How to get from HUA HIN to KRABI?

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How you can travel from Hua Hin to Krabi? It is possible to travel by train, bus, plane, van or private taxi.

Train + Bus/Van to Krabi
Bus + Flight to Krabi 
 Taxi/Car to Krabi
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    • Krabi province in Thailand is one of the most beautiful places in the world. The Andaman coast is made up of long beaches with bright white sand and romantic lagoons. The sea is clear and azure blue and rises from tens of meters of rock modeled by water and wind. The underwater world is also breathtaking, reminiscent of an endless aquarium. A holiday in Krabi province is perfect for active and loving individuals, specifically for amateur and sports divers, canoeists, hikers, rock climbers. The main tourist center of Krabi province is Ao Nang with many beautiful beaches. You will be charmed mainly by the surrounding scenery, especially the countless jagged limestone cliffs. They are especially impressive in the morning and in the evening, during the day they become a grateful destination for climbers. From Krabi or Koh Phi Phi you can also travel by ferry/boat to Koh Lanta – another popular island in the south of Thailand. There are a few ways how to get from Hua Hin to Krabi. There is no direct train from Hua Hin to Krabi.
    • Book train/bus tickets or flights from Hua Hin to Krabi online

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From Hua Hin to Krabi you can travel by train + bus/van, bus + plane, taxi.

    • Travel distance from Hua Hin to Krabi is about 600 km by train+bus via Surat Thani. The most popular way how to travel to Krabi is to take a train from Hua Hin to Surat Thani and bus/van from Surat Thani to Krabi. There is no direct train and no direct flight from Hua Hin to Krabi. Travel by train+van via Surat Thani takes about 9-15 hours and tickets cost about $22-50/pp (train+bus). The most fastest option is to travel by plane, but via Bangkok. So you can travel by train or bus to Bangkok and from Bangkok you can take a direct flight to Krabi. Travel by bus+plane via Bangkok takes about 7-8 hours and it costs about $35-100/pp (bus+direct flight). Various airlines from Thailand operate from Bangkok to Krabi International Airport and sometimes these flights are very cheap. You can also travel by private taxi/car to Krabi from Hua Hin, you can book vehicle or minivan for a group of people. If you want to book train, bus tickets or flights to Krabi online, read this article and follow the instructions below.

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How do I get from Hua Hin to Krabi?


1. TRAIN + BUS from Hua Hin to Krabi (via Surat Thani)


A) Train from Hua Hin to Surat Thani

    • Surat Thani – the closest railway station to Krabi, about 160 km north of Krabi
    • you can buy drinks, snacks in the train, cheap + comfortable option of transport
    • train ticket from Hua Hin to Surat Thani costs about $14-40/pp (1st+2nd class trains, seats, sleeper berths)
    • to get by train from Hua Hin to Surat Thani takes about 5.5-8 hours
    • Book train tickets from Hua Hin to Surat Thani on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square

B) Bus/Minivan from Surat Thani to Krabi

    • there are a few vans, minivans or tourist buses from Surat Thani to Krabi
    • buses arrive to various places in Krabi, e.g. Ao Nang, Krabi town, Railay, Krabi Van Terminal…
    • bus ticket from Surat Thani to Krabi costs about $8-20/pp
    • travel by tourist bus/minivan from Surat Thani to Krabi takes about 3-4.5 hours
    • there are also various private taxi companies to Krabi from Surat Thani
    • you can read this article > How to get from Surat Thani to Krabi?
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You can travel by train from Hua Hin to Surat Thani of Thai Railways (photo: 12go.asia).


2. BUS + FLIGHT from Hua Hin to Krabi (via Bangkok)


There are no direct flights from Hua Hin to Krabi. If you want to travel by plane you have to go back to Bangkok by bus or train (about 4 hours, book tickets online) and from Bangkok you can take a direct flight to Krabi Airport. There are a lot of direct flights from Bangkok to Krabi, travel by plane takes about 1.5 hour and there are also cheap low-cost flights. From Krabi Airport you can travel by bus/van to Ao Nang beach in Krabi.

    • the best and fast way how to get from Hua Hin to Krabi
    • travel by bus or train from Hua Hin to Bangkok takes about 4 hours
    • travel time of direct flight from Bangkok to Krabi is about 1.5 hour
    • airlines from Bangkok to Krabi: Thai AirAsia, Nok Air, Bangkok Air, Thai Lion Air, Thai Smile, Thai Airway
    • one-way direct flight from Bangkok to Krabi costs about $25-90/pp
    • direct flights from Suvarnabhumi and don Mueang airports in Bangkok
    • international airport in Krabi – Krabi International Airport
    • you can read this article > How do you get from Bangkok to Krabi?
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From Bangkok to Krabi you can travel by plane, there are a few direct flights every day.


