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How to Travel between Phuket and Krabi

July 14, 2023 - 289 views

A lot of people choose to go to Phuket and Krabi on their journey to Thailand. So, how to travel from Phuket to Krabi to save time and money?

Phuket and Krabi are two popular destinations in the south of Thailand. These places are famous for their beautiful islands and beaches, which attracts a lot of tourists when coming to Thailand. Let’s see some suggestions of ways to travel between Phuket and Krabi.

1. By bus

The selection of route and means of transport depends on the tourists’ preferences and budgets. So, people who travel to Thailand alone or going with friends often choose to get to Krabi from Phuket by bus. This option is an affordable way to travel in Thailand. A bus ticket price is about USD 4.5, which is suitable for most tourists. The tickets can be bought at the bus station.

The buses depart from the station every hour. It takes you from 3 to 4 hours to travel from Phuket to Krabi by bus. Although there are not any unnecessary bus stops during the road, the last bus stop is 6 kilometers from Krabi downtown. Therefore, when catching the province, tourists need to book a taxi or take a songthaew to go to the resort area.  

Travel between Phuket and Krabi by bus

Going by buses from Phuket to Krabi is quite affordable

2. By car/taxi

This is one of the fastest and most convenient ways of transferring from Phuket to Krabi, which is especially suitable for families having children or having large amounts of luggage.  However, the price of going by hired car or taxi is quite high in comparison with other means of transport.

Actually, passengers do not have to waste the time waiting for a taxi or car. They just need to book a car or choose among the available taxis at the airport. Moreover, you can pre-book a taxi online or through your local travel agencies. It is convenient when you want to go to the hotel or resort at night. Remember to check and compare car prices on some websites before going so that you can know the average prices, from that you do not have to pay too much for travelling expenses.

Travel between Phuket and Krabi by car/taxi

Travelling by Car/taxi is one of the fastest and most convenient ways of transferring from Phuket to Krabi

3. By ferry

Going by ferry is an unique way to travel from Phuket to Krabi. There are some departure points for ferries in Phuket. But normally, visitors choose to start from Ao Por Pier and Rassada Pier. You can buy tickets at a local travel agency or tour agent you find on the street. Each ticket for an adult costs about USD 24, which is quite a suitable price.

However, ferries only leave during day time, so you need to choose other means of transport if you want to get to the province at night. In addition, travelling by ferry is an opportunity for visitors to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the sea and have relaxing moments while transferring. Apart from the ferry, visitors can also try to travel by speedboat. This is a more convenient way in comparison with a ferry; however, the cost is quite expensive.

Travel between Phuket and Krabi by ferry

Tourists can enjoy coastal views while going by ferry

Selecting the best means to travel is also an important part in your journey. With several suggestions above, I hope that you have necessary information to decide how to travel from Phuket to Krabi to prepare well for your trip to Thailand.

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