How to get from KOH PHANGAN to KRABI?

How to get from Koh Phangan to Krabi
Sunset at the bay in Krabi. How to travel from Koh Phangan to Krabi? By ferry and bus/minivan.

Ferry + Bus to Krabi
Ferry + Flight to Krabi
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Krabi – a tourist place, but an important transport hub in the south.

    • Krabi has long been one of the most visited places in southern Thailand. This nice but tourist place offers nice beaches, tourist resorts or hotels as well as boat trips in the bay, but also to the islands like Koh Phi Phi and Koh Lanta. It is a place of tourist entertainment, attractions, water fun, but also another important transport hub in southern Thailand. From here you can continue to Malaysia. From Koh Phangan to Krabi you have to travel by ferry and bus/minivan via Surat Thani. There is no train connection from Surat Thani to Krabi. From Krabi you can travel to Koh Phi Phi.
    • Book ferry+bus tickets from Koh Phangan to Krabi on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square

Travel distance from Koh Phangan to Krabi is about 280 km.

    • On this route you have to travel by ferry/speedboat from Koh Phangan to Surat Thani and from Surat Thani to Krabi you can take a bus or minivan, there is no other way how to get from Koh Phangan to Krabi. The whole boat and bus journey takes approximately 5-6.5 hours and  it is about 280 km by land, depending on the type of transport and company. Buses or minivans run from Surat Thani to Krabi, minivans are a little bit faster. Join ticket prices (ferry+bus) from Koh Phangan to Krabi range from $15-30/pp. Another possibility is to take a ferry to Koh Samui and from Koh Samui you can travel by plane – there is a direct flight to Krabi. If you want to avoid scams in Thailand,  book and buy your tickets from Koh Phangan to Krabi very easily online.

How do I get from Koh Phangan to Krabi?


1. FERRY + BUS / MINIVAN from Koh Phangan to Krabi


A) Ferry/boat from Koh Phangan to Surat Thani

    • Surat Thani (Don Sak Sakon Port) is the nearest port, about 70 km south of Koh Phangan
    • ferries are modern, comfortable, air-conditioned, WC
    • boat companies to Surat Thani: Songserm, Phantip, Lomprayah, Seatran Discovery
    • travel by ferry from Koh Phangan to Don Sak Sakon Port in Surat Thani can take about 2,5 hours

B) Bus/Minivans from Surat Thani to Krabi

    • there are lots of various buses and minivans from Surat Thani to Krabi
    • travel by bus/minivan from Surat Thani to Krabi takes about 4-4,5 hours
    • you can also book the whole minivan for 9-12 passengers
    • Book and buy ferry+bus tickets from Koh Phangan to Krabi on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square
    • price of this join ticket (ferry+bus/van) is about 18-30 USD (depends on the company)
    • read all the additional information before you book and buy tickets to Krabi
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High Speed Ferry of Songserm (photo: 12go.asia)
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Express from Koh Phangan to Krabi (with combination of Raja Ferry) (photo: 12go.asia)


2. FERRY + FLIGHT from Koh Phangan to Krabi (via Koh Samui)


A) Ferry/boat from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui

    • there are various boats and ferries from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui
    • travel by ferry from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui take only about 30-45 minutes
    • ferry ticket from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui costs $7-12/pp
    • boat companies to Koh Samui: Songserm, Phantip, Lomprayah, Seatran Discovery, Raja Ferry…

B) Direct flight from Koh Samui to Krabi

    • the most fastest option how to get to Krabi from Koh Samui
    • direct flight from Koh Samui to Krabi takes about 1 hour
    • airlines from Koh Samui to Krabi: Bangkok Airways
    • direct flight from Koh Samui to Krabi costs $100-140/pp
    • Book ferry+flight from Koh Phangan to Krabi (via Koh Samui) on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
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Boats at the bay in Krabi.
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Rocks, cliffs, bays… al you can see in Krabi or Koh Phi Phi.
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The Railay Bay in Krabi.
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Tourist boat in Krabi. One of the most frequented transport way.
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Krabi and Koh Phi Phi offer some very nice beaches, some of them are overcrowded.


icon-info-circle FAQ + TIPS – Travel route from Koh Phangan to Krabi:

How to book boat+bus tickets from Koh Phangan to Krabi?

    • Book tickets from Koh Phangan to Krabi easily online on 12go.asia or Baolau.

How long does it take to get from Koh Phangan to Krabi?

    • Travel by boat+bus from Koh Phangan to Krabi takes about 6-10 hours hours. This time can change according to the bus and boat company.
    • Travel by boat+plane from Koh Phangan to Krabi (via Koh Samui) takes about 4-5 hours.

How far is Krabi from Koh Phangan?

    • Travel distance from Koh Phangan to Krabi by ferry and bus is about 280 km.

How much does it cost to get from Koh Phangan to Krabi?

    • Travel by ferry and bus from Koh Phangan to Krabi costs about $18-30/pp.
    • Travel by ferry + plane from Koh Phangan to Krabi (via Koh Samui) costs about $120-150/pp.

Is there also another way how to travel from Koh Phangan to Krabi?

    • Yes, you can also travel by boat/ferry from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui (about 30 minutes or 2-3 hours, ferry tickets from $7-12/pp) and from Koh Samui you can travel by plane (direct flight, about 1 hour) to Krabi. In the near future there should be also build a new airport on Koh Phangan.

Is it possible to travel by train from Surat Thani to Krabi?

    • No, it is not possible to travel by train from Surat Thani to Krabi, because there is no railway between these cities. The only way how to get to Krabi from Surat Thani is to travel by bus/van or private taxi.

Is there an airport in Krabi?

    • Yes, there is an airport in Krabi – Krabi International Airport and it is about 15 km from the city center. But it is not possible to travel by plane from Koh Phangan to Krabi. But you can travel by plane from Koh Samui to Krabi, there are some direct flights. So you can take a boat from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui and from Koh Samui you can travel by plane to Krabi. Flight from Koh Samui to Krabi takes about 1 hour.

Is there an airport on Koh Phangan?

    • No, there is no airport on Koh Phangan, the closest airport is on Koh Samui (accessible by boat, ferry).

Where you can travel from Krabi?

    • From Krabi you can travel by boat/ferry to Koh Phi Phi or by bus/minivan or boat/speedboat to Koh Lanta in southern Thailand. You can also travel by boat or ferry to Phuket. There are also various direct low-cost flights from Krabi to popular destination of Thailand.

Ferry + Bus Schedule / Timetable – Koh Phangan to Krabi + Tickets:

FULL UPDATED SCHEDULE – CLICK HERE

Bus + Ferry Schedule - Koh Phangan to Krabi

Departs in Koh Phangan

Arrival in Krabi

Join Ticket

Songserm

07:00

12:45

From $19.00

Phantip 1970

07:00

14:30

From $25.00

Phantip 1970

07:00

12:30

From $17.00

Raja Ferry

07:00

12:30

From $18.00

Lomprayah

07:20

12:40

From $28.00

Raja Ferry

09:00

16:30

From $18.00

Raja Ferry

11:00

18:30

From $18.00

Lomprayah

12:00

17:30

From $28.00

Songserm

12:30

18:45

From $19.00

Lomprayah

14:30

20:30

From $28.00

BOOK TICKET TO KRABI

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The Tubkaak Krabi Boutique Resort (photo: Agoda). 15 best luxury hotels + resorts in Krabi.


icon-arrow-circle-right Book and buy your ferry+bus tickets from Koh Phangan to Krabi + Schedule:

(You can change your travel route, e.g. Koh Phangan to Koh Samui, Surat Thani to Krabi…)


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