Bangkok to Krabi

Bangkok to Krabi

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Southern Terminal, Bangkok
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07:00
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Krabi Bus Terminal
฿682 per adult
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20:40
Southern Terminal, Bangkok
13h bus ride in Express
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09:40
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Krabi Bus Terminal
฿698 per adult

From Southern Terminal to Krabi by Bus

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20:00
Southern Terminal, Bangkok
11h bus ride in Express
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07:00
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Krabi Bus Terminal
฿682 per adult
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20:40
Southern Terminal, Bangkok
13h bus ride in Express
4.0
09:40
+1
Krabi Bus Terminal
฿698 per adult

Transportation from Bangkok to Krabi

How to get from Bangkok to Krabi

When you want to get from Bangkok to Krabi, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Ferry
  • Van
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about THB 13,810. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as THB 562.

How far is Bangkok from Krabi?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Bangkok to Krabi. Your trip will be a total of 488 miles (785 km). The flying distance is 408 miles (656 km).

How long does it take to get from Bangkok to Krabi?

The travel time from Bangkok to Krabi can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 26 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Bangkok to Krabi?

The cost of the trip from Bangkok to Krabi varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Transport Co (บริษัท ขนส่ง จำกัด): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as THB 562 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as THB 13,810.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Bangkok to Krabi:

  • Bus tickets - THB 562 to THB 938;
  • Plane tickets - THB 799 to THB 13,557;
  • Bus+van price: THB 800 - THB 800. From Bangkok to Krabi starting from 18:00 Krabi Town Maharaj until 19:00 Krabi Town Maharaj
  • Bus+ferry price: THB 950 - THB 950. From Bangkok to Krabi starting from 18:00 Railay Beach until 19:00 Railay Beach
  • Van price : THB 1,000 - THB 1,000;
  • Bus+van+ferry price: THB 1,200 - THB 1,200. From Bangkok to Krabi starting from 19:00 Hua Lamphong until 19:00 Hua Lamphong
  • van+ferry price: THB 1,300 - THB 1,300. From Bangkok to Krabi starting from 18:00 Chaophya Park Hotel Ratchada until 18:00 Chaophya Park Hotel Ratchada
  • van+taxi price: THB 1,793 - THB 1,793. From Bangkok to Krabi starting from 20:00 Khao San Raja Van until 20:00 Khao San Raja Van

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from THB 10,510 to THB 13,810.

How many trips per day are there between Bangkok and Krabi?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Bangkok to Krabi depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 17:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 20:40. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • 1 by Bus+ferry from Bangkok to Krabi starting from 18:00 Railay Beach until 19:00 Railay Beach
  • 1 by Bus+van from Bangkok to Krabi starting from 18:00 Krabi Town Maharaj until 19:00 Krabi Town Maharaj
  • 1 by Bus+van+ferry from Bangkok to Krabi starting from 19:00 Hua Lamphong until 19:00 Hua Lamphong
  • Vans from Bangkok to Krabi depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • 1 by van+taxi from Bangkok to Krabi starting from 20:00 Khao San Raja Van until 20:00 Khao San Raja Van
  • 1 by van+ferry from Bangkok to Krabi starting from 18:00 Chaophya Park Hotel Ratchada until 18:00 Chaophya Park Hotel Ratchada

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Bangkok to Krabi any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Bangkok to Krabi. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is THB 799.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Bangkok to Krabi
Bangkok Air (บางกอกแอร์เวย์ส), Myanmar National Airlines, Nok Air (นกแอร์), Thai AirAsia (แอร์เอเชีย), Thai Airways, Thai Lion Air, Thai Smile (ไทยสมายล์), Thai Vietjet

Buses

Taking a bus from Bangkok to Krabi is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Bangkok to Krabi. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as THB 10,510.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

Vans

A shared van is another means of transport for traveling from Bangkok to Krabi. As far as travel time is concerned, it’s basically equal to a taxi ride, while price-wise it’s way more affordable. The majority of tourists book a van online in advance.

Sometimes, when trains or buses aren’t available, a van is your only way to get from Bangkok to Krabi.

Things to remember: while traveling by van, you might not have as much space for luggage as you would on a train or a plane. It’s a good idea to pack only the most useful things for a van trip and put them in a backpack that will be easy to carry around.

The most popular transport from Bangkok to Krabi

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Bangkok to Krabi? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 26% decided to go for a bus.
  • 25% users took a plane.
  • 12% opted for a van.
  • 12% chosen van+taxi
  • 12% chosen van+ferry
  • 6% chosen Bus+ferry
  • 5% chosen Bus+van
  • 1% chosen Bus+van+ferry
  • 1% decided to catch a taxi.