From Bangkok: Take Route 4, passing Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khirikhan,
Chumphon, Ranong, and Phangnga Provinces before reaching Krabi a total distance
of 946 kilometers. An alternate route is to take Route 4 to Chumphon and then
turn onto Route 41. This leads through Lang Suan and Chaiya Districts of
Chumphon to Wieng Sa District of Surat Thani from there follow Route 4035,
passing Ao Luk District of Krabi, back onto Route 4, and down to Krabi Town.
This shortcut is just 814 kilometers, and is followed by the bus services.
From Phuket Take Route 402 to Route 4 and pass Tambon Kok Kloy of Takua
Thung District in Phang-nga Thap Pud District, Phang-nga and enter Ao Luk
District of Krabi the total distance is 185 kilometers. Regarding bus transport
from Phuket, contact, Tel.(076)211480.
Buses leave Bangkok for Krabi daily in the evening. The journey takes about 12
hours. The fare for 24 seats air-conditioned bus is 655 Baht, and 446 and 421
Baht for 40 seat air-conditioned bus and 234 Baht for non air-conditioned bus.
Contact Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal (Borommaratchonnani Road) at Tel. (02)
435-1199, 435-5061 (air-conditioned bus) and (02) 4345557 (non air-conditioned
From Bangkok Railway Station take the train to one of the following stations:
Trang, Phun Pin in Surat Thani Province, or Thung Song in Nakhon Si Thammarat
Province. From any of these places a bus may be taken onward to Krabi. Regarding
train schedules and costs, contact Bangkok Railway Station, Tel. (02)223-7010,
Krabi can be reached by air from Bangkok by Thai Airways and PB Air and from
Phuket by air Andaman.
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