Buses from Krabi to Phuket

Buses from Krabi to Phuket

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Krabi to Phuket Schedule

Krabi to Phuket Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
BangkokTaxi24 Economy Any time$ 65.28
438 Phuket Krabi Transport Van 13pax 06:40 - 09:40$ 6.62
438 Phuket Krabi Transport Van 13pax 09:20 - 12:50$ 6.45
Thai AirAsia Economy #FD323010:50 - 12:15$ 94.74
Koh Yao Sun Smile Speedboat 13:40 - 15:20$ 35.78
Ao Nang Travel And Tour Minivan + Ferry 14:00 - 17:15$ 20.80
438 Phuket Krabi Transport Van 13pax 16:40 - 20:10$ 6.45
Thai Airways Economy #TG225019:05 - 20:25$ 175.71

Transportation from Krabi to Phuket

  • Buses
    $ 9
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  • Ferries are not avaliable
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Krabi to Phuket Destination Reviews

The driver is kind and friendly.
Bus Minibus, Good Luck Lanta Tour, May 26, 2022
The ride was shorter than anticipated but its a local bus so it smelled like fish since there were 4 big boxes of fish
Bus Standard AC, Phantip 1970 (พันทิพย์ 1970), Jan 18, 2020
Bus was very comfortable and the journey completed very fast as compared to ETA.
Bus Standard AC, Phantip 1970 (พันทิพย์ 1970), Feb 4, 2019
10 customer reviews

How to get from Krabi to Phuket by Bus

Taking a bus to get from Krabi to Phuket is a safe, comfortable and less expensive alternative for traveling this route. To popular destinations, bus companies operate multiple trips per day, often round the clock at 30-60 minute intervals. To less traveled destinations, there may be only 1 scheduled trip a day. The most common bus types are non-air-conditioned, air-conditioned, and premium buses.

It is best to reserve your tickets at least a few days ahead of your travel date. Check our list of bus companies available for online booking offering Krabi to Phuket tickets. When traveling on weekends and holidays it is recommended to reserve tickets much earlier due to higher numbers of travelers, both vacation-makers and urban workers returning home to their provincial home.

How far is it from Krabi to Phuket?

Traveling by bus, the distance from Krabi to Phuket depends on the route taken. Most bus companies travel via expressways or tollways. This may not necessarily be the shortest route but it is the fastest one as normally there is less traffic and no traffic lights.

To get to certain island destinations which are not connected to the mainland by a bridge, buses board large car ferries. Passengers are usually asked to get off the bus, but there is no need to take your luggage from the bus. The travel distance from port to port is added to the total distance.

How long does it take to get from Krabi to Phuket by Bus?

The estimate travel time from Krabi to Phuket is about 3h. Note that traveling by bus is slower compared to driving your own car or getting a taxi. Depending on the departure time congestion between Krabi and Phuket may differ greatly There is usually more traffic between morning until afternoon during weekdays than during weekends.

Another important factor that may affect travel time is the type of bus. Premium or VIP buses are usually faster as they use motorways and call to fewer bus stations (if any) en route. Buses normally make short 10-30-minute breaks after a few hours of continuous travel to allow passengers use bathrooms, stock up on munchies and let bus attendants and the driver have rest.

Some premium buses have onboard toilets and the second driver. Nevertheless, usually they still make en route stops for a quick lunch or fuel refill.

How much does it cost to get from Krabi to Phuket by Bus?

The ticket price from Krabi to Phuket can vary depending on the type of buses you choose. For a less expensive ticket consider non-air-conditioned or ordinary buses. Premium or luxury buses are more expensive but you can expect more comfort and some additional services like phone charging ports, personal entertainment system screens and toilets.

Krabi to Phuket timetable

To help you plan your trip, here is the Krabi to Phuket timetable of bus departure and arrival times.

Best Rated Companies for this Route

Bus companies differ a lot in quality and service they provide. When choosing a bus company for you travels, do some basic research before you buy your tickets.

Safety is one of the most important aspects to consider. We also recommend you checking reviews on overall service quality of the bus companies serving this route.

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