Getting to Krabi

How to get to Krabi from Bangkok

What about

Krabi is a seaside province on the Western coast of Southern Thailand. The unique beauty of Krabi allures its visitors with limestone rock formations rising along the coastline; some of Thailand's finest beaches are found hidden along the bays.

Most of the province is made up of several national parks, and for the energetic traveller the rock climbing opportunities around Railay beach are some of the best in Asia. The province has over 80 islands famous for the diversity of activities and adventures they offer.

The picturesque coastline with its white sand beaches, coral reefs and lush vegetation make Krabi an essential beachside destination for anyone traveling through Thailand. It is also an important way point for accessing many of the surrounding islands via ferry.

Getting to Krabi

Traveling from Bangkok to Krabi overland is possible both by bus and by train. There is no railroad line in Krabi Town, meaning that you will need to make the final leg by bus. The combined train+bus journey takes a bit less that 15 hours in total; and the direct bus from the capital brings you to your destination in about 11 hours.

From Bangkok to Krabi by bus

Buses from Bangkok to Krabi leave from the Southern bus terminal, Sai Tai Mai. It is located on Phutthamonthon Sai Road in Thonburi district on the western side of the Chao Phraya River and is easily accessible by taxi. There are express and VIP24 buses of Lignite company, which cover the distance between the two cities in about 11 hours. An express bus ticket cost THB 648, while VIP24 is more expensive at THB 970. There is a morning bus at 7am, which is a worthy option for those who get off on the route, but to get to Krabi Town itself a night bus is a much more convenient option. Buses depart at 5.30pm, 7.10pm (2 buses), 7.20pm, 7.50pm (2 buses) and 8.40pm. There are also a number of private bus companies serving the same route from the Northern bus terminal in Bangkok, Morchit.

All buses provide snacks, air-conditioning and blankets and make several pit-spots along the route at large gas stations with convenience stores, cafes and toilets.

In Krabi buses from Bangkok arrive to either Krabi bus terminal near Talat Kao, about 4km north of Krabi, from where you can easily organise your onward journey to the islands, or to Nuea Khlong which lies 15km from Krabi by the Krabi international airport.

Getting from Bangkok to Krabi by train

There are no direct trains from Bangkok to Krabi, but it is possible to get package deals that include a train to Suratthani and a connecting bus to Krabi. Trains leave from Hua Lamphong station in Bangkok, easily accessible from the MRT subway. By far the most convenient train is the night one #85 departing at 7.30pm and arriving in Suratthani at 7.10am, but you have many other options, as well. You can choose the 1st or the 2nd class sleeper, both of which are air-conditioned and provide enough privacy and comfort for an overnight journey. The price is THB 1539 and THB 968 correspondingly.

Suratthani train station is located in the town of Phun Phin, some 15 km away. From there buses leave regularly both for Suratthani and other southern cities, including Krabi. If you book a joint train+bus ticket, you can catch a 7.30am bus to Krabi (THB 180, 3 hrs).

From Bangkok to Krabi by plane

Krabi is reportedly one of the most popular domestic destinations which sells first during special promotions period by any airline serving the route. But even without special discounts air tickets from Bangkok to Krabi are often amazingly affordable with prices starting from as low as THB1000 one-way per person. Travelling by plane reduces the time spend on the move considerably: from 12 hours to mere 1 hour 20 minutes.

Thai Lion Air, an associate of the namesake Indonesian carrier, flies to Krabi International Airport from the second airport in Bangkok, Don Mueang Airport. The company operates four flights from Bangkok to Krabi a day: at 6.45am, 11.5am, 3.20pm and 6pm. In the peak season it is hard to hit the lowest prices (THB1025) if you buy a couple of days in advance, but with a certain degree of flexibility you are in any case likely to find a deal under THB2000 with 15 kg of checked-in luggage and 7 kg of cabin luggage already included into the price.

In Bangkok Lion Air is based in Don Mueang International Airport to the north of the capital. To get there, use airport shuttle buses (routes A1 and A2). A1 starts from Morchit bus terminal and A2 originates at the Victory Monument, calling en route to Sanam Pao, Ari, Saphan Kwai and Morchit BTS stations (THB30). The latter is also served by A1 route. Travel time depends on traffic and is from 60 to 80 minutes. There are commuter trains between Hua Lamphong train station and Don Mueang airport, too. Trains take about 50 minutes to get from the railway station to the airport and are always a secure bet. Operating time is from 4.20am till 10.25pm.

