Koh Samui to Krabi

Koh Samui to Krabi

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10:00
Na Thon hotel transfer, Koh Samui
6h 15m journey in van+Bus. All connections guaranteed
4.3
16:15
Krabi Lomprayah Office
฿1,100 per adult
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08:30
Phantip Travel Koh Samui
8h 30m journey in ferry+Bus. All connections guaranteed
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Krabi Bus Terminal
฿550 per adult

From Na Thon hotel transfer to Krabi by van and Bus

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Na Thon hotel transfer, Koh Samui
6h 15m journey in van+Bus. All connections guaranteed
4.3
16:15
Krabi Lomprayah Office
฿1,100 per adult

From Phantip Travel Koh Samui to Krabi by ferry and Bus

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08:30
Phantip Travel Koh Samui
8h 30m journey in ferry+Bus. All connections guaranteed
17:00
Krabi Bus Terminal
฿550 per adult

Transportation from Koh Samui to Krabi

How to get from Koh Samui to Krabi

When you want to get from Koh Samui 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 Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus+taxi 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 7,210. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a ferry as a ferry ticket costs as low as THB 20.

How far is Koh Samui from Krabi?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Koh Samui to Krabi. Your trip will be a total of 163 miles (261 km). The flying distance is 125 miles (201 km).

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

The travel time from Koh Samui to Krabi can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 4 to 11 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Koh Samui to Krabi varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Songserm (ส่งเสริม): travelling by ferry expect to pay as low as THB 20 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 7,210.

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

  • Ferry tickets - THB 743 to THB 743.
  • Van price : THB 743 - THB 743;
  • Plane tickets - THB 8,097 to THB 8,097;
  • Bus+ferry price: THB 500 - THB 750. From Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 08:00 Railay Beach until 13:30 Ao Nang Mcdonalds
  • Bus+ferry+van price: THB 500 - THB 900. From Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 06:30 Railay Beach until 13:30 Krabi Town Maharaj
  • ferry+Bus+van price: THB 500 - THB 500. From Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 08:30 Na Thon Koh Samui Pier 3 until 10:30 Na Thon Koh Samui Pier 3
  • ferry+Bus price: THB 500 - THB 600. From Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 08:00 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm until 13:30 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm
  • ferry+van price: THB 568 - THB 900. From Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 06:00 Krabi Bus Terminal until 12:00 Krabi Bus Terminal
  • van+Bus price: THB 650 - THB 750. From Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 06:30 Koh Samui any hotel until 11:30 Koh Samui any hotel
  • taxi+ferry+Bus+van price: THB 650 - THB 650. From Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 07:00 Maenam Hotel Transfer until 09:00 Maenam Hotel Transfer
  • Bus+taxi price: THB 690 - THB 690. From Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 07:00 Krabi Bus Terminal until 10:00 Krabi Bus Terminal
  • taxi+ferry+Bus price: THB 690 - THB 690. From Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 07:00 Koh Samui any hotel until 10:00 Koh Samui any hotel
  • Bus+taxi+ferry price: THB 690 - THB 690. From Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 07:00 Koh Samui any hotel until 10:00 Koh Samui any hotel
  • van+ferry price: THB 900 - THB 900. From Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 06:30 Koh Samui any hotel until 06:30 Koh Samui any hotel
  • Bus+van price: THB 1,100 - THB 1,100. From Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 10:00 Krabi Lomprayah Office until 10:00 Krabi Lomprayah Office
  • van+ferry+Bus price: THB 1,100 - THB 1,100. From Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer until 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from THB 6,410 to THB 7,210.

How many trips per day are there between Koh Samui and Krabi?

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

  • 8 by taxi+ferry+Bus+van from Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 07:00 Maenam Hotel Transfer until 09:00 Maenam Hotel Transfer
  • 6 by ferry+Bus from Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 08:00 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm until 13:30 Na Thon Koh Samui Songserm
  • 6 by van+Bus from Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 06:30 Koh Samui any hotel until 11:30 Koh Samui any hotel
  • 2 by ferry+Bus+van from Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 08:30 Na Thon Koh Samui Pier 3 until 10:30 Na Thon Koh Samui Pier 3
  • 2 by taxi+ferry+Bus from Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 07:00 Koh Samui any hotel until 10:00 Koh Samui any hotel
  • 1 by van+ferry from Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 06:30 Koh Samui any hotel until 06:30 Koh Samui any hotel
  • Vans from Koh Samui to Krabi depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • 1 by ferry+van from Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 06:00 Krabi Bus Terminal until 12:00 Krabi Bus Terminal
  • Flights from Koh Samui to Krabi depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Ferries leave from Koh Samui for Krabi 1 times a day.
  • 1 by Bus+taxi from Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 07:00 Krabi Bus Terminal until 10:00 Krabi Bus Terminal
  • 1 by Bus+van from Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 10:00 Krabi Lomprayah Office until 10:00 Krabi Lomprayah Office
  • 1 by Bus+ferry+van from Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 06:30 Railay Beach until 13:30 Krabi Town Maharaj
  • 1 by Bus+ferry from Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 08:00 Railay Beach until 13:30 Ao Nang Mcdonalds
  • 1 by Bus+taxi+ferry from Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 07:00 Koh Samui any hotel until 10:00 Koh Samui any hotel
  • 1 by van+ferry+Bus from Koh Samui to Krabi starting from 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer until 10:00 Na Thon hotel transfer

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Koh Samui 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 Koh Samui 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 8,097.

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 Koh Samui to Krabi
Thai Airways

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Koh Samui 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 6,410.

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

Ferries

Travelling by ferry is one of the most scenic ways to get from Koh Samui to Krabi as it combines transportation and sightseeing to some extent.

However, with these upsides in mind, you should still understand ferry travel is not for everyone. If you’re prone to seasickness it may be an unpleasant experience. As a rule, a ferry journey isn’t the cheapest way to travel During the high season ferry tickets might be hard to get, so you should always book in advance when possible.

Things to remember: ferry rides are dependent on weather conditions.

Vans

A shared van is another means of transport for traveling from Koh Samui 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 Koh Samui 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 Koh Samui to Krabi

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Koh Samui 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:

  • 14% chosen ferry+van
  • 14% chosen van+ferry+Bus
  • 13% chosen Bus+van
  • 9% chosen ferry+Bus
  • 9% chosen Bus+ferry
  • 7% chosen van+ferry
  • 7% chosen Bus+ferry+van
  • 7% chosen van+Bus
  • 7% opted for a van.
  • 7% users voted for a ferry ticket.
  • 1% chosen taxi+ferry+Bus+van
  • 1% chosen ferry+Bus+van
  • 1% chosen Bus+taxi
  • 1% chosen taxi+ferry+Bus
  • 1% decided to catch a taxi.
  • 1% chosen Bus+taxi+ferry