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Getting around the City and nearby Districts

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 (200 Baht).

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:

 

Destinations Fare

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 Baht

Au Luek County   -   30 Baht   /   Plai Phraya County   -   31 Baht

 

Boat:

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