Krabi International Airport lies 15 km to the northeast of Krabi Town. It serves over three million passengers per year and is waiting for expansion to increase its capacity to five millions soon. There are a lot seasonal international flights to Krabi airport from Europe and mainland China and an impressive number of daily flights between Krabi and Bangkok as well as some other domestic destinations including Koh Samui.

There is an air-conditioned airport shuttle bus plying the route between the airport and Krabi Town (THB90) and Ao Nang&Noppharat Thara (THB150). Normally these shuttle buses meet every arriving flight. If you miss it or do not want to use the service by some reason, take a songthaew which can be found along the main road to the airport. Taxis are also available (THB350).

Note that transfers to all possible tourist destinations throughout Krabi province are offered at the airport. Prices are usually reasonable: you will hardly find a better deal anywhere else even in Krabi Town, considering the time and money spent on getting to Krabi Town from the airport. If your final destination is Koh Lanta or Koh Phi Phi, do not hesitate to buy a ticket right on the spot.

Krabi beaches

It is not at all necessary to head to the islands to enjoy wonderful beaches of Krabi Province. Here are some ideas to have a great sun-and-sea adventure.

Ao Nang

The most developed of all Krabi beaches stretches out some 20km from Krabi Town. It may feel overpopulated, but it still preserves its postcard-like feel with limestone mountains looming as a backdrop and colourful long tail boats rolling on the waves. Nightlife and day restaurants are a stone’s throw away.

Noppharat Thara beach

A 3km long stretch of sand right by the side of Ao Nang remains relatively undeveloped. At low tide you can walk on sandy pathways in the company of millions of small crabs to the small islands close to the beach.

Railey beaches

Railey beach is an absolute must-see for every Krabi visitor. The two sides of the beach –the Western one and the Eastern one – are an ideal mix of crystal clear waters, pure sandy beaches and lush mountains.

Khlong Muang beach

This up-market side of Krabi is located some 20km further from Ao Nang. Khlong Muang resorts cater mostly for families and couples, and the setting is wonderful.

Tubkaeak beach

A place to hide away from it all. Long, clean and peaceful beach is complemented with breathtaking views of Koh Hong islands. It offers beautiful sunsets, too.

Your onward journey from Krabi

The whole Krabi Province is a natural wonder of limestone rock formations, transparent streams and dense mangroves, and Krabi Town is a quirky little town to savour the taste of provincial life of the South. It is also a convenient starting point for your journey to Phi-Phi (from two to 4 boats per day depending on the season; 1½ hrs), Koh Lanta (one boat per day from November to May, two hours); and Railey Beach (long tail boats leave throughout the day, 45 minutes). The same destinations are also served from nearby Ao Nang, where you can as well catch a boat to Phuket (4 hours) or Koh Yao islands (45 minutes).

Getting around in Krabi

Krabi Town itself is relatively easy to explore on foot. But for longer trips (e.g. Wat Tham Suea or Tha Pom) your own transport is a wise option giving you much more freedom compared to package tours from agencies.

Motorbikes and Scooters are the most convenient way to get around. Many guesthouses both in Krabi Town and Ao Nang offer quite a good fleet, which sometimes includes even the bigger ‘farang bikes’ (Honda PCX). Prices range from THB 150 to THB 300 per day depending on the model you choose. Note that some of the famous Krabi attractions are about 40km away from the city, and if you are not much of a motorbike rider, you may prefer to rent a car (THB 1500- THB 1800).

Bicycle is a good choice for getting acquainted with the city. Find them in many Krabi guesthouses (THB 50-THB120).

Songthaews travel between Krabi Town, the airport, bus terminal and nearby beaches. Prices vary depending on the destination and are from THB 50 to THB 100 for a seat in a shared vehicle. If you want the whole truck for yourself, agree on the price before you get on board.

