From Krabi to Nearby Provinces: Buses leave Krabi Transport Station for Hat Yai, Phuket, Satun, Nakorn Si Thammarat, Surat Thani and Ranong. For more details and reservations contact Transport Co., Ltd. at Krabi Transport Station, Tel. +66 75 611 804. For air-conditioned buses to Surat Thani, contact the Songserm Travel Co Ltd., Tel. +66 75 612 665 to 6.
The distance from Krabi Town to Luk Bay is about 43 km, Plai Phraya 66 km, Panom mountain 39 km, KlongThom 42 km, Ko Lanta 45 km, Lam Thap 67 kms and Nua Khlong 17 km.
The distance from Krabi city to Phang Nga is about 86 km, Phuket 176 km, Trang 131 km, Phattalung 193 km, Surat Thani 211 km, Nakhon Si Thammarat 233 kms and Satun 276 km.
Getting to the islands
Travel to Phi Phi Islands can start from the piers in Krabi or Phuket. The best time to travel to Phi Phi is from November to April. There are three classes of ferries leaving from the Chao Fah pier at Krabi’s Muang district.
Boats leave Chao Fah pier at 9.30 a.m. and at 2.30 p.m. for non air-conditioned boat, and 4.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m. for air-conditioned boat. The return trip is at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m., the same time for both class of boat. The journey takes about 2.5 hours. The fare is around 125 baht for non air-conditioned boat and about 200 baht for air-conditioned.
For the tourist boat, which leaves from Nang bay at 9.00 a.m. and returns at 5.00 p.m., call +66 75 637 152. The fare is about 670 baht.
Two boat trips leave for the Lanta islands from Chao Fah pier at 9.30 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. It take about 2.5 hours to get there. Leaving from Bor Muang, at 12.00 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. and 0.45 hours, takes only 45 minutes.
In monsoon season, May to November, the ferry to Lanta from Chao Pah pier is not in service. The traveler has to use the service at Bor Muang pier instead. Buses run from the Traveler Service Center to Bor Muang pier at 10.30 a.m. and 12.00 a.m. The distance is 70 km. Air-conditioned vans are available from Bor Muang to Muang district at 8.00 a.m. and 9.00 a.m.
There are two piers at Lanta Island: in front of Lanta Island and at Ban Sala Dan.
To get to Pai Island or the Hong Islands, visitors can hire a long-tail boat at Phra Nang. Long-tail boats can also be hired for the trip to Por Da Island, which takes about 30 minutes.
To get to Ngi Island, an island in Lanta Island district, visitors can take a ferry at Pak Meng beach pier, Trang province