An introduction to Krabi
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How to get there
How to get there
There is no direct train
from Bangkok to Krabi. Visitors may take a train from Bangkok Railway
Station to Surat Thani and then ride a bus or a taxi to Krabi. For
more information, call 1690, 0-2223- 7010, 0-2223-7020 or visit
operates daily services to Krabi. For more information, call 1566,
66 2628 2000 (Bangkok Office) or 66 7563 6543 (Krabi Office) or
P.B. Air offers flights to Krabi.
For more information, Call 66 2261 0220-5 (Bangkok Office), 66 7569
1942 (Krabi Office) or visit www.pbair.com.
Phuket Air offers
daily flights to Krabi and the journey takes only 1.20 hours. Numerous
flights time are available for your kind selection. For more information,
call Bangkok office 66 2679 8999 or Krabi Office 66 7563 6393-4
or view at www.phuketairlines.com
|Travel from Bangkok
Route A: Drive along Highway
No.4, passing Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, Ranong,
Phang-nga, to Krabi. The distance is 946 kilometres from Bangkok;
Route B: Drive along Highway No. 4 and turn into Highway No.
41 at Chumphon via Lang Suan and Phunphin, Surat Thani. Continue
driving along Highways No. 401 via Ban Ta Khun, No. 415 and No.
4 via Ao Luek to Krabi. This route is 814 kilometres from Bangkok;
buses depart from Bangkok's Southern Bus Terminal to Krabi every
day. The journey takes 12 hours.
Departure times and fares are
First class (VIP) bus with 24 seats - 7.20 p.m.
First class bus with 40 seats - 7 p.m. (486 baht)
Second class bus - 7.30 a.m., 7 p.m., 7.30 p.m. and 9 p.m., (378
The schedule mentioned above may be changed. Check
current information before booking at the Southern Bus Terminal,
Tel: 0 -2435-1199-200. Lignite Tour (Tel: 0-2435-7428) also operates
daily bus services to Krabi.