Bangkok to Krabi @ train, ferry, bus, van, flight Aug 27, 2017

43 trips (THB 599 — 4,474)

From Hua Lamphong to Krabi by train+bus joint ticket

19:30
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
07:10
Suratthani
11h 40m
Refund
Only 2 seats left!
This connection is managed by the operating company. You will be transfered between the trips.
08:00
Suratthani Train station
11:00
Krabi Bus Terminal
3h
Instant Refund
16 seats available
Total
15h 30m
฿ 1,839
× 2 = ฿ 3,678
19:30
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
07:10
Suratthani
11h 40m
Refund
10 seats available
This connection is managed by the operating company. You will be transfered between the trips.
08:00
Suratthani Train station
11:00
Krabi Bus Terminal
3h
Instant Refund
16 seats available
Total
15h 30m
฿ 1,308
× 2 = ฿ 2,616

From Khao San Songserm to Krabi by bus

18:00
Khao San Songserm, Bangkok
10:00
Ao Nang Beach, Krabi
16h
Instant
฿ 1,000
× 2 = ฿ 2,000
20 seats available
18:00
Khao San Songserm, Bangkok
08:30
Krabi Andaman Wave Master
14h 30m
Instant
฿ 1,000
× 2 = ฿ 2,000
20 seats available

From Khao San Jolly Travel to Krabi by bus+taxi joint ticket

18:00
Khao San Jolly Travel, Bangkok
09:00
Krabi any hotel
15h
Instant
฿ 850
× 2 = ฿ 1,700
  available
18:00
Khao San Jolly Travel, Bangkok
09:30
Ao Nang (any hotel), Krabi
15h 30m
Instant
฿ 900
× 2 = ฿ 1,800
  available

From Southern Terminal to Krabi by bus

07:20
Southern Terminal, Bangkok
19:45
Krabi Bus Terminal
12h 25m
Instant
฿ 643
× 2 = ฿ 1,286
? seats available
17:30
Southern Terminal, Bangkok
05:55
Krabi Bus Terminal
12h 25m
Instant
฿ 643
× 2 = ฿ 1,286
? seats available
19:10
Southern Terminal, Bangkok
07:10
Nuea Khlong, Krabi
12h
Instant
฿ 629
× 2 = ฿ 1,258
? seats available
19:10
Southern Terminal, Bangkok
06:50
Khao Phanom, Krabi
11h 40m
Instant
฿ 607
× 2 = ฿ 1,214
? seats available
19:10
Southern Terminal, Bangkok
07:35
Krabi Bus Terminal
12h 25m
Instant
฿ 643
× 2 = ฿ 1,286
? seats available
19:20
Southern Terminal, Bangkok
07:45
Krabi Bus Terminal
12h 25m
Instant
฿ 944
× 2 = ฿ 1,888
? seats available
20:00
Southern Terminal, Bangkok
08:00
Nuea Khlong, Krabi
12h
Instant
฿ 629
× 2 = ฿ 1,258
? seats available
20:00
Southern Terminal, Bangkok
07:40
Khlong Thom, Krabi
11h 40m
Instant
฿ 599
× 2 = ฿ 1,198
? seats available
20:00
Southern Terminal, Bangkok
08:25
Krabi Bus Terminal
12h 25m
Instant
฿ 643
× 2 = ฿ 1,286
? seats available
20:40
Southern Terminal, Bangkok
09:05
Krabi Bus Terminal
12h 25m
Instant
฿ 643
× 2 = ฿ 1,286
? seats available

From Hua Lamphong to Krabi by van

19:00
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
14:30
Ao Nang, Krabi
19h 30m
Instant Refund
฿ 1,200
× 2 = ฿ 2,400
25 seats available

From Hua Lamphong to Krabi by bus+van+ferry joint ticket

19:00
Hua Lamphong, Bangkok
10:30
Railay, Krabi
15h 30m
Instant Refund
฿ 1,200
× 2 = ฿ 2,400
25 seats available

