From Krabi Bus Terminal, located in Talat Kao, there are both local red buses and
government buses depart regularly from 6.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. to other counties including
major tourist spots. It costs 10 Baht to get to a destination in town. To travel
further, i.e., to Ao Nang and hat Noppharat Thara, take the local white bus from
Maharat Road for a fare of 20 Baht
Songthaew and tuk tuk to the government bus terminal costs 8 Baht while a motorcycle
taxi costs 30 Baht. Tuk tuks can be chartered for trips around the town for flat
rates i.e., to the bus station (50 Baht), What Tham Seua (100 Baht) and the airport
Most of Songthaew's leave in front of the 7-11 on Maharat Road. Destinations include
Ao Leuk (20 Baht), Ao Nam Mao (40 Baht), Ao Nang (20 Baht), Hat Noppharat Thara (20
Baht) and Su San Hoi (40 Baht).
There is also a service to Ban Hua Hin (Ferry pier to Koh Lanta). The bay is situated
at the intersection of Phattana and Preuksa Uthit Roads. Costing around 40 Baht/person,
the service runs frequently and takes 40 minutes.
Alternatively, it is possible to rent a car to travel around town and to nearby provinces.
Several agencies and guesthouses provide motorcycle rental for 150 Baht/day while
Jeep rental fees may range from 800 to 1,200 Baht/day.
For more convenience, it is possible to hire a taxi, rent a motorcycle or a van at
travel agencies and hotels. The local minibuses depart from Vogue Department Store
on Maharat Road to the following destinations:
Ban Hua To - 11 Baht / Ban Nong Thalay - 20 Baht / Ban Khao Thong -
50 Baht /
Noppharat Tear Beach - 20 Baht / Au Nang - 20 Baht / Shell Cemetery
- 40 Baht
Ban Khlong Mueang - 50 Baht / Ban Nai Sa - 10 Baht Khao Phanom County
- 14 Baht
Nua Khlong County - 20 Baht / Khlong Thom County - 25 Baht Ban Bo Mueang
- 31 Baht
Ban Hua Hin - 40 Baht Ban Khlong Phon - 13 Baht Lam Thap County - 26
Au Luek County - 30 Baht / Plai Phraya County - 31 Baht
Long-tailed boats depart from Saphan Jao Fah Pier to East Rai Le for 70 Baht / person
while the ferry to Koh Lanta (and also Koh Jam), which operates only from October
to April costs 200 Baht / person with two trips daily at 10.30 a.m. and 1.30 p.m.
The ferry to Phi Phi Island operates all year round at 200 Baht / person with two
trips daily, at 10.00 a.m. and 2.30p.m.
Krabi Province, Getting around the City and Districts