Surat Thani to Krabi

Surat Thani to Krabi

  Sep 28, 2021, 34 trips (฿2,500 – ฿0)
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Surat Thani to Krabi Schedule

Surat Thani to Krabi Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Ramon Transport Economy Any time฿ 2,800
Andaman Taxis Comfort Any time฿ 3,000
BangkokTaxi24 Comfort Any time฿ 2,800
Phuket Transfer Travel Andaman Van 9pax Any time฿ 3,300
Mr Toon Van 9pax Any time฿ 3,300
Kim Transfers Thailand Van 9pax Any time฿ 3,850

Transportation from Surat Thani to Krabi

How to get from Surat Thani to Krabi

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

  • Bus
  • 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 Taxi+van ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi+van ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about THB 11,676. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as THB 280.

How far is Surat Thani from Krabi?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Surat Thani to Krabi. Your trip will be a total of 95 miles (152 km). The flying distance is 73 miles (117 km).

How long does it take to get from Surat Thani to Krabi?

The travel time from Surat Thani to Krabi can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 5 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Surat Thani to Krabi?

The cost of the trip from Surat Thani to Krabi varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Phantip (บริษัท พันทิพย์ ทราเวล (1970)): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as THB 280 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi+van - a one-way taxi+van ticket can cost as much as THB 11,676.

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

  • Bus tickets - THB 267 to THB 267;
  • Van price : THB 250 - THB 250;
  • taxi+van price: THB 350 - THB 350. From Surat Thani to Krabi starting from 07:00 Surat Thani Town Transfer until 13:00 Surat Thani Town Transfer
  • Plane tickets - THB 2,020 to THB 2,175;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from THB 2,502 to THB 3,836.

How many trips per day are there between Surat Thani and Krabi?

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

  • 3 by taxi+van from Surat Thani to Krabi starting from 07:00 Surat Thani Town Transfer until 13:00 Surat Thani Town Transfer
  • Vans from Surat Thani to Krabi depart during the day - there are approximately 3 departures a day.
  • Flights from Surat Thani to Krabi depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 11:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 16:30. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Surat Thani 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 Surat Thani 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 2,020.

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 Surat Thani to Krabi
Thai Vietjet (ไทยเวียดเจ็ทแอร์)

Buses

Taking a bus from Surat Thani 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 Surat Thani 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 2,502.

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 Surat Thani 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 Surat Thani 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 Surat Thani to Krabi

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Surat Thani 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:

  • 40% decided to catch a taxi.
  • 20% decided to go for a bus.
  • 20% chosen taxi+van
  • 20% opted for a van.