From Don Mueang Airport to Krabi by flight

#SL800
06:45
Don Mueang Airport
07:55
Krabi Airport
1h 10m
Instant 15kg
฿ 839
× 2 = ฿ 1,678
  available
#FD3213
07:35
Don Mueang Airport
08:50
Krabi Airport
1h 15m
Instant
฿ 2,602
× 2 = ฿ 5,204
  available
#SL802
08:25
Don Mueang Airport
09:50
Krabi Airport
1h 25m
Instant 15kg
฿ 981
× 2 = ฿ 1,962
  available
#FD3229
08:55
Don Mueang Airport
10:20
Krabi Airport
1h 25m
Instant
฿ 1,011
× 2 = ฿ 2,022
  available
#FD3225
09:35
Don Mueang Airport
11:00
Krabi Airport
1h 25m
Instant
฿ 1,489
× 2 = ฿ 2,978
  available
#DD7910
10:05
Don Mueang Airport
11:25
Krabi Airport
1h 20m
Instant 15kg
฿ 1,363
× 2 = ฿ 2,726
  available
#SL806
11:15
Don Mueang Airport
12:30
Krabi Airport
1h 15m
Instant 15kg
฿ 981
× 2 = ฿ 1,962
  available
#FD3217
11:45
Don Mueang Airport
13:00
Krabi Airport
1h 15m
Instant
฿ 2,602
× 2 = ฿ 5,204
  available
#FD3223
13:50
Don Mueang Airport
15:05
Krabi Airport
1h 15m
Instant
฿ 1,489
× 2 = ฿ 2,978
  available
#FD3227
14:25
Don Mueang Airport
15:50
Krabi Airport
1h 25m
Instant
฿ 1,489
× 2 = ฿ 2,978
  available
#SL812
15:20
Don Mueang Airport
16:30
Krabi Airport
1h 10m
Instant 15kg
฿ 1,756
× 2 = ฿ 3,512
  available
#FD3221
17:00
Don Mueang Airport
18:15
Krabi Airport
1h 15m
Instant
฿ 1,489
× 2 = ฿ 2,978
  available
#SL814
18:30
Don Mueang Airport
20:10
Krabi Airport
1h 40m
Instant 15kg
฿ 1,376
× 2 = ฿ 2,752
  available
#FD3212
19:05
Don Mueang Airport
20:30
Krabi Airport
1h 25m
Instant
฿ 1,489
× 2 = ฿ 2,978
  available
#FD3215
23:00
Don Mueang Airport
00:20
Krabi Airport
1h 20m
Instant
฿ 784
× 2 = ฿ 1,568
  available

From Suvarnabhumi Airport to Krabi by flight

#TG2243
07:30
Suvarnabhumi Airport
08:50
Krabi Airport
1h 20m
Instant
฿ 3,422
× 2 = ฿ 6,844
  available
#TG241
08:00
Suvarnabhumi Airport
09:20
Krabi Airport
1h 20m
Instant
฿ 1,783
× 2 = ฿ 3,566
  available
#TG5968
09:25
Suvarnabhumi Airport
10:50
Krabi Airport
1h 25m
Instant
฿ 4,474
× 2 = ฿ 8,948
  available
#PG222
09:25
Suvarnabhumi Airport
10:50
Krabi Airport
1h 25m
Instant
฿ 2,157
× 2 = ฿ 4,314
  available
#PG267
14:15
Suvarnabhumi Airport
15:40
Krabi Airport
1h 25m
Instant
฿ 2,157
× 2 = ฿ 4,314
  available
#TG5970
14:15
Suvarnabhumi Airport
15:40
Krabi Airport
1h 25m
Instant
฿ 4,474
× 2 = ฿ 8,948
  available
#TG249
17:15
Suvarnabhumi Airport
18:35
Krabi Airport
1h 20m
Instant
฿ 2,178
× 2 = ฿ 4,356
  available
#PG263
17:20
Suvarnabhumi Airport
18:45
Krabi Airport
1h 25m
Instant
฿ 2,157
× 2 = ฿ 4,314
  available
#TG5972
17:25
Suvarnabhumi Airport
18:50
Krabi Airport
1h 25m
Instant
฿ 4,474
× 2 = ฿ 8,948
  available
#TG2247
18:30
Suvarnabhumi Airport
19:50
Krabi Airport
1h 20m
Instant
฿ 3,422
× 2 = ฿ 6,844
  available

