How to get from KHAO LAK to KOH PHI PHI?

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How do you get from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi? You can travel by minivan/bus or private car + ferry/boat.

Minibus + Ferry via Phuket 
Taxi + Ferry via Krabi
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    • The islands of Koh Phi Phi are among the most famous and most visited in Thailand. These islands are really incredibly beautiful place, but a lot of tourists visit this place every day. The islands are most famous for Leonard DiCaprio’s film “The Beach”, which captures the beautiful Maya Bay. The islands of Koh Phi Phi consist of two main islands, northern Koh Phi Phi Don and southern Koh Phi Phi Leh. The main tourist attraction is mainly the southern uninhabited island of Leh, where various trips are widely organized and where you can visit famous Maya Bay. The northern island is inhabited – Don, resp. there are a large number of resorts, hotels, hostels and accommodation for tourists. During the season it can be really busy in the central part of the island – day and night. If you are a lover of nightlife, then you are in the right place. In the central part of the island you can expect a lively nightlife and noise until the morning. It is important to mention that the islands of Koh Phi Phi are slightly more expensive than other parts of Thailand. If you have little time or do not want to move with your backpack from place to place, you can visit the most beautiful of the Phi Phi Islands at least during a day trip. There are 2 ways how you can travel to Koh Phi Phi from Khao Lak – by minibus/taxi + ferry or speedboat via Phuket or anothe amazing site of Thailand – Krabi. It is not possible to travel by train from Khao Lak, there is no railway and the islands of Koh Phi Phi have no airport.
    • Book bus+ferry tickets or private car from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

From Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi you can travel by minibus/taxi + ferry.

    • Travel distance to Koh Phi Phi from Khao Lak is about 150 km via Phuket and about 190 km via Krabi. Travel by minibus + ferry/boat to Koh Phi Phi via Phuket is a popular option of transfer. Travel by minibus + ferry from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi via Phuket takes about 6-8 hours and it costs about $40-60/pp (bus+ferry ticket). From Phuket you can take a boat/ferry to Koh Phi Phi (about 1.5-3 hours) from various sites and piers, e.g. Rassada Pier, Bang Rong Pier, Klong Hia Pier. Another option of transport to Koh Phi Phi from Khao Lak is to travel by private car/taxi + ferry via Krabi town. Travel by private car+ferry from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi via Krabi takes about 5-7 hours and it costs totally about $100-140. You can take a ferry or speedboat from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi (1.5-3 hours) from various places, e.g. Klong Jilard pier, Ton Sai Pier, Ao Nam Mao Pier. There are various modern and some older ferries or speedboats between Phuket – Koh Phi Phi – Krabi. It is not possible to travel by plane or train from Khao Lak to Krabi / Phuket and Koh Phi Phi. Book and buy bus and ferry tickets + private cars from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi easily online. From Koh Phi Phi you can travel to Koh Samui via Krabi or you can go by boat to Koh Lanta.

How do I get from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi?


1. BUS + FERRY from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi (via Phuket)


A) MINIBUS from Khao Lak to Phuket

    • from Khao Lak to Phuket you can travel by minivan / minibus
    • the cheapest way how to travel from Khao Lak to Phuket
    • bus company from Khao Lak to Phuket: Call Me Taxi
    • travel by minivan/bus from Khao Lak to Phuket costs about $17-23/pp
    • travel by bus/minivan from Khao Lak to Phuket takes about 3-3.5 hours
    • you can arrive to Phuket town, Phuket Airport, Patong Kata Karon or Rassada Pier
    • you can also travel by private taxi or car, it costs about $50-85/vehicle
    • Book bus/minivan tickets from Khao Lak to Phuket online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
    • read carefully the instructions before you book your tickets or taxi to Phuket

A) FERRY / SPEEDBOAT from Phuket to Koh Phi Phi

    • from Phuket to Koh Phi Phi you can travel by ferry or speedboat
    • travel by ferry/boat from Phuket to Koh Phi Phi costs about $20-30/pp
    • travel by ferry/boat from Phuket to Koh Phi Phi takes about 1.5-3 hours
    • boat companies to Koh Phi Phi: Tigerline Ferry, Andaman Wave Master, Phi Phi Kanichta Tour, Songserm…
    • you can depart by boat from Rassada Pier, Bang Rong Pier, Patong beach, Klong Hia Pier…
    • read this article: How to get from Phuket to Koh Phi Phi?
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From Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi you can travel by minibus + ferry via Phuket (photo: Call Me Taxi + Songserm, 12go.asia).


