Krabi to Phuket

Krabi to Phuket

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Instant Cheapest
10:00
Ao Nang any hotel, Krabi
6h van ride in Regional 14pax
3.8
16:00
Patong Phuket
฿500 per adult
Instant
10:00
Ao Nang any hotel, Krabi
4h 30m van ride in Regional 14pax
3.4
14:30
Phuket Airport
฿600 per adult
Instant Refundable Fastest
13:40
Railay East, Krabi
1h 50m ferry journey in Speedboat
4.7
15:30
Bang Rong Pier, Phuket
฿1,200 per adult

From Ao Nang any hotel to Phuket by van

Instant Cheapest
10:00
Ao Nang any hotel, Krabi
6h van ride in Regional 14pax
3.8
16:00
Patong Phuket
฿500 per adult
Instant
10:00
Ao Nang any hotel, Krabi
4h 30m van ride in Regional 14pax
3.4
14:30
Phuket Airport
฿600 per adult

From Railay East to Phuket by ferry

Instant Refundable Fastest
13:40
Railay East, Krabi
1h 50m ferry journey in Speedboat
4.7
15:30
Bang Rong Pier, Phuket
฿1,200 per adult

Transportation from Krabi to Phuket

How to get from Krabi to Phuket

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

  • Flight
  • 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 Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about THB 7,051. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a van as a van ticket costs as low as THB 450.

How far is Krabi from Phuket?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Krabi to Phuket. Your trip will be a total of 61 miles (97 km). The flying distance is 46 miles (74 km).

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

The travel time from Krabi to Phuket can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 25 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Krabi to Phuket varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Hat Yai World Tour (หาดใหญ่ เวิลด์ ทัวร์ จำกัด): travelling by van expect to pay as low as THB 450 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as THB 7,051.

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

  • Van price : THB 443 - THB 701;
  • taxi+van price: THB 701 - THB 701. From Krabi to Phuket starting from 08:00 Phuket Town Hotel Transfer until 15:00 Phuket Town Hotel Transfer
  • taxi+ferry price: THB 1,218 - THB 1,218. From Krabi to Phuket starting from 13:30 Bang Rong Pier until 13:30 Bang Rong Pier
  • Ferry tickets - THB 1,218 to THB 1,218.
  • Plane tickets - THB 2,879 to THB 7,051;
  • ferry+taxi price: THB 600 - THB 900. From Krabi to Phuket starting from 14:30 Koh Phi Phi until 15:30 Koh Phi Phi
  • ferry+Bus price: THB 700 - THB 700. From Krabi to Phuket starting from 09:00 Ton Sai Pier Koh Phi Phi until 14:30 Ton Sai Pier Koh Phi Phi
  • ferry+van price: THB 700 - THB 1,800. From Krabi to Phuket starting from 08:30 Ton Sai Pier Koh Phi Phi until 15:00 Ton Sai Pier Koh Phi Phi
  • van+taxi price: THB 700 - THB 700. From Krabi to Phuket starting from 08:00 Krabi Airport until 15:00 Ao Nang any hotel

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from THB 2,215 to THB 3,285.

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

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

  • 6 by ferry+Bus from Krabi to Phuket starting from 09:00 Ton Sai Pier Koh Phi Phi until 14:30 Ton Sai Pier Koh Phi Phi
  • 6 by ferry+van from Krabi to Phuket starting from 08:30 Ton Sai Pier Koh Phi Phi until 15:00 Ton Sai Pier Koh Phi Phi
  • 6 by van+taxi from Krabi to Phuket starting from 08:00 Krabi Airport until 15:00 Ao Nang any hotel
  • 3 by ferry+taxi from Krabi to Phuket starting from 14:30 Koh Phi Phi until 15:30 Koh Phi Phi
  • Flights from Krabi to Phuket depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • 1 by taxi+ferry from Krabi to Phuket starting from 13:30 Bang Rong Pier until 13:30 Bang Rong Pier
  • 1 by taxi+van from Krabi to Phuket starting from 08:00 Phuket Town Hotel Transfer until 15:00 Phuket Town Hotel Transfer
  • Ferries leave from Krabi for Phuket 1 times a day.
  • Vans from Krabi to Phuket depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Krabi to Phuket 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 Krabi to Phuket. 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 2,879.

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 Krabi to Phuket
Thai Airways, Thai Smile (ไทยสมายล์)

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Krabi to Phuket. 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 2,215.

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 Krabi to Phuket 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 Krabi to Phuket. 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 Krabi to Phuket.

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 Krabi to Phuket

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Krabi to Phuket? 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:

  • 30% chosen ferry+Bus
  • 29% chosen ferry+van
  • 18% chosen ferry+taxi
  • 8% opted for a van.
  • 6% chosen taxi+ferry
  • 6% users voted for a ferry ticket.
  • 1% decided to catch a taxi.
  • 1% chosen taxi+van
  • 1% chosen van+taxi