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How to get from Phuket to Krabi

Boats to Krabi leave from Rassada Pier in Phuket. The journey takes 4 hours and is a lot more comfortable than the long road journey. Rassada Pier is nearly 3 km from Phuket Town. It is too far to walk from the bus station and therefore you need to hire a taxi or tuk tuk, or take shared taxi. Rassada Pier is one of several piers in the same area. Make sure you explain to the driver which one you want and that your final destination is Krabi.

Ferry services from Phuket to Krabi

Phuket to Krabi

Boat tickets from Phuket to Krabi

There is only one ferry a day from Phuket to Krabi. If you plan to travel from Phuket to Krabi by boat then make sure you book in advance to avoid disappointment.

In high season these tickets sell out fast as this is a medium sized ferry which is only permitted to carry a limited number of passengers.

Boat departure times from Phuket to Krabi
Company Dept Arr Journey Time Cost
Chaokoh Ferry 11.00 15.00 4 hrs 00 min 1,000 THB


Map of Rassada Pier in Phuket for ferries to Krabi

Onward travel from Klong Jilard Pier in Krabi

Buy Ferry Ticket from Phuket to Krabi

Chaokoh ferry from Phuket to Krabi

The ferry arrives at Klong Jilard Pier which is 3.2 km away from the Vogue Shopping Centre in Krabi Town where minivans and shared taxi depart to destinations across Southern Thailand. You can catch a songthaew (converted pick up truck) direct from Klong Jilard Pier to Ao Nang beach or into Krabi Town where you catch minivan, buses and songthaew to all points in Krabi and beyond.

Location of Klong Jilard Pier, the arrival point for ferries from Phuket

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