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How to get from Koh Phi Phi to Krabi

There are three companies providing ferry services between Koh Phi Phi and Krabi:

  • Chaokoh Travel
  • Andaman Wave Master
  • Tigerline Travel

All three services depart from the same pier in Koh Phi Phi (Ao Tonsai Pier) and arrive at the same pier near Krabi Town. The main differences between the services are that the Chaokoh Travel tickets cost 33% more than the Andaman Wave Master tickets, and that the Chaokoh Travel ferry completes the sea crossing 30 minutes quicker. Tigerline Travel, the most expensive service provider has two daily connections direct from Koh Phi Phi to Krabi Airport

Ferry times and prices from Koh Phi Phi to Krabi

Company Dept Arr Journey Time Cost
Chaokoh Travel 09.00 10.30 1 hrs 30 min 600 THB
Andaman Wave Master 10.30 12.30 2 hrs 00 min 450 THB
Tigerline Travel 10.30 15.00 4 hrs 30 min 950 THB
Chaokoh Travel 13.30 15.00 1 hrs 30 min 600 THB
Tigerline Travel 15.00 18.00 3 hrs 00 min 950 THB
Andaman Wave Master 15.30 17.30 2 hrs 00 min 450 THB

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Boat Koh Phi Phi to Krabi

Tickets Koh Phi Phi to Krabi

All services to Krabi depart from Ton Sai pier in the centre of Koh Phi Phi island. The main town of the island is located on Ton Sai beach. There is a boat service to Phuket from Koh Phi Phi’s northern pier at Laem Thong beach, but no service from Laem Thong beach to Krabi.

Location of Ton Sai Pier in Koh Phi Phi

Taxi and minivan services from Klong Jilard Pier in Krabi

Tiger Cave in Krabi

Tiger Cave in Krabi

Both ferry services arrive at Klong Jilard Pier which is 3.2 km away from the centre of Krabi Town. For onward transport:

  • Taxi: You can catch a shared songthaew taxi (converted pick up truck) direct to Ao Nang beach or into Krabi Town where you catch minivans, buses and songthaew to all points in Krabi and beyond.
  • Minivan: Minivan departures to Ao Nang, Surat Thani and many other destinations depart from near the Vogue Shopping Cente in the centre of Krabi Town.

Krabi Town itself has interesting morning market and seafood eateries by the river front. The most popular destinations in Krabi Province, such as the Tiger Cave Temple and Railay Beach, are located outside of Krabi Town and for this reason few visitors opt to stay in Krabi Town itself except for a single night whilst on route to and from the nearby islands.

Location of Klong Jilard Pier

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