How to get from Koh Samui to Krabi

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To travel from Koh Samui to Krabi you need to take a ferry and then head on by bus or minivan to Krabi. There is a Public Bus Station at Na Thon from where you can take a combined bus and ferry ticket.

 

You can also arrange the trip at any of the local travel agencies on the island. The price for both the public bus and the travel agency are 450, but if you book a ticket at a travel agency it includes pick up from your hotel which will save you the taxi fare to the pier.

 

It is also possible to book a ticket with the Lomprayah Catamaran that includes a minibus to Krabi Town. This ticket costs 750 baht, for more information please contact us at info@globaltravelmate.com

 

By Public Bus

 

Duration: approximately 4,5 hour

Price: 450 baht, including ferry

Timetable: The buses leave at 08:00 and 13:30

 

There is a public bus from Koh Samui to Krabi. The bus leaves from the Koh Samui Public Bus Station and uses the Raja Ferry port to cross to Don Sak on the mainland.

 

The public bus arriving at the Raja Ferry Pier

(The public bus at the Raja Ferry Pier)

 

From Don Sak the bus drives straight to the Krabi Bus Terminal just outside Krabi Town; from where you can connect to Ao Nang, Koh Phi Phi and Koh Lanta.

 

Bus and ferry from travel agency

 

Duration: approximately 4,5 hour

Price: 450 baht, including ferry

Timetable: ask the travel agency

 

There are plenty of travel agencies on Koh Samui that can offer transfers from Koh Samui to Krabi. Most agencies offer a pickup service from your hotel by minivan. You will be transported to the ferry pier at Na Thon from where you take a passenger ferry to Don Sak on the mainland. At Don Sak busses are waiting to bring you to Krabi.

 

The bus station owned by the private travel company

(The private bus company office where you can by tickets to other destinations)

 

The price is always negotiable, but it should be around 450 baht. You arrive in Krabi at a bus station owned by the bus company; from there you can buy connecting trips to other part in Thailand, or for example Ao Nang and the Railay peninsula. Tickets from Krabi to Ao Nang are 100 baht and from Ao Nang to Rai Leh beach another 100 baht.

 

Note: the timetables are always subject to change, so please try to get the information from the office in advance.

 

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Traveling from Krabi to other destinations in Thailand:

 

- How to travel from Krabi to Bangkok

- How to get from Krabi to Koh Lanta

- How to travel from Krabi to Koh Phangan

How to get from Krabi to Koh Phi Phi

- How to get from Krabi to Phuket

- How to travel from Krabi to Trang

 

(Last update May 2013)

 

 

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