3. PRIVATE TAXI / CAR from Hua Hin to Krabi

    • another way how to travel from Hua Hin to Krabi – by private taxi, car, minivan
    • travel by private taxi/car from Hua Hin to Krabi takes about 8.5-9 hours
    • taxi companies from Hua Hin to Krabi: Bangkok Taxi 24 or Glassflower
    • travel by private taxi/car from Hua Hin to Krabi costs about $270-350/vehicle
    • you can travel by private taxi to Krabi town or Krabi Airport
    • it is the most comfortable and fast option of transfer, but the most expensive
    • Book your private taxi/car/minivan from Hua Hin to Krabi online

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Private taxi/car from Hua Hin to Krabi by Bangkok Taxi 24 (photo: 12go.asia).


4. BUS / VAN from Hua Hin to Krabi (via Surat Thani)

    • a cheap way how to get by tourist bus and van from Hua Hin to Krabi
    • if you can, it is better to travel by train from Hua Hin to Surat Thani
    • 1.step – tourist bus from Hua Hin to Surat Thani, 2.step – bus/van from Surat Thani to Krabi
    • travel by tourist bus and minivan from Hua Hin to Krabi takes about 11-14 hours
    • travel by tourist bus+van from Hua Hin to Krabi via Surat Thani costs about $22-40/pp
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Krabi in Thailand is a large place of various beaches, bays and boat tours and trips.
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Railay beach in Krabi is one of the most popular tourist beaches in Thailand.


icon-info-circle FAQ + Tips – Travel route from Hua Hin to Krabi:

How to book and buy tickets + flights from Hua Hin to Krabi?

    • It is possible to book tickets or flights from Hua Hin to Krabi on 12go.asia or Baolau.
    • You can also book another tickets / flights, e.g. Hua Hin > Bangkok, Bangkok > Krabi…

How long does it take to get from Hua Hin to Krabi?

    • Travel by train+bus from Hua Hin to Krabi (via Surat Thani) takes about 9-15 hours.
    • Travel by bus+plane from Hua Hin to Krabi (via Bangkok) takes about 7-8 hours.
    • Travel by private taxi/car from Hua Hin to Krabi takes about 8.5-9 hours.
    • Travel by tourist bus from Hua Hin to Krabi (via Surat Thani) takes about 11-14 hours.

How far is Krabi from Hua Hin?

    • Travel distance from Hua Hin to Krabi (via Surat Thani) by bus/train/van is about 600 km.

How much does it cost to get from Hua Hin to Krabi?

    • To get by train+bus from Hua Hin to Krabi (via Surat Thani) costs about $22-55/pp.
    • To get by bus+plane from Hua Hin to Krabi (via Bangkok) costs about $35-100/pp.
    • To get by private taxi or car from Hua Hin to Krabi costs about $270-350 (vehicle).
    • To get by tourist bus+van from Hua Hin to Krabi (via Surat Thani) costs about $22-40/pp.

Is there a direct train to Krabi? Railway station in Krabi?

    • No, there is no direct train from Hua Hin to Krabi because there is no railway station in Krabi. You can travel by train of Thai Railways from Hua Hin to Surat Thani and from Surat Thani to Krabi you can travel by bus/minivan.

What is the fastest and best way of getting from Hua Hin to Krabi?

    • The fastest option how to get to Krabi from Hua Hin is to travel to Bangkok and take a direct flight from Bangkok to Krabi. There is no direct flight between Hua Hin and Krabi. Travel by bus/train from Hua Hin to Bangkok takes about 4 hours. Travel by plane from Bangkok to Krabi takes about 1.5 hour (direct flight).

What is the most cheapest way of transport from Hua Hin to Krabi?

    • The most cheapest way how you can get from Hua Hin to Krabi is to travel by train of Thai Railways to Surat Thani. From Surat Thani to Krabi you can travel by minivan/tourist bus. Travel by train+van should costs about $22-35/pp if you book seat train to Surat Thani and tourist van/bus to Krabi.

Is it possible to travel by private taxi/car from Hua Hin to Krabi?

    • Yes, you can book your private car/taxi online and it is possible to travel by this way to Krabi from Hua Hin. You can book car or minivan for a group of people (up to 9 passengers), vehicle to Krabi costs about $270-350/car.

Where to go and travel from Krabi in Thailand?

    • Krabi is also an important transport hub in southern Thailand, there are various ferry and boat routes to various islands. You can take a ferry or speedboat to Koh Phi Phi (one of the most frequented ferry routes) or Koh Lipe. From Koh Lanta you can travel to Malaysia by ferry via Koh Lipe and Langkawi.

Where to stay in Krabi? Hotel, resort, guesthouse?

    • Krabi is a large tourist area and offers various types of accommodation facilities. Cheap guesthouses, hotels, luxury and private beach resorts, all is available in Krabi. The most popular areas where to stay in Krabi are: Ao Nang, Krabi town, Nopparat Thara, Klong Muang, Ao Num Mao.
    • Search and book from this selection – discount up to 60% > Book hotel/resort in Krabi.

icon-arrow-circle-right Book your tickets / flights from Hua Hin to Krabi + Schedule:

(It is possible to change your travel route, e.g. Hua Hin > Surat Thani, Surat Thani > Krabi…)

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