking affordable adventures. While Thailand is known for being a budget-friendly destination, costs can vary depending on whether you choose to live in popular tourist areas or less-explored regions. Overall, many people find that the cost of living in Thailand offers good value for money.

19. What is the official currency of Thailand and how to exchange money?

    • The official currency of Thailand is the Thai Baht (THB). To exchange money, you can visit banks, currency exchange booths, or use ATMs. Banks typically offer competitive exchange rates, but may charge transaction fees. Currency exchange booths are convenient, often open longer hours, but their rates might be less favorable. Using ATMs connected to banks is a common and convenient option; however, be mindful of potential withdrawal fees from both your home bank and the local Thai bank. Always check rates and fees beforehand to make informed choices.

20. What is the cuisine and food in Thailand and what to expect?

    • Thai cuisine is renowned for its vibrant and harmonious flavors, combining sweet, sour, salty, spicy, and bitter elements in each dish. Expect a diverse range of dishes, often aromatic herbs and spices like lemongrass, basil or galangal. Rice, a staple, plays a central role, and street food is a must-try for an authentic culinary experience. Signature dishes include Pad Thai, Tom Yum, Green Curry, and Mango Sticky Rice. Embrace the rich cultural diversity through regional variations, and don’t miss out on the lively street food culture.

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Panmanee Hotel in Koh Phi Phi (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap hotels and resorts in Koh Phi Phi.
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Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort in Koh Phi Phi (photo: Agoda). 15 best luxury hotels and resorts in Koh Phi Phi.


5 Ways of Transfer from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi:

1. TRAIN + BUS + FERRY from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi
A) Train or Bus from Bangkok to Surat Thani
Benefits You can buy drinks and snacks, and there is a toilet on the train
Train Ticket Price About $22-50
Bus Ticket Price About $14-23 per person
Travel Time to Surat Thani About 9-12 hours
B) Bus from Surat Thani to Krabi
Bus Ticket Price About $6-15 per person
Travel Time About 4 hours
C) Ferry/Boat from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi
Ticket Price About $13-30 per person
Travel Time About 1-2.5 hours
Ferry Companies Andaman Wave Master, Chaokoh Travel Center
2. FLIGHT + FERRY from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi
A) Flight from Bangkok to Krabi
Travel Time About 1.5 hours
Airlines Bangkok Air, Thai Smile, Thai Airways, Thai Lion Air, Nok Air
One-Way Flight Price Starting at $25-60 per person
B) Taxi from Krabi Airport to Krabi Town
Travel Time About 0.5-1 hour
Distance to Krabi Town About 12 km
Taxi Services Andaman Taxis, Ground Business (Van, Minivans, Private Car)
C) Ferry/Speedboat from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi
Ticket Price About $13-30 per person
Travel Time About 1-2.5 hours
Ferry Companies Andaman Wave Master, Chaokoh Travel Center
3. FLIGHT + FERRY from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi (via Phuket)
A) Flight from Bangkok to Phuket
Travel Time About 1.5 hours
Airlines Thai Airways, Nok Air, Thai Lion Air, Thai AirAsia, Bangkok Air, Thai Smile
One-Way Flight Price About $40-70 per person
B) Ferry/Boat from Phuket to Koh Phi Phi
Ticket Price About $18-50 per person (depends on the type of boat and departure)
Travel Time About 1.5-3 hours
Ferry Companies Andaman Wave Master, Chaokoh Travel Center, Phi Phi Cruiser, Tigerline Travel
4. BUS + FERRY from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi (via Krabi)
A) Tourist Sleeper Bus from Bangkok to Krabi
Travel Time to Krabi About 12-16 hours
Bus Companies to Krabi Jolly Travel, Paradise Travel, Songserm, Lignite, Transport Co
Bus Ticket Price About $19-32 per person
B) Ferry/Boat from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi
Ticket Price About $13-30 per person
Travel Time About 1-2.5 hours
5. TAXI/CAR + FERRY from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi (via Krabi)
A) Private Taxi/Car from Bangkok to Krabi
Travel Time to Krabi About 11-12 hours
Taxi Companies from Bangkok to Krabi King Travel, Firstplan, Bangkok Taxi 24, Glassflower, Andaman Taxis
Price of Private Taxi/Car About $260-480 (per vehicle, car)
B) Ferry/Boat from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi
Ticket Price About $13-30 per person
Travel Time About 1-2.5 hours

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