How to get from KRABI to KHAO LAK?

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How do you get from Krabi to Khao Lak? You can travel by bus/minivan or private taxi or car.

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    • Khao Lak is a seaside place in Thailand, located in the Takua Pa part of Phang Nga province. It is located about 60 km north of Phuket Island, along Phetkasem Road, one of the four main roads in Thailand. What sets Khao Lak apart from neighboring tourist destinations such as Phuket are its quiet to secluded places on the coast, entertainment for families with children and a ban on buildings taller than coconut trees. The shores of Khao Lak are covered with snow-white beaches and are washed by the crystal clear waters of the Andaman Sea. Khao Lak is the most suitable Thai resort for an undisturbed holiday and absolutely perfect relaxation. The beaches that surround the resort are tens of kilometers long and almost deserted. The coast is conveniently located and offers many undiscovered beauties.
    • Khao Lak’s main beach, Khao Lak Nang Thong, is over one kilometer long and is said to be one of the most beautiful in Thailand. A great attraction for tourists are the local national parks Lam Ru and Khao Sok full of exotics. Their territory is covered by monsoon forests and steep cliffs, above which mountains rise up to a height of 1000 m . There are 2 options how you can get to Khao Lak from Krabi – tourist minivan/bus or private car/taxi. There is no other way how you can travel, teoretically you can also travel on motorbike. There is no airport and no railway in Khao Lak.
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From Krabi to Khao Lak you can travel by van/minibus or private car.

    • Travel distance from Krabi to Khao Lak is about 140 km by land (bus or private car). The best and popular cheap way how to travel to Khao Lak from Krabi is to travel by private minivan (minibus). Minivans / minibuses are fast, comfortable and to travel from Krabi to Khao Lak takes about 3.5-4.5 hours. It depends from which place in Krabi you will depart. You can take a bus/minivan from Krabi town, Ao Nang or Krabi Airport. Travel by minivan/bus to Khao Lak from Krabi costs about $15/pp. Another way how you can get to Khao Lak from Krabi is to book your private taxi/car.
    • Travel by private car/taxi from Krabi to Khao Lak takes about 2.5-3 hours and it costs about $80-100 (vehicle or minivan). Private cars depart from Krabi town, Krabi Airport but you can also take a private taxi from Klong Jilard Pier, Ao Nam Mao or Noppharat Thara beach. Private car/taxi is the most fastest way of transport to Khao Lak. It is not possible to travel by train and plane to Khao Lak, there is no railway and no airport. The most experienced motorbike drivers can rent a motorbike in Krabi and they can travel on your own. You can search and book bus tickets, private car from Krabi (+Krabi Airport and other sites) to Khao Lak easily online. From Khao Lak you can also go by minibus or private car to Khao Sok National Park (about 60 km) or you can use minivan and ferry to Koh Phangan.

How do I get from Krabi to Khao Lak?


1. BUS / MINIVAN from Krabi to Khao Lak

    • travel by tourist minivan/minibus from Krabi to Khao Lak takes about 3.5-4.5 hours
    • travel by minibus or minivan from Krabi to Khao Lak costs about $15/pp
    • travel by minibus or minivan is the most cheapest option of transfer to Khao Lak
    • bus companies to Khao Lak from Krabi: Hat Yai World Tour
    • there are mainly fast and comfortable modern minivans to Khao Lak
    • minivans depart from Krabi town (there is a hotel transfer) or Ao Nang
    • Book and buy bus tickets from Krabi (+Airport, Ao Nang) to Khao Lak on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
    • read carefully the informations before you book your bus tickets from Krabi to Khao Lak
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From Krabi to Khao Lak you can travel by minivan / minibus (photo: Hat Yai World Tour, 12go.asia).


2. PRIVATE TAXI / CAR from Krabi to Khao Lak

    • from Krabi to Khao Lak you can also search and book your private taxi / car
    • travel by private taxi/car from Krabi to Khao Lak takes about 2.5-3 hours
    • taxi to Khao Lak from Krabi: Bangkok Taxi24, Andaman Taxis, Phuket Transfer Travel Andaman
    • private taxi or car from Krabi to Khao Lak costs about $80-100 (car or minivan)
    • private taxi from Krabi town (hotel transfer), Krabi Airport, Klong Jilard Pier, Ao Nam Mao, Noppharat Thara beach
    • Book your private taxi/car from Phuket to Khao Lak online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
    • e-tickets in your smartphone are acceptable, but it is recommended to print your voucher (e-ticket by email)
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From Krabi (town, airport or beach) to Khao Lak you can travel by private car/tax (photo: Bangkok Taxi 24, 12go.asia).


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

How to book and buy bus tickets or car from Krabi to Khao Lak?

    • Book bus tickets or private car/taxi from Krabi to Khao Lak 12go.asia.
    • You can also search another routes, e.g. Krabi > Surat Thani, Surat Thani > Khao Sok…

How long does it take to get from Krabi to Khao Lak?

    • Travel by minibus or minivan from Krabi to Khao Lak takes about 3.5-4.5 hours.
    • Travel by private taxi or car from Krabi to Khao Lak takes about 2.5-3 hours.

What is the travel distance from Krabi to Khao Lak?

How much does it cost to travel from Krabi to Khao Lak?

    • Transport by minibus or minivan from Krabi to Khao Lak costs about $15/pp.
    • Transport by private taxi/car from Krabi to Khao Lak costs about $80-100 (minivan, car).

What is the fastest way of transfer from Krabi to Khao Lak?

    • The most fastest option of transfer to Khao Lak from Krabi is a private taxi or car.

What is the most cheapest way of transport from Krabi to Khao Lak?

    • The most cheapest option of travel from Krabi (town or Ao Nang) to Khao Lak is to travel by minivan / minibus. The most cheapest bus ticket from Krabi to Khao Lak costs about $15/pp.

Is there a direct flight to Khao Lak from Krabi?

    • No, there are no flights to Khao Lak from Krabi, Khao Lak has no airport, it is not possible to travel by plane.

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

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

How you can travel from Khao Lak to Khao Sok National Park?

    • Khao Sok National Park is accessible by bus/minivan or private car, scooter. There are some private minibuses from Khao Lak to Khao Sok National Park and to get there takes about 1.5-2.5 hours. Read this article: How to get from Khao Lak to Khao Sok? Bus tickets to Khao Sok National Park from Khao Lak cost about $12/pp, private taxi about $50/car.

How do you get from Khao Lak to Phuket?

    • Phuket is accessible by minibus or private car/taxi, scooter from Khao Lak. Travel by minivan or taxi from Khao Lak to Phuket takes about 2-4 hours. There are also some minibuses and private cars to Phuket Airport, or you can go to the town or Rassada Pier, Kata Karon beach.

Where to stay in Khao Lak? Hotel, bungalow, guesthouse?

    • There are mainly beach hotels, private resorts and at the town of Khao Lak you can search and book cheap guesthouses, all is available easily online. A good idea is to stay at the beach, there are various nice beaches and sceneries. There are also luxury resorts or small modern hotels, check it > Book hotel in Khao Lak online.
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Private luxury beach resorts and varios small hotels, everything you can find in Khao Lak in Thailand.
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Khao Lak in Thailand (Phang Nga province) offers one of the most beautiful beaches for tourists.
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Khao Lak is the right place to relax and enjoy a natural environment where the Andaman sea meets the primary forest.
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La On is the main shopping, dining and nightlife hub of Nang Tong Beach and is a hive of activity once the sun sinks.


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