Passenger reviews out of total 40,197 passengers traveled with us on this route

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★★★★☆ Aug 21, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Aug 19, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Nice staff and clean train. Bed was big enough for 2 persons. We would recommend it totally
★★☆☆☆ Aug 19, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
The train was full of bugs!
★★★★☆ Aug 18, 2017 (avia Economy, Thai AirAsia)
★★★★☆ Aug 18, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
We booked 2 lower births on the train however the lower birth can easily fit 2 people so next time would be comfortable to book one lower and one upper in order to leave a lower for someone else. Exit 3 at the Bangkok Railway station has some good and inexpensive restaurants while you are waiting for your train to depart. We ordered takeaways there. Much better than the train food at a fraction of the cost.
★★★★★ Aug 17, 2017 (train #43 Class II AC, Thai Railways) :
Many thanks for the perfect service. 100% recomendation!
★★★★☆ Aug 17, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
1st class surprisingly comfortable
★★★★☆ Aug 17, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Nice staff and clean train however no electrical plugs
★★★★☆ Aug 16, 2017 (avia Economy, Thai Lion Air)
★★★★★ Aug 15, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★☆☆ Aug 14, 2017 (bus VIP24, Lignite) :
not bad but a little bit dirty.
★★★★☆ Aug 14, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways)
★★★☆☆ Aug 14, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper Fan, Thai Railways)
★★★☆☆ Aug 14, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper Fan, Thai Railways) :
Despite timely reservation, our 6 beds were not close together. Also no light and water in toilet, no water to clean hands, bedlights broken. Nighttrain is still a comfortable way to travel
★★★★☆ Aug 13, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★☆☆ Aug 13, 2017 (bus Express, Lignite)
★★★☆☆ Aug 12, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Train delayed of 3 hours. A/C too cold for sleeping.
★★★★★ Aug 12, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Very nice trip. But today our train got late. Still this time I m in train. I don't what will be position of my further reservation from Suratthani to Phuket
★★★★☆ Aug 11, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Aug 11, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★☆☆☆ Aug 11, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
12goAsia handled everything perfectly. They are not at fault. However, the train itself was literally crawling with bugs. Not just one or two, but an infestation. All sizes and kinds. They would literally run over our arms while we were reading. Made for a very unpleasant journey, and very little sleep.
★★★★☆ Aug 11, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Aug 11, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Aug 10, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
I travelled on a first class cabin with air conditioning, although it was too cold the night was good. As you board on the train the staff comes to ask you for dinner and breakfast. ( Do not expect anything ). Prepare yourself, They don't speak English so well. Later They come to prepare beds.
★★★★★ Aug 10, 2017 (train #31 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
It was a very nice trip thank you for your wonderful service
★★★★★ Aug 10, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
A perfect way of travelling. Comfortable. Good beds, Good food on board
★★★★★ Aug 9, 2017 (avia Economy, Nok Air)
★★★★☆ Aug 9, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
All good - except for excruciatingly many roaches all around us on that train.
★★★★☆ Aug 9, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
12go staff in Bangkok were friendly and efficient. Train was a pretty cool adventure. One thing - traveling as a couple you really should be allocated one lower and one upper bunk. We were allocated 2 upper bunks and this was pretty hard to manage in an enclosed space, with people also trying to get into their lower bunks. (The couple on our block who had the lower bunks had a lovely time!) Train staff were very efficient. Beds were clean. Food in the dining car was pretty good. Train arrived on time. Overall quite enjoyable!
★★★★★ Aug 7, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Sufficient space for luggage. Had foldable tables so could play cards before going to sleep. Beds were completely prepared for us. Can get food and non alcoholic drinks on the train. Sleep was ok. Trunk beds good to stretch out only for body size up to 185cm.
★★☆☆☆ Aug 7, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Service at the DOB office in BKK was great. Very quick, helpful and kind. The Panthip bus after the fine train ride was a bad experience though. The agent started yelling at me loudly, hitting me twice!, and telling me off before I even saw her coming because I was doing as suggested and walking INTO the Panthip office/restaurant. She accosted me right off the train. Asked if we could stop to grab a water bottle and she nastily yelled no, so we went to the bus and sat on it for nearly an hour before departure. Then came on the bus and told me and my wife off there too for not knowing she was the agent. On top of that, they failed to mention the toilet on the bus is out of order and so it can be quite uncomfortable after 1 hour wait + 1.5 hour ride to ferry ! Just fly or go with another company than Panthip for bus and boat.
★★☆☆☆ Aug 7, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Airco was too cold. Got no water. Had no idea where I was in the country or if there was a delay or anything.