2. TAXI + FERRY from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi (via Krabi)


A) TAXI / CAR from Khao Lak to Krabi

    • from Khao Lak to Krabi you can also travel by private car or taxi, minivan (or local bus)
    • comfortable and modern minibuses, minivans for a group of people and other vehicles
    • travel by private car/taxi from Khao Lak to Krabi takes about 1.5-3 hours
    • taxi companies to Krabi from Khao Lak: Andaman Taxis, Bangkok Taxi 24, Phuket Transfer Travel Andaman
    • private taxi/car from Khao Lak to Krabi costs about $85-100/vehicle
    • there are hotel transfers – you can arrive to Krabi town, Ao Nang, Klong Jilard Pier, Ao Nam Mao…
    • private taxi is the fastest option of transport from Khao Lak to Krabi
    • Book your private taxi/car from Khao Lak to Krabi online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

B) FERRY / BOAT from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi

    • from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi you can travel by ferries or speedboats from various sites
    • travel by boat from Krabi to Phi Phi costs about $13-33/pp
    • travel by ferry or speedboat to Koh Phi Phi from Krabi takes about 1.5-3 hous
    • boat companies to Phi Phi: Songserm, Andaman Wave Master, Chaokoh Travel Center, Koh Yao Sun Smile…
    • boats depart from Klong Jilard pier, Ton Sai Pier, Ao Nam Mao Pier, Noppharat Tara beach…
    • ferries and boats arrive Ton Sai Pier in Koh Phi Phi
    • read carefully the informations before you book your ferry ticket to Koh Phi Phi
    • read this article: How to go to Koh Phi Phi from Krabi?
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From Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi you can travel by taxi/car + ferry via Krabi (photo: Bangkok Taxi 24 + Andaman Wave Master, 12go.asia).


icon-info-circle FAQ + TIPS – Travel route from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi:

How to book tickets or taxi/car from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi?

    • Book bus+ferry tickets or taxi+ferry from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi on 12go.asia.
    • You can change your departure, arrivel, e.g. Phuket > Koh Phi Phi, Koh Phi Phi > Krabi…

How long does it take to get from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi?

    • Travel by minibus + ferry from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi (via Phuket) takes about 6-8 hours.
    • Travel by private taxi/car + ferry from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi (via Krabi) takes about 5-7 hours.

What is the travel distance from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi?

How much does it cost to get from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi?

    • Travel by minibus + ferry from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi (via Phuket) costs about $40-60/pp.
    • Travel by private taxi/car from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi (via Krabi) costs about $100-140/car.

Is it possible to travel by train from Khao Lak to Phuket or Krabi?

    • No, there is no railway from Khao Lak to Phuket and Krabi, it is not possible to travel by train.

Is there a flight from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi?

    • No, Khao Lak and Koh Phi Phi have no airports, so it is not possible to travel by plane between these places.

Where to travel from Koh Phi Phi?

    • From Koh Phi Phi you can travel by ferry to Koh Lanta or Koh Yao Yai. Koh Lanta is another popular island in southern Thailand, travel by boat to Koh Lanta takes about 1-2.5 hours, travel distance about 40 km.

Where to stay in Koh Phi Phi? Hotel, bungalow or resort?

    • Koh Phi Phi has various hotels, beach resorts, guesthouses. There are cheap and also expensive options of accommodation with a wide range of services. Most of them are very well reviewed, check and book your stay in Koh Phi Phi online > Book your accommodation in Koh Phi Phi online.
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Koh Phi Phi offers very nice beaches, but sometimes these beaches can be overcrowded by tourists.
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You can also buy some boat trip around the Koh Phi Phi Islands.
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There are some beach resorts in the nature with amazing views to the sea around Koh Phi Phi.
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You should know, Koh Phi Phi are the most visited islands in Thailand. Boats and ferries around Koh Phi Phi.


icon-arrow-circle-right Book bus+ferry tickets or taxi from Khao Lak to Koh Phi Phi:

(You can change your departure, arrival, eg. Khao Lak to Phuket, Phuket to Koh Phi Phi…)


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