★★★★★ Aug 6, 2017 (train #43 Class II AC, Thai Railways) :
The train was very good and we had a nice trip. They gave us breakfast and lunch. We arrived on time.
★★★★☆ Aug 6, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Did the job. Staff good, bed comfy- what more do you need!
★★★☆☆ Aug 5, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Good value in 2nd class. Only downside was the uncomfortably stiff pillow, but maybe I'd sleep fine if I brought my own. I'd do it again.
★★★★★ Aug 5, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★☆☆ Aug 5, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Travel was oke! Service on line good, but rules about refund not clear. After all got 15% back in stead of promised 80. And tickets were all changed from lower to upper bed. Pity
★★★★★ Aug 4, 2017 (avia Economy, Thai Lion Air) :
All good!
★★☆☆☆ Aug 4, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Train was really nice with comfort beds. A/C is very cold bring some warm clothes with you
★★★★★ Aug 3, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Excelent service. The train is comfortable.
★★★★☆ Aug 2, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Good stuff
★★★★★ Aug 2, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper Fan, Thai Railways)
★★★☆☆ Jul 31, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
12Go staff were organized and picking up tickets was not a problem. Train was noisier and rougher than expected, but we could have known this...
★★☆☆☆ Jul 30, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper Fan, Thai Railways) :
There is a huge difference between a Class 2 train ac or fan. The one with fan is way older in all aspects, less comfortable and Hot. Didn't like that this train stopped at so many stations. Water in toilets and sink were not always there. Next time we definitely go for Class 2- ac
★★★★☆ Jul 30, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper Fan, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Jul 29, 2017 (train #173 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★☆☆☆ Jul 29, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
It was an old train. My bench fell apart and the table was dirty. There was no food car and the meals were way too expensive. The only nice thing was that the bottom bunk was wide so I could sleep next to my boyfriend.
★★★★☆ Jul 29, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
Comfortable journey to Surat Thani. Bring your own food. Food offered in train is mediocre and no value for money.
★★★★★ Jul 29, 2017 (avia Economy, Thai AirAsia) :
Perfect flight. Quick and efficient. Groet, Patrick Kloth
★★★☆☆ Jul 29, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Our car was very loud.
★★★★☆ Jul 27, 2017 (train #43 Class II AC, Thai Railways) :
Nice trip, very friendly personal. Only one negative remark : In Bangkok the train was cleaned by a water shower, but unfortunately that was not enough to remove the dust from the windows. For better outlook they should be cleaned by wishing with a brush.
★★☆☆☆ Jul 27, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
The cabine was old, the toilet very dirty
★★★★★ Jul 27, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Really good service! We took a train plus a bus from bangkok to krabi. We arrive faster than planned!
★★★★★ Jul 27, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Jul 26, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Great trip!!
★★★★☆ Jul 26, 2017 (train #173 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
The air conditioning was really cold. Difficult for our friends on the top bunks to sleep because the lights stayed on the entire time. People came on the train selling food periodically which was nice. Overall, really comfortable and convenient.
★★★★★ Jul 26, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
Excellent service would definitely use again
★★★★☆ Jul 26, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
Great way to get to Koh Panghan with the four of us. Train was comfortable with beds able to fit me at 6'4" (194cm) and was able to sleep In between frequent stops and general loudness of the train journey. Do not expect the Orient Express here but for the price, great value. Breakfast was average. Efficient departure from the train with a little wait in the local cafe. On to bus for 1 hour to the port. Departure ok ferry right on at 10:15. Staff very helpful all along the entire journey. 12Go has been a great way to go!!
★★★★★ Jul 25, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Very pleasant trip. 12go booked very nice lower berths.
★★★★☆ Jul 24, 2017 (train #83 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Friendly staff, comfortable beds, no issues whatsoever
★★★★★ Jul 24, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Very comfortable trip. A/C was very cold, but the blanket provided was sufficient.
★★★☆☆ Jul 23, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Confort du train moyen. Couloir éclairé a fond toute la nuit ! Pourquoi ? Obligé de se coucher à 20h . toilettes vétustes . Réservation en ligne archaïque car obligé d'aller quand même chercher les tichets vers la gare. Difficile de loger les bagages. J'ai du dormir avec ma valise sur le lit !!
★★★★☆ Jul 23, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Beds were very comfortable. Was easy getting the ticket and finding my train and sit. Thanks!
★★★☆☆ Jul 21, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Relaxte treinreis. Basis was oke. Vaak geen handenwas mogelijkheid. Maaltijden en drinken worden regelmatig aangeboden.
★★★★★ Jul 20, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Jul 19, 2017 (train #83 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
No complaints, everything was as promised. Easy pick up of the tickets near the station. Very smooth. The train was nice, the 1sth class cabine was spacious and cosy.
★★★★★ Jul 18, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
12go we're really helpfully when our transport was late arriving to pick up tickets, they offered to come to the train platform with them when we were in a panic. The overnight sleeper (2nd Class with AC) was really comfortable and fun. The service was incredible and the food (dinner and breakfast) was great. We had always wanted to do this trip and look forward to the return leg. 12go and the railway company are awesome!
★★☆☆☆ Jul 18, 2017 (bus Standard AC, Jolly Travel) :
Took an overnight bus from Bangkok to Krabi. The journey itself was fine and seats were comfortable. My ticket had indicated that I'd be dropped off at any hotel in Krabi, but upon arrival I was told that my hotel was too far and just dropped off at a location without advice for how I can get to my accommodation.
★★★★★ Jul 17, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
No complains... pleased
★★★★★ Jul 17, 2017 (avia Economy, Thai Smile) :
Very smooth and pleasant journey
★★★★☆ Jul 17, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
We had a 1st class sleeper and traveled with 2 kids (7&8). Everything was ok
★★★★☆ Jul 15, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Jul 13, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
Friendly helpful staff. Train on schedule and informed us of arrival etc. comfortable journey. Just needed a bed ladder and toilet door to be fixed but very good overall.
★★★★☆ Jul 13, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Jul 13, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Pleasantly surprised. The attendant was helpful with beds and bags. The food prices and coffee prices are way above the going rate .
★★★★★ Jul 13, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Jul 12, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper Fan, Thai Railways) :
Really well organised and easy to find ticket office. Train was a great experience too
★★★★★ Jul 11, 2017 (avia Economy, Thai Lion Air)
★★★★★ Jul 11, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
The lower bed is super comfortable, the beddings were like new and the staff made the bed for us (great gesture). I had a nice sleep and good journey overall.
★★★☆☆ Jul 11, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Good train but can't sleep very well
★★★★★ Jul 11, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Great trip and experience!
★★★★★ Jul 10, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★☆☆ Jul 10, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper Fan, Thai Railways) :
Expected aircondition. OK but hot and difficult to sleep
★★★★☆ Jul 9, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
If the lights were down it would be great. It was fairly quiet, blanket was really warm and the bed was clean. We were traveling as a couple and we had enough room on lower berth which was quite spacy, but the upper berth was full of our two backpacks. If traveling solo I would not recommend taking upper berth as there will be no room for your baggage when otherwise if you take lower berth you can sleep safely with the baggage. Whole car is fully booked by 12go so you don't travel with Thai people. I think it was quite safe and no worry about being robbed. Also you are woken up just before arrival. Only 45 minutes late which is acceptable.
★★★☆☆ Jul 9, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Jul 8, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Jul 8, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Jul 7, 2017 (train #167 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Great trip, everything went smoothly! Would recommend!
★★★★★ Jul 7, 2017 (train #85 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways)
★★☆☆☆ Jul 6, 2017 (avia Economy, Thai Smile)
★★★★★ Jul 6, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Jul 5, 2017 (train #83 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Great calm ride. Only 20 minutes late.
★★★★☆ Jul 5, 2017 (train #83 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways) :
It was comfortable enough, it was a little filthy but I would recommend it over the 2nd class car because of the privacy and the option of turning the light off.
★★★☆☆ Jul 4, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★☆ Jul 3, 2017 (avia Economy, Thai AirAsia)
★★★★☆ Jul 2, 2017 (train #173 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Jul 2, 2017 (train #83 VIP Sleeper, Thai Railways)
★★★★★ Jun 29, 2017 (train #85 Class II Sleeper AC, Thai Railways) :
Great as expected
★★★★☆ Jun 28, 2017 (bus VIP24, Lignite) :
Pleasant, wouldn't describe as first class/VIP though.
★★★★★ Jun 28, 2017 (bus VIP24, Lignite) :
Excellent in every respect - service, snacks and drinks, blankets, on board entertainment. Very happy

News @ Krabi

10 August 2017

Media sources in Hua Hin say direct flights from Kula Lumpur are likely to launch before the end of 2017. Additional meetings between AirAsia and Hua Hin Airport representatives have taken place regarding an initial proposal to start up a once daily service in each direction.

09 August 2017

Rangers in charge of Krabi’s Nopparat Thara Beach yesterday put up red flags warning beachgoers not to go swimming. The chief ranger at Nopparat Thara-Phi Phi National Park said he has instructed his team to allow swimming in specially delineated safe zones only.

07 August 2017

Torrential rain has caused extensive flooding in a few areas of the southern peninsula region of Thailand. Provincial authorities in Suratthani, Phang Nga, Krabi and Satun all reported submerged roads and flooded residential areas